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2016 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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Can we refrain from answering with lazy guesses or opinions?

I have been reading a lot of "answers" that are merely someone's opinion or lazy guess. If someone asks a specific question and you don't know the answer with authority then don't answer. If you ...
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Should users (non-Moderators) approve an edit made by a user posing as the author of the post?

I was bewildered when I saw this edit approved by a Moderator until I saw his comment explaining the reasoning for that action. Before that edit, the same editor suggested another edit here. Note that ...
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Half line answers — what would be the best course of action(s) to deal with them?

The following image shows an answer posted for the question How to change the density (DPI) for specific applications? The answer didn't even cover half of the line. Anyhow, I flagged the answer as ...
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What are Android-independent questions?

The question is dead simple. What are Android-independent questions? If that's a broad thing to answer, then alternatively, how do I identify that a question is Android-independent? There are some ...
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Why aren't there any more elections?

I just checked the elections. I saw that they are held on 2011 and 2012 and never again. Why?
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Adding a template question to the Ask Question box

Every now and then we see some questions of very low quality. The question is 70% venting and/or panic and begging and include no information about the device itself or the Android version. We have ...
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When asking a question, enforce user to read the FAQ first

Is it possible, that when asking a question, a kind of a check to say something like Tick here, and Yes, I have read the FAQ and acknowledge that the question fits the criteria in order to enforce ...
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How can we ensure that users include relevant detail when asking a question?

A lot of questions are posted in which there is a bare minimum of information and someone almost always comments and says to add details such as Android device, Android version, etc. This fine but it ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2011 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,...