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Is it bad form to ask questions about problems I don't have?

While developing a Drupal site, I resolved many problems, and I think the solutions I adopted could be helpful to other users too. I was thinking of asking questions on Drupal Answers, for which I ...
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Is it possible to pull Drupal questions from StackOverflow to Drupal Answers?

Given that there is a large number of questions on Stack Overflow related to Drupal, could we pull some of the good ones over to Drupal Answers? Otherwise, you're going down that redundancy path, ...
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What information should be given when asking a question?

What information should be necessarily given when asking a question? What other information could help?
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Version Tags in 2017 and onward

In How do we want to handle questions with radically different answers for Drupal 7 (and lower) and Drupal 8 (and higher)?, we solicited thoughts on how we as a community want to handle the fact that ...
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What should I do when I see spam posts?

I found a post that I consider merely spam. What should I do? Should I down-vote the spam, remove the spam link, or post a question on the meta site to ask them to delete the spam?
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Which terminology and abbreviations are used in Drupal?

Which terms (and abbreviations), used in Drupal, can I find in posts on Drupal Answers? What do they mean?
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How do @-references work?

In comments, it is possible to use @-references to get the attention of a user. Which users can be referred using @ followed by the username? Are there users that are automatically notified of a ...
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What should I do when I put sensitive information in a post, and I need to remove them?

I have written sensitive information (e.g. email address, password) in a post I wrote on Drupal Answers. What can I do to remove that information from the post I created? Is it enough I edit the post ...
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When editing a post, should I Americanize spelling?

I am editing a post, and cleaning up general formatting, spelling, and grammar. Is is OK to also Americanize spelling (eg, change "behaviour" to "behavior")?
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Does Drupal Answers use Drupal?

Does Drupal Answers use Drupal, or other software?
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Are tags allowed in question's titles?

Is it fine to write a title like the following ones? Views: How do I create a list of OG groups for which the current user has edit privileges? Views/jQuery/jCarousel/Galleria/Colorbox - best ...
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What should I do when an answer has been added as comment?

I have found a question without an answer, but there is a comment that answers it. What should be done in such cases?
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Is it OK to post the same answer on multiple questions?

I have seen some very similar questions to the site, and have an answer that I think will help future readers. Is it OK to post the exact same answer to all of these questions?
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Do I get the bounty, if I answer my own question?

I just wanted to know if the bounty goes away to other users. If my answer is best voted, to whom the bounty will go?
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I see a question with poorly formatted code. Should I fix it?

I have seen a question that has some poorly formatted code in it. Should I edit it to fix the formatting?
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How can the Community user approve suggested edits?

I see that the Community user is not a real person, but only a background process. I was just curious to know that how can a process decide whether the suggested edit by the user should be approved/...
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Drupal resource links

What are the links to Drupal resources that can help in understanding how Drupal works, and how to develop a Drupal project?
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What is the “untagged” tag?

I see there are some questions tagged untagged. What does the tag mean? What should I do when I find questions tagged with that tag?
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Why do new users keep writing as answer something that should be a comment? What should I do in these cases?

I noticed that new users keep writing as answer something that doesn't answer the question being asked; most of the times the user is asking more information about a given answer, or a completely ...
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What should be done with questions that give the link for the code instead of showing it?

There are some questions that don't show the code for which the question is being asked, but give a link to the code. What should be done with these questions?