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Where opinions run free [closed]

I have seen a number of users get away with opinion based questions on SO. These questions end up closed or put on hold, but they still garner dozens of great, informative answers. I have tried a few ...
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How does Stack Overflow define subjective? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the automatic subjective filter work? A while ago, I was writing a post on Stack Overflow and I received an error message indicating that my post was likely to be ...
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How does the subjective question detector work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the automatic subjective filter work? When you're writing a question, the system will show you a red bar with a warning if the question looks subjective. Subjective ...
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Might the “this question appears to be subjective” warning be discouraging good questions from being asked?

First of all, I am nothing if not smitten with the idea of using the community to determine the "right" answer amongst many possible answers. It's a tremendous improvement over forums, where there is ...
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How does the automatic subjective filter work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What algorithm does StackOverflow use to determine if a question may be subjective? I just entered a question titled: "What’s the best way to serialize / deserialize a ...
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What algorithm does Stack Exchange use to determine if a question may be subjective?

I was asking a question in serverfault.com and this message warned me (correctly!): The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed So, I'm curious if there any ...
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How can I avoid the dreaded “Subjective” warning on ServerFault? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the automatic subjective filter work? What algorithm does StackOverflow use to determine if a question may be subjective? The question you're asking appears ...