What should I do if I post a question/answer and I get comments as if I threw it to the wolves?

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    If they are negative (as opposed to rude) then try to answer any concerns they have. If they are excessively rude then flag them – Richard Tingle Nov 14 '13 at 11:25
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    Sometimes despite seeming negative, they do indeed have a point. If they are just attacking you, flag as "not constructive" or "rude/offensive". – Qantas 94 Heavy Nov 14 '13 at 11:25
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    have you got any examples? – user221081 Nov 14 '13 at 11:37
  • Flag them as "not constructive" or "rude/offensive". – Daniel Daranas Nov 14 '13 at 11:40
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    Links. Or it didn't happen. – dmckee --- ex-moderator kitten Nov 14 '13 at 15:15
  • @mehow, not really... – sancho.s ReinstateMonicaCellio Nov 14 '13 at 21:15
  • @mehow ... but I had seen questions from others which, in my opinion, were given comments that are witty but unconstructive for the question (perhaps they may be taken as constructive just for being witty), and perhaps verging on offensive for some. Unfortunately, these posts were read during regular use and I cannot find them now... I guess this is common experience. Even so, I thought it was useful to know what are the options for this and other related cases (yes, an example would certainly help). – sancho.s ReinstateMonicaCellio Nov 15 '13 at 10:41
  • Does this help clarifying? Is an example mandatory? Should I move this to the question? Please advise. – sancho.s ReinstateMonicaCellio Nov 15 '13 at 10:43

Respond kindly to constructive comments and try to improve your questions according to them.

Very often you get asked for clarification right after posting a question. Stay put, answer to them and provide info in your question.

You can also flag inappropriate or unconstructive comments.

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