Linked Questions

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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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4answers
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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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What to do about plagiarism?

Unfortunately, I have noticed answers in this community are more susceptible to plagiarism than in other communities. (More specifically, plagiarizing without permission and/or attribution from ...
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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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4answers
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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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0answers
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Proposed revision of the FAQ (on-topic) page, February 2017

Here's my proposed revision of the on-topic page. It's basically a complete rewrite, adding ideas from the meta, and combining them with ideas from the other sites and their meta sites. The previous ...
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1answer
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Quran and Sunnah as basis for Answer

Considerable amount of the answers I see which doesn't Quote Quran or Hadith as a reference (don't want to point to any particular question here), I would like to suggest/get feedback on mentioning/...
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1answer
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Should it be allowed to ask for religious text which are there in the books but not available over the internet?

Should it be allowed to ask for religious text e.g. Text of the condolence which is given to Muhammad(saww) on the Day of Ashura?, which is available in religious books but not available over the ...
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Is asking a question on another site and paste the answer here considered as plagiarism?

Is it ok if I copy some of the good unanswered questions asked here and ask them in an Arabic Islamic site that has scholars answering and then post the answer here. Would that be considered as ...