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Are code examples a requirement for asking questions?

I recently asked a question on the Salesforce stackexchange which had to do with a general use pattern between apex controllers and lightning components - no code examples were provided, because no ...
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How do I access to my deleted questions?

I created a question, submitted it, but after that I wanted to update it, but didn't have time so I deleted, to edit it later, but now I can't find it How can I see my deleted questions?
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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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How to encourage better questions?

Many questions on this site are things like this: This code is giving me a problem because it keeps saying $ERROR. What's wrong? Ridiculously long dump of code that doesn't help anyone see the ...
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How to force new users to post their code?

Many new users post questions without code examples, although the question reffers to the code ("I have a method that does not work... Please help me!!!"). How to let him know that it is just ...
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Area 51 Questions per Day/Percentage Answered

I have a question regarding the area 51 stats - do the questions per day and percentage answered include questions that are closed? I'm trying to understand if the percentage answered represents all ...
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Poster never posts source code. History of poor posts. What to do?

There is a poster that is quite active on SE right now who persistently post questions with no source code. It's not that they are very poor quality posts, he just needs to make a bit more effort. I ...
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How to handle code coverage questions?

After seeing this question and asking the OP to improve the question I began to wonder if it is the type of question we want on this site. As it stands, the question is very specific and I'm not sure ...
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What criteria should I use to vote up a *question*

I've started to delve into the meta site, and now am scratching my head. I'm being asked to vote up more questions. But what are the criteria I should be using to vote up? What does my vote up say?...
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How to get more questions, even if you know it all already

As has been previously highlighted, this site needs more good questions. This is a problem, as good questions do two things: They tell visitors that this is the site for them. Look! That's exactly ...
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Why am I being downvoted for this question?

I have asked a functionality and design level question on the site and rapidly got downvoted for the same. I am not able to understand the reason for it. Thus, trying to get an explaination here. ...