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Maybe part of the conflict is that questions and answers use unnecessary personal speech. "How can I", "should I", "you can", "you should". While it is common to talk like that in real life, it makes a problem that should be perfectly technical seem personal. Take the ego out of the problem, make the question abstract, and it may feel less like a difference ...


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The question is how can I stop someone from making massive changes to a question which I feel are at odds with the original? Basically you can't prevent the changes to happen. Well, there is the concept of locking. And right there, it talks about "edit wars" (what is basically what you experience on small scale). But you as "ordinary" user can not lock ...


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How to handle situation when another community member has a different view Whatever you do, you do not want to be this person: Handling disagreement and frustration is an immensely important skill. It's very important to know when to disengage and walk away. Sometimes you just need to let it go. Also, it's perfectly fine (and necessary) to downvote posts ...


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How to handle situation when another community member has a different view Accept reality. That happens all the time. Especially regarding technical issues, it is rather: If the answer tries to answer the question, but gets that wrong, it is still an answer. The appropriate reaction is a downvote, and maybe a comment why the answer is incorrect. But ...


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The longer you use Stack Exchange sites, the more often you will encounter other users who have a different view to you. My advice is to listen to what they say but, if what they say does not seem right to you, then try to explain why. Always try to support your point of view using examples, and data, if it is available. Some people choose to agree to ...


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