Letharion
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Very poor quality questions everywhere (like panels everywhere but without the magical feeling...)
12 votes

I have no objection to you being militant about closing poor quality questions. In fact, I've had a general feeling for a long time that the quality has been heading downwards, and it largely has ...

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Is it ok to ask how a particular module works?
7 votes

From What types of questions should I avoid asking?. Your questions should be reasonably scoped. If you can imagine an entire book that answers your question, you’re asking too much. So for those ...

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Is it ok for sites to copy questions and inject advertising?
4 votes

In short, I think it's allowed as long as your clear about where the content comes from. That doesn't appear to be the case here, so I think the site should be reported. Latest, as far as I'm aware, ...

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Un-awarded bounty refunded on deleting post
3 votes

As @bala said in comments, this only works because you got no answers. As soon as there are answers posted, you can't remove the question anymore without the help of a mod. So I don't think there's a ...

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Shouldn't there be an HTML5 tag on DrupalAnswers?
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I don't think we should create the tag. Essentially, because we actually have a specific close reason for that type of question Questions on programming, PHP, SQL, etc. that do not relate directly ...

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Is there any way to see who downvotes a post?
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3 votes

No, there is no way to do that. There is a longer and relevant discussion on the topic here: A call to provide explanations for a down-voted question After taking a look at the two questions you have ...

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A call to provide explanations for a down-voted question
3 votes

tl;dr: In general, I think that encouragement and guidance are better tools than punishment. So upvoting good posts is better than downvoting bad ones. That said, I will confess to having downvoted ...

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What to do with chat?
2 votes

I agree, no one was there, usually, which of course meant less motivation to be there. I don't particularly care if the news is there or not. If a conversation does get going, the problem will solve ...

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Could it be beneficial to implement canonical question
2 votes

Moved out from original question: We've previously concluded we see a great deal of low quality questions: Very poor quality questions everywhere (like panels everywhere but without the magical ...

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Is a question about getting Drush to work in a Bash environment off-topic?
1 votes

Kiamlaluno alludes to this as well, but I think the particular problem here is that the question in absolutely no way ties the problem to Drupal. When a question with so little information is posted,...

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How can an answer starting with "I think" and containing just a line be an answer?
1 votes

I say we definitely do not want such answers, and the community's opinion is quite clear. It has two comments (one by yourself) making this remark, and it's downvoted thrice, once by me.

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