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How can a student ask better questions on Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

I usually ask learning-related questions on Stack Exchange sites and unintentionally get myself voted down with bad questions. When checking my questions like a year or so later, I see that the ...
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Asking questions clearly? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to ask great questions How to ask a Smart Question on SO? What’s the best way to ask a question if English isn’t your first language? Any guidelines on making ...
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Best Results For Asking Questions [duplicate]

I usually only want to ask questions. I want to get the best results on my questions, is there anything I can do to ensure this? Would I get better results from asking questions if I had more ...
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How to write a good question? [duplicate]

I face the problem of writing a good question in Stack-overflow sites. What is the best way to write a good question?
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How do I ask questions on Stack Exchange sites and don't get downvoted? [duplicate]

I can get why I am getting downvotes when I ask question about JavaScript - I don't have experience and should learn language instead of doing stuff with it. I can't get why I am getting upvotes on ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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How do I format my code blocks?

How do I post text so that it is formatted as code? What do I need to do so that my code shows up properly — not escaped or removed — when posted? And how to get the correct syntax ...
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What can I do when getting “This question body does not meet our quality standards”?

While trying to ask a question, I got the error message This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what you have ...
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How to get initial reputation on Stack Overflow with the new-user restrictions in place?

I understand that reputation can be gained by answering questions. However, it seems that more often than not the questions do not contain all the required information to give an answer. Since new ...
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What are some Question Smells for detecting good/bad questions?

As programmers we talk about code smells, little cues that indicate we should be worried about a section of code. What are some Question Smells? Are there flags in questions that make you less ...
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please help me to ask my question

I would very much like to be able to ask my question properly, but I do not know how to be "clearer" like @Hank Hoterman told me I should be. Kindly, could you direct me to a place for beginner ...
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Why do I feel like I need to be an expert first before asking questions on Stack Overflow?

I've been a member of Stack Overflow for more than a month now and I've been browsing it almost everyday. Somehow, most questions/answers that I see on SO are either too simple or too complex for me ...
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How to ask questions on Stack Overflow [closed]

In reply to the question "help pls fast need help with C++ Code [closed]", I answered in a comment, while the question was being closed: See How To Ask Questions The Smart Way and/or Writing ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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How do you formulate your question when you don't even know what it is?

This isn't meant to be nonconstructive or flippant. This genuinely bugs me. 98% of the time, when I know the question, then I can find an answer, and the other 2% of the time I can ask a question ...

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