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"Improperly Quoted Answers will be Deleted on Sight" Proposal

Mark Gravell recent activity has set a pretty strong precedent for an issue that the rest of us have been tip-toeing around: what to do with answers that are blanket copy-paste, without being properly ...
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Read this before declaring "it's not fair"

0. What is this post? We get occasional meta posts where a user basically decides "it's not fair" for some reason or another. The content here should be considered basic background ...
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4 answers
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Issues with moderation

This is about the issues I have observed with the moderation on this site. I know that we had/still have some issues with how some users behave on this site that make moderation a difficult task. ...
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The copy-paste issue, revisited

Back in the early days of the site, we decided that we didn't really care much for copy-paste answers, and especially not for plagiarism. They are, at best, half a step up from a link-only answer, ...
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Why is IslamSE so silent........NOW..?

I've just seen stackoverflow, there users compete over one another that a question hardly remains unanswered for 3mins under a popular tag, anyways, not comparing IslamSE with StackOverflow, why is ...
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5 answers
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Do we want cut-and-paste answers?

I've noticed a trend — on Islamic forums in general, not exclusively this site — of answering questions with nothing more than a copy-paste of an article written by a scholar. Even if ...
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Do evidences speak for themselves?

We here have had a long and ugly history of copy-paste; as a site we actually seem to have had some success at discouraging these posts, which is an important step toward distinguishing us as a ...
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We need to set a standard for fatwa questions

The issue of allowing fatwa questions on this site has been brought up before. The two most pertinent examples I recall are, Islam: Should requests for rulings and/or fatawa be permitted? A higher ...
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Welcome to the bot friendly site

I’m welcoming myself to the bot friendly site. I lately discovered that any stack exchange site’s sole purpose is just to maintain a Q & A wholly and solely for academic(1) purposes. Here Islam ...
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The pseudo-plagiarisms and expert answers on Islamic rulings

I understand that this issue has been discussed before (1, 2, 3). Whenever, I see a question for which there is not a direct answer either from Hadith or Quran (most of the questions fall under this ...
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Take pride in your community, and work to build a site you can be proud of

I wish I didn't have to write this. But this site is in trouble. Nearly two years ago, one of my co-workers at the time wrote Why Sectarianism is Ruining Your Site, warning y'all about the dangers ...
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Need explanation from GoldPsedo about removal of an answer

Here is the question, where i have provided answer of my own word, with set of 2 hadith. And my answer was deleted by biased moderator Goldpseudo.i need its explanation that how it was plagiarism. And ...
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Deleting answer by moderator even after providing evidence that he is wrong!

I have answered a question here https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/30457/bi-sexuality-allowed?noredirect=1#comment52605_30457 and have provided references and have mentioned authors names and ...
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1 vote
2 answers
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Will this beta site become closed and restarted or will a failing site always remain as a beta?

Will this beta site become closed and restarted or will a failing site always remain as a beta site? This community seems to be stuck in a loop. The moderators are very active here which goes against ...
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3 votes
3 answers
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Are people on this site fully qualified to answer questions here?

I'm concerned that people are throwing around fatawa without knowledge. FOR ALLAH to legislate what is haram and halal is part of Tawheed. It falls in all parts of Tawheed. Tawheedun Uloohiyah (...
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