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Based on the votes of this question, on the comments, and also on my judgment, I proceeded to remove such tags. It is now a pile of digital ash... I also added relevant, related tags to the edited questions, in the case where it seemed fit.


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The criteria should not be, how stupid is the OP, or how ridiculous assumptions he made, but can the question be objectively answered, and will the answer profit future visitors. The question can be stated as, how the companies hiring for remote position prevent from being frauded. And the answer is, that either they hire for contracts, where they can pay ...


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Flag for mod attention, downvote, and vote to close and/or delete. Answering bad questions - troll questions for sure, and anything where the poster does not really have that problem - is not helpful. If someone really has a related real question later they should post it, and clarify it, and provide useful vote/accept activity - all of which tends to a ...


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We definitely have a challenge here on Workplace with People not well specifying their country, job type, and so on in questions People not able to understand their context is not universal when they answer As a result, since we have a lot of middle class techies here, people tend to get middle class techie answers. Answers that are dangerous and ...


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Yes, it's a failure of community moderation. The Workspace community doesn't have a real high bar for making people get a specific question, and folks just rush to answer anyway. I often VtC or comment but usually things stall out at ~3 votes to close and folks just go ahead and discuss quora style anyway. But if the community doesn't agree they need to ...


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Let's face it, the concept of accepted answers absolutely sucks for The Workplace, as I'd argue that the goal for The Workplace content isn't to give absolute answers. You mention that various regulations around the world influence (or should influence) answers on The Workplace, which is absolutely correct, but in addition to that the specifics of contracts ...


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Many of the questions here aren't country-specific - they can relate to workplace interpersonal relationships, communication, process, interview techniques, etc. Questions that obviously do involve legality quickly gain comments asking for location information. People, of course, make educated assumptions on location based on the questions content, spelling,...


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