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What makes a good supported answer?

In response to Can we reverse the trend on low quality posts? we would like to propose the following thoughts on what defines a good supported answer. In order to give a valid answer about ...
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What makes a good focused question?

In response to Can we reverse the trend on low quality posts? we would like to propose the following thoughts on what defines a good focused question. The primary focus of this site is a place to ask ...
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How can we get better expert-level questions? Or, StackExchange vs Yahoo! Answers

From my private beta invitation: If you ask high quality, expert-level questions, you'll build a site that attracts the experts and pros who will make it really successful. But if you ask ...
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How do we reconcile the guidance in the global FAQ with the site's purpose?

A question just asked reminded me of a problem I think we're going to run into a lot: Is murder allowed if God tells you to do it? On the face, this seems like a pretty good question for this site. ...
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Dealing with questions about “The Bible”

There are two types of questions that have been asked here that are a bit contentious. I'd like to propose definitions for the question types and solicit comments, changes and additions to these ...
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Where Quality is Job #1

Until recently, there's been a some concern about the quantity of questions and users. Sites sometimes get quiet...too quiet. But I'd like to propose that we need to shift to focusing on quality, ...
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What's the difference between doctrine and doctrinal tradition?

In Why was my question closed? How can I get it open again? we see that users are asked to specify a doctrinal tradition when asking about specific doctrine: Questions that are seeking ...
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Same old, same old, or try something a little different?

I believe most regular contributors would agree, that they would like to see answers like this, a far more common occurance on this site, rather than being as rare as hen's teeth and at risk of being ...
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Quality issues, or am I out of touch?

I've seen this question, but that's mighty old now. I admit I don't come here very often any more, but some of the stuff I've seen recently doesn't really encourage me. Admittedly, maybe my sampling ...
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How can I contribute to the effort to clean up Christianity.SE?

I've heard rumors of an cleanup effort on Christianity.SE that is in its infancy, how can I contribute so that I can assure my voice is heard from the very beginning? Branch questions: Can we ...
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On what point have not barrels of ink been poured out? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do we reconcile the guidance in the global FAQ with the site’s purpose? Insofar as it is to pertain to Christianity, I think the standard wording of the SE FAQ is ...
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The Biblical Hermeneutics SE site is live in public beta

http://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com I thought the community here would be interested. It will be interesting to see how that proposal and this one co-exist. Here are some relevant questions on ...
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Examples of high-quality questions

After all of the discussion about increasing the quality of questions and answers on Christianity.SE I am left desiring examples of high-quality questions. Post examples of high-quality questions ...