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When is it appropriate to mark your answer for community wiki [duplicate]

when is it appropriate to mark the "community wiki" checkbox while posting an answer to a question?
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convert old question to community wiki [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are “Community Wiki” posts? When to mark the 'community wiki' checkbox on a new question? How can I convert my own old question to community wiki? ...
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What is Community Wiki and when should I use it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: When to mark the ‘community wiki’ checkbox on a new question? What are “Community Wiki” posts? I have been chastised for marking things "Community ...
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The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral&...
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What are "Community Wiki" posts?

Some questions and answers are marked Community Wiki and are owned by a community wiki user: (In fact, this very question is one of them) Why have Community Wiki posts? How do Community Wiki posts ...
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What can we do to make Community Wiki better?

Okay, what's the problem here? It's a well-known fact that the Community Wiki feature is not well-understood. Yet another “community wiki” clarification question Close as community wiki Purpose of ...
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What are the "official" (or community-endorsed) criteria by which a question should be designated Community Wiki or not?

Or, more to the point: can these criteria (if any can even be agreed upon) be added to the official FAQ? The answer to "What are 'Community Wiki' posts?" clarifies how they work, but does not really ...
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Do we really need CW on answers?

Related: https://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/08/the-future-of-community-wiki/ , 30 answers ought to be enough for anybody Recently, after seeing a self-answer that the user had CWd (which the mods ...
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Can we ask subjective questions - and if so where? [duplicate]

This question came out of a discussion in reply to a subjective question I put on superuser. Some people said I should not ask a subjective question there. But I've seen subjective questions do quite ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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What is community wiki for?

Bill the Lizard said that CW really isn't used anymore since anyone can propose an edit now What are Community Wiki answers now for? Related: What are "Community Wiki" posts?
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How do I post tips on Stack Exchange?

I understand Stack Exchange follows the Q&A format. But how do I share great ideas that I stumble upon and think it maybe useful to others as well?
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Does stack exchange still have a place for community wikis on main site questions?

Given the tight guidelines on questions, and the reason that many posts are made into community wikis is that the questions may not be the best fit questions. Meta sites are a little different, as ...
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What is Community Wiki for? Can / should checking it be undone in my case?

It appears to me that "What is Community Wiki for?" should be a frequently asked question. That is: it was not among SO's faq's. I asked a question that could not have just one answer, but it was of a ...
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