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preach. I don't have that many answers on P.SE to demonstrate, but I've done this frequently on my home turf after realizing that one of my earlier answers was... well, crap. It makes no sense to tell … people not to change the content of their answers if the original content is wrong, misleading, incomplete, or simply not the best that it could be. The whole aim of this crowdsourcing exercise is …
answered Jul 24 '11 by Aaronaught
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Extending the time limit for accepting answers addresses the wrong facet of the problem. The central issue is not a lack of thoughtful answers, but an overabundance of thoughtless answers, and a 3 … -day waiting period will do precisely nothing to hold back the tide of one-liners and hyper-generous Civic Duty-seeking voters. I suggest swift and merciless downvoting of thoughtless answers, and …
answered Dec 9 '10 by Aaronaught
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all the joke answers on Stack Overflow we saw in the early days that went, dude, you should totally drop that and try jQuery - now relegated to a silly meta meme. What really bothers me is not that the … culture, something that we're all expected to just ignore or chuckle at when it comes up? This site's come a long way in terms of question quality - but are answers and votes still basically a free for all, or is there actually some standard people are expected to follow? …
asked Apr 11 '11 by Aaronaught