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Flagging guidance for answers

What is the appropriate usage of flagging for problem answers? In general, flags are for things that are not appropriate as an answer post on that question. If it at least attempts to even partially ...
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Can copy-editing an existing answer create value to justify a new answer?

You may have seen answers around the SE network that were technically correct but had "problems" that limited their usefulness. For example: Waaay too long and unnecessarily so; few people ...
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What is (y)our stance on linking to specific articles and retailers?

I'm seeing a lot of hyperlinking to specific products in answers. Obviously, these can aid a lot in finding the right product for the job and are usually not directly problematic. However, many of ...
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