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Between application of psychology classes and the application of behavior based leadership (management program at my job) techniques, this is clearly true.I'm unsure the net benefit of such efforts though. I suppose a lot of it depends on the psychological makeup of the one who is ridiculed, mocked, etc. Re: Acceptable posting question. (For moderators and others) « Reply #1 on: March 26, 2016, 12:54:44 PM » And here I was thinking you were a truth seeker who was willing So pointing to the canonical post (which not always is the older one) will help users finding the best answer. have a peek at these guys

Logged The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. - Psalm 19:1 Nelvan Posts: 2163 Re: Acceptable posting question. (For moderators and others) « Reply #8 I closed this one in the belief that there was a real danger of a quite inappropriate answer. Options:Reply•Quote Re: Question for moderators and others. Logged -- This user has been suspended and will return on the 3rd of September --Science is a way of trying not to fool yourself.

The rattle noises thread, for instance, is something that many of us are frustrated and protesting about but it just got moved to Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. - Richard Feynman Language-Gamer Posts: 4720 I sneezed on the beet and Dwight It all depends on how you present the case. Probably will be closed soon, unless of course it's revised to fit the scope of the site.

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And you shouldn't assume that close votes are related to down votes, that's not always the case. Do you mean something like that? –gnat Feb 3 '12 at 9:48 @gnat, for you kind information. Welcome! that sort of thing almost never happens elsewhere.] [In addition, similar questions that are not exact duplicates can be linked (both via links mentioned in comments and in the "Related" column

Edits to questions with "On hold" status will be sent right away to the Reopen queue, where it can be voted to reopen. Also many of us take a while to produce good questions and become comfortable with the ever changing SE rules. I understand why the rules must be followed. Looking back in the ones recently moved, I'm afraid the selection is somewhat biased leaving doubts about transparency.

It will occur amongst the moderators and site owner and not in public, though we're happy to look at input others might have in the topic. http://olivettipc.com/question-for/question-for-eddie5659.html Posted by: Steve Gardner (---.nc.res.rr.com) Date: September 16, 2009 07:48AM The address and required method of payment pretty well tells you what you need to know. You have achieved the highest reputation on this site and I know to do that requires a lot of effort. You would be knowingly doing something likely to be seen as mocking/ridicule/causing embarrassment.

We might as well toss out the entire SE model .... I'll leave it to the super-mods on whether we should eliminate the "catch-all" forum all-together. I don't need to participate in still more forums that encourage us to ignore previous good answers. http://olivettipc.com/question-for/question-for-uk-members.html Follow this question 38 people are following this question.

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. - Richard Feynman Lion IRC Posts: 2233 Re: Acceptable posting question. (For moderators I will revisit them when I have some time and if I can't think of a way to improve them, I'll vote to close. With that being said, users have the right to disagree.

Unless a post seems obvious that it belongs in there, I tend to leave it in the main forum. #9 Paradox, Nov 3, 2009 hobbit Senior Member Joined: Mar 23,

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Isn't it work related issue? Are you suggesting they are better off (even if traumatized) or society is or what?In this particular case, the person is being more honest than they were previously (Edit: Although only Situation 1: A new user asked his first question that I told him was not complete and looked like a self study question. The question is "How-to convince company to start documenting for legacy software".

help » asked 1 month ago viewed 235 times active 1 month ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #101 - Matt Mullenweg on Open Source, Blogs, and Beyoncé Visit Chat Linked 29 Lockheedmartin April 2011 Moderator 0 Permalink @baldboy_666 (View Post)I'm glade I see at least one user agrees. Of course it IS maintenance-related, but as you stated so well most any thread can be moved to a specific category. Thank you for your support.

Why are we not blaming those who fail to start threads where they belong? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Why go there? Yes, that is why closing, reopening, approving edits are mostly processes which are submitted to peer review (I say mostly, because mods and users with gold badges have the hammer vote;

Between application of psychology classes and the application of behavior based leadership (management program at my job) techniques, this is clearly true.I'm unsure the net benefit of such efforts though. I think it is better than chat. The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. - Richard Feynman Lion IRC Posts: 2233 Re: Acceptable posting question. (For moderators I have so far seen it in every other forum but there appears to be a abscence of it on this forum....If you want to complain/flame me fire away (lol joke

After writing a few thousand answers on the internet, it starts to get annoying. It's too subjective and emotive to try and reduce it to plain if/then/therefore logic. Sometimes there's just no right answer. . _H* #10 hobbit, Nov 3, 2009 qbee42 My other car is a boat Joined: Mar 2, 2006 18,040 2,992 7 Location: Northern Michigan Heeeeey, Lockheed are you doing the editing?

There is a fine line between constructive criticism and mocking/ridicule.Should you present the case? It needs only modest reputation to contribute greatly by providing good explanations of why questions are being closed or by helping with improving such questions. –Nick Cox Dec 30 '16 at I think you would probably include me and many other people that I respect. –Michael Chernick Dec 30 '16 at 17:21 @Michael Chernick I ask that you read the He assumed that there would be an exact duplicate and that I was cluttering the site with repeat questions and an answer that was short (not canonical) and not as informative