I need help A particular user asks a question. Just help me or shut up After multiple attempts from the community to help the OP tidy up the question and come up with an actual question he has a ...
Most of the time if a question is poorly written, doesn't show any research effort, doesn't demonstrate a minimal understanding of the problem, and simply asks for a solution like: I need this - do ...
I have two particular scenarios in mind, one where I reposted a closed question (I was writing the answer, and when I hit submit, the question was deleted, but I did not notice that it was also closed ...
I noticed this question on SO: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20360181/how-can-you-programmatically-simulate-a-keypress-mousemove (removed for moderation, available to 10k users). The question ...
Anonymous downvotes ruining Stack Overflow for new users, driving them away from a meaningful contribution [duplicate]
I used to be very excited about Stack Overflow. I even started to make it a habit to routinely check for questions with certain tags to try to provide answers. And I did. Then this happened: Finding ...
Possible Duplicate: Comment deletion notification I'm unhappy about not being informed when a comment of mine was moderated away and I don't receive a backup of it. Also, if I don't keep a ...
Possible Duplicate: Is a “List of X” without “best” still inappropriate? I come across many questions which got closed because of this reason "closed as not constructive". I find it an ...
I find a lot of suggested edits pretty poor. For me, it feels like that more than a half of the suggested edits doesn't properly address all issues in the post. The trigger of today was this ...
I just made a question which is research based - requires logic and references. Suggestion on Java EE development, please It has been flagged for moderator attention. I have given to the community ...
On June 29, 2012 Jeff Atwood wrote a blog about PHP which a lot of people saw as another language bashing blog. Whether it is or not is not really my concern with this question but, more so, the ...
I've encountered several posts on Super User recently that consist primarily or solely of rants. I've flagged two of these posts as "offensive", and they were deleted with the flags marked helpful. ...
Please read twice before downvoting or closing or banning or executing me or anything ;-). Thanks in advance. I think a certain software product has some specific obvious bad traits (they are kinda ...
This is not a question but an observation and end up as a rant! :) With a Q&A site like SO, I came to the conclusion that you have to be pretty careful with how long the question is and how much ...
Possible Duplicate: Could we please be a bit nicer to the noobs? I don't know if people had read the FAQ over at StackOverflow but, it really seems that people that are answering questions ...
There seem to be a lot of questions asked on SO (last example here) which are rants/cries-of-the-soul/shrieks-in-the-void etc... Most of them are career related (D'uh). A vast majority are, of ...
I would like to argue that questions like "Hidden features of python" or other "Best software for the environment", "Best unknown features of software", "Must-have Ubuntu packages" etc. shouldn't be ...