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Hi all!

I'm wondering if following would work as a community site:

Instead of posting a question user posts a quick tip for how to achieve certain actions in certain conditions. For example:

  • keyboard shortcuts (for power user);
  • code snippets (for stackoverflow);
  • anything other (for any other site of the family);

Additionally one would post advantages and disadvanteges of proposed actions. After all - there is more than one way to do it in any situation.

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You can do this on the SO family of sites as long as you phrase it in the form of a question, then provide your tip as an answer. Then the community can fill in the "more than one way to do it" for you.

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true, but IMHO answering own question with the tip just doesn't sound right .) –  Eimantas Sep 12 '09 at 18:52
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@Eimantas: Then your HO is wrong: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2706 :) –  Eric Sep 12 '09 at 18:58
    
Eimantas: It's perfectly legitimate to answer your own question, see stackoverflow.com/faq - "It's also perfectly fine to ask and answer your own question, but pretend you're on Jeopardy: phrase it in the form of a question." –  dbr Sep 12 '09 at 19:40
    
Thanks, Eric! I guess i was searching using the wrong terms for this issue ,) –  Eimantas Sep 12 '09 at 19:41

Isn't is the same simply removing the question mark at the end of the question?

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Like a question mark makes a difference. I'm Ron Burgandy? –  Eric Sep 12 '09 at 18:51
    
true again, but main concept is "ask a question" and not "give us a tip" ,) –  Eimantas Sep 12 '09 at 18:52

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