Linked Questions

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Should IPS allow answers that suggest threatening or harassing someone?

We already have a question discussing how to address answers that are advocating a violent approach. One of the top answers there however, suggests: Maybe when we have a larger body of examples we'll ...
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5answers
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Coming to terms with “Frame Challenges” vs. “Respecting the Question”

I'm a little confused. Recently, it seems there's been a push to "respect the premise of the question" in answers. It's causing answers like this to be heavily downvoted and flagged with comments ...
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3answers
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What do we do with questions involving the use of substances?

I'm asking about this question, where using drugs is the main goal of the OP. My opinion has already been done long time ago: drugs are bad. But this is a personal opinion, and not the point. What I ...
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4answers
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UPDATED: COMPLETED “On Topic” help page contents are live

Taking into consideration the notes left in answers below, the help page has been updated. Feel free to leave any commentary on the text. This site really needs content for the help center's "On ...
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2answers
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Edit war, part 1: With regards to question nr. 11471 about an abusive co-worker

So, this evening I stumbled upon this question in the reopen queue: How to deal with a person who tells me every time that he is better at work than me and always abuses me on this topic? I ...
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3answers
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Can we improve upon the Be Nice policy here as a model for the rest of SE? [closed]

Premise: I think that SE as a whole is not nice enough. But I also think that the people of SE are in general a great bunch of people. There is a difference in the way that we communicate that ...
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1answer
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How should we be handling close-worthy questions that have poor optics?

We've had these before, and I'm sure we'll have them again. Questions that aren't great questions, questions that probably deserve to be closed, that also touch on taboo topics... (most obviously and ...
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3answers
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Reworking the help/on-topic page

A while back, we discussed How to encourage questions to actually focus on the 'interacting' part of Interpersonal Skills. My answer there proposed editing the help/on-topic page to be clearer, and ...
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Why is a specific question down voted?

The question in question here is the following: My colleague keeps microwaving fish at work, how can I stop this It would really be nice to understand why the question gets down voted. I thought the ...
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1answer
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What are the things I can ask in IPS? [duplicate]

I’m asking this question because, I have plenty of questions, such as: How do I know if he did… It is possible to gain the skill to get whatever you want from others, no matter who he or she is? And ...