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Merging similar answers to the same question

This phenomenon is well-known on Stack Overflow. When a question has an obvious solution, it's common that several people post near-identical questions at nearly the same time. The accepted ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
5 votes

Questions from unregistered users

We should not treat unregistered users any differently. Stack Exchange does not require registration so we shouldn't infer anything from a user's decision not to register. I suspect that, in this ...
David Richerby's user avatar
5 votes

Questions from unregistered users

Whether a user account is unregistered or registered is a technical detail that should not have any influence on how they are treated. Anyone is free to decline to answer or curate questions from ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
4 votes

Questions from unregistered users

I have some suggestions: Judge questions on their merit. Personally, I'd like to judge questions on their merits, rather than by who they are from. I'm not suggesting this as a policy to enforce on ...
D.W.'s user avatar
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3 votes

cross posting when no answer

Thank you for asking! I appreciate that. The official rules are here: Is cross-posting a question on multiple Stack Exchange sites permitted if the question is on-topic for each site?. I suggest ...
D.W.'s user avatar
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3 votes

Questions from unregistered users

Treat them equal ... as far as content goes. I don't see any reason to moderate or otherwise interact differently. Of course, it's everybody's prerogative to not answer questions by unregistered ...
Raphael's user avatar
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