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These questions are not on-topic according to the help center. Specifically, Jenkins questions typically violate the rules that disallow questions about "programming and software development" (Jenkins is primarily a software development tool) and "issues specific to corporate IT support and networks" (Jenkins is typically used in a corporate CI/CD ...


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However, I edited the question about three times, as I thought my question gave me answers that I was not expecting (not that they were bad). You must understand that I spent over 3 hours researching my answer to your question. I had, at that point modified my answer at least five times to address your concerns expressed in your comments. I was ...


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Its not a forum, its a Q&A site, and that's where a good chunk of the problem is. People are not going to be happy if they spent time and effort writing an answer, then finding the question changed... more than once. There's a term "Chameleon Question" - and even a main meta post about exit strategies So fundamentally - its ok to refine a question. ...


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My sense is that we could have handled the subject thread better. The question was closed as opinion based. Perhaps that was the closest close reason for other issues people had with the question. I don't actually see a closure reason at all. The question appears on-topic, factually answerable, in-scope, and not opinion-based. Perhaps people are reading ...


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As someone who downvoted your answer and flagged it as not an answer, I can explain my feelings/rationale this way: Good answers to bad questions create an atmosphere where people will just post bad questions. This happens very regularly, and it degrades the quality of this site. Simple as that. Sometimes you can post good answers to bad questions if ...


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I'm following the FAQ instructions, but I don't have even the described icon to click to accept the answer. They didn’t post an answer. They simply left some comments for you. Ask them to post the comment that solved your issue as an answer and then you can check it off as such.


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Done. updating post history, 26 rows affected (pipe delimited) updating posts, 19 rows affected (pipe delimited) Target tag 'logitech-unifying-receiver' doesn't exist, renaming to 'unifying-receiver' rename result: 1 rows affected tag remapping of [logitech-unifying-receiver] and [unifying-receiver] complete! remapping 0 synonyms 1 favorite and ignored ...


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Why was my question deleted with the "Your answer does not answer the original question" reason? The answers to the meta question you link to recommend answering the original question first, before including your "however you should be doing this instead" answer: They're more valid if you answer the surface question, and then solve the “but actually ...


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