Linked Questions

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Give an incentive for finding duplicate questions [duplicate]

At present if you see a question that may be a duplicate and has an easy answer you can post the answers or post a link to the duplicate question. (Or the few hi-rep users can vote to close it as ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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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 ...
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February 2013 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest [closed]

The following is a "digest" version of the February 2013 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in ...
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Are duplicates creating broken windows?

I think the Eternal September is dooming Stack Overflow to have the same questions asked over and over again, and the people who don't want questions closed are winning. Why don't people want ...
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June 2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest [closed]

The following is a "digest" version of the June 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the ...
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November 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest #1 [closed]

The following is a "digest" version of the November 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat #1. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked ...
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November 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest #2

The following is a "digest" version of the November 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat #2. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked ...
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Abusive editing [closed]

My 2 month old question (which has since been deleted) was edited by a user with editing rights in a very abusive fashion: The meaning of the question has been altered. Sentences and sources were ...
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2011 Moderator Elections - Town Hall Chat: 8pm UTC on the 30th

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Answering Town Hall Chat sessions that you could not attend

Suppose you're a candidate in a moderator election and you could not attend the town hall chat nor post in the chat room until after the digest has been posted. What is the proper procedure to answer ...
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Proper etiquette for “discussion” “questions” on meta?

I know this is possibly a question in a question in a question (level three questionception anyone?) but what is the etiquette for discussing questions? Should they not have some different type of ...