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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 ...
71GA's user avatar
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-18 votes
4 answers

Does Stack Exchange have Inter-Community Mechanisms to Prevent Repercussions Against Contributors Who Fairly Challenge a Deeply-Held Community Belief?

Stack Exchange is a great Q&A site and often provides satisfying answers in a way that other curated platforms, such as Wikipedia, cannot. Underpinning this platform is a community. Community ...
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4 votes
3 answers

Encouraging Citations in Answers

I've noticed that on several sites there is a variation in the importance of citation within an answer. I find adding citations to answers to be silly due to what I mentioned in this comment here on ...
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-9 votes
4 answers

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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5 votes
3 answers

Where can I ask questions about vehicle registration, transfer, etc.?

This question is more for the vehicle owners, who are possibly moving from one state to another or to a different country. Several other relevant questions regarding the care, maintenance of the ...
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12 votes
6 answers

Subjective: FAQ versus close reasons [closed]

If we have one really reliable 'Hatfield versus McCoy' situation on, 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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26 votes
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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 ...
Jason Sturges's user avatar
-35 votes
3 answers

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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5 votes
2 answers

Email notifications on Q&A I have been involved in

I fail to understand how to get emails when questions I have asked get answered, or when questions I have responded to get more comments or answers. Many of the questions I found seem to apply to ...
Tim Passingham's user avatar
-11 votes
1 answer

Change the error message that the new user gets when he/she tries to make his first comment

Recently I was informed that a new user on this site needed 50 rep to comment, because of protection against-spammers. My proposal is to change the error message that the new user gets. How about ...
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18 votes
1 answer

Closed due to rejected migration leaves an awful dead end

When migration of a question to a valid site is rejected, it leaves an awful dead end. The closed question looks off-topic, but it's not. The closed question looks like a dead end, hiding the real ...
Joe's user avatar
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9 votes
3 answers

When a newbie posts multiple answers thinking it's a forum

We all know that Stack Exchange is not a forum. Well that dealt with Stack Overflow specifically, but it applies to the whole network. Sometimes, new users will post multiple answers thinking that ...
Chris Cirefice's user avatar
-10 votes
1 answer

A forum to discuss old computers: Where could I ask if anyone else would be interested? [closed]

My computer will reach the end of its official support in five days. It's a 32 bits architecture, so I can't upgrade it. I have others, including an Apple II which belonged to my dad: 5 1/4 inch ...
Alain Reve's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers

Where can I ask general curious discussion questions? [duplicate]

Is there a general discussion section for curious questions? Or are we simply left to swallow such curiosity because the results of it may or may not benefit a big crowd? Sample question There's an ...
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-40 votes
1 answer

User Guide for new users to Stack Overflow

As Stack Overflow grows, it becomes increasingly ridden with extremely newbie and mediocre questions. It's just natural. The team are fighting hard to keep the crap out, but there are many very ...
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