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Suggested change 1

When a question has negative total votes (-2 or below) and is also being nominated for closing (by 2 or more), any user who is about to begin writing an answer will be given the following popup:

(1) Answers written for a question with negative total votes and being nominated for closing will not give its answerer any positive reputation points, even if the answer is upvoted.

(2) If the question is deleted later, your answer will be deleted as well.

(3) If the question later gets a positive total vote, or if the closing nominations are withdrawn, reputations will be awarded for upvotes on your answer.

(4) The question asker is allowed to improve the question, but in this process the question may have been altered significantly such that your answer might become irrelevant.

I understand the bloody consequences

Nevermind I don't want to waste time on this dude

In some sense, this tries to discourage other users from writing an answer on a soon-to-be-deleted question. If the answerer still chooses to, it is on the answerer's own volition.


Suggested change 2

Try to make it really really easy to link to Wikipedia articles so that question askers who is simply knowledge-deficient can spend some time reading before they proceed to ask the question.


Suggested change 3

Thanks to @gnat's link, and my reflection.

Delete the question right away, but forward the original URL into a private chatroom (or even an iframe that pretends to be embedded inside the familiar "main site look-and-feel"), which can only be seen by the asker, the commenters, and the authors of the now-deleted answers. All others should see the 404.

This serves to reduce the cognitive load and repellant factor of having to switch the mode to "a different site" that is the "chatroom".


Suggested change 1

When a question has negative total votes (-2 or below) and is also being nominated for closing (by 2 or more), any user who is about to begin writing an answer will be given the following popup:

(1) Answers written for a question with negative total votes and being nominated for closing will not give its answerer any positive reputation points, even if the answer is upvoted.

(2) If the question is deleted later, your answer will be deleted as well.

(3) If the question later gets a positive total vote, or if the closing nominations are withdrawn, reputations will be awarded for upvotes on your answer.

(4) The question asker is allowed to improve the question, but in this process the question may have been altered significantly such that your answer might become irrelevant.

I understand the bloody consequences

Nevermind I don't want to waste time on this dude

In some sense, this tries to discourage other users from writing an answer on a soon-to-be-deleted question. If the answerer still chooses to, it is on the answerer's own volition.


Suggested change 2

Try to make it really really easy to link to Wikipedia articles so that question askers who is simply knowledge-deficient can spend some time reading before they proceed to ask the question.


Suggested change 1

When a question has negative total votes (-2 or below) and is also being nominated for closing (by 2 or more), any user who is about to begin writing an answer will be given the following popup:

(1) Answers written for a question with negative total votes and being nominated for closing will not give its answerer any positive reputation points, even if the answer is upvoted.

(2) If the question is deleted later, your answer will be deleted as well.

(3) If the question later gets a positive total vote, or if the closing nominations are withdrawn, reputations will be awarded for upvotes on your answer.

(4) The question asker is allowed to improve the question, but in this process the question may have been altered significantly such that your answer might become irrelevant.

I understand the bloody consequences

Nevermind I don't want to waste time on this dude

In some sense, this tries to discourage other users from writing an answer on a soon-to-be-deleted question. If the answerer still chooses to, it is on the answerer's own volition.


Suggested change 2

Try to make it really really easy to link to Wikipedia articles so that question askers who is simply knowledge-deficient can spend some time reading before they proceed to ask the question.


Suggested change 3

Thanks to @gnat's link, and my reflection.

Delete the question right away, but forward the original URL into a private chatroom (or even an iframe that pretends to be embedded inside the familiar "main site look-and-feel"), which can only be seen by the asker, the commenters, and the authors of the now-deleted answers. All others should see the 404.

This serves to reduce the cognitive load and repellant factor of having to switch the mode to "a different site" that is the "chatroom".

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Suggested change 1

When a question has negative total votes (-2 or below) and is also being nominated for closing (by 2 or more), any user who is about to begin writing an answer will be given the following popup:

(1) Answers written for a question with negative total votes and being nominated for closing will not give its answerer any positive reputation points, even if the answer is upvoted.

(2) If the question is deleted later, your answer will be deleted as well.

(3) If the question later gets a positive total vote, or if the closing nominations are withdrawn, reputations will be awarded for upvotes on your answer.

(4) The question asker is allowed to improve the question, but in this process the question may have been altered significantly such that your answer might become irrelevant.

I understand the bloody consequences

Nevermind I don't want to waste time on this dude

In some sense, this tries to discourage other users from writing an answer on a soon-to-be-deleted question. If the answerer still chooses to, it is on the answerer's own volition.


Suggested change 2

Try to make it really really easy to link to Wikipedia articles so that question askers who is simply knowledge-deficient can spend some time reading before they proceed to ask the question.