Linked Questions

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Diminishing returns / non-linear reputation from “great” answers

Over time I realized a very annoying property of the Stack Overflow reputation system: Easy answers to popular question are rewarded with a lot more reputation points than actually great answers. In ...
41
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4answers
914 views

Is it OK for Stack Exchange to treat all questions / answers equally?

Now aren't these some trivial questions: Java << Operator Java if statement is skipped Forced out of memory java.. inconsistent java behavior (I also get many points from these questions...) ...
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2answers
739 views

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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1answer
238 views

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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4answers
344 views

Should we be adding tags like [beginner] to questions?

See the revision history on this question, where the beginner tag was edited in (and subsequently edited out after I started this discussion). I think, by adding this tag, you're making assumptions ...
4
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7answers
227 views

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, ...
3
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3answers
243 views

“Hard question” feature suggestion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Rate questions' difficulty by votes, and distribute rep based on that How about a difficulty rating for questions? Answers to "hard" questions are awarded more I ...
3
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5answers
133 views

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
2k views

Level for questions needed: beginner, intermediate, expert [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: I am bad at answering questions on Stackoverflow.com How about a difficulty rating for questions? I am a new user to Server Fault and Stack Overflow. I am trying to help ...
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0answers
94 views

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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5answers
247 views

Is there a “difficult” tag I don't know about on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about a difficulty rating for questions? I enjoy looking at the "iPhone" questions on Stack Overflow. The only problem is: on any given day there are four types of ...
0
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1answer
126 views

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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0answers
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Review of answers evaluation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How about a difficulty rating for questions? Rate questions' difficulty by votes, and distribute rep based on that I'm sorry, if such question was asked before, I ...
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3answers
105 views

Should questions be assigned a skill level? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about a difficulty rating for questions? When browsing the questions I feel I can answer, I am often frustrated by the fact that there are questions above and below the ...
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votes
2answers
70 views

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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