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Are joke answers valid answers?

There's not one type of "joke answer". There are answers that are (attempts at) humour, and there are answers that address the question. Often the two are disjoint but when they overlap, when answers ...
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Are joke answers valid answers?

Why jokes should be accepted? Being part of the SE community made me realize that we all to the very last one of us share at least one thing in common, that thing called Happiness. Can you really ...
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A Close Vote is not a Super Downvote

The hardest(?) issue I have with the reasons to vote to close is the "too broad" one. Say this one, that you linked, would appear to me as too broad. However, I think I've been mistaking the "too ...
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How should we handle Minecraft/Bukkit questions?

Minecraft is a game. Modding a game is developing new experiences for the users of the game. Modding is thus game development. Game development is the core of GameDev.se. We can conclude that ...
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Are joke answers valid answers?

I would use caution in allowing joke answers. What makes an answer a joke answer? How many joke answers are we ready to have? What if the question OP finds a joke funny enough to accept that joke ...
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Are questions about hacking games off-topic?

It depends on how you interpret the term "hacking". Questions about modding a game (i.e. to add to or modify features of an existing game to make it more fun or more challenging) are on-topic. ...
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Are joke answers valid answers?

My vote (if there was such a thing) is for not allowing joke answers. They muddy the waters, and make finding the real answers more work. Stack Exchange is a Q&A site, not a forum. However: humor ...
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Would GDSE benefit from an official "back it up" policy?

A strict "back it up" policy is hard on new users who end up running into the 2 link limit for <10 rep users on their first question or answer. On Skeptics Stack Exchange, where much of the value ...
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Are joke answers valid answers?

I think that good humour should always be allowed. Some puns and jokes kill no one, it can even make your day. But, joke only answers, that helps in nothing the question, should meet the banhammer. ...
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How should we handle questions about performing a task with a specific tool?

How do I voxel in Unity? [voxel] [unity] If they don't know how to voxel, [unity] is meta and should be removed. If they know how to voxel, [unity] should* be generalized to [ecs]. If it is truly a ...
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Are joke answers valid answers?

Answers with jokes VS. joke-answers I think we should start by differentiating the following. An answer that tries to address a question but has an incidental joke within it is very different from an ...
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