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Questions tagged [faq-proposed]

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What are the citation expectations of answers on IPS Stack Exchange?

As a Stack Exchange site, answers on Interpersonal Skills SE are expected to be cited and backed up, but what the expectations are exactly can be hard to find. So we've adapted an excellent post on ...
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What is the Sandbox? How do I use it?

Where is the sandbox? Why should I use the sandbox? How does the sandbox work? How should I format my sandbox post?
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FAQ for Interpersonal Skills

Asking questions What is the Sandbox? How do I use it? How do I write a good question? Are there any suggested question structures? Are all etiquette questions on topic? Answering questions How do ...
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What is the IPS Comment Bot?

What is the "IPS Comment Bot?" Why is it posting in our site chat? What do the messages it posts mean? Can I interact with it? If it posted one of my comments, does that mean my comment was bad?
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How to be a good community moderator while leaving a comment?

As a community, we often leave comments under a question/answer in the hope the question/answer will be improved or just to explain why a question/answer is likely to be closed/deleted. However, ...
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When should one recommend deletion for a Low Quality Post in the queue?

When I first got enough reputation to review the queue, I was still a very new user and had no idea how to use my new "powers". I had the hardest time understanding when I should "Recommend Deletion" ...
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How do I write a good answer?

The requirements for answers on IPS may be a bit different from what you're used to. We can't simply run your answer through a compiler and see if it compiles and works. But here's some stuff you can ...
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Should we add the (red) faq tag?

Today, I spend almost 20 minutes looking for the meta post "How do I write a good answer?". Spoiler alert, the post that I clearly remember upvoting doesn't exist because this post was about questions ...
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How do I write a good question?

Writing a good subjective question about Interpersonal Skills has proven to be difficult, but here are some points you can keep in mind to help you: Have a question title that accurately and ...
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Are there any suggested question structures?

Is there a guideline I can follow for forming questions?
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Why did my answer get deleted?

I've answered a question, but my answer was later deleted--it even had some upvotes! Why did this happen? What can I do?
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Could this site make use of a FAQ?

Reading Tinkeringbell's answer here today I realised just how much guidance there already is on this meta on various topics like how to compose answers, how to back up your answers, when to flag and ...
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Should I wait before casting a close vote?

This question keeps coming up, so rather than repeat myself until hoarse, I thought I would make a meta post about it. I see a question that I think should be closed. I left a comment explaining ways ...
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How should we address answers that advocate violence?

I spotted, downvoted, and flagged an answer that suggested violence should be used to solve a problem. Initially it looked like this answer would receive a similar response from most users, but the ...