Possible Duplicate: Ban lmgtfy (let me google that for you) links I have seen questions asked with answers or comments saying "Google it", "try Googling it" or "have you tried Google?". ...
Possible Duplicate: Ban lmgtfy (let me google that for you) links In this Q I asked a valid question why the answer used a specific technique and not another. I knew the answer to this but ...
I just deleted What Stack Overflow is Not, a collection of various explanations for things that Stack Overflow doesn't do, wasn't meant to do, or shouldn't be used to do. Several people put a fair bit ...
There is a certain amount of questions that are absolutely trivial in nature: How to format a date, how to concatenate a string, et cetera. Questions that could be solved by taking a look into the ...
There seems to be a knee-jerk reaction to "easy" questions that involves quickly answering by copying/pasting an embarrassing link to lmgtfy.com (or similar responses in comments, which aren't ...
Some sites are integrated to chat . What additional sites should the chat support? One suggestion per answer.
SO started off as a site for interesting programming questions. Although the odd "help me please" localised debugging help question would pop up once in a while, this was inevitable so we just sort ...
The Request I set out on the Crusade for the Holy Grail of no-redirections (named by Denilson Sá) to eliminate every shortened URL on Stack Overflow. But the foreign hordes are overwhelming me, ...
Quite a few people paste in bit.ly links into comments or answers, sometimes even for linking to other pages (or answers within the same page) on Stack Overflow. This way, you do not see where the ...
Related: Ban LMGTFY links | Shall we spam-flag lmgtfy-links? | URL Shorteners cleanup Ban URL shorting services from being used in questions/answers. I have three major reasons to request this: ...
I think so far this has only been mentioned in comments, like about preventing link rot. So: What smart ways to prevent images from disappearing can we come up with? Like maybe: how could we prevent ...
What content exactly triggers the "Sorry, posts can't contain that content" warning? A little explanation would be nice. After a bit of trial and error I realised it was the LMGTFY link (that I'd ...
Recently on SO, I've been noticing a lot of link-only comments on (admittedly bad) questions. The typical comment looks like this: What have you tried? Now, my first instinct is to flag the ...
In an effort to more fully understand the gestalt of Stack Overflow, I offer this question for perusal: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7513258/i-want-a-dialog-box-in-case-of-error#question Since ...
Introducing a "general reference" close reason was rejected by Jeff and Joel for fears of abuse. Jeff said in a comment: Joel is very concerned it will be abused. I have concerns as well, since ...