10 votes
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What should I do about a question I posted that is not answered?

Wait. Eventually someone will answer the question. There is also a system that automatically 'bumps' questions without answers to the front page after a certain amount of time. We also have a section ...
7 votes
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How is one sentence of unsubstantiated opinion the best answer?

Depends on the question, but upvotes to an extent is a popularity contest. Unlikely No, pick what you consider to be the best answer. That said, that's a pretty odd question, and I'm waffling on ...
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7 votes

Leaving a comment on non-answers

The purpose of the First Posts review queue is to help new users get up to speed by giving them feedback if needed. All the queue does is identify new users' initial posts in an easy to find place to ...
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7 votes
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Leaving a comment on non-answers

Should I also leave the new user a comment, explaining that answer posts are for actual answers? You are not obliged to leave comments when flagging, but it is good to leave the user something to ...
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6 votes
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Better understanding "not an answer" flags

I think this flag was declined because the moderator saw the following text in the user's answer... On going into BIOS and checking the boot sequence I found that the Kindle had become the 1st boot ...
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3 votes

Leaving a comment on non-answers

Once you flag an answer as NAA, it goes to the low-quality queue. Reviewers in this queue are able to leave canned comments about questions posted as answers, comments posted as answers and a few ...
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What should we do when new users post questions as an answer?

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 ...
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3 votes
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Is this answer with 140 up votes really an answer?

This list is the key: Here are a few things it might or not be capable of—but only one at a time: charging the device itself with 20V / 3A. charging a connected device with 20V / 3A. ...
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Is this answer with 140 up votes really an answer?

(Disclaimer - I posted a competing answer and as such in this situation I've mostly left that answer in the hands of my fellow mods.) I'd admit, on its own, it was a little ranty. On the other hand, ...
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2 votes
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Why was this First Post deleted even if it does not deserve deletion?

You picked "No Action Needed" on a post where at least an edit would have been the action required. It's not fine as-is, as the entire first sentence should have been at least edited out. That is the ...
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