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How can I improve my questions to regain the ability to ask questions on StackOverflow?

Background I have been banned from asking questions on StackOverflow, but do not understand why I have been receiving so many down votes. When I ask questions on StackOverflow, I strive to make them ...
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7answers
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How is question voting intended on meta? Can Meta really replace UserVoice?

On Stack Overflow and Server Fault, question voting (in my opinion) relates to the relevance of a question, as in, "Will anyone else struggle with this? Have I struggled with this?". However, on meta, ...
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1answer
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Asker's level of expertise indication

I just thought, that it might be useful to have a feature so that the asker could somehow indicate his/her level of skill in the area. So that people could easier filter questions if, say, they don't ...
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1answer
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How do I look for questions at my desired level of experience?

How do I look for questions at my desired experience or difficulty level? Approaches I'm aware of include: You could look for users who are at your desired experience level (based on their ratio of ...
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5answers
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Reduce time in which a user can attach a bounty to a Question

I've just come from reading this post on removing a time in which a bounty can be added, letting users add a bounty right off the bat, something I do not agree with. Whilst I can see bounties taking ...
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2answers
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Rep calculation – not an accurate reflection?

Hang around SO for a length of time and you’ll eventually notice that some quality answers receive an unusually large number of upvotes, while others receive just a few votes or no votes at all. A ...
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1answer
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Question levels

When I am looking to new questions related to a given tag, it is a bit tedious to sort questions by reading all titles and have an idea if the question is for me, or if it is too easy (I don't really ...
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1answer
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Compare and contrast your easiest and hardest answers?

On the one hand, I've earned an embarrassing amount of rep for this flipant, throwaway answer, whereas I worked like a dog to crack this particular little nut. Show me your extremes. Edit: I am not ...
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1answer
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A proposed solution to qualitative filtering

The set of problems: the culture around "homework" questions creates a negative user experience, yet people legitimately want them filtered experienced users can get bored with seeing too many simple ...
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Vote to Prompt Question

Background: Is it OK for Stack Overflow to treat all questions / answers equally? How about a difficulty rating for questions? Based on my daily use of Stack Overflow, the situation Lukas Eder ...
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2answers
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Challenge Factor

I thought about a complementary voting system that could be put in place based on the challenge factor of a question. Challenge Factor It could allow users passing by to at least give their opinion ...

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