Linked Questions

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Editing a question with only a JSFiddle link does not work

I can't edit a question that has a jsfiddle link because it has a lack of code. Can we get privileged users able to bypass restriction? The question had some really poor formatting and linking and I ...
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2answers
321 views

Moderator deleted question which had significant value [closed]

I have 18,000+ reputation on Stack Overflow, so I understand the importance of closing and deleting questions and answers which are of little value to the community or which may lead to opinionated ...
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2answers
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Can I undo a moderator's conversion from an answer to a comment? [closed]

SVN Revision Version in .NET Assembly w/ out CC.NET I answered a question - with a valid answer that addressed the question. However, a moderator converted it to a comment and notated it by leaving ...
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1answer
294 views

Should we flag answers that only contain a link to another Stack Overflow answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do we do with answers that are just links to other Stack Overflow answers? There are many, many answers that simply contain a link to another Stack Overflow answer, ...
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1answer
303 views

Since moderators are just asking users to flag a custom “Link only answer,” can we permanently make this a flag option? [duplicate]

For a couple weeks, moderators have been declining not an answer flags on link-only answers: declined - Please don't flag link only answers as 'not an answer': When should you decide whether to ...
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1answer
179 views

Link-only answers in Low Quality review - how are these (are these?) supposed to be dealt with? [duplicate]

About two weeks ago I performed some reviews from Low Quality queue. Per my recollection, back then I commented on about 60-80 link-only answers. Today, I checked posts I commented from review queue. ...
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1answer
136 views

Line between link farm (low quality) and reasonable

As I understand it the goal of this network of sites is to be an awesome no nonsense reference facility. When reviewing answers with the review tool though I see a large number of answers that I find ...
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1answer
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I flagged a link-only answer as “not an answer” but my flag was declined [duplicate]

Earlier I flagged this "answer": Please used this tutorial here I flagged it as "not an answer" since this is how we are supposed to flag link-only answers, but received the following response. ...
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1answer
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Why was my link only answer flag for this question declined? [duplicate]

Why was my (Link only answer) flag for this question declined with the message: flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their intervention
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1answer
136 views

Preventing dead links

Sorry if this has been asked before but I couldn't find anything mentioned in my search. I'm wondering if there's a way that we can prevent dead-links form forming as accepted answers? I found this ...
3
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1answer
150 views

First post to be tagged as “just a link answer”?

Is it possible to mark first posts as Just a link answer? It came to me this review. I do not want to flag it, as in similar cases I flagged as not an answer but got a: declined - flags should not ...
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1answer
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Not An Answer flag on Link Only Answer declined without action

I went through the 10K mod tool flag queue and flag this link only answer as not an answer, which got rejected. Answer text (full) is: For those wondering, here is another website showing a way to ...
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0answers
656 views

Should link-only answers be flagged? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I flag answers which contain only a link as “not an answer”? I came across this answer in the 10K tools, which was flagged as not an answer. Since it's ...
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0answers
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When should I defer from flagging a link only answer?

What made me ask? I flagged this (only for 10K users) answer as a Not an Answer, moderator declined it saying declined - flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an ...
3
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0answers
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Has the policy changed on link-only answers? [duplicate]

I had a flag on a link-only answer declined several minutes ago: not an answer – dasblinkenlight 6 mins ago declined - A link only answer is an answer - just a bad answer and should be down-voted ...

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