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What is the purpose of downvoting community wikis?

No, there is no difference. If the answer is wrong, doesn't work or whatever else in terms of not being helpful, it warrants a downvote. Being set as community wiki, or even being old, is not a ...
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Should we be copying other Stack Exchange sites Q&As so we can create "canonical" Q&As here?

There's nothing legally wrong with copying an answer wholesale, provided there's clear attribution. Content creators agreed to those guidelines when they posted on a Stack Exchange site. That said, I'...
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Should we be copying other Stack Exchange sites Q&As so we can create "canonical" Q&As here?

The various aspects of the question are well laid out and I completely agree with Ben N's answer. What I want to focus on is the relative "gravity" of the issues. One set of issues relates to scope ...
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Clarification about bounty award allocation for a community wiki post

Yes, bounties can be awarded to community wiki answers. The restriction on reputation gain applies only to voting. See this Meta post: Does bounty apply to a CW question?. The thread linked in that ...
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Should we be copying other Stack Exchange sites Q&As so we can create "canonical" Q&As here?

I feel the right way to do something that might be to the 'letter' but not the spirit of the rules would have been to ask on meta first. This is one of those cases. It sets a bad precedent both for ...
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User created Wiki answer without the necessary rep

Create wiki post is at 10 rep - 100 rep is for editing CW posts.
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How do you find/access community wiki questions?

The search box supports a variety of extra search terms such as wiki:yes ( or ":no") and is:question This search will show you all the questions which are community wiki: https://superuser.com/search?...
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Should we be copying other Stack Exchange sites Q&As so we can create "canonical" Q&As here?

I fully agree that closing questions as duplicate from other site of stackexchange would be an easy solution. Now let's discuss the situation in general when the question is a good quality one, it's ...

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