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Reward finding duplicate questions - +10, +2, -5

Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions deals with various ways of rewarding the finding of duplicates, a tough and increasingly necessary janitorial task. Here's a concrete suggestion: ...
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Give less reputation on answers when question is marked as duplicate [duplicate]

We always come across questions that are duplicate. If a question already has comment that it is possible duplicate. Then, I always check if that is the correct duplicate and if yes, I flag it as ...
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Reducing the amount of duplicate questions on Stackoverflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is it too hard to locate duplicate questions? How can Stack Overflow discourage duplicate questions? Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions Hi, Every minute ...
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Encouraging duplicate question 'vote to close' instead of 'duplicate answering' with a badge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions When there are exact duplicate questions, you'll sometimes see a lot of people answering it instead of linking to the ...
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badge for marking n questions as 'exact duplicate' correctly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Badge for migrating questions Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions Seems like a good idea to me to have a badge for marking questions as exact duplicates in the ...
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How to make "exact duplicate" close reason to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions It may be possible duplicate question, but I believe that this very site is dedicated not to questions but to stackoveflow ...
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Accept score for the duplicate finder [duplicate]

Unlike most of meta folks, I take duplicated questions as a disaster. Disaster that ruins the site. Disaster inspired by the very site rules. An Uroboros of some sort - a serpent eating its own tail. ...
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Another kind of Disciplined badge [duplicate]

I often see a trivial question I can answer in about a minute, but since it's so easy, it must have been asked before, right? So I'm faced with a choice: Find the existing question and vote to close ...
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Reputation for finding an exact duplicate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions I've noticed that finding an exact duplicate of a question and voting to close is an act of real research on the part of the ...
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Proposal: Gain reputation for identifying duplicates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions One of the problems with Stack Overflow is the large number of duplicate questions. Just yesterday, I answered a question ...
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Why is such a huge difference between answering a question and flagging? [duplicate]

I started the question here but I was not satisfied with the result. BASIC IDEA: There is a huge number of new questions each day, part of them unclear, off-topic, duplicate or asked without effort ...
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Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project! [closed]

In case you missed the first one, check out the se-quality-project tag. The quality project isn't one that we plan to ever finish, it's perennial and kicks in every 18 months or so after we've had ...
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159 votes
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The Stack Exchange reputation system: What's working? What's not?

Update Thank you everyone for the feedback you have provided. At this time, we will work through the feedback we have received to help us determine where to take our research on reputation next. ...
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Can we prevent some of the low-quality questions from entering our system?

Stack Overflow has been wildly successful. And maybe in some ways too successful. I am concerned that Stack Overflow is being inundated by a stream of low-quality questions from users who are ...
370 votes
19 answers

Stack Overflow technology makes me write bad answers

Update: After all those years I came up with the idea, how to make Stack Overflow a friendly and helpful place. Today I had some time and felt like writing a relatively good answer on Stack Overflow; ...
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