Shog9

Colorado

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Age: 34

Community Coordinator for Stack Exchange, Inc.
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awarded Good Answer
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comment Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?
Interviewing apocrypha gets dicey... This is more of a system.
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comment Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?
Again, you're rather missing the point, @jason. Clearly, there are untold masses unable to ask good questions - this is indisputable, the evidence is in our faces 24/7. But, the theory goes, there exists a lost tribe who wish to learn but cannot - if true, this proposes a site for them and those who would assist them; if not, this proposal will go no where.
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comment Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?
I feel like you're maybe misunderstanding the purpose of Area51, @jason... This proposal exists to gauge interest. Gut feel doesn't cut it.
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comment Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?
You keep assuming there's this legion of eager people wanting to learn to ask questions, @jason. You and everyone else who keeps suggesting that meta or a review queue or some new purgatory / training wheels feature would help here... I'm deeply skeptical. If these people exist, they're either being served by existing resources or panning SO / MSO altogether. The purpose of this proposal is to help determine which...
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comment Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?
I've now spent three years answering support emails from some of the most driven vampires, @jason. You're grossly overestimating the amount of effort they're willing to invest in anything that doesn't get them a direct, pastable answer.
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comment Why is this user banned for plagiarism?
The policy is clearly stated here in many places: plagiarized content is subject to deletion and repeated offenses may result in suspension. If something about that is unclear, then ask a question about it. No one is going to refute your claims about a specific user when they're not here to defend themself.
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comment Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?
"If the hammer you're using to drive screws is breaking them, hammer harder dammit"
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comment Shouldn't a reputation points-less newbie at least be able to upvote a good answer to his/her own questions?
Fraud, @dan3. I really shouldn't have to go into details there; imagine you wanted an army & work backwards.
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comment How often are closed questions re-opened?
Post this request on progse's meta please, @glen. I'll see what I can do. Link to this answer in your request.
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awarded Enlightened
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comment Why is this user banned for plagiarism?
Talking about folks behind their backs is shady. Wait until Aug 24 and ask him if you really gotta know.
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awarded Nice Answer
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awarded Enlightened
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awarded Nice Answer
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reviewed Leave Open Double-Compilation of C Code to Decrease Execution Times
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awarded Guru
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awarded Reversal
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awarded Good Answer
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comment Add Ability to Ignore Users
Some food for thought, @Mysticial: how would chat be different if normal chat flags were only shown to moderators... (and there were enough moderators using chat to actually handle them promptly).
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