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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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User A has provided an answer to user B's question. User B (the OP) responded to the answer: No, you CANNOT [do that thing suggested in your answer]. If you do [your suggested aproach] -- well gue …
asked Aug 29 '13 by apsillers
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Apparently, I am not the only one who thinks it's points farming, I have seen users all over stack exchange complaining about it The only people I've ever seen complain about this particular beha …
answered Aug 28 '13 by apsillers
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Let's assume the best case: you limit your question to ask only about objectively-verifiable fields of comparison, since allowing subjective comparisons would immediately disqualify it. The domain of …
answered Sep 9 '13 by apsillers
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I've come across a deleted answer that is obvious spam: it's nothing more than a link to a site selling high-end purses. The answer has been deleted, but it's still visible to me as a 10k user. It mak …
asked Oct 2 '13 by apsillers
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You seem to be talking about the "tall head" of popular questions, as opposed to the "long tail" of less-popular niche questions. Certainly the Pareto principle applies to questions in most discipline …
answered Aug 28 '13 by apsillers
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Suppose a new user posts a question on Foo.SE. I'm confident that it's definitely off-topic for Foo.SE, but I think it might be on-topic for Bar.SE. However, the question might not be currently phrase …
asked Jun 24 '13 by apsillers