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Too many upvotes for poor quality answers

I recently complained over at Meta.Programmers that they were upvoting poor quality and often times very short answers. But I also keep an eye out for SU's hottest questions and I see exactly the same ...
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Bad answer repeat offender

There is a certain user I've seen answering some questions on SU that are... well, just bad. Most of his answers consist of a few more questions to the poster (that should be in the comments) and then ...
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What should we do with answers that are low quality but otherwise legitimate attempts to answer the question?

In my extensive time on the review queues and 10k tools, there's one thing that's always been bothering me: low-quality answers that consist of no more than a few sentences and often a link to ...
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Unattended first posts

I am fairly new in the Super User community, and I am still trying to understand how things work. So forgive me for asking this question which may seem a bit silly to some members. This is ...
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Is my answer so improbable or too low quality?

I asked a question and it was answered. However, I figured out that the origin was completely different and the circumstances will be hard to figure out, so I answered my own question, describing the ...
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Possible bug in "Low Quality Posts"

I'm going through Low Quality Posts for the month at the following link: https://superuser.com/review/low-quality-posts?s=1&pagesize=15&filter=month I scroll to the bottom of the page, and ...
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Why was this question deleted instead of closed?

I've found this question and voted to close it. For those who can't see deleted questions, here is the original text: Which One is Best News Paper App? Because there are so many newspaper ...
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What are the criteria for quality standards? Or... How do I get Super User to accept my question?

It seems a rather silly question to ask, but I'm attempting to ask a question on the location of wallpaper files on Windows XP. As always, I've explicitly stated my OS, very specifically spelled out ...
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Review Low Quality Posts - how to manage wrong answers?

Reviewing low quality posts I often find answers which are very poor quality and (probably) they're wrong (one example). I'm really struggling what to do with them Looks OK: NO, they are not ok. ...
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Low quality answers

What is a good definition of a low quality answer? While some things are clearly low quality (answers in another language for example), and others have bad grammar (I thought these were OK), where ...
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Low-Quality review queue

For low quality posts (doing the reviews), I am coming across many sort of "half answers" that don't deserve to be answers, and that I should not have to write paragraphs just for the person answering....
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Comments on Low Quality Posts

When it comes to recommending deletion of a low quality post you are presented with a series of per-assigned comments you can leave against the post. Having carried out these reviews I have come ...
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How is one sentence of unsubstantiated opinion the best answer?

I recently asked a question and received this answer: No, hard drives are in sealed enclosures and these images are marketing shots to give you an idea of the engineering inside. That's it. One ...
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Why was I banned for using one of the site features to close my own question?

I was banned from asking more questions in the community because I had closed one of my own questions. I truly respect the way the community is trying to keep the quality of questions high. That's ...
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Is this spam or only a low(er) quality answer?

There is a question concerning PureVPN VPN/PureVPN = make some apps connect directly to internet (whitelist?) The answer seems to come directly from the manufacturer, pointing to its websiste and ...
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Selection issues with Low Quality Answer edition

I sometimes come across certain low quality answers that require editing (because they are right but poorly formatted, link-only, etcetera). However, whenever I try to edit such answers, I can't ...
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How long should we wait to flag Low-Quality on barely acceptable answer?

Inspired by this answer This answer does seem attempt to answer the question, but is unfinished when posted (although it did got edited after I reminded the author). Left as is, the question will ...
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all of my low quality review posts comes blank

Look over the above picture, while reviewing I found an empty post but while clicked on edit I was able to get this answer. Am I the only one who's getting this type of errors? What would be the ...
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Why did I fail this review audit?

I was doing a Late Answers run when i came across this review which was an answer to this question go to windows setting -language -add language look if the language is different than the keyboard ...
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Why are my questions judged as low quality?

When I write questions on Super User, I often find that I am rejected when I click submit after typing a paragraph; including my previous research on the subject, and so on. It says that my question ...
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What is wrong with this question?

It is giving me "It does not meet our quality standards." for How do I link my existing account in a website to Openid account, like google account?
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Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more

I'm not good at being synthetic. This tool for checking the low quality is indeed really a great tool. When it went out there was no notice of a possible ban. I was critic about that and I'm happy ...
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Why does it mean when a flag is rejected with "aware of content that requires intervention"?

In a similar approach of slhck's problem I thought that being very descriptive instead of just clicking not an answer would help, but instead I got a new flag reason returned: I don't feel like the ...
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