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This tag is for questions about answers: how to answer, whether specific answers are appropriate, and so forth.

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The goal of the site is to provide answers (period) This site is all about getting answers. It's not a discussion forum. There's no chit-chat. [1] The best answers (as judged by the community … seeing a post) are voted to the top. The accepted answer is what the asker (original poster) believes is the answer he/she is looking for. Multiple answers provide an avenue to explain something that …
answered Sep 10 '13 by phwd
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question tags are wrong! (Joe is such a good guy) Joe fixes the tags At 03:23 nevayeshirazi answers as well to see if he can help the user in distress. nevayeshirazi may have seen the question at 03:20 …
answered Feb 12 '12 by phwd
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I think it does using the is:answer in search then sorting by votes. stackoverflow.com/search?tab=votes&q=is%3aanswer
answered May 24 '11 by phwd
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I think I get what you are saying in terms of presentation. Basically, at least, both of us want a repository of questions and answers that accurately reflects the current available information to …
answered May 3 '13 by phwd
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I would say ignore it the first time after all it is only 1 down-vote (-2 points per person) but -n times for the voter. Remember there will always be people with different behaviour/cultures/reacti …
answered Jan 20 '11 by phwd
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Because it wasn't grokkable to common folk, we are a dynamic knowledge repo, not a lookup book. Do you see on Wikipedia the content squeezed into concise answers? Help your community learn from the … Could you edit your answer? To which you reply no because you may feel the conciseness answers the question. Then the moderator decides to explain why it would help to elaborate. You disagree. Thread …
answered Apr 19 '12 by phwd
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Popular (1,000 views) Notable (2,500 views) and Famous Question (10,000 views) Badges In any event none of the previous badges use number of answers a question gets as a quantifier so I see no reason to start now. Votes currently indicate how well the question is viewed by the community. …
answered Apr 20 '11 by phwd