15 votes

Should we remove our scam questions from the HNQ List?

No, we should not automatically or manually remove all questions about scams from the HNQ. The HNQ is a good thing for our site. It is how many new users find us. In fact, I would argue that it is ...
Ben Miller's user avatar
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12 votes
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Why was this Hot Network Question protected?

In this case, the question already had 10 answers at the time I protected it (we get an auto-flag at that point). I didn't think any new answers were likely to add anything new, and answers from new ...
GS - Apologise to Monica's user avatar
11 votes

Should we remove our scam questions from the HNQ List?

Yes. In my opinion, the headline question "Should we remove our scam questions from the HNQ List?" gets a yes answer. On the flip side, I'd hope to maintain a welcoming atmosphere, one that says "...
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6 votes
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Should we remove our scam questions from the HNQ List?

Given the voting on this, we won't be adopting a policy of automatically removing scam questions from HNQ. There's no obvious majority in favour of doing so. I'm not sure if there's a general network ...
GS - Apologise to Monica's user avatar
5 votes

Should we remove our scam questions from the HNQ List?

One caveat in my agreement that we should remove from HNQ (and vote to close as duplicate): if it is a new scam, I think it's a public service to leave it on HNQ. Meaning something that is ...
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3 votes

Why was this question about student loan payments removed from the HNQ?

Because not all questions are good. When the OP first posted My sister-in-law is an idiot and has decided she wants to take part time college classes so she doesn't have to make payments on her ...
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