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Feeding answers to frequent posters that show little to no effort in understanding

I'm pretty sure you may have noticed that there are users that seem to be using this forum as a got to place for: "How To", "I have this error, here is my code", "Here are my requirements, please ...
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Bi-annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - Summer '17

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until August 7, 2017. Feel free to nominate those who have made an exceptional contribution to the SFSE community. That could be ...
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Are gack's on-topic?

Was reading through the homepage, looking for anything needing edits or flags, when I read this question. Once I was done with an edit, I noticed Adrian Larson♦'s answer, and a line in it caught my ...
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How far back is it acceptable to ask a followup on a question?

Say I have an issue, and I find a helpful question and answer that was posted in 2015. There being back and forth on the answer is it proper to join the comments asking for followup today in 2017 or ...
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who's headlining at Dreamforce '17

For the past gazillion years, customers, admins and user group members look for one good reason for attending Dreamforce, like there's just one, however, I find myself including that year's headline ...
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Congrats @sfdcfox on achieving 150k Reputation!

Many Congrats to @sfdcfox achieving 150k. You are an inspiration for many of us.
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Editing the questions in stack exchange

Why are some people in stackexchange more interested in editing questions posted by others rather than providing answers to questions. Are they just doing this for the rep?
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I know how to code/config SF, but I don't know how to use it [closed]

I've been coding and configuring Salesforce for about 2 years. Most of that two years has involved custom objects and making custom apps and user interfaces. I've realized that I don't actually know ...
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Low quality post upvotes

I have been seeing A user in particular post questions that in my opinion show 0 effort in research and no attempt to try and resolve on their own. My first instinct is to leave a comment and downvote ...
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How to start a Salesforce Developer Group?

I was trying to find a Salesforce Developer Group near me using the MeetUp platform. There were some groups in my country, but unfortunately, far away from where I live. So I was thinking: "Maybe you ...
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Exciting news on PDII certification, no progamming assignments, cost is $200

Effective June 28, the PDII certification will consist of two parts: a proctored multiple-choice exam (the same one that exists today) and four Trailhead Superbadges which replace the Programming ...
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Writing a good design so you code correctly

This is a problem that has happened a few times in the last year. I will code something, spend hours doing it, get 100% code coverage, then find out it wasn't exactly what my employer wanted. There ...
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Provide Comment to Question as Answer vs Providing an Answer

At times i see people providing answers in comments vs actually providing an answer. I went through the below post to understand when to Comment vs Answer. What is the etiquette when it comes to ...
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Count of accepted answers?

Is there a way to know total number of accepted answers vs. total number of answer given. Though Total number of answers we find from profile.
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Congrats Adrian on achieving Legendary

Many Congratulations to @Adrian achieving Legendary badge
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Update to the navigation menu

Allow myself to first introduce myself. My name is Josh and I'm a Senior Product Designer at Stack Exchange / Stack Overflow. We are actively cleaning up a bunch of CSS and this morning I noticed an ...
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New tag for Lightning Console App

I couldn't find a tag for questions on Lightning Console Apps. Is it possible to create a new tag for the same or is it because it's still in Beta version that the tag is not present in SFSE?
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Merging User Accounts

Are moderators able to merge user accounts? Here's one example of the same user with two accounts (the first one is now dormant) and these are clearly the same person. https://salesforce....
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Downvote newcomers poorly posted questions and answers?

Following up on How Can We Encourage Civility? . Should we downvote poorly posted quesitons/answers until modified, even though someone is a newcomer?
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How Can We Encourage Civility?

Only You Can Prevent Flame Wars Let's try to keep the tone civil in our comment threads.
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Navbar settings

Possible to have the Navbar in a fixed position as in https://stackoverflow.com/ ? I believe it is useful to have it in the view when scrolling down long posts, anyone else have an opinion on this?
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How long before a question is closed

When a question is flagged should be closed for whatever reason, how long does the author have to either change the question, update it or remove it before it is closed by the community?
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Bad quality question reviewers

Is it possible to see who reviewed a question of someone who did a First Post? Found a question in the queue, someone asking how to write code for something, I was surprised to see there were no ...
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New Tag Suggestion/ Modification- REST API

The current tag refers to Salesforce core (Force.com). It might be of value to either modify this, or create a new one for Marketing Cloud.
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Would you teach the use of testMethod or @IsTest on test methods going forward

I was having a discussion on the usage of the testMethod modifier versus the @IsTest annotation. I have my opinion, but I'll try not to bias the results one way or another by expressing it here. If ...
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Is it OK to ask a question about what approach to take to show external data in Salesforce?

