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Wikipedia can be a perfectly fine resource if it provides a nice quote to support information you already know to be true (i.e. if you are the expert). Where Wikipedia becomes a problem is if you are …
answered Jul 25 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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Are any of them a question you actual have? Then go ahead an ask it. But "recycling example questions" isn't exactly the goal of a private beta. You're not supposed to be asking questions simply for …
answered Jul 17 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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Typically, I would say you should 'accept' an answer when someone provides an answer that best solves your problem specifically. But since most of the questions here are asked out of conjecture or idl …
answered Jul 20 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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I'm not sure there's much to dispel; the pattern seems pretty typical. You start with a small private beta and a big spike from the hoopla of the public launch. The spike peaks as incoming users check …
answered Aug 15 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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You've swerved into a problem that I've been really struggling with. Did we build a site for experts? Are we actually providing expert answers and (this is the really important part) are those answers …
answered Jul 20 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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sure, but when a site doesn't have a strong constituency of "doers", you lose a really important component of learning for which these sites are built. I didn't mean to delve into a larger macro issue, but that seems to be at the crux of your question. Maybe it's worth a larger discussion. …
answered Jul 20 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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discussion forums with the same problems that Stack Exchange was designed to avoid. Users have become accustomed to posting comments as answers, and the problem is only getting worse. That's …
answered Aug 26 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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If it isn't already obvious from the voting, I just don't think you strive for too much "pointless" fun running through your front page. It's going to set the tone of your site for a lot of folks for …
answered Nov 21 '13 by Robert Cartaino
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Looking at the top-voted questions (https://space.stackexchange.com/questions?sort=votes), very few of them have anything at all to do with "satellites." I don't see this as a tag intrinsic to the sub …
answered Aug 8 '13 by Robert Cartaino