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How does Stack Exchange attempt to prevent low-quality questions and answers?

Due to its massive (and growing) size, there are a lot of low-quality questions and answers appearing on Stack Overflow. I'm concerned that an influx of low-quality questions and answers create a lot ...
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How does the Analytical badge work? [duplicate]

As of June 2013, this badge is no longer awarded as the FAQ has been changed to the Help Center all across the network I've just seen this new badge on Stack Overflow, how does it work? Is it ...
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Analytical Badge still showing “FAQ”

I just noticed that the FAQ link at the top of the page is replaced with "help". However, the description of the Analytical Badge is still "Visited every section of the FAQ". Shouldn't this also be ...
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RFC - Stack Exchange 2-minute intro

EDIT NEW! - taking into account the feedback from Robert and Jeff, here is a new, simpler, shorter 2-minute intro to Stack Exchange. Stack Exchange 2-minute intro (choose full-screen option for ...
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8answers
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Require users to earn some minimum rep before asking questions

After cruising around SO and friends for the past couple of weeks, it became pretty obvious to me that many questions are asked by new users with 1 rep point. I have no problem with this. What I do ...
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2answers
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Analytical badge plainly not working [closed]

EDIT: the badge got retired without me ever getting the chance to get it... The problem I have already read this post about this badge taking some time to be awarded and many other related. BUT I ...
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3answers
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Why not show the FAQ on user sign up?

I have recently noticed in increase in "how do I make an app that does this", which invariably yields comments like "go read the FAQ!" I've been thinking about this issue, and think I have the ...
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Can we get a “welcome, check out our FAQ” notification for new users?

I've just created my first (?) sock puppet account on Programmers. This is the first notification I was greeted with: I think the first ever notification should point the new user to the FAQ, or, if ...
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1answer
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Add “I have read the FAQ” check box to the Ask Question page

Add a checkbox that must be checked before a question can be submitted. The checkbox could be displayed conditionally based on whether the user has low rep or only a few questions previously asked. ...
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1answer
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Reduce site misuse by new users - mandate getting the Informed badge (taking tour) [duplicate]

Proposal All new sign-ups* should be required to obtain the Informed badge, which simply means taking the tour, before they are allowed to post their first question or answer. * During the feature ...
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Still waiting for that analytical badge [closed]

I went through all the steps, pressing the 'expand all' link, etc., and after five days I still have no badge. I've also read and followed all of the meta questions on this topic. Can someone please ...