Linked Questions

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Where can I ask questions that I don't know how to frame well enough for Stack Exchange?

I am what I would call an "advanced hobby programmer". So I have limited in-depth technical training. I'm also the "virtual CTO" for my SaaS application. Which means I have ...
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How can I find an answer to a difficult-to-formulate question?

In rare cases I want to search something on the Internet and I am pretty sure that the answer is there, but I am not able to formulate my search to get there (although I am an experienced searcher). ...
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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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Improving question system and general thinking [closed]

How can we improve the question system altogether? This comes from a fact: it's as easy for a question maker not to get rewarded for a question (even if it's a good one) as it is for a network user ...
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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How to improve a downvoted post

I have a few questions on various SE sites that have received a few downvotes quite quickly, but no upvotes. So I went back and corrected what I thought the problem was. On some questions the ...
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2answers
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How can I gain rep? [duplicate]

I always get down-votes for my questions (also one of question is closed too) because people don't realize that my knowledge of programming is not very strong. I am a coding enthusiast and I would ...
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1answer
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What to do if you create a duplicate of your OWN question?

This sounds pretty stupid, but I can see I asked the same question again. (*) I guess I should delete it, but isn't it impolite to the people who bothered answering? Or should I only close it? (*) ...
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3answers
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Some broad|O/T questions on StackOverflow belong on Programmers, but P.SE is prohibitive [duplicate]

I began reading through much of the Meta.SO posts on the subject, notably this one. On a daily basis, questions such as the ones below are asked on StackOverflow, many of which are are (for good ...
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1answer
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Got a reputation mark as user removed and unable to understand it properly [duplicate]

I am sorry to ask this question to moderators but I am unable to find any help for my query, I need to know why I have been given by -5 points which shows that user has been removed. What that exactly ...
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Am I obligated to answer questions before asking one? [duplicate]

I am new here and I have a question. Can I just ask questions on this community or do I have to answer other peoples questions too? I feel awkward when I just ask but not being able to help anyone.
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1answer
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What are the underlying mechanisms that trigger an answer from the users on Stack Overflow?

Yesterday I posted a question about JavaScript on Stack Overflow. The question in my opinion was well formulated and right to the point. However, besides a couple of comments I haven't obtained ...
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1answer
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What should I do for my questions to be answered by other users rapidly

I am working as Android programmer. I am working on some Android projects, where I need assistance from the Android experts here in Stack Overflow. I posted my queries to Stack Exchange accounts, ...
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2answers
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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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