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How does the site (or how should it) handle the "little-effort" or "no-effort" questions?

"This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear, or not useful." That's what the downvote tooltip says, and I say that's just fine for dealing with these. People don't like getting 5 ...
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4 votes

How does the site (or how should it) handle the "little-effort" or "no-effort" questions?

As it's been stated here or in one of the links you posted, donwvotes should encourage bad questions posters to either delete or modify the question. These questions don't technically fit in any '...
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2 votes

What's our stance on self answered questions that don't show any research effort?

I think these kinds of low-quality self-answered questions come from a misunderstanding of the goal of StackExchange. It isn't great at being a help desk; instead it is designed to build up a ...
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2 votes

How should I edit my Game Maker questions to improve them?

At the end of the day, voting is anonymous. We can't really tell you why any of the votes have been placed, for sure, unless we were specifically the ones who placed them. The closest bet is that Tim ...
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1 vote

How does the site (or how should it) handle the "little-effort" or "no-effort" questions?

I mistakenly thought these were already officially off-topic, hence my (potentially misplaced) vote on the question MAnd links. On one hand I think there is value in discouraging using StackExchange ...
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