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Work is hard, let's color the walls
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Users participating in the C tag watch a unicorn dying because a new fella casts the return value of malloc().

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What is better to do with question that at first sign was great, but after author's remark looks like a 'local incident'?
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This is a typo question, so it should be closed (discussed here). I've voted for closure as "off-topic".

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What is an Appropriate Question for Meta Stack Overflow if not this?
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10 votes

It is an appropriate question for Meta. It's just that people disagree with you (i. e. they don't find your feature request useful or necessary). Just to clarify your doubt: A down vote = ...

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Is it reasonable to add c++ tag to questions tagged with c?
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No, it's not reasonable at all - C and C++ are very different languages, and there more often are differences than not. And after all, we don't need even more confusion (and "C/C++" questions).

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My Spam flag was declined... What's the tipping point for spam?
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Yes, it is indeed spam. It has nothing to do with the topic of SO, let alone the question. It's just a link which serves as advertisement. I have flagged it as spam and voted for deletion. (In the ...

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Should I down-vote an answer that works but promotes bad practices?
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Should I down-vote an answer that works but promotes bad practices? Yes, definitely. "It works" is not enough. (Often, it only appears to be working; something I often encounter when reviewing C or ...

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Why was off-topic flag declined?
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In my humble opinion, the question does fit the "recommend or find a tool, library or favorite off-site resource" closure reason: a co-worker or teacher who regularly assists you with your code is an ...

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Why people don't notice separate websites for special topics on Stack Exchange?
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Because some people are... ...lazy. They don't make the effort to fire up Google and search for a relevant site for their questions. They heard about Stack Overflow once, and without reading the FAQ, ...

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Deputy badge after a reputation of 3000
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On your profile, there's a section on the right with the title 'helpful flags', check it. Also, flags can be raised for rude comments, non-answers and low quality questions (along with voting for ...

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What formatting example should replace "his suicide note" in the Markdown help?
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if(system("make me a sandwich") == EPERM) /* What? Make it yourself. */ system("sudo make me a sandwich"); /* Okay. */

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