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Should anything be done about a user posting fake questions

I believe we have a user posting questions based on the plots of soap operas that are not broadcast in the US or Europe. Several of the questions have been popular though not really believable. Is ...
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New Users Guide

This is a work in progress. Now that the FAQ has be changed as per this post, I think we need a guide on "how to ask a question / write an answer" section here. Also, I'm not sure how to ...
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I think we now have that quality issue that Robert warned us about

In Do We have a quality control issue Robert warned us *you don't stand a chance at making the Internet a better place by asking generalized, generic questions that have been asked 100's of times on ...
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Are request for resource list questions going to be acceptable?

What are some good resources for improving communication skills? It is an on topic request I think but in general I dislike the list requests. They are ripe for piling on and there is no one right ...
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test failed: a question from unregistered, 0-score account [duplicate]

Today, I tested posting a question from unregistered, 0-rep account: the link that I hope soon will be deleted and remain visible only to moderators and 10K users. Here is how it went: I filled the ...
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Tags cut off, Similar Questions overflowing

While adding tags to a question I asked, I noticed that the box that displays as you type in a tag was getting cut off. Also, the list of "Similar Questions" was overflowing down to the bottom of the ...
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What's the story with this user?

I refer you to one user's exceptionally exciting life: Jan 17: Gets fired by an intoxicated boss, but just went back to work anyway to find out he has a new manager Jan 26: Wasted a lot of ...
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Are questions in the format “Is doing/behavior X considered acceptable/professional” considered non-constructive?

The last question spurred a specific debate which was mostly hidden in the comments and in chat room, but i want everyone's view on this. The questions of the format "Is X a normal/acceptable ...
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Is creating anonymous questions disabled on purpose?

I cannot create anonymous questions anymore on The Workplace, is this intended behavior? I tried to create an incognito session in Chrome and post a question, which redirects me to the login/signup ...
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How should we handle work sensitive questions?

Take as an example my question: How can I encourage our team to have shorter meetings? It has got information in it which might be seen as unflattering to my customer. There are other examples of ...
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Is there a place for “unethical” yet correct questions on The Workplace?

Ah, dammit, it feels bad to ask such a "similar" question, but while I got some interesting answers, I feel like we could take this to a higher scale, the example I used was most likely flawed as ...
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What is a proper question for workplace?

So I am extremely confused as to what is a proper question on workplace. As far as I can tell, every question I've seen, closed or open, is either opinion based, seeking advice, or (somehow) ...
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Are the changes here appropriate?

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/posts/8849/revisions I am considering implementing a policy that all employees must speak the language of the country where the company is located in when ...
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questions based on bad or wrong assumptions [duplicate]

Sometimes there are questions that are based on very bad or wrong assumptions. I am thinking of something like this one, that is 'how many lines of codes should a programmer commit per day?'. The top ...