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Questions that may not necessarily have a clear-cut right or wrong answer and are often subjective. If your question isn't a bug report, feature request, or request for assistance, or question with a concrete answer, it's probably a discussion.

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I think this is a usability/motivation issue. You can't vote up questions on the 'index' pages like you can on reddit/Digg/so on, so people aren't going to go 'that looks cool' and vote it up (or vic …
answered Aug 5 '08 by Orion Edwards
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I've seen (and written) plenty of posts which have been edited by others to correct typos, broken URLs and so on. I think everyone can agree this is a good thing. How about editing for poor/broken En …
asked Aug 25 '08 by Orion Edwards
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/me wins Really it's just a cunning ploy to get people to remain active in the site, rather than growing bored of it after a few days. I have to say, it works staggeringly well
answered Oct 9 '08 by Orion Edwards
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Sad to say, but I don't even understand a majority of the questions posed here I have a university degree, My job title is "Senior Software Engineer", and I've been programming professionally for …
answered Feb 25 '09 by Orion Edwards
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Any ideas on the best way to do this? Just do what you're already doing. People will notice their rep has gone up next time they log in, view their profile, and see more votes. They can't tell t …
answered Aug 11 '08 by Orion Edwards
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I personally would prefer it to keep everything and let the ranking system filter out the muck (that is after all, the whole point of such systems), but I refuse to label myself an anythingist or subs …
answered Aug 5 '08 by Orion Edwards
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I have a ton of rep, but I've posted my fair share of dumb answers. My take on it is that rep means "This person knows stuff," however, it doesn't mean they know the particular stuff you are asking a …
answered Sep 4 '08 by Orion Edwards
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I think you should leave a "Edited by name for reason" at the bottom of the post The Stack Overflow revision history page shows edits and comments already. I'd probably just put something like "C …
answered Aug 25 '08 by Orion Edwards
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I'd like to take advantage of this (I have 17k rep on SO) but I can't find a link to the promo page any more? The ad isn't showing up for me no matter how many pages I view on SO. Is the promo finishe …
answered Sep 9 '09 by Orion Edwards