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The NEW new “Be Nice” Policy (“Code of Conduct”) — Updated with your feedback [duplicate]

Update: Thanks for all the additional feedback below. We incorporated a lot of your suggestions, and this is going live (as https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/be-nice). We're also looking at ways ...
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Help us figure out a way to handle the explosion of comments on Stack Overflow [closed]

As a frequent user of Stack Overflow, I see a lot of conversations that happen in comments. Whole questions are answered in the comments. Often, the comments have useful information, but ultimately, ...
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November 2011 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest #2

The following is a "digest" version of the November 2011 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat #2. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked ...
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Has anyone ever mentioned their Stack Overflow profile on their CV?

My question is to all those people who have done this in the past in their interviews OR to the people who has interviewed people and asked them question about their contribution to the community via ...
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Saying anyone can ask a question is deceptive when you close their questions [closed]

I spent a frustrating hour trying to phrase a question that would meet the guidelines and not trigger any "title police", but was told "help" is not an acceptable word to include in the title. I may ...
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Which is the best StackExchange site to ask questions concerning Asterisk?

Asterisk is a Server-based VOIP Phone system that is usually run on Linux, and usually run on a network. I have seen posts for Asterisk in ServerFault, StackOverflow, and SuperUser. I even saw one ...
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Why I don't want to use Stack Overflow [closed]

Well, not sure if the title is good, but really, I am a bit frustrated with the user behaviour here. It is not related to just one question, but a few of them I've posted and most of the questions ...
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Is it appropriate to directly ask users to alter their behavior?

Some comments or answers ask users to alter their behavior on Stack Exchange. For example, critics may ask the questioner to modify their question, comment, or answer to fit some particular ...
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“Listvars does the trick for me” is not regarded as an answer

I answered my own question at How to debug variables in Autohotkey without just using MsgBox? . I had read about listvars and it provided me the solution I required. Yet the moderator said: Please ...
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Great Q&A! Can I have some?

I have to say that I love your Q&As and am an active member in five of them. They are so good actually that I would like to ask if I can get involved. Let me explain a bit. In our secondary ...
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Is it ok to upvote or downvote all the posts of one person regardless of their content?

I was wondering if it was ok to downvote or upvote all the threads made by one person for personal reasons regardless of the threads content ?
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Is it acceptable to post jobs in this forum?

I am a technical recruiter in the Greater Puget Sound area, and I feel this would be a great place to post my clients' needs. Is it acceptable to post jobs in this forum?
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Subjective: FAQ versus close reasons [closed]

If we have one really reliable 'Hatfield versus McCoy' situation on so.com, it's the question of subjective questions. One camp (in which I generally find myself) appeals to the wording of the FAQ: "...
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Extent of loosely relevant self-promotion

Receiving a comment on a post to a $999 product, I've noticed this user repeatedly posting links to their product. Predominately within comments, there are also answers that loosely disclose their ...
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Most recent bad behaviours of Stack Overflow users I have faced [closed]

I have a serious question about Stack Overflow, and I think Meta Stack Overflow is a good place to make myself correct on my confusions. As we know, Stack Overflow is a Q/A forum. ...

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