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They that sow the wind, shall reap the whirlwind My experience is that the user experience on this site, more than on others, depends on how a user approaches it. Overwhelmingly, users that actively participate in the site, at least while their question is active, are treated kindly and with respect, provided they do the same. Indignant responses or refusal ...


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Oh, I just realised it was me... well, I tend to just speak my mind, whether it's a newbie or not actually. I don't really pay much attention to peoples reputation scores. I also tend to get a lot of downvotes, in this case I got 8 downvotes. But my motivation is to help, if I judge that this means someone needs a quick kick in the pants, then I take aim. I ...


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The workplace is a little unusual in that people can come here for vindication and to be proven right, even when they are wrong. We get a lot of How can a genius like me deal with the utter morons that surround me? How do I tell my boss he's utterly wrong? Sometimes the answer is You're not that right Or even This isn't a question And this is ...


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My impression is rather negative. I find The Workplace is a very unwelcomming place. Many other communities at least try to give you some feedback about what is wrong with your question and how you can or should improve it. Not here. There are many of them with several downvotes and not a single comment what is wrong with them. This is a very weird practice. ...


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It tends to vary. I think that the powers that be close questions that should not be closed, that the term "duplicate" has been loosened to mean "Vaguely reminiscent of" and various questions being labeled as company specific being done so due to the fact that the poster is foreign and does not phrase things in the best of English. Anyone who posts in a ...


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Pyrotechnical's answer already covers why people are unhappy with the change, which is mostly unrelated to the new license itself and more to do with how SE announced the change of license on existing content. As for the changes themselves, Tim Post's announcement of the change on MSE directs people to this blog post on creativecommons.org for a summary of ...


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