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What is the policy here on homework? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Homework on StackOverflow I am not a student, but I know other avenues have had problems in the past with students trying to get others to do their work for them. I am ...
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Should users answer homework questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Homework on StackOverflow I've seen a pattern on StackOverflow where people often get very snippy when someone asks what is obviously a homework question. They say, "go ...
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How to discourage lazy homework questions and their answers? [duplicate]

How does this website need to change in order to discourage the endless 'I'm a newbie help me out, here's my homework'? Also, how do we discourage people from 'here's the solution, give me some ...
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Is answering homework question considered cheating? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is [homework] an exception? How to ask and answer homework questions? It's bothering me if someone was asked to do report or has a homework question and asks for help ...
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Why is asking homeworkish questions a bad thing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Homework on StackOverflow On SO, people sometimes treat questions differently because they are homeworkish. However, SO is a place to learn. Thus, whether questions are ...
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Has SO become Cliffs Notes/Do My homework site for CS students [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to ask and answer homework questions? I started to answer a question, then stopped because it looks like a homework assignment. What is the proper ...
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Giving Code for what is probably homework [duplicate]

I just answered this question: Print the 2 smallest numbers in a loop If you look at the three answers we clearly have three levels of helping what is probably a homework question. My pseudocode ...
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Answering the homework questions [duplicate]

As we all know that a lot of homework questions are posted on Stack Overflow. Few just post the question as such without even trying and few genuinely try something and post a specific problem. In the ...
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Is it wrong to ask homework questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Homework on StackOverflow I've seen a bunch of complaints about homework and whether or not it's cheating to ask for answers online. I understand the general idea that ...
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Shameless use of the site for homework problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to ask and answer homework questions? What's the policy for brazen use of the site for homework, like this?
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Homework questions - accepted or not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to ask and answer homework questions? So are homework questions accepted on SO or not? Or is there no standard answer to this question? Bear in mind that there is ...
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The homework tag is now officially deprecated

Homework is no longer a tag on Stack Overflow. Keeping this post for historical reference. --Shog9 The result of a rather lengthy discussion concludes with the homework tag needing to go ...
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What kinds of bad question askers exist? [closed]

Based on these proposals, it seems that the developers of Stack Exchange are trying to prevent "bad questions" from getting into the system: Should we cap reputation gained from questions at +2000? ...
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Is [homework] an exception to the no-meta-tag rule?

I was just thinking about how all the meta tags are removed but one big meta(ish) tag is still here: homework Is this an exception to the no-meta-tag rule or is it an oversight? Or would you even ...

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