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Your questions are relatively simple in the context of what the core content is but difficult to read and understand at first glance. I personally think the mixed formatting of your questions — with seemingly randomized bolding and italicization as well as unnecessary headers — makes me not even want to read the question. First off, I answer and participate ...


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Thanks for your interest in participating! The reputation system can be a little bit confusing at first, but rest assured - it's not that we think you aren't cool. Start out by taking the tour. It explains all the basic concepts of how the site works. If you check out the privileges page you can see how much reputation each new privilege requires and how ...


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From my experience on StackOverflow, and a bit on Bicycle Stack Exchange & Cryptography Stack Exchange, responses are unexpectedly fast and helpful. However, in spite of my best efforts with SU , I am having no such luck. My questions appear to be being ignored. Well, the most common response time to a question here is no more than 5 minutes: This is ...


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Unfortunately, they don't get removed unless there's a very good reason (i.e. obvious spam, sock puppet used for voting irregularities, etc). We appreciate content, and with the CC-WIKI license of all the stuff you post, it belongs to Stack Exchange Inc. and the world! If it is potentially helpful, it will stay on the site. If it's blatantly unuseful, then ...


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It may not be "fair" to lock comments, but the question is entirely off topic for this site and the comments were not doing anything to change that. If the comments had been "you can edit your question to be on topic" or "try this other site where your question may be on topic" then fine, but they were not. The comments were ...


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Let's clarify something: this is a free Q&A site where everyone participating—and mostly those who answer questions—volunteers their time to help others. It's the actual process of doing so that should keep users doing it. Why else would I be spending my time here? And that does not even include the possibility to learn something yourself by researching ...


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Low-rep users actually can upload images with the built-in upload tool (to stack.imgur.com). What they can't do is display those images inline, which is what the upload tool inserts. It's a little unintuitive that a warning appears saying you can't insert images, when the link by itself would have been fine. An improvement could be made here - if a user ...


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Until mid-2010, all links counted toward the limit. This is indeed to prevent spam. Since intra-SE links aren't going to be of much use to spammers (as mentioned by Journeyman Geek in the comments), there was an MSE feature request to exempt them from the accounting. It was approved, implemented (cf. status-completed), and is now in effect.


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Turns out I cannot close my own question as duplicate, because the other question I found is not on this site but on meta.stackexchange.com. Keeping the question to allow others to find this answer that I found here: What happens with votes cast with rep < 15 exactly? What does recorded mean exactly? Recorded in database, separate table. (...


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I believe the issue here is not whether or not the comments were appropriate or not, but rather the speed at which the actions were taken. I really think the timing is the issue here. But first, this… “This user (Mokubai) should be banned in my opinion.” I might have sympathy towards your point of view, but if you truly believe that someone should be ...


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I have found that one thing applies for all Stack Exchange sites, and all other forums for technical questions. If you ask a question which is hard and if the answer is not reachable with search engine easily — and especially if you don't frame your question in a good way, because of lack of knowledge of the subject — you won't get an answer, at least not ...


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I can't speculate about the Big Sur question, but I'll take a bite on the other one Two reasons I suspect – Firstly, while incredibly neat, and I keep trying to talk myself out of getting one every 3 months, the GDC beast is a very niche piece of kit. Only a very specific class of enthusiast, who happens to want to game on a laptop with no discrete video ...


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Yes, no and there's no visibility of it. There's super limited cases where mods can see who voted on a post anyway. So if you want it up voted, you can upvote it again I'm told the results of new user upvotes are stored but even as a mod, I don't think there's any visibility or practical value in them


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When any user posts a question as an answer, flag it for a moderator, marking it as "not an answer". Downvote if you so wish. But this, this is just a question: Thanks Nelson for the code I have almost the same question than jimtut, but I try to "toggle" the view with a single script. [...] I tried different ways to "read" the ...


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First, decide what is the "problem": The answer will not work for current version of OS or application (but still the same Windows 7, or same Windows 10) The ideal solution is to edit the answer and provide a working answer. If you don't know the working answer, leave an edit to explain that this is not working per date/version and the reason. Per ...


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Since this is not dangerous in any way, but simply a wrong answer, please do not flag it. Down voting and leaving a comment is the way to go here.


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Is Super User slow to respond to questions in relation to other networks for all and in general According to https://stackexchange.com/sites#percentanswered (mirror), superuser.com currently ranks 166 out of 177 in terms of the percentage of questions that get answered. This doesn't take into account the many removed questions. Then, 11 days ago, from this ...


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The problem in my opinion is this user hasn't given enough details in any of them to receive an adequate answer. (The answers to the questions can only be generic). As far as I can see, this user does not respond to comments asking for clarification & additional details. If a question requires clarification, and the author of the question refuses to ...


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I have tried to help this user to no avail. As you pointed out in the question Tim, I am just wasting my time. In the most recent question, the user can still return and mark the answer helpful, but has not. The root of the problem with this user is that they are trying to impress us that they know all about Level 2 and Level 3 layers, but does not even ...


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