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How do I deal with the fact that I'm awesome and everyone around me sucks?

This seems to be the default structure of workplace questions. From the current front page: Dealing with co-workers intentionally working slower to milk their work hours? How to not let co-worker's ...
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5answers
756 views

Good Subjective/Bad Subjective and Agony Aunt Questions

"questions that are not answerable — discussions, debates, opinions — should be closed as subjective" That's what Good Subjective, Bad Subjective says. And then it goes on to give us 6 guidelines ...
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4answers
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Seemingly valid question closing due to unpopular view expressed by the OP. How far can an edit go?

How to deal with co-workers expressing opinions that I find offensive? This is question likely about to close. I get that people find the OPs stance unpleasant however the root of the question seems ...
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Is this a “Bad” answer and what should be done with it?

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/22076/16 Please note: the answer has been considerably improved since this question was posted here is the link to the version this question was referring to: ...
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6answers
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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5answers
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How should we adjust our approach to editing to minimize conflicts?

We've had some questions asked recently that were edited by the community that changed the meaning of the post significantly, at least in the eyes of the asker or other members of the community. This ...
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3answers
242 views

Editing emotions out of questions

Users sometimes post questions about issues that can be very emotional. This sometimes causes them to add lines about feeling angry, sad or powerless or otherwise describing their emotional state. I ...
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3answers
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Is changing apostrophe type as the predominant part of an edit acceptable?

There's a user who appears to edit posts largely to change ' (apostrophe) to ’ (modified letter apostrophe). Example (revision 2) (includes a minor edit to the title, adding a mistyped question mark ...
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Is it in bad taste to substantially edit the wording of a question when the OP speaks english as a second language?

Is it in bad taste to substantially edit the wording of a question when the OP speaks English as a second language? How to deal with different daily working hours in a software company? In my humble ...
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1answer
177 views

How can we improve question quality without closing *everything*?

Seriously, the front page is currently a wall of closure (7 of 10 closed) and the few questions that aren't closed have close votes (5 close votes in the remaining 3 questions). I understand the site ...
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3answers
174 views

Rolling back edits by the OP where existing answers are invalidated, or delete the answers?

This question received a major edit after a couple of answers, the edit was done by the original asker in order to remove the, shall we say, "ethically dubious" elements of the question, presumably ...
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1answer
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What should be done with the “Christmas party slap” question?

So far this question has one delete vote, one reopen vote, one offensive flag, and a lot of discussion in comments (some of which are also flagged). What should be done with this question? Please ...
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1answer
114 views

Should we edit an off-topic question so much that it is no longer relevant to the asker?

This question (Is my future mentor "harassing" me?) led to a lot of discussion in comments, chat and meta about whether it is on-topic. Its status also changed between on-topic, off-topic ...
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1answer
158 views

Heavily edit question that is about to be closed?

This question looks like it is about to be closed (currently 4 close votes). As written the question has received a bunch of IT centric (and scenario specific) answers. But it seems to have a more ...
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1answer
86 views

Why is this question considered off-topic?

One of our users, EMS, asked this question which has been put on hold by the community: Weighing pros and cons of quitting against other life circumstances He does not understand the reasoning ...

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