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Heuristics for detecting a bad answer?

I just noticed this on /review of any site, where they have for "Low Quality posts" a score. Generally, how is that score calculated, and how should I interpret it? Are higher numbers indicative of poorer quality, or are lower numbers?

marked as duplicate by Josh Caswell, kiamlaluno, Daniel Fischer, user149432, Pops Jul 26 '12 at 14:01

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  • I should point out that I asked Kyle Brandt about this, and he said he didnt know. He also mentioned posting here might get me the answers I seek. – Thomas Ward Jun 8 '12 at 18:13
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    I've always assumed that the higher numbers meant better quality. – animuson Jun 8 '12 at 18:18
  • It could be a dupe, however I am pretty interested in what the numbers mean :P – Thomas Ward Jun 8 '12 at 18:19
  • Regarding the meaning of the numbers: each one is "an aggregate answer score, which represents a confidence threshold for every new answer by a new user. If the score is very low, then the answer will simply be rejected outright. If the score is below a (configurable) threshold, we will present the user with an answer EULA and some basic help...." tl;dr: higher number = better quality – Pops Jul 17 '12 at 14:24