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Code Dump Answers

To be fair, I have personally answered questions with so-called code dumps. However, I generally include copious amounts of comments (usually about one comment per line of code). I feel that this ...
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Code Dump Answers

I do not think the post should be deleted. An answer is still an answer, and even if it's just code it still may help OP. I agree that ideally an answer should be well thought out, have good ...
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Review low quality questions: What to choose for people asking to do their work

You might find this question I asked a couple years ago to be relevant: Does There Need to be an Attempt? I generally flag these for deletion and mark them as 'Too Broad'. We all make a living ...
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Old user producing low quality answers? What can we do?

I'm all in for downvoting his code-dump posts. However, I am curious to know, does it take x number of his posts to be downvoted enough for SFSE to disable him from Posting? Is there a number? I do ...
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Code Dump Answers

The problem with the code dump answers is usually the question. So many people come on here without a clue about salesforce development and all they want is code that works. There doesn't seem to be ...
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Code Dump Answers

I agree with your sentiment that a straight code dump doesn't provide much value to the community (or for people incoming from a good googling). At best, it solves one, usually very specific use case....
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Old user producing low quality answers? What can we do?

As counter-intuitive as it may sound, have we left any of this user's recent answers alone long enough for him to come back the next day and see the negative attention? For a few days now, I've been ...
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Bad quality question reviewers

Yes it was reviewed. The same person also decided no action was needed on an answer whose content was: hey this will add message in url not on page??? So...yeah it seems they deserve a review ban. ...
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Code Dump Answers

I don't like to straight-up delete these as sometimes (if it's short) it can be enough. That said, most of the time I'd still downvote and/or add a comment. I'd rather train users to be better ...
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Code Dump Answers

There are plenty of situations where there's no much room for explanation . The person just misses to close a parenthesis or really trivial stuff. But I have to agree that the more complex a question ...
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