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Great Expectations… or, at least, user expectations

Well I just saw a second Meta question expressing strong ill-will for this site after first witnessing this, seemingly well-trodden, battlefield. Given that I am already weary of it, I can only assume ...
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Favorite questions and answers of 2015

I think we spend a bit too much time talking about what's wrong with Programmers.SE, and who is or is not to blame for it. In particular, it's probably fair to say that some of the curmudgeons active ...
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Delete or preserve this question and answers about obscure sorting algorithms?

In my opinion this question should be preserved even though it is bad, because it has nice answers worthy of preserving. To pick one example, I personally found idea of sleep sort to be rather ...
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What is the current definition of a poll?

I'm sorry, been trying to play by the rules as of late (or just avoid programmers.se) but I got notified that I had a notable question and when I went to look at it, I found that it was closed. So, ...
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Poll type question - Should it be closed?

I've noticed this question; If you had the power to remove one thing in your daily job, what would it be? floating around on the 'active' page and I can't help but wonder how this is still open when ...
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How can I create a poll as part of a question in stackexchange?

Is there any obvious way to create a poll in stackexchange? Seems like a cool feature to have particularly in programmers.stackexchange.
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Polling as a measure to prevent answer flood.

Here is an example (speculative) of the question: What IDE do you like. So, shortly we'd see something like: 'VS6 blah-blah..' x500 'blah-blamm VS2010..' x100 'bzzzz Eclipse..' x1000 'vim is cool!' ...