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I noticed a lot of FAQ questions are not marked as CW.

The official FAQ index clearly states that all faq questions should:

Be marked as community wiki. Any FAQ post not yet community wiki should be made into a community wiki.

And yet a lot of FAQs aren't: http://meta.stackoverflow.com/search?q=%5Bfaq%5D+wiki%3A0

This includes one by Jeff Atwood ♦ and one by Troggy ♦.

A moderator should go through them and mark all of them as CW.

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Cheaters! Ban Jeff and Troggy! – Ladybug Killer Jul 22 '10 at 14:29
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"A moderator should". A moderator will do whatever he wills to do. You are in no place to say what a moderator "should" do. A moderator might even suspend your account for your outrageous attitude. – Gnoupi Jul 22 '10 at 14:37
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@Gnoupi: are you being sarcastic? – Andreas Bonini Jul 22 '10 at 16:14
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if he answers No, how can you be sure that the no isn't sarcastic? – perbert Jul 22 '10 at 17:41
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@perbert: Is today Opposite Day? I never can tell. – mmyers Jul 22 '10 at 20:26

Flag them for moderator attention and if they think they need to be converted, they'll move them over.

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I can't flag them all, and I also wanted to see the community's opinion on this. For example I wanted to see if I received answers such as "no, I don't agree, they don't have to be CW. The FAQ index should be updated" – Andreas Bonini Jul 22 '10 at 16:15

I don't think they need to be CW. If somone writes a good FAQ entry, why shouldn't they get meta rep for it? That also prevents total newbies from editing the FAQ. I suspect the rule predates meta - you shouldn't earn SO (or SF, SU) rep from editing FAQ entries for those sites.

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