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I was recently blocked from asking questions on SO, and (sort of) know why. Could some of you look at my questions and tell me what I need to do to improve the quality of my questions? Any and all feedback (including criticism) is appreciated.

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I assume you did read my earlier comments? –  Bart Oct 9 '12 at 16:21
    
I already have looked through, and made some edits. I know I'm not the best writer, and am looking to see how the community reacts to the edits I have made. –  Grammar Oct 9 '12 at 16:24
    
Okay, good. My point was not so much related to your writing though, but to the effort (or apparent absence of it) that you put into researching your problems yourself. –  Bart Oct 9 '12 at 16:27
    
Note to the closers: this is not a duplicate of the aforementioned question. I am not asking to know how it works, but what I would need to do in order to provide better quality questions. –  Grammar Oct 9 '12 at 23:05

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Users get blocked from asking questions because some of their questions get downvoted, closed and/or deleted.

All of the official reasons that a question gets closed are really just objective proxies for one singular principle: is your question likely to be of interest to other software developers?

Also, is your question easily answered by other, readily available resources? We don't like duplicating information that is already available elsewhere, even on Stack Overflow itself.

Compiler error: "class, interface, or enum expected" -- This question is only of interest to you, since it is a compiler error specific to your code. Studying it is unlikely to help anyone else, since the problem is already evident in the error message itself.

Setting up a wifi using droid -- is a "plz send teh codez" question. There are better resources for that, like Google.

Ignoring the space delimiter in Java -- Appears to be a question that is readily answered by the Java documentation.

Writing good questions is hard, but we ask people to make the effort anyway. Have a look here for tips on asking better questions.

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