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Seeing my question forced into community wiki mode is aggravating beyond belief! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any point forcing a post to Community Wiki after 6 owner edits? You know, I spent most of my time in the early days of SO perusing and answering questions in the ...
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Why are posts turned wiki after a few edits by the owner? [duplicate]

On this page, it is stated that posts enter community wiki mode when it has been edited six times by the original owner. Why is that? I often edit posts for small, merely cosmetic reasons and do not ...
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12 edits make an answer community wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is there any point forcing a post to Community Wiki after 6 owner edits? SO is too eager to turn my edited answers into Community Wiki All edits are made by the same ...
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New Feature: Community Review Tasks - Now in Beta

Please post new bug reports, feature requests or discussions as individual questions tagged with at least review in addition to the requisite And thanks for all the great feedback so far! We are ...
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What are “Community Wiki” posts?

Some questions and answers are marked Community Wiki and are owned by a Community Wiki user. Why have Community Wiki posts? How do Community Wiki posts work? How does a post become a Community Wiki ...
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SO is too eager to turn my edited answers into Community Wiki

I like to edit my answers. To clarify, illuminate, add examples, add links, point to new information as it crops up, etc. It's highly irritating that my effort to improve my answer turns it into a ...
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Make first draft of a new answer part of the permanent revision history

I find the grace period can lend itself to some unscrupulous behavior on popular tags. I've often seen an earlier, minimalist answer be updated within the first 5 minutes, and incorporate something ...
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First impressions from a new user

I've been using Stack Overflow for a couple of weeks, and it is an amazing resource and community. A couple of things have been bugging me, however, and I wanted to share them from the perspective of ...
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Close as community wiki

I see lots of questions that are good questions, but subjective or unanswerable and should probably be changed to community wiki (and are often closed because of this) Would it make sense to have a ...
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How to refresh a question on Stack Exchange sites?

Is it acceptable to refresh/re-ask a question if you have some new details? If so, what would be an acceptable way? Do I just edit the post by adding details (let's assume I don't want to put up a ...
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Why does repeated editing by same user lead to community wiki? [closed]

After 11 edits (12 versions) from the same user an answer becomes community wiki. There are lots of questions regarding the way in which this happens but none (that I could find) regarding "Why". And ...
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Do we really need CW on answers?

Related: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/08/the-future-of-community-wiki/ , 30 answers ought to be enough for anybody Recently, after seeing a self-answer that the user had CWd (which the mods ...
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Give some kind of warning before Community Wiki takes effect? [duplicate]

I answered a question on Stack Overflow yesterday that's currently my most popular answer so far. Today I noticed that it had become part of the "community wiki" because I edited my answer over 10 ...
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Can we make an edit not move a question up, instead of making it community wiki after 6 edits?

There may be some motivations on editing a question: Correct typos / grammar Provide a better answer (semantic change) Bump the question up, so one can get more upvotes That being, after I do 5 ...

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