Linked Questions

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Should the question be closed if it has been answered in another thread of some website?

The question which has been answered in some other website should be marked closed in Stack Overflow? It can help to find active questions and reduce time to investigate duplicate questions with other ...
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1answer
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Why are quote-only answers not helpful?

There are many questions addressing link-only answers: Are answers that just contain links elsewhere really "good answers"? Why is linking bad? Can I copy content from third party sources ...
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3answers
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Why prefer to restrict questions instead of restricting answers?

I read a lot more SE sites than I'm a contributor to, but something I've slowly noticed is that there is a tendency to prefer making rules about questions rather than making rules about answers, even ...
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3answers
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Why is no answer better than a bad one? [closed]

Before deleting my entire SE account, I just wanted to give you feedback in this specific case, even though you probably don't care for a non-power users opinion: https://stackoverflow.com/a/58374211/...
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0answers
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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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1answer
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Is it ok to answer a contest post with a list of links to others' content?

I am not sure if my potential post passes muster. I have a fun answer to Time for some more swag! I would like to post the Top 10 Songs of All Time list. This is a top 10 list, so the songs ...
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1answer
61 views

Will you introduce (or do you already have) a deletion review process?

I recently contributed an answer to a question on a Stack Exchange site which clearly helped the OP solve the problem they were having, and in the easiest possible way, but did so using a free third ...
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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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1answer
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What does “support” (like in the “support” required tag in Meta) means on the SE network?

The excerpt of support says A request for assistance with one of the site's features Since SE network is about Q&A, by "assistance" I understand that a one-time intervention by other person ...
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3answers
85 views

Is a link-only answer on a per-site meta with a link to the same question on Meta Stack Exchange acceptable?

I came across this answer on Meta Super User which is a link-only answer to this question on Meta Stack Exchange. The question on MSE is asking exactly the same thing as the question on MSU, so both ...
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81answers
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Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project! [closed]

In case you missed the first one, check out the se-quality-project tag. The quality project isn't one that we plan to ever finish, it's perennial and kicks in every 18 months or so after we've had ...
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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
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Include link to Google Cache version next to all external links [closed]

(I am surprised, why so many people downvoted this) Well, we see that many many posts include 3rd party links (recommendations, tutorials, typical text content and etc...). Then the post may get ...
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5answers
546 views

Present and future of bots on Stack Exchange

There are discussions on Meta already for some time now about the potential usage of bots on Stack Exchange (SE). The earliest I could find goes back to 2009, but there have been others [link], [link]...
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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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