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Questions tagged [specific-answer]

Indicates that you want to discuss or need help with one specific answer.

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Before I enter the review queues, please evaluate this Q&A combo

I'm five points short of entering the review queues. I'm practiced in other SE communities, but I'd like a bit of insight before I begin to review. Please consider both this question and my answer ...
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Why was this comment – which suggested an improvement to my answer – deleted?

This comment was deleted/moved to chat, yet it seems to me that this particular comments meets the requirement for posting comments: it constructively suggested an improvement to the answer, ...
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Can we remove wrong perception of “cowboy” from this answer?

OK, this one is one I'm having a hard time with: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/113657/9264 I know there is a common perception of what "cowboy" means in movies, but it's absolutely wrong, ...
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Why on earth was this excellent answer deleted?

Excellent Answer to the question Can someone explain why this answer with 80 votes was Deleted? I was planning on awarding a bounty on this! There may be one phrase which some might find offensive, ...
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Is it acceptable to make invidious comparisons and innuendoes?

EDIT: There are three moderators in the thread below, none of them have taken any action over this, so I assume that means the view of these moderators is "This is fine". Top answer with 12 is user ...
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Should I “refactor” my answer into separate answers? If yes, how?

For this question NSR Certificate Verification, I suggested in the comments that my older answer here If I don't have a relieving letter from a job, should I exclude those years worked from my ...
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Is it acceptable here to answer a question with “Go ask someone else?”

This question was spured by this answer but it applies in general. Is it approriate to answer a question with just "Go ask someone else" with no other context or attempt to provide guidance? My ...
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What explains the rollback of my edit?

I edited @JourneyMan Geek's response to the OP at the link below. https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/36041/30062 I noticed the person chose to rollback to the original version of the answer. Can ...
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Do I recommend specific training?

In my answer to Resources for communicating & dealing with "hot buttons" as a software developer? I suggest the OP follows some trainings to help him distinguish his own 'red buttons'. ...
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How can we address a poor but highly voted answer with potential legal implications

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/a/44592/16 This answer lack references and appears to be wholly the personal opinion of the poster despite the statement as though it was all fact. A multitude of ...
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What constitutes spam?

I was peeking at the first post review queue while eating lunch and noticed this answer: What are the advantages of walk-in or in person interviews over online video interviews? It looks like the ...
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What should we do about the “reduced offer” question?

Reducing the salary after job offer? is getting a lot of attention, probably because it started out as a "bad stuff happened to me - is this ethical?" question, which is a magnet for opinions and ...
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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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“My manager hopelessly sucks, what do I do?” - “Just quit.”

Here's the question (10k only - deleted) (partial quote): How do I handle a manager who lacks leadership skills? I am a software engineer with considerable qualifications. My manager is a high ...