Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 158 Stack Exchange communities.

What is meta?
Here's how it works:
  1. Any Stack Exchange user can ask a question
  2. The community provides support, votes on ideas, and reports bugs
  3. Your voice helps shape the way Stack Exchange operates

Lots of 1 rep questions like this lately.

share|improve this question
5  
Yes. In the fall lots of students have just entered into their first programming class at a university. However, that may not be the only reason. – jjnguy Nov 12 '10 at 15:55
3  
The answer is to vote them down. If they do the same thing over and over, they will lose the privilege of using SO. – C. Ross Nov 12 '10 at 16:34
    
@CRoss until they, ya know, create another account. – jcolebrand Nov 12 '10 at 18:57
    
@drachenstern: they are IP-banned, so it is not quite that simple for them. – Ether Nov 12 '10 at 20:04
    
@ether ~ good to know. – jcolebrand Nov 12 '10 at 20:59

Likely those questions were always around, you're just seeing more of them due to the StackOverflow Homepage Changes that went into effect Tuesday.

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .