After my first question helped to determine that I had an electrical problem for which I would need to hire an electrician, I asked a second question about how much a service should cost. Is this second question within the scope of DIY?
General pricing would be in scope but I would say trying to get the best price for a specific job would be out of scope. We wouldn't want this site to become a place where people post work that needs to be done and then contractors bid on it. But if you are trying to figure out if something is going to cost you $100 or $1000, then I think it is within scope. I felt your second question was in scope because it covered the general "about how much is this going to cost me" which in my mind is more of a question on "how could a professional solve this problem the easiest... and therefore the cheapest".