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Has Stack Overflow reached a saturation? [duplicate]

I am relatively new in computer science, but I am finding that that is very difficult for new programmers to survive on this website. This is because if a question is very basic, or if it appears too ...
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Is SE now, unintentionally, functionally closed to inexperienced users? [duplicate]

Based on the answers to the question posed here, it was stated that the goal of SE is not to aid the individual, but create a solid knowledge base of useful problems and solutions for posterity. ...
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Is StackOverflow converging towards “done”? [duplicate]

During the daytimes I visit StackOverflow, I often have the feeling that the gross of the questions is unseen, unvoted on or downvoted. I see a lot of low-quality-, no-reasearch-kind of questions. ...
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“Karma” Or “SO”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does it feel lately like all questions have already been asked and answered and there is nothing more to do? I have read the article of http://slash7.com/2006/12/22/vampires/ ...
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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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2answers
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Why do a lot of questions from around 2008 seem to have really high upvotes?

I have seen this a lot but i ran into this question today: What is the best way to add options to a select from an array with jQuery? And the answer (while good) has 83 upvotes which seemed a little ...
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Why do I get déjà vu reading StackOverflow questions? [closed]

I keep seeing a strange pattern. A user on StackOverflow will post a question that has been asked before, but will ask it in a slightly different way such that a close-with-exact-duplicate is not ...
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2answers
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Are some sites in Stack Exchange dying because only duplicate questions remain?

As SE is a Q&A network with different websites for different fields of expertise, is it possible that some of the more 'obscure' websites that cover a narrow field slowly die out? There is only a ...
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Finding a system to handle duplicates

I thought about the current ways to handle duplicates and how the system could be improved. First thing, duplicates today are hard to close, not enough people vote, you get a lot more reputation/...
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3answers
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How is Stack Overflow going to handle reputation in the future? [duplicate]

This question is related to the fact that Stack Overflow has a great community that gives insightful answers. Quick. For many programming topics, I believe the set of all answerable/relevant ...
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3answers
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Proposed better way of handling duplicates

A constant stream of duplicates arrives on Stack Overflow. Most duplicates are answered, only a few get closed as duplicate. I suspect most duplicate closes go to controversial questions. It takes ...
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1answer
238 views

Is it now impossible to build a reputation on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I recently tried to answer I few questions on Stack Overflow. By doing so, I noticed that almost every single time people post a wild draft and edit the post afterwards. It seems to be a common ...
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1answer
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How can Stack Overflow discourage duplicate questions?

Ok, so questions and suggestions about duplicate questions are pretty common, often being duplicates themselves. My question is really more about how Stack Overflow could change in order to ...