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No. I have a lot of thoughts on this issue and I've been trying to figure out the best way to arrange and present them. Really, there are too many things for one answer, so I'm going to try for a more straightforward evaluation of your proposal that spends less time on philosophical objections. You're right to be concerned about the guidance we provide new ...


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Yes... maybe The Help Center experience While I agree with @Air's comment in the OP that the statement that "No one can be helped from the information given by the system" is harsh, I don't think its entirely incorrect. A user can go through the Help Center and find the requirements for on-topicness. However, it's not super easy to find the relevant ...


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As I understand it, flagging is only for cases that require prompt intervention by a moderator, for example spam or a question that they need to migrate manually. If a question is simply off-topic, the proper course of action would be to vote to close. You are very close to the reputation threshold (500) to participate in close votes, there 'Off Topic as ...


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why is there not flag option for it, like on other sites? On other sites, particularly sites with more traffic, the rate at which such questions are asked may exceed the ability of the community to effectively moderate using the default tools available. This creates a practical need for customized tools to make moderating a particular type of question more ...


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Yes, but 1) only in the worst cases and 2) after the graduation. An example, what I think as one of the worst cases, can you see here: Simple statics vector analysis problem The OP didn't even want to rotate his scanned homework upwardly. I can't say any more politely about his behavior. But, not now. Now the site requires to graduate, and handling even ...


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