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Editing for Brevity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should ‘Hi’, ‘thanks’ and taglines and salutations be removed from posts? When I see a question like Hi everyone! In C, how do I compute the ...
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2answers
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What's wrong with using polite language in questions? [duplicate]

Thanks for reading this question, it's something that has been bothering me for some time. It often happens that people write things such as "thanks in advance", "I've been trying to fix this problem ...
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3answers
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Should I remove personal introductions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should 'Hi', 'thanks,' taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? Is it correct to edit question to remove verbose introduction? I have been wondering ...
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3answers
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Why can't I greet you? [duplicate]

I see many of you don't like greetings for some reason. Before you comment, let me refute some of them already. One of your arguments is "when someone says hi, they're not really saying hi to me". ...
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3answers
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What's the right policy on suggested edit pending on removing user sign or cheers [duplicate]

I usually see a lot of suggested edits pending, suggesting to remove a user sign or cheers from a question. Es. //question ... thanks Mark What's the right policy, approve or reject?...
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1answer
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Why is saying “Thank you!” in question undesirable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should 'Hi', 'thanks,' taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? Thanking users who answered my question Is it important to say “thanks” ...
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2answers
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Is it appropriate to remove pleading at the end of a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should ‘Hi’, ‘thanks,’ taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? What should I keep out of my posts and titles? I often see questions that end with things along the ...
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1answer
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Stack Overflow, why don't you like pleasantries? [duplicate]

Why would someone remove a statement of appreciation and downvote this question? I understand it's a technical site, but I think there should be room for pleasantries, after all we are asking for help....
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2answers
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Why do we have to be rude? [duplicate]

I posted a few questions on Stack Overflow and every time someone edits my question and remove the first sentence like "Hi all" and the last one like "thanks, Rémi"... What the problem with ...
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1answer
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I say Thank You and it gets edited out? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should 'Hi', 'thanks,' taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? I ended my question with: "Thanks very much" and it was edited out and was down voted?? ...
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1answer
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Isn't being polite a good practice at Stack Overflow anymore? [duplicate]

Just curious. My question was edited and the phrase "Thanks in advance :)" was removed. Just this phrase, no more, nor less. Should I no longer thank anyone here? Just impersonal Q&A? Edit: Well,...
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4answers
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What do I put in the edit summary if I edit a question to remove “Thanks”-like text? [duplicate]

I was sure this is a duplicate, but cannot find my answer, through searching questions or help (faq). When editing a question that ends with "Thanks", or some variation thereof, what do I put in the ...
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1answer
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Why are social graces not appropriate for questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should 'Hi', 'thanks,' taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? It seems that certain kinds of social graces are not considered appropriate in a ...
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1answer
182 views

Site deletes text until first punctuation sign [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should ‘Hi’, ‘thanks,’ taglines, and salutations be removed from posts? I posted the question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14342245/placing-a-link-on-screen-in-setup-...
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3answers
208 views

Ethics of editing out gratitude [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should ‘Hi’, ‘thanks’ and taglines and salutations be removed from posts? Background I like to thank people for helping me, but my kind words are ...

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