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6 votes
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Which pro-forma comments already exist for SuperUser?

I'm using AutoReviewComments script and want to customize it like I did for Ask Ubuntu. I'm using as remote source.
14 votes
3 answers

Is answering to a software recommendation request considered spam?

I gave an answer today, being just a software recommendation, to a question, asking for a recommendation. It's now deleted, so here are the contents: It exists and is called muCommander brew ...
4 votes
1 answer

What's the good way to answer "What is the analog of software X for operating system Y?"

I gave an answer today, being just a software recommendation, to a question, asking for a recommendation. If you cannot see deleted answers, there was the software name, a link to homepage and ...
8 votes
2 answers

Are questions regarding "how to research things on the internet" on-topic

I came across this question: The title seemed innocent enough, but the bulk of the ...
2 votes
2 answers

General troubleshooting tips for Excel formulas and VBA

I'm interested mainly in Excel and VBA, reading a lot of questions in these topics. I often find questions like "formula doesn't work", "what is the problem with this code" for which there are a ...
2 votes
1 answer

Can we stop advertising

The most top answer of How can I tell what RAM will fit my computer? reads: Crucial is a good place to buy RAM and they have a System Scanner (Windows only) to analyse the memory that is present and ...
17 votes
2 answers

Can we PLEASE get a definitive answer on what to do with low-quality software recommendation answers?

There are numerous Meta posts on software recommendation answers, and the advice on posting them seems to be universal. How to handle low quality ones that have been posted gets murkier by the day. ...
3 votes
3 answers

When are software recommendation answers not an answer?

This question is closely related to: How to handle low quality software recommendation answers and How do I recommend software in my answers and others I thought the requirements for software ...
3 votes
1 answer

How to handle low-quality software recommendation answers?

On-Topic Questions, Low-Quality Answers There are numerous on-topic questions for which a software recommendation can be an answer. There are probably tens of thousands of existing such answers, ...
13 votes
0 answers

I have a suggestion on what to do with the Software Rec Tag

With the upcoming release of Windows 8 we expect an influx of users and questions. I feel that we need to prep for their coming. With that in mind, the software-rec is a nuisance in mine and others ...

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