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Should unregistered users be prevented from posting questions on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Given: We are getting lots of problems with the quality of questions from new users. The unwillingness to register shows a lack of commitment to the site and hence is a good indication that the ...
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When/why did Stack Overflow disallow anonymous questions? [duplicate]

I remember a time when anonymous users could post questions without an account on Stack Overflow. IIRC, this is no longer possible. I don't mind the removal. I DO, however, find it interesting ...
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How to post anonymous questions to SO? [duplicate]

Can I just fill Name, Email, Home Page at the end of /questions/ask page?
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Why doesn't Stack Overflow require registration? [duplicate]

Wouldn't requiring everyone to register weed out a lot of flaky people? What is the "benefit" of allowing people to ask questions without registering first?
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You must log in to ask a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging users to create an account (and keep it) Is this now a feature - you can only ask a question if you signup for an account? Are anonymous user questions now banned ...
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Why are there so many users with low “reputation” points? [duplicate]

I see that many of the questions posted all have really low reputations points, from 1-50. Given that you get points for simply editing and selecting answers, I find this hard to believe. It makes ...
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Has Stack Overflow stopped its 'Question without Account' Service? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging users to create an account (and keep it) I noticed today that Stack Overflow has stopped its service of putting a question without making any account. It asks the ...
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Why SO no longer accepts annonymous users' questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Encouraging users to create an account (and keep it) Why SO no longer accepts annonymous users' questions?
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Is it time to re-evaluate the Facebook-Stack Overflow partnership?

It has been 6 months since the Facebook-StackOverflow partnership and mini-site were launched. Is there any data that can be shared publicly about whether the Facebook mini-site has been a success or ...
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What kinds of bad question askers exist? [closed]

Based on these proposals, it seems that the developers of Stack Exchange are trying to prevent "bad questions" from getting into the system: Should we cap reputation gained from questions at +2000? ...
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November 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest #2

The following is a "digest" version of the November 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat #2. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked ...
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Clarify the “No registration required” message

I think the "no registration required" message that every new visitor sees on the front page is a bit misleading. … or isn't it? Obviously, you have to register somehow to get started and I assume ...
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Why should I register my account?

I can use many of the site's features while unregistered. I am looking for a simple explanation of what benefits a user can have from registering. For more information, see "Why should I create an ...
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Encouraging users to create an account (and keep it). Did it actually work?

Based on this post: Encouraging users to create an account (and keep it), and the fact that you need to create an account to ask questions on SO, now, after some time passed, did it really help? Are ...

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