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Edit out an offer of financial reward. Right or wrong?

This is the question... in question: How can I make DIVs flyout in response to a hover event (like the National Geographic site) using jQuery?

It's a fairly standard question about Javascript and jQuery, and the OP has gone to some length to describe his problems, but this part here, added in an edit 7 hours ago, sort of worries me

I know this is a tall order, and I CAN PAY for a solution, and would be happy to share the solution here as well so others might benefit. You can email me at if you're interested in payment (I don't want to clutter up answers/comments here with inquisitions about payment).

Should we allow people to offer monetary rewards for answering a question?

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marked as duplicate by Mark Henderson, Shog9, balpha Sep 20 '10 at 9:22

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It effectively transforms the question into a job posting. Which isn't appropriate.

I don't think the author here was trying to abuse the site, he's just new - as Pekka notes, this is (sadly) common on some forums, where they're usually ignored.

However this being SO, I just edited it out. SO: 1, Forums: 0...

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There are already other sites for paid freelancing. I believe Stack Overflow shouldn't have anything to do with money.

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I would ignore them.

Requests like that are usually ignored by the general public, and find a solution the normal (free) way most of the time.

Only if somebody really relentlessly tries to use SO questions as a hiring platform for short-term jobs would I report it to moderators and/or ask the OP to quit.

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