Linked Questions

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Quoting some one is bad?

I am pretty new on Stack Overflow. Normally when I do articles, I do quote people and put in the references. But, not very long time go I put a quote from Wikipedia in an answer to this question, ...
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1answer
284 views

Why was my answer to my questions deleted? [closed]

To my big surprise my answer to my question got deleted. I checked the FAQ. My answer "Orchad" fundamentally answers the question. It's not a "commentary". It's not asking another question. It's not ...
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1answer
230 views

My Stack Overflow account and all entries of the last days are gone. What happened?

My Stack Overflow account and all my answers of the last days are gone. Yesterday everything was o.k. and I didn't get a notification that something happened. E.g. my answer for A simple example for ...
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1answer
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Flagged answer as spam; it was deleted; flag was declined

There was an answer posted on this question that was a link to a guy's personal blog, not to a specific post or anything. The only other thing he really said in the answer is that you might find ...
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6answers
229 views

What comment should I leave on link-only answers? [duplicate]

When downvoting a post, reviewers are encouraged to leave a comment explaining how the author can improve their post. What type of comment should I leave on link-only answers? Is there a comment ...
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2answers
204 views

Do one-line-of-code answers count as VLQ?

A few months ago, I went on a flagging/downvoting/commenting spree on SO, hunting for low quality stuff (this was before the queues). Now, I'd like to start again--but I'd like to get a few things ...
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4answers
262 views

Cannot suggest a single-character fix for a typo in a URL [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to overcome “Edits must be at least 6 characters”? I noticed a typo in URL posted in an answer. I know the correct URL, so I decided to correct it. I got this: ...
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3answers
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Accepting answer Vs Keeping it open for a question where you didn't get a satisfactory answer

I often get comments in my new questions (possibly from StackOverFlow admins) that I need to work on my accept rate. However for the questions that were open, they are open questions for which I didn'...
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2answers
321 views

Moderator deleted question which had significant value [closed]

I have 18,000+ reputation on Stack Overflow, so I understand the importance of closing and deleting questions and answers which are of little value to the community or which may lead to opinionated ...
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1answer
244 views

What does “your post was converted to a comment” mean?

One of my accepted answers at Stack Overflow was converted to a comment saying "your post was converted to a comment in Stack Overflow." What does this mean? I wonder why an accepted answer which ...
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2answers
185 views

Should we acknowledge 100k views questions?

SE awards gold badges for famous questions that reach 10,000 views, and gold badges for answers that have been upvoted 100 times. But what about those questions that have reached an impressive 100,000 ...
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2answers
182 views

Why was my answer deleted? And why didn't I get an explanation for the deletion?

It was a useful answer. Boost serialization with shared_ptr without implementing serialize() function in pointed class
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4answers
178 views

Is mentioning a well-known data structure or algorithm considered a link-only answer?

I know we don't like link-only answers. But is just mentioning (without describing) a well-known [1] data structure or algorithm (with a link to e.g. Wikipedia) appropriate? I'd like to break this ...
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3answers
274 views

Are Stack Snippets a good enough reason to increase the 30k post limit?

On all public Stack Exchange sites, questions and answers cannot be longer than 30,000 characters. One clear benefit to this limit is that users won't attempt to post tens of thousands of characters ...
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1answer
203 views

jsfiddle only answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Answer that only contains a link to jsFiddle What should be done about jsFiddle only answers? Whilst jsFiddle is great, even expected for relevant tags it still suffers from ...

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