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Acknowledging "thank you"s

While giving and receiving a "thank you" is fine as far as comments go they are, in the long term, little more than noise. In the long term the best "this helped"/"thank you" is an accepted tick or ...
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How do we care for a user who appears to be dying soon?

Personally I would advocate removing the "please help me soon, I'm dying" comments. The more we allow these style of comments then the more potential it has for being abused. Instead of giving ...
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How do we care for a user who appears to be dying soon?

I wouldn't consider such a question fundamentally exceptional - with regards to the eventual mortality of the poster. There's a few aspects I'd consider - I'm sorry if some of these points sound ...
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How do we care for a user who appears to be dying soon?

Keep in mind that what follows below is just my opinion, and you may agree/disagree with parts of it. Feel free to comment or provide your own answer. I don't think there is any way we can (or should)...
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