Can "Identification questions containing only an image are off-topic here" be explicitly added to the guidelines for questions?

It would seem by convention that questions asking for help identifying the source of an image are not allowed on this Stack Exchange. This isn't clearly expressed in the guidelines for such questions, which, while they ask for as much information as possible (listing many different pieces of possible data) do not mention images, either positively or negatively.

As images convey a significant amount of information and are not explicitly disallowed, it is not clear to users unfamiliar with this SE that those questions are not appropriate.

  • And I appreciate that you raised it here. :-)
    – A J Mod
    Jun 18, 2017 at 5:27
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    An image is not always guaranteed to be from any movie or TV show. I can upload a picture of a random person walking the street and ask identify-this-actor or identify-this-movie question using that image. That's why I VTCed your question. An image doesn't always contain too much information.
    – A J Mod
    Jun 18, 2017 at 5:40


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