Linked Questions

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Why do people of this site vote so less?

First five pages, I saw very less questions with even 1 vote. Why isn't this community actively voting?
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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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How could we help resolve the fundamental flaw in the way StackExchange handles the topic of Islam

I am posting this question because I have observed a fundamental problem in the way questions and answers are handled on this site. StackExchange is modelled after StackOverflow which is a Q&A ...
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Identifying disagreement-related voting biases

Voting based on usefulness/quality The general idea is that we should vote on posts independent of (dis)agreement; we should upvote based on "quality" or "usefulness" (references below). This is far ...
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What types of apologetics do we want to discourage?

In Islam—Stack Exchange is not for debates or apologetics, Jon Ericson ♦ writes: ... But this just isn't the place for apologetics or da‘wah. If you insist on aggressively promoting your particular ...
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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 ...
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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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Stack Overflow stands with you

This evening, Joel Spolsky, the CEO of Stack Overflow, posted this message: I am extremely upset by President Trump’s executive order on immigration. It is immoral, unconstitutional, and ...
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Why was my answer to "How can I defend Islam as being a peaceful religion?" deleted?

My answer to this question was deleted. At that time, it had a total score of 0 (2 upvotes, 2 downvotes), and was the accepted answer. Screenshots of the full answer with complete comment section can ...
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The importance of writing complete answers: How to stop opinion-bait from ruining your site

First of all, I would like to point everyone to the seminal blog post "Real Questions Have Answers"; I know I've linked to it a few times in the past, but I think plenty of people here really could ...
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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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How and when should I downvote answers?

This is maybe an odd question but I still notice that many answers were just downvoted by persons because of their probably totally different perspectives and not because of the answers quality. Is ...
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Why do I need at least 50rep for adding a comment?

as a relativley new user it is very frustating for me when I want to add a comment that is not possible for me because of the 50rep regulation. And when I answer a question it will be deletetd by an ...
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Is there any way to make Truth questions constructive?

I have recently gone through the review queue, and came across a lot of low-quality and/or first/late answers which were answers to very weak questions. Many of these questions were basically of the ...
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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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