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Answers of deleted User accounts

In the last year a couple of users who have provided good or critical or ambivalent answers have been deleted or have deleted their accounts by themselves. IMO some of these answers were helpful or ...
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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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What should be done about answer 5479 to Shape and size of beard in Islam?

This answer to Shape and size of beard in Islam has a huge chunk of copy-paste content in it. The original text that it contains which attempts to answer the question is in the "Shia" section. Putting ...
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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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