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Are judgments appropriate?

I found the moderator edits of the two questions to be surprising and uncomfortable to see. I'm not used to seeing edits that materially change the content of answers on SE. (In particular, in the ...
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Are judgments appropriate?

From English Language and Usage - Is “I'm screwed” a rude expression? - The first answer is It's something you wouldn't say to your grandmother, perhaps, but it is a very common euphemism people use ...
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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?

I think you misunderstand the term "straight question of fact". When it comes to laws, especially the US tax laws, there's not really such thing in many cases. Even in this answer, you yourself were ...
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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?

In the case where a answer is clearly wrong as a matter of fact, are the moderators expected and/or obligated to delete it? The system is not designed for moderators or Stack Exchange to delete ...
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Are judgments appropriate?

Can we all be satisfied enough with getting a little bit our way and not being totally satisfied? I upvoted the answer by "GS - Apologise to Monica", despite that I disagree with the actions ...
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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?

The "other side" is a high "rep" user and a moderator, who have essentially called Chris stupid ("I'm not here to teach you to read, if you're more than 3 years old that ship has sailed.") and have ...
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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?

Member @Brick has left. To the question here, SE expectation is the voting system will most often rank the best answers with upvotes and incorrect ones down. That's the nature of crowdsourcing. Part ...
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Are judgments appropriate?

I'm not a mod here, but I have been a mod at one site or another on SE for several years now. I absolutely would have made the same edit. Answers should not make personal judgements, and in ...
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Why does moderator never reply?

We didn't reply because we didn't have much to say. You were clearly unhappy with a number of aspects of the site and we didn't see much point in debating that.
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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?

There is misinformation everywhere on the internet, and our site is not immune. Stack Exchange is written by people, and as a result, it is not perfect. Having said that, I think Stack Exchange, ...
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What should be done with factually incorrect answers?

The question here should be a straight question of fact. There's no real opinion involved - Either the law requires plan sponsors to allow participants to get out or it doesn't. There are two answers ...
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Are judgments appropriate?

If this is too offensive, good, that's the point. This is why I strongly feel that "your girlfriend is a scammer" is a straw man argument.* It's common to use Google translate to communicate....
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