I originally posted this on Meta StackExchange to judge whether my thoughts fit within SE and have been redirected back to our Meta.
We've received a few questions along the lines of purchasing references since we've opened in Beta. While I personally don't think direct questions about "What is the best 3D printer to buy?" are appropriate questions, I'm curious about a potential middle ground.
Should we consider including tags such as printer-review, buyer-review, or printer-reference? The idea being that certain questions would inherit one of these tags (or something similar) to help facilitate traffic to specific questions. These questions would pose ideally be (in the OP's eyes) useful in making a purchase decision.
Case in point: This question, outlining some of the potential relative cons to UV printing compared to FDM/FFF printing, could prove useful to someone looking into purchasing a new UV printer.
This idea can be combined with those proposed here, such as @TomvanderZanden's suggestion to create a series of controlled "best" questions.
I might also suggest that if we, as a community, decide to use such a system have moderators lock these questions to avoid any sort of spam (unnecessary answers). These questions should also be set to community wiki to ensure that any bias is dealt with as a community.