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How can we stop first questions where the user has a task (usually homework) and is just asking for code

Yes, there are some saintly souls who gently direct users to the FAQ and other missives, but surely it isn't beyond our ken to force users to agree to a minimum number of checks when they make their ...
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helping students help themselves

I read this post and it gave some ideas. This is just a rough sketch. Do you think it has wings? a new area is created on relevant SE sites called something like "help me with my homework". giving ...
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How effective is the quality filter against this question with all-caps brief title and text?

The question DETERMINISTIC FINITE STATE MACHINE (10k link) had the content of: DESIGNING A SIMPLE DETERMINISTIC FINITE STATE MACHINE TO RECOGNISE A VALID DUT PASSWORD NUMBER. IT ,MUST FIRST INCLUDE ...
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Why does this homework dump deserve to stay on site (while prior was deleted)?

This homework dump has been quickly deleted - Problem : Valid Segments 1. Consider text comprised of blah blah. Task is to find out blah blah. Next day, it was slightly modified and reposted from ...
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Please increase rate limit for new users asking questions to one used at Stack Overflow (1 per 90 minutes)

As September is coming, site is getting spammed by zero effort homework dumps. Particularly passionate spammers even drop their garbage at us at highest rate allowed (today examples: 1, 2, 3, 4 - 10K ...
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If I was a homework cheater, [duplicate]

...if I was a homework cheater, I would applaud an approach like that... I'm for deletion if not improved in a reasonable timeframe. But minutes after closure is, I think, too speedy. I tend to ...
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Open letter to students with homework problems

It is September once again (today is the 8755th day of September), and once again students are asking their homework problems on Stack Overflow and SoftwareEngineering.SE. We start seeing questions ...