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Should new users be encouraged to answer questions more than ask them?

On StackOverflow, I started by answering questions, not asking them. Even though I'm no huge expert, there are plenty of questions that are easy enough that I can answer them easily or with a little ...
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Allow marginal question askers to regain their question-asking privileges by performing community service

Note: This is a response to, an alternate proposal, for Should we require minimum reputation to continue asking questions? OK, I realize this is a radical idea, but here goes: When a user drops ...
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Reputation purely from questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The surest way to gain lots of reputation on Stack Overflow- ask questions Can there be a badge encouraging answering a certain ratio of questions? As I understand it, we ...
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Should I avoid deleting my questions?

My Stack Overflow account is blocked. When I try to ask a question it shows me the error below. Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. I did some research and found that ...
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What happens to unanswered questions from deleted accounts?

(By unanswered I mean with no accepted answer, as seen in the Unanswered tab.) They're potentially bringing the numbers down in terms of completed questions. Here are some oldies: Need Help: VS ...
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How to approach the problem of low quality questions and/or too much moderator work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we require minimum reputation to continue asking questions? Per Jeff's comments indicating that this is going to be handled internally at Stack Exchange, Inc, there is ...
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Should unregistered users be prevented from posting questions on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Given: We are getting lots of problems with the quality of questions from new users. The unwillingness to register shows a lack of commitment to the site and hence is a good indication that the ...
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Why isn't my question getting more views?

I asked a question on Stack Overflow a few days ago. I'm now offering a bounty of 300 points, so I would expect at least some interest, but I get almost no visits. Also, I don't see my question in the ...
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Is “question-blocked” designed to be more severe than temporary suspension?

So SO's recent super secret method for preventing problem askers from asking more questions has been getting some recent attention. As I understand it, they can use the site in all ways they ...
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What can I do when getting “We are no longer accepting questions/answers from this account”?

If you are reading this, you may have been affected by one of our post quality bans. If so, it is important that you read the following information to understand what has happened and how to regain ...
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Auto expand comments of specific answer when browsing directly to that answer

When I browse to a specific answer and it has more than five comments, I would like the comments to become expanded automatically instead of having to click the "add/show [x] more comments" - after ...
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Feeders, not help vampires, are the problem [duplicate]

It's all too easy to blame Help Vampires for problems in Stack Overflow. But it's not them, it's us. The people who feed them. If the question is an exact duplicate, let them know it's an exact ...
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Proposal for limiting mediocre questions (unit testing for questions?)

In my answer to Should we require minimum reputation to continue asking questions? I came up with a possible solution. The essential problem is that some people come to SO, ask lots of lame questions,...
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Privacy issue? Why can't the owner of the question delete? Don't I have that right? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? Why can't the owner of a question delete a question? Isn't it the right of a questioner to delete a ...
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Implementing a warning system before account locks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: how can you know that you are quite close to losing your account? There have been a lot of discussion the last couple of days on what to do with bad/excessive askers and how ...

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