Repository of useful pro-forma comments
Recently there's been a shift in attitude in the way we deal with common question problems ("plz give me teh codez", "what is the best CPU to buy?", "what is better for coding, jquery or lisp?", "what should I specialize in, DBA or mobile app development?"), especially with the deletion of the What Stack Overflow is Not post. I admit to posting snarky, unfriendly comments in the past, but with a lack of community guidelines on how best to respond to these questions, I fear most current stack overflow users will continue to tackle these problems inefficiently. However, if we were to come together as a community and write these responses ahead of time, make them helpful, clear, and friendly, we can use these responses to better acquaint new users with the expectations of the Stack Overflow community. So....
What are some clear, friendly responses to common question problems that we can use as comments to help new users understand the community expectations for Stack Overflow?