I've seen handful of questions beginning with "I am new to X" which is sometimes followed with an actual problem with typos and lack of formatting, then a plea for help and a "thank you". While browsing meta, I found in this question: Abused by High-Rep members that "friendly tone" is not really welcome.

Now, I often see these questions in "review", under first posts. If I edit the question, what should I do with those polite phrases?


Any edits that get to the point of the question faster is a good one.

Remove openers.

Remove closers.

Make the title of the question the actual question being asked.

Fix spelling/grammar so it's easier to read.


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