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As one of those who originally voted to close it, I'm ready to receive a public beating, but please hear me out first. Flater wrote a comment, that covers it excellently and is worth being presevered ...

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What is this stacks stance on answers that involve lying?
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I would just like to know if we have some kind of unwritten rule (or even a written one), about when it is okay to provide an answer involving lying. (and if not, should we maybe consider one?) ...

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Should we edit to make a question on-topic if we believe the author won't care/won't come back?
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No The Workplace handles different problems, because it's a more formalized setting. Problems encountered on IPS.SE usually tend to be more complex, e. g. with the expression of feelings etc. But ...

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How is this question too broad?
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1) Who is We? Is it just the OP, i. e. the younger sibling, asking for a way to tell something to their brother, or does it include their parents also? If so, which one of the parents or both and do ...

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How can the question about explaining SE to a partner be narrowed?
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My partner occasionally gets really frustrated hearing me talk about, seeing me on, or any real mention of Stack Exchange. I think you should narrow it down to a problem that you need to solve with ...

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Are answers where the OP has no experience with a situation and is speculating worth upvoting?
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This is a Q&A-site, free for all and anonymous, not a peer-reviewed scientific journal. This should be kept in mind, because we have no good way of finding out, whether it's correct when someone ...

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Should we allow answers to make potential diagnoses?
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Do we diagnose or not? There is a third possible option and this may actually be a rather safe and useful one for a user with expert knowledge like you, anongoodnurse. This is the case, when not ...

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Nominations for the best answer of the fourth quarter 2017
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https://interpersonal.stackexchange.com/a/6851/2625 I nominate this answer by anongoodnurse, because it is thorough, but neither too long nor too short. It covers both cases the OP could run into and ...

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Should we undelete and reopen this one?
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The problem is not that the OP is asking for something she shouldn't do, but that her question is too broad to be answerable. She is not asking how to deal with a sister-in-law she dislikes in this or ...

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How do we handle questions like this?
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1) Is it rude to drive at the speed limit on dangerous roads when another driver wants to go faster? This question puzzles me a bit as it asks if it is rude to adhere to traffic rules. In my opinion, ...

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