Zibbobz
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Vote-hunting on trivial questions
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I feel like this is a cure for the symptoms, rather than the disease. Yes, it's easy to get a lot of votes by answering popular questions - that's by design. Answering a question that holds a lot ...

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47 answers
163 votes
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What privilege should 30k users get?
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An Avatar Border A simple colored border around the avatar to highlight the user's high level of respect on individual SE site. It could be given a unique color for each SE so that it doesn't just ...

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3 votes
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Is it wrong to lie when asking a question?
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Asking a question to get a useful answer for others is allowed, and even encouraged, on SE sites. You can even offer your own answer before posting the question, if you feel the question is common ...

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Change wording of "Looks OK" on Low Quality Post review option
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The problem with your suggested rephrasing "Deletion Not Required" or "Don't Delete" is that it implies the options for moderators are limited to "Delete" or "Let it be". A conscientious mod could ...

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What is wrong with questions about favorite things on Stack Overflow?
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6 votes

The focus on questions that have a single answer has been a long-standing aspect of SE. It is that way because this is a questions-and-answers site, not a web forum. This doesn't mean that opinion-...

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Are there any Stack Exchange website(s) for asking questions about animals and insects?
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This is strongly dependent on what type of question you have to ask. As @HDE226868 pointed out, for questions about Zoology (animal behavior) and entomology (insects) Biology.SE is your best choice. ...

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We could use better management of popular, but "bad" questions
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I don't think this is a problem. Questions that have historically been good, or that have a strong significance to the site, but that no longer match the site's purpose, should be locked. That ...

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3 votes
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Is the auto-conversion of some answers to comments a bug that can be used to comment?
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To answer the question in your title - Yes, auto-converting low-quality answers into comments can technically be used by low-rep users to write comments. They can also 'use' a moderator's ability to ...

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Can I ask about a perceived structural problem with another Stack Exchange site?
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That depends. If your question is about the overall structure of SE across multiple sites, it is a question about SE and should be posted on Meta.SE If your question is specific to the SE site and ...

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How to raise close flag multiple times
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If you are voting to close the question because it has been heavily downvoted, you are closing it for the wrong reason. A low-score question is not necessarily a question that needs to be closed - it ...

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Why isn't the edit privilege tied to the user's actual number of edits?
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4 votes

There are two sides to this coin: The user has earned this privilege legitimately, or this user has not earned this privilege legitimately. Both sides of this coin say that this is acceptable. Let'...

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Move Skeptics Stack Exchange to the 'Science' section
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Let's consider what Skeptics.SE is about. From their own help page: Skeptics Stack Exchange is for challenging unreferenced notable claims, pseudoscience and biased results. Skeptics is about ...

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3 votes
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Is there any way to see which questions have the highest views for a site?
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As @nicael suggested, the SE Data Explorer can be used to create a query that will return a result set with this information. The query to use is: select top 500 id as [Post Link], ViewCount from ...

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6 votes
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Where can I ask a question about harmfulness/benefits/control of an indoor insect pest?
4 votes

In all seriousness, Lifehacks might be a good choice for you - they're all about finding ways to use things in the life to get the most optimally advantageous position. In other words, they really ...

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Reputation inflation
2 votes

This isn't a fake issue - there are users who post occasional high-quality questions, a slew of okay questions, and then several highly problematic ones over the course of their SE career, and they ...

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Is the Stack Overflow site offline?
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3 votes

Down for everyone or just me indicates that SO is working properly, so it's almost certainly an issue on your end. Check that you don't have any router or browser issues with accessing the site. A ...

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Do we really need all these computer science / programming places?
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First of all, you need to explain why the reasons given in this answer for each SE being different are not valid before we can even consider merging them together. Second, and to address your specific ...

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What is a meta for?
9 votes

It would be a good idea to encourage new users, who might not be aware of Meta sites, to visit them with questions about the site, especially if they don't understand why their question has been ...

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1 votes
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Not sure which site to post my vague programming question
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This question is broad. Very broad. Broad enough that parts of it cover different SE sites - UX for how your site should look, SO for how you should program specific parts of your site, CR if you're ...

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