This recent question:
is apparently based on a misunderstanding of how percentage returns work. All three answers attempt to correct the questioner's understanding. However, I don't see this type of question as being particularly valuable or useful to this site. If anything, reading such a question may only confuse unsophisticated readers and may deter more sophisticated users from participating in a site where such questions are taken seriously.
Has this site developed an official policy towards questions based on faulty assumptions or logic?
Note that Robert Cartaino believes one of this site's biggest problems is an over-abundance of low quality questions.