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Before I start, let's get something out of the way: So long as they have the appropriate privilege, a user can downvote a post for whatever reason.1 Though you haven't explicitly stated all of them, I am going to address a few of what I presume are your concerns:2 What is Super User supposed to be about? I asked if something was possible and my ...


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To answer the implied question of "why?" when you say: And now I cant ask a serious question! You have what is known colloquially as "history". Specifically you have a history of asking bad or off-topic questions. You have asked, in total, 10 questions on this site. 5 of those questions were closed, deleted and/or downvoted. For your information those ...


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Tbh, in this case I don't think the domain is particularly critical to a more general answer. Practically - the question involves Having an MX record. Any domain can have an MX record. The appropriate port not being open, which is critical and useful, and not domain dependent. That's a spam site.... This got more fun. I've changed the link to example....


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Since I wrote the original question very badly, contextually and structurally, of course, everybody assumed I am not very sophisticated with technology or put zero to no effort into researching the problem, hence downvoting the question and upvoting comments with the intent of me bettering my question. The community voted on the quality of the contribution ...


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Though I would like to point out that I am not asking for a product recommendation, service or learning material, though I can see why it seems like I am. (Although granted, learning material may/does apply.) While you might not be asking for a product recommendation, you are seeking our opinion, in order to determine if a browser can be trusted. ...


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I'll focus first on your question here and then on the question on the main site that prompted it. Meta Question Your question here asks if you need to prove an accepted answer works, and then paraphrases it to ask whether your question is unclear. Those actually are different questions. No, you don't need to prove an answer works. You are free to ...


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Intended non-use of software may have an impact on question applicability The help centre notes: You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face. A strict reading of the bolded phrase would rule out a question if you did not intend to use the software, as it would not be a[n] "actual problem that you face". ...


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It can't be right, can it? I did what I always do when a user appears to have solved their question and submits a comment to indicate that fact. That was the sole reason for my close vote. Also, a person is entitled to also try different software, it doesn't mean they are no longer going to try that other software, and it doesn't make a question invalid. ...


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… I was trying to … explain … where I was coming from, explaining that I am actually pretty in-touch with a lot of things … “I am very mature.” “I am very beautiful.” “I am very honest.” “I am very intelligent.” “I am actually pretty in-touch with a lot of things …” You should probably never make statements like these (about yourself), ...


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