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All those very non-specific, throw-me-an-upvote, general opinion questions... Very annoying. Kind of like this question.

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You're lame! sticks out tongue –  Ólafur Waage Jul 23 '09 at 23:21
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Nature of the (almost-)anything-goes beast... and PS, this is quite a terrible non-question; I cannot even think of a bad answer to give. –  jerryjvl Jul 23 '09 at 23:22
    
can you give an example of some of these type of questions? –  Michael Kniskern Jul 23 '09 at 23:24
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ones with "Must Have" in the title –  redsquare Jul 23 '09 at 23:46
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@redsquare - Indeed! –  Michael Kniskern Jul 23 '09 at 23:49
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The "must haves" are badge whoring, nothing more. –  JP Alioto Jul 24 '09 at 0:55
    
My tags were quite appropriate, thank you editors. Please leave them. Thanks for catching my typo, though. –  theog Jul 24 '09 at 2:51
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@theog: "annoying" isn't a helpful tag. –  Gelatin Oct 17 '10 at 18:59
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It's supposedly fertile ground for easy levelling up and rep whoring while the beta is going on. They want to come ahead with as low effort as possible.

The people asking those types of cwiki-fodder questions, all those "must haves" and "recommendations with no criteria", know what they're doing.

It's a shiny popularity contest right now, spinning out of control.

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I think you are correct, sir. Too bad it makes the site largely sucky for real answer seekers. –  theog Jul 24 '09 at 2:55
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