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Is calling someone a "troll" against the Be Nice policy

If you find yourself asking a question like: "is calling somebody an X bad?", you can pretty much get the answer from "calling somebody a", regardless of what X is. Name-calling ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Is it ok to wait to accept an answer?

First, thanks for following up on your question and asking about your situation! It's always great to see users who are actively involved in their question. We much more often run into the opposite ...
David K's user avatar
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Is it ok to wait to accept an answer?

You can accept an answer when you receive one that solves your problem. If a better answer comes along later you can accept that one instead. It's a good idea to give the community a day or so to ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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different questions with similar answers

We sometimes do have canonical questions posted by experienced users in order to get a general guidance for very commonly asked questions. My recommendation is to post on Meta what specific generic ...
David K's user avatar
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Is calling someone a "troll" against the Be Nice policy

does it constitute name-calling and assuming bad intentions? At that point it is no longer assuming bad intentions, it is acting on it. The assumtion leads to questions asked to the "misbehaving" ...
Raoul Mensink's user avatar
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Is calling someone a "troll" against the Be Nice policy

The word "troll" has innocuous and descriptive definitions which can mean anything from someone posting for reaction all the way up to and including being synonymous to "griefer". Posting a ...
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Is calling someone a "troll" against the Be Nice policy

In case I'm the one being cited: my usual use if the term is to explain why I'm dropping out of a conversation that appears to be deliberately structured to create debate rather than to lead to an ...
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