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However, the returned JSON, has no body containing the actual text of the question. Is it by design? Am I following a wrong path?

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body=true doesn't seem to work with the 2.1 API, but you can add filter=withbody:

Or you create a custom filter that includes the body.

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there is some discussion about your lack of user name -… – apaul34208 Sep 4 '13 at 20:22

Another parameter is needed...

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OMG, stupid me. How on earth I didn't see that. :(. Thanks @Bobby. – Saeed Neamati Nov 22 '11 at 11:18

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