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I propose a different style for explicit citation needed questions Do you remember the Bête question? The one that moderators looked at 3 times in the first hours? Yes, I had put a note to it that demanded citations to books in the very beginning. 2 answers were deleted by mods after I had pointed out the lack of the required citations in them. In one case, ...


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Answers aren't useful if they just tell you what to do. They're useful if they help you understand what you're doing. Or: a supported answer is an answer you can put your weight on. Even if an answer contains a block of rules text, it could still be removed for being unsupported. If nobody who reads the answer understands how to apply the rules text to the ...


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To me this is a poor criterion, though well intended. We could do better by nuancing, creating explicit exceptions, or replacing it. I've had a comparable answer deleted on another SE because, although I stated it stemmed from my own * general * experience over many years, it didn't stem from some, * single, identified, specific* experience that I could ...


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How to stop myself from interrupting the session to correct the DM's mistakes? top answer includes references to personal experiences. Sure, it is not 100% identical situation, but it's backed up, at least somewhat. Dealing with a Repeatedly Cheating Friend top answer could use some references, but what author wrote is standard advice for people stuck ...


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