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Should I use Pastebin? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Questions linking to external web sites instead of showing code Is it good practice on Stack Overflow to post links to code in Pastebin, or should I just include the code in ...
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How do we respond to live website help questions? (“My website is broken, here's the link”) [duplicate]

There's a certain class of problematic questions which appears regularly in Stack Overflow: live website help questions. They generally go like this: The asker has a problem with their website. The ...
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Asking question - not giving code, just link to production page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Questions linking to external web sites instead of showing code Question in SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5449578/jcarousel-vertical-with-auto Is it allowed? When ...
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Should I remove link and put screen shots instead in editing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Questions linking to external web sites instead of showing code In CSS related questions people put links to sites to show what they want to do. In some cases links are not ...
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Flag as Broken Link

I keep finding broken links in posts, currently I add a comment in the hope someone will return to update it or if I find a link I edit the answer. I imagine this will only increase over time so I ...
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When jsFiddle and other related sites are gone, so is the information

For JavaScript related questions, most of the code is posted on jsFiddle and other similar web sites. Also, answers are posted in jsFiddle, modified from the original questions. It just dawned on me ...
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Make askers aware of JSFiddle

Questions in the html, css, javascript and jquery tags tend to profit immensely from the asker providing a ready-made example on jsfiddle.net or a similar "live preview" service. The problem becomes ...
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Auto-ban questions that use pastebin?

There seems to have been a marked increase (at least on the C++ tags) of people asking questions and referring the reader to code posted on pastebin and similar sites. I always post a comment on ...
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How should we deal with questions that have broken links?

How should we deal with questions that no longer make any sense at all because they have broken links? For example, this one. The question is good, but it doesn't make any sense without the code. ...
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SE policy for NSFW links in questions?

A question was asked on StackOverflow about a javascript error on a page from a NSFW site. The page itself was fine, but the rest of the site was something along the lines of an artful nude gallery. ...
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What to do about users who indirectly advertise for their site?

For several days I see users include the URL of their site in one or more of their questions. Sometimes it's necessary to ask how to fix something on their site (although a screenshot would be enough)...
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Answering own question now has 8 hour limit?

I just got the following on SO: Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: New users can't answer their own question for 8 hours. Please use comments, or edit your question ...
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which StackExchange forum should I ask CSS questions specific to html and Internet Explorer?

I have a styling issue on our company's intranet that I can't figure out. It only happens with IE8 or lower. IE 9/10, FF, Chrome, Safari and Opera are all OK. I don't really know which StackExchange ...
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What should we do about questions containing dead links? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should we deal with questions that have broken links? The following Stack Overflow question contains a dead link. Because of the missing link the question doesn't make any ...
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More clearly discourage questions that only link to code

I don't know if it's just me, but I believe I'm seeing a rise in StackOverflow questions that contain no code in the javascript, jquery, and related tags and just a link to JSBin or JSFiddle. The ...

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