We need to show a lot of data related to accounts in Salesforce. Currently, the data is being presented in an external reporting system. However, users want to be to pull-up this data in Salesforce ...
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Why bronze cloud looks like piece of sh*t?

This is mainly about badges design in salesforce stackexchange. Other stackexchange communities uses disc as as a badge - which looks ok even if it has bronze color. But, salesforce community uses ...
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Question closed due to being marked as duplicate, but I attest it is not

I asked this question: Salesforce email says I'm connecting via TLS 1.0 but that protocol does not appear in login history This question is unique as it asks specifically about the contradictory ...
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Can I flag a Wrong downVote/UpVote?

I have observed that people do down voting to question/answer so as to improved quality but there can be scenario like it is not appropriate, is there any facility available on SFSE so that one can ...
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Marketing Cloud Tag Hits 3000!

Anyone that works with marketing cloud would know that finding information can be hard.. most of the time support is clueless and online resources are inconsistent. This community has helped me a lot ...
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Answering your own Question on SFSE ! For Knowledge Sharing

What I am trying to point here, lets say I am working on something in my project and I found that it is something new and interesting and will help other SFDC Developers when they will face same issue!...
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Congratulations to MVP group 2017

Join me in Congratulating Adrian and Eliot Harper for being so awesome part of this community and well deserved MVP Title for Winter 2017.If I have missed anyone else who was awarded for first time ...
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How can I log out from stackexchange using the tablet?

Where is the logout menu on a tablet (e.g. iPad)?
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Salesforce stackexchange unable to ask question

My user account was removed from stackexchange due to sock puppetry issue.I have asked a query they provided the time suspension period for this account one day.In future I wont repeat this issue ....
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Do NOT Maintain Multiple Accounts

There are several rings of users that appear to be maintained by the same individual. I started digging into some suspicious activity by one user, uncovered a group of four that I found suspicious, ...
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Salesforce stackexchange reputation issue

I have an account in salesforce stackexchange with 629 reputation , suddenly i got with 329 reputation and user account is removed from my stack exchange it is showing: -25 serial voting was ...
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Should we merge the [aura] tag?

It seems like the [aura] tag into one of the [lightning] tags. Do you guys agree? Which tag should be the master? Just [lightning]?
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What is the best day & time to ask a question on SFSE?

If I have an important question whose answer is not particularly time-pressing, I'd like to know if there's a timeframe that would maximize the exposure of my question or the quality of responses from ...
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Official Slack Channel

With the growing popularity of Slack especially in its relationship to Salesforce, I'm curious if there has been talk or any interest in starting an official Salesforce community team essentially like ...
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Merge Tags: [deployment] and [deploy]

I propose merging these tags. [deployment] has ~ 350 tagged questions and should be primary. [deploy] has about 70 and can be a synonym. I just don't have the rep to propose this directly myself. ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election Results

Salesforce's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, and ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Salesforce Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election starting next week, January 16th. In connection with that election, we will be hosting a Q&A here for candidates. This will be an opportunity ...
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When should a general inquiry without specific examples of what has been done be deemed 'off topic'

I present 3 questions - all are looking for ways to accomplish a task, but do not really specify a specific issue they are running into, just curious as to whether its possible or how to approach. ...
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Add New tag “lightning-out” in SFSE

I see lot of question being asked on Lightning Out and every time users post such questions, many don't add the information that Lightning Component is run inside a VF container only few does it, and ...
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5 Years Since Proposal!

I blogged about it but I suspect a lot of our users won't see that... Just wanted to call out that it's been 5 years since I proposed this site on Area 51. I think most would agree it's been a great ...
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How can I work best with the Salesforce Stack Exchange?

Experience: I am quite new to Salesforce and I've just gotten access to the Salesforce Stack Exchange. Because I am new here I would like to integrate it as a part of my workflow with Salesforce so ...
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year SFSE

Twas Christmas on SFSE, when all through the board, Every user was posting, and answers being scored. The tags were added to questions with care, In hopes that an answer soon would be ...

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