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Answers containing graduated questions will be deleted. This is designed to be a repository for all those questions that have graduated. It is a community wiki answer, so add in your question here, at the end of the list once it is posted on the main site! How can I encouragingly critique my budding photography friend? Encouraging bystanders to step up How ...


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In generations past a common response to a school bully was to learn to hit back. I don't think we gain anything by declaring answers in this vein as taboo or invalid and deleting them. So let's allow them, but I expect that they would in general be downvoted.


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Yes they should be allowed. There is a spectrum, and it's going to be too hard (and unproductive) to write a policy that covers the mushy middle. I expect we all agree that an answer advocating murdering somebody who ignored your "no solicitors" sign and wants to talk to you about Tupperware would be wholly inappropriate -- rude or abusive, actually. I ...


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FAQs with examples are a good thing for all sites. The main problem is finding them. Even if you structure the document appropriately, it can still be hard to find the document itself. The starting point is to put the information into a Meta question. Then the mods can tag it with faq and reference it from help pages that they can edit. The help pages ...


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We must not put a blanket ban on any answers. Even though smacking a person is in itself a bad thing, sometimes, in some contexts, it's one of the best things to do, say, to stop a bully, one smack right back at him might stop him from bullying ever again. And, deletion is not for answers that you disagree with or are technically incorrect. Their outright ...


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