I am starting to notice a huge plethora of bad questions. Mostly ones involving "write this program for me" or where can I find information for... (something that can easily be googled.) So I just thought to make the rules more clear, new users if they choose to can take a guideline quiz that is found in the FAQ, and upon passing they can either earn a badge or small amount of reputation. Of course the quiz can only be done once. If you think the idea is superfluous, feel free to let me know. I don't care if you down vote it. I just think it would be a good way to make the rules more clear to new users with incentive and put them to a good start. What are your opinions?
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Now, I know what you're thinking. This isn't the same as taking a quiz. Well, you're right, it isn't. But at the same time, visiting every section of the FAQ to earn this badge is actually a little more challenging than you thought it was, I'm sure!
If you don't visit every section just right, you don't get the badge. Now, this isn't the same as taking a quiz on the FAQ, but my bet is that if you spend enough time in the FAQ trying to expand every section and click on every single link to be 100% sure you've seen it all, something will happen to your brain where, even though you may not have the FAQ memorized, you most likely know what part of the FAQ to look at to find a piece of information.
In this day and age, it's more important to know where to look to find the answer than it is to have something memorized that will one day become obsolete and take you with it. ;)
Plus, a quiz is just going too far. If someone posts something that needs to be closed, we'll just close it and leave them a nice comment with some tips on how to maybe edit the post to get it reopened. :)