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Questions tagged [spoonfeeding]

Spoonfeeding is the meta meme name for giving the answers to questions asked by users who haven't done any noticeable research.

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Are code questions without an attempt now on topic [closed]

Background The close reasons have recently been changed, this includes the removal of the old close reason: Questions must demonstrate a minimal understanding of the problem being solved. Tell ...
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Do I deserve downvoting for answering spoon feeding answers? [duplicate]

I have just answered a question in which the OP has not put any effort. I did not find any rules here https://stackoverflow.com/questions/how-to-answer for downvoting spoon feeding answers. Please ...
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Since when is spoonfeeding not allowed? [closed]

I've probably missed some great debates in here, but I want a status report. What has happened with our rules over the past half a year in here? Spoonfeeding was always encouraged in here, as far as ...
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Is it ok to ask to explain a certain piece of code on SO?

Is it OK to ask on SO for help in explaining someone else's working piece of code, from Open Source projects or library examples etc.? Or does this belong somewhere else?