Questions tagged [summer-of-love]

Navel gazing the tone and weight of comments to young, old, new and frail

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Enormous “Summer of Love” violation [closed]

A friend of mine pointed this question out to me as an example of why they dislike SO, and I have to say, folks, my friend has a good point. The poster is a secondary-school student (about 16 years ...
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Will Meta change to Summer Loving as well?

I've been reading up on the Summer of Love blog posts, with the latest being "hunting of the snark". Though, if one is to make a change in comments and phrasing to welcome new users, shouldn't the ...
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What should I do when I see a comment that I believe is unfriendly?

Recently there has been a focus on trying to make sure that comments are friendly. Out of my own personal curiosity I started taking a look through new questions with downvotes and quickly found ...
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How can we avoid comments intended to be helpful being perceived as unfriendly?

I think we can all agree that comments like this add nothing of value to the site: “-1 for choosing an answer that didn't actually answer your question (which was "why does...?"), then again ...