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If you vote to close a question you shouldn't be able to post an answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing Etiquette: Why Do Some Answer and Close? ... and vice versa. I don't have anything more to say, just remove that paradox.
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What is more correct when I see this type of questions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing Etiquette: Why Do Some Answer and Close? I've got some problems with answering and voting to close Kev ♦ - He doesn't like when I vote to close question AND answer it....
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Is it OK to answer a question that you also vote to close? [duplicate]

This question seems to suggest that it's common knowledge that it's not to be encouraged. However, if there is a simple (and usually really short) answer, should I not vote to close it and answer ...
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What's the policy against voting to close and answering at the same time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing Etiquette: Why Do Some Answer and Close? How do you feel about voting to close a question and answering the question at the same time? Let's say I vote to close a ...
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Is it acceptable to vote to migrate a question and also answer it? [duplicate]

I never saw any discussion on it in meta - but it seems common knowledge that it is unacceptable to both vote to close a question and also answer it. What about questions that should be migrated? If ...
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When voting to close, should one answer the question too (if possible) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing Etiquette: Why Do Some Answer and Close? The question was voted to close as a duplicate, one of the voters also answered the question. Sometimes, the question is ...
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Answered and closed by the same user [duplicate]

I just typed out a fairly long answer to a question, so it took a little while. When I tried to post it I found I couldn't. I refreshed and found the question had been voted to be placed on hold due ...
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44answers
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Question title that doesn't describe the problem

Pre Edit 4: Pointing out that thread's popularity is a direct result of programming community interest in said subject, and that someone likely stands to become rich and/or famous by solving the ...
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10answers
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Why do some people answer in comments?

Why do some people post comments that are actually answers to the question? Wouldn't posting an answer be better?
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7answers
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50 question per month limit? [duplicate]

I get a message: Sorry, you are only allowed to ask 50 questions in a 30 day period Why is there a question limit? 50/month is just not enough :)
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8answers
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The answer to tactical downvoting problem?

As we know, the tactical downvoting (I'm talking especially about SO, as I don't know about other sites) is more and more becoming a serious problem, as I see, the community can't stop this behavior ...
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Is answering a question with “Your problem does not happen in an isolated environment” acceptable?

Sometimes we get questions where the problem can't be reproduced given the information OP mentioned. Sometimes we get questions where OP posts code and asks why the code doesn't work where in fact the ...
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3answers
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Is it bad form to answer a question and then immediately cast the final closing vote?

Just wonder if the community thinks this is "taking advantage".
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Author's edit right in on-hold question vs invalidating existing answers

I asked this to get feedback on the community stance on whether the author is allowed to edit their (closed) question in such a way that it invalidates the existing answers. Please read the related ...
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2answers
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Should I not answer bad questions, even if they don't close?

So, when it comes to bad questions I usually just comment, downvote and close vote. But every now and then, don't ask me why, I just feel "nice" and give them the answer they want. Not for the rep, ...

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