At present if you see a question that may be a duplicate and has an easy answer you can post the answers or post a link to the duplicate question. (Or the few hi-rep users can vote to close it as ...
Pre Edit 4: Pointing out that thread's popularity is a direct result of programming community interest in said subject, and that someone likely stands to become rich and/or famous by solving ...
I think the Eternal September is dooming Stack Overflow to have the same questions asked over and over again, and the people who don't want questions closed are winning. Why don't people want ...
Over the past year, a lot of meta data has been changed or added to the system: Review tasks and results Duplicate links (separate from close votes and ad-hoc editing conventions) Close votes as a ...
Every week or so you get, say, a question about the difference between '==' and '===' in PHP. Of course it inevitably gets closed as a duplicate but some people apparently feel the need to leave ...
I thought that this question C# newbie List question was a duplicate (sorry, as a noob meta user I can only post one link, please follow my comment on that question), but other folks don't seem to ...
I just googled: "site:stackoverflow.com +axure" I got these answers: Web UI prototyping tools What is the best web prototyping tool? What tools are available for designing Web UI? What are you ...
Over in the Perl tagged questions, we seem to have a much smaller group of people who are asking questions, and a small but regular group of folks answering them. We've been pretty good at catching, ...
I been on Stack Overflow for about two years and am wondering if I am using it correctly (if there is a correct way to use it.) The way I use/view Stack Overflow is a place to search for ...
Preface Via an answer yesterday I learned about a guy who shamelesly promote his commercial mail component on SO. After throwing a few flags after his canned answers, it occured to me that lots of ...
Note which post a question was closed as a duplicate of in the revision history, even after it's reopened
This is the revision history of a post that was closed as a duplicate then reopened, here on Meta. Note that there is no part of the revision which mentions or links to the alleged duplicate: The ...
Often I notice that the search function seems a bit off. Don't get me wrong, I've found lots of great questions and answers. It just appears, to me, that it heavily leans towards getting questions ...