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Answers on comment section?

Does it fully and completely answer the question? Post it as an answer. Does it not fully and completely answer the question? Don't post it as an answer. The crux of this issue seems to be less ...
goldPseudo's user avatar
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Is Arabic necessary in answers?

Should answers contain unnecessary usage of Arabic? The use of "unnecessary" seems to imply what kind of answer you aim to get to this question. But... We don't want to obstruct answerers. At math....
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Is Arabic necessary in answers?

Using Arabic specifically in Quran and Hadeeth can never be deemed unnecessary. First, Quran and hadeeth were said in Arabic, so when quoting them, it is best that we primarily use Arabic if we can, ...
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The number of questions/answers and upvotes/downvotes per day

You express concern about the increasing number of downvotes, particularly about the points where site-wide downvotes literally outnumbered the upvotes. Back when that first turnover occurred, ...
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What should we understand from upvoted answers?

Everybody can vote. Although the site encourages upvoting by quality, users may not follow this. Everybody can vote once per post. I look forward to the point when we have a group of dedicated up-...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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Why my answer have grayed out?

The system automatically fades low scoring answers to prevent them from drawing focus away from the high scoring answers, which are presumed to be more useful. If readers still want to read them, they ...
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Can we have a general type of answering any islam related question so that answer criteria is met easily

If you ask a question that requires an enormous answer, it's likely to go unanswered simply because it requires too much effort for a few Internet points. There's a bunch of reasons to ask one (...
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How do I add evidence to my answer?

Islam has various sources that are commonly accepted as evidence. These sources are classified in accordance to their role in understanding Divine laws and deriving supplementary laws that comply with ...
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How do I add evidence to my answer?

One possible minimum requirement for a good answer is to explain why your answer is correct, for example you could say it is based on a hadith, Qur'an a book of fiqh (on should name the reference at ...
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Answers on comment section?

I confess that I'm mostly doing it the same as GreatBigBore. Especially when a question is a new unregistered users question I'm in first place checking whether he can get his information from other ...
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Answers on comment section?

I'm referring to my comment on your answer: IMO it is too short and should be explained, have you checked whether life for life is applied in case of a master who killed his slave? I guess not. Now ...
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Debate flagged Questions and Answers need clarification

I think the way to handle when you see a claim that is not a consensus view is to comment under the post and ask the OP to cite a reference for the claim and add an "according to X ..." clause to the ...
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How can I recover the old answers and comments after editing?

There's an "undelete" button to undelete answers (although this might be unavailable, e.g. if a diamond moderator deletes the answer). Deleted comments are gone. This is by design; see the Comment ...
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