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The key point about a site for professionals, from my perspective, is not that each and every question will be about an advanced topic that only those with years of experience can answer; instead, on …
answered Nov 7 '12 by jmort253
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From what I read in the FAQ, if a question is edited, that can bump it back up to the top of the list. So if some time has gone by and you have edit privileges, you could clean up the question a bit. …
answered Feb 3 '11 by jmort253
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It's not that StackExchange discourages subjective questions. In fact, the Stack Exchange network has welcomed subjective questions as long as they meet those six guidelines. The problem with your q …
answered Mar 30 '11 by jmort253
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The best approach to asking subjective questions is to ask the question objectively. If you've ever noticed how "interrogator" type personalities try to manipulate a person, you may have observed tha …
answered Mar 29 '11 by jmort253
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The reason I like this site is because of all of the thought provoking questions related to the field of programming. Many questions have involved design, but only when specifically related to prog …
answered Feb 3 '11 by jmort253
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like the entire thread was turning into a debate, with 7 answers all interpreting things differently. Questions that solicit extended discussion and/or debate are not constructive and do not belong … of examples and go from there. Then, you'd have to figure out a way to solve the discussion/debate issues. Good luck! :) …
answered Aug 20 '12 by jmort253
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In this question, we've established that this Q&A site has grown to the point where adding more moderator coverage will help maintain the standards of a Q&A site. Would the results of the last electi …
asked Apr 13 '11 by jmort253
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Is this question on-topic here on Programmers SE: Issues Tracker for both developers and end users The FAQ doesn't explicitly disallow such questions nor does it seem to explicitly allow them. In …
asked Jul 30 '12 by jmort253
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a bad day. It seems odd though that a site about conceptual questions in the field of Software Engineering has to deal with such a question, but it's something that's worth discussion to get everyone …
asked Nov 3 '13 by jmort253
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I'm going to include my answer from Meta SO on this topic. This question is not a real question. It's not an on-topic question for at least three of the reasons listed in the FAQ. It's opinionated, …
answered Mar 19 '11 by jmort253
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Just because you're new to programming doesn't make you an idiot. It just means you're, well... new to programming. I'm not sure why people show up on Stack Exchange and think that just because they'r …
answered Oct 20 '12 by jmort253
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When I encounter a post with some grammar issues, I first make some edits myself to try and improve it. If there are parts I'm not sure about, I'll leave them and then leave a comment asking the op to …
answered Aug 30 '12 by jmort253
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From that same blog post, reads the following: 2. Great subjective questions tend to have long, not short, answers. The best subjective questions inspire your peers to share their actual experienc …
answered Feb 5 '11 by jmort253
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I can't see close votes, but I have the reputation to see them. Does the close link only show if at least one person has already voted to close? I'm getting confused and thinking that when I don't s …
asked Mar 1 '11 by jmort253
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I really believe we're looking at the problem the wrong way. Answers that are upvoted because they're short, popular answers are generally the result of poorly-written questions that don't meet the g …
answered Apr 3 '11 by jmort253

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