On entering this question, StackOverflow shows me another with 33 upvotes: “How should I deal with questions from people who don't know enough to ask?”. My question is basically the reverse of that: ...
When I am looking to new questions related to a given tag, it is a bit tedious to sort questions by reading all titles and have an idea if the question is for me, or if it is too easy (I don't really ...
First off-- I just came up with this idea -- It's a spitball -- Feel free to contribute(good and bad thoughts) Reformed IDEA: Let the questioneer mark their thought difficulty, and upvoting and ...
The set of problems: the culture around "homework" questions creates a negative user experience, yet people legitimately want them filtered experienced users can get bored with seeing too many ...
How do I look for questions at my desired experience or difficulty level? Approaches I'm aware of include: You could look for users who are at your desired experience level (based on their ratio of ...
Now aren't these some trivial questions: Java << Operator IF statement skipping Forced out of memory java.. inconsistent java behavior (I also get many points from these questions...) And ...
Apart from questions that are so horrible that they get closed, do easier questions generally get more activity (upvotes on the question, upvotes on answers, number of answers) than more difficult ...
I've got the impression that there are many non-trivial questions (and therefore, IMO, interesting questions) that unfortunately get quickly dismissed as "not a real question". See for example this ...
Often the amount of work for an answer to a question and the reputation gain for this answer are inversely proportional. For example, today I answered six questions on Stackoverflow, and two of them ...
Is the level of the questions getting higher and higher? Or is it about my own personal level?
It would be nice to have a feature like the community suggesting the difficulty of a question, and based on that the rep awarded to the answer would be added by a plus X based on difficulty. That ...
In short, the bikeshed problem: If you go before the Board of Directors and ask for 1.5 billion dollars to build a nuclear reactor, no one will review or discuss the details of the plant. ...
It might be useful to add a drop down field "Difficulty" for questions. With a very limited set of options, say: Beginner Advanced Expert This way, users could easily judge if they can answer a ...
Easy questions get the most votes. I think that's undeniable. More people know the answer so vote. It seems clear to me that when people don't know they answer they don't vote. Should we encourage ...
I struggle to pick up rep points even when answering questions and giving good demo's of code via a pastebin - sometimes spending 15 mins+. Then along comes a noob question, for instance What does $ ...