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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 ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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4 answers
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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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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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How can we discourage users from using the site to preach Truth

Even (almost) three years since the site opened, answers on the main page are still far more heavily "Truthy" than neutral/academic: Many posts are written with a bias that "Islam" has exactly one "...
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What is a fallacy, and why is it so bad?

I recently had a post criticised for being fallacious. It also may have been downvoted and/or deleted, which sucks especially because I know my conclusion was correct. What is a fallacy, and why is ...
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More devotion of users

(I don't want to be suspended or deleted or anything like that, sorry for my slight rant) I feel that whenever I see a deep question about Islam on Islam.SE, it/they is/are sometimes answered in a ...
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Giving help or fatwa or advice or what?

السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته assalmo alaykom I have some problems here in islam.stackexchange: one of them is my bad English . Even in stackoverflow i tried sometimes to give help but i get ...
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How do I add evidence to my answer?

We complain when answers don't have evidence. For example, on meta: If the poster is not able to produce proofs for any claims made in the post, those claims should not be made. goldPseudo ♦, 2012 ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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The number of questions/answers and upvotes/downvotes per day

Using data explorer (e.g. this), I generated the following plots which show the per-day number of questions and answers, and upvotes and downvotes. (The moving average is over a 30-day period.) I ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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Should users reveal their real Identity?

Islamic Sciences place a great deal of importance of Identity and Character moral values of a Muslim narrator who replies to Islamic question. This site seems to ensure a good scope for any geek who ...
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Why we should avoid asking multi-question questions

Why we should avoid asking multi-question questions Asking multiple questions in one post, or multi-question questions, was raised at meta.SE One post with multiple questions or multiple posts? with ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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Policy Discussions of Islam.SE

I have compiled a list of meta discussions regarding policies of islam.SE for easy reference. Topic of islam.SE and basics of asking, answering, voting, reputation and badges are outlined in the ...
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High reputation in Christianity, low reputation in Islam - possible warning sign?

I received an answer from someone who has a high reputation in Christianity.SE, but hasn't been active on Islam.SE, and therefore has a low reputation here. Should I be worried that such a user may ...
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Why is my answer been deleted without prior warning or discussion?

I made an answer in the islam stack exchange Is porn (pornography) allowed in Islam? Is it allowed for an Islamic state to demand ransom from non-Muslims? and the moderator just deleted it out of ...
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Would it be possible to have spoilers?

In a discussion @SorrelVesper suggested if it would be possible to add some spoilers! The point is often answers become very long if we add all references (Quran Verses, ahadith/hadith texts etc.) so ...
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