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About that “Good Subjective Bad Subjective” blog post and Programmers

In the continuing effort to clean up our image and the historical pathways that people find Programmers.SE (in the spirit of Update "Introducing Programmers" blog to reflect site scope ...
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How can I improve my question to fit the site better?

I recently asked a question that was downvoted a few times. I've read some help pages (on-topic/off-topic etc.) and thought my question can fit the site. After a downvote and a comment I got about ...
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Update “Introducing Programmers” blog to reflect site scope change

In the Introducing programmers.stackexchange.com blog post, Jeff announces our site with great fanfare. And while I'm all for promoting our site, there are a few problems with that post that I think ...
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Would my question be on topic for Programmers?

I have looked through What topics can I ask about here? in the help-centre. If I were to define a category for my question I would go with freelancing and business concerns. On the other hand I have ...
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How did this user amass more than 2k worth of reputation?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/users/26782/goma Two Questions: How did this user amass more than 2k worth of reputation? Does their history of asking non-constructive questions put ...
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User who asks many low quality questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How did this user amass more than 2k worth of reputation? I have seen this user posting many low quality/off-topic questions. Many of these are getting closed and ...
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Are useful(?) answers to off-topic questions useful to the community?

A clearly off-topic question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/106165/what-is-the-relationship-between-chuck-norris-and-programmers/ I wrote an answer making it clear that ...