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What distinguishes a true, but negative, description from a judgment? Which are acceptable?

First off, let's get one thing out of the way: no one asking questions here is objective. I don't mean that in some vague "true objectivity is impossible" sense; rather, as a practical concern we ...
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Does this answer violate the "be nice" policy?

It's deleted. It fails to meet any "Be Nice" standards. It fails to show respect for a person. Period. To make matters worse, that person is one who the OP has been dating for an extended period ...
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What distinguishes a true, but negative, description from a judgment? Which are acceptable?

So, you say that these words are important because they are descriptive. I disagree. The words are only descriptive because you have not given us any specific, concrete actual examples. You need to ...
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Does this answer violate the "be nice" policy?

The author definitely has an element of creative freedom to express his opinions and he is somewhat famous for creating contentious posts here. Some of his answers are very good as well, but this ...
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What distinguishes a true, but negative, description from a judgment? Which are acceptable?

I'm going to try to steer a middle course on this one. Realize that "pushy" and "militant" are buzz words that potentially have multiple meanings, or even no meanings at all. I won't say don't use ...
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Does this answer violate the "be nice" policy?

I don't really think the be nice policy was created with this in mind - it was mainly aimed at grumpy dev types. On the other hand, sometimes you gotta go "duuuude, not cool". As a mod ...
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Does this answer violate the "be nice" policy?

Certainly this answer (I can see the parts quoted here) has some serious vitriol in it. The answerer is casting the girlfriend as quite the villain, basically suggesting that she's an abusive partner,...
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