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Should we request a banner to communicate our policy regarding generative AI in posts?

Staff recently completed a test of a banner to inform users of a site's policy regarding the use of generative AI, finding that it doesn't significantly impact answer rates but that it does reduce the ...
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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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Why are we getting so many off topic 'debug this for me' questions? what can we do about it?

Yes, this is a duplicate of Using Programmers as "learning and training area" for Stack Overflow kind questions intended to re-ask the question more clearly and without the tangents of ...
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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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Could we please detect troublesome questions using Stack Overflow data and offload them to Triage review for an hour or two?

Propose to detect troublesome questions using Stack Overflow quality scoring data and put them to Triage queue for an hour or two. If the timeout expires before decision is made, let questions go to ...
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Is this something that we can learn from Stack Overflow?

A (first-day) user quickly dropped two code dumps at our front page: 1, 2. That's all-right, 'it happens, and these will probably be closed and deleted soon, which is fine. What made me raise ...
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Update "Introducing Programmers" blog to reflect site scope change

In the Introducing 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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Is there a plan to test Triage review at Programmers?

Triage review is being tested at Stack Overflow for about three weeks now. I briefly "triaged" it myself and as far as I can tell, Programmers can benefit from such a review too. Is there a plan to ...
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10k flag handling gone and what you can do about it

With Let's get rid of the 10K flag queue (MSE), the ability for 10k users to see flags (particularly not an answer and very low quality) is gone. This means that the little blue box for notifying a ...
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