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What do we get for answering others' question in SO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What motivates people to answer questions in Stack Overflow? Just curious? Feeling of giving something back to community is nice but, what else?
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5answers
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Why are Stack Overflow users so dedicated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What is the motivation for answering questions? What motivates people to answer questions in Stack Overflow? This place is AWESOME! I have been posting questions on ...
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4answers
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What makes people answer questions on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What motivates people to answer questions in Stack Overflow? Apart from ego / personal satisfaction, what mechanism gives Stack Overflow users the urge to increase their ...
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What is the motivation for answering questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Why do programmers help each other without pay? What motivates people to answer questions in Stack Overflow? You have StackOverflow, and you have Wikipedia, and you ...
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2answers
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Why do highly professional developers spend their time answering newbie questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What motivates people to answer questions in Stack Overflow? I have spent some time on Stack Overflow mostly answering questions, but also asking some. While I was doing ...
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2answers
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What do you guys think is the main motivation factor for people to answer in SO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Do you care more about reputation or badges? What motivates people to answer questions in Stack Overflow? What do you guys think that the main motivation factor for ...
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0answers
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a silly question about stackoverflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What motivates people to answer questions in Stack Overflow? stackoverflow is a great site to it's users and most questions in here get answered within 10 ...
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0answers
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Why do people answer questions on stackoverflow [duplicate]

I'm sure it's been asked before, but why do people answer other people's programming questions on here? Do people show their stackoverflow accounts to potential employers to prove their programming ...
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15answers
658 views

What's the incentive to answer questions?

I am still new to this website but I am curious, what is the incentive for people to answer questions? It seems like there is a much higher time effort of people to answering versus asking, which ...
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7answers
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Does Stack Overflow encourage writing *good* answers?

I can guess, that to the most of Meta residents I looks like no more than some irritating rascal, only good for raising unrest and harassing people. That is not so true. Great most of time I spend on ...
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6answers
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Why don't members of SO use their About Me area for making money?

I see that almost all of the people of StackOverflow leave their About Me area without using it as a sales page, to showoff their skills, projects or anything that could get them big business. Why do ...

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