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Here's how this breaks down: We do not, in point of fact, have a problem with answers talking about designer reasons. We do have a problem with answers making big claims without proportionate citation, and with misleading answers. This usually gets corrected by downvoting. Questions asking about designer reasons were banned because, simply, we saw a ton of ...


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Your edit did go too far Because the answer, from your point of view1, is (partially) wrong, and you tried making it right. That is best done by submitting a new answer, one that is right, and backing it up accordingly. If you think the answer is mostly right but there is one point you disagree with (i.e., you think it is a mistake), it's best left as a ...


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It is site practice to delete unsupported answers Admittely it's never really documented/discussed on it's own, but mostly in the discussions around fun topics like game recommendations and designer intent requests. Specifically, when the questions type really needs supported answers, aren't getting them, and we need to talk about how to moderate them. But ...


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It's really hard Getting a straight answer to a question that expresses a minority viewpoint can be extremely difficult on this site. Here's what I do: Accept you are going to lose ~50 rep on this question and it's going to be very downvoted. If you are very low rep, you have to be careful to ration asking real questions with asking popular ones. When I ...


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