Robert Cartaino
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Encouraging More Questions
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You can't really "encourage more questions", per se; not at least in any sustainable way. But getting more questions is a nice side effect of promoting healthy growth overall. To make this site ...

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How can we encourage people to use bounties?
11 votes

You shouldn't really overly "encourage" the routine use of bounties across the board. Bounties are designed to be used as a last resort. You are supposed to start by putting the effort into getting ...

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Is my 'question seeding' appropriate?
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I wrote blog post addressing the issues of seeding and asking the first questions on a new site: Asking the First Questions

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Can we get notifications of answers to our comments?
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This has already been implemented. You can receive notification of comments addressed to you, even if you are not the question or answer author. Comment @username Notifications Normally, you only get ...

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What should the D&D Tags be without an ampersand (&)?
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I already see a lot of version-specific questions tagged [dd3.5] [dd4.0], etc. So to stay consistent, I would suggesting sticking to [dd], in the generic case.

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When and how do we elect moderators?
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4 votes

We are building out community moderator election support as a standard feature of all Stack Exchange sites. As soon as the site launches from beta, we'll hold nominations (which will be announced on ...

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Where did my close votes go?
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4 votes

Close (and re-open) votes indeed age away (after 4 days). The premise is that, if they didn't, the occasional close-votes that tend to accumulate randomly would close many, many questions over a long ...

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Should Community Wikis have multiple Answer posts?
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If the entire purpose of the question is to create a list, it is better to post the entries as separate answers. That way each individual contribution can be vetted (voted, so the 'more popular' ...

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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline
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Great Q&A: Quest and Answers

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When should a question be changed into a CW?
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I could go either way on this. The question is properly asked; you couldn't have known that the value of the thread would be in the list of answers of relatively equal significance. Had you known, I ...

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