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Why is there so much focus on low-quality questions at-large?

Stack Overflow is so large that it is not possible for any single person to read even the titles of every question posted there on a given day, let alone all of the questions. However, Server Fault, ...
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Why is there so much focus on low-quality questions at-large?

In very short words: SF is a site for professional system administrators exclusively and we don't want non-professional questions. Low quality questions are by definition non-professional. This is a ...
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13 votes

Why is there so much focus on low-quality questions at-large?

where we came in? There is always a focus on quality not just at election time, SE is supposed to be a repository of high quality Q&A. Perhaps I am missing some relevant history. Yes, lots, ...
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Is it just me or is the quality of questions on SF declining?

You only noticed this in the past few months. Which stone have you been hiding under for the last couple of years or more? Perception is reality. For all of their high falluten words about quality ...
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Are we professionals or...?

No, Server Fault is no longer for professionals it is for professional quality questions. That many, if not most people asking questions fail even, to make that standard is regrettable. It is ...
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9 votes

Are we professionals or...?

As the moderator concerned, on occasion I let the community do their part too... You, and everybody else with sufficient reputation in the community, can cast close votes and should do so when you ...
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7 votes

Are we professionals or...?

My actual question is: what can we do more about this kind of things in order to improve the quality of the website? It does not look like voting and trying to close questions is enough but rather ...
7 votes

Are we professionals or...?

Not again, please. This has been discussed ad nauseam and really will lead nowhere. There are different views of what SF should be and what the target audience should be, most importantly between a ...
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Is it just me or is the quality of questions on SF declining?

More aggressive moderation both on the main site (to close crap) and on meta (to close the whining that comes from closing crap) is the only solution to fix this problem. No more pink-and-fluff from ...
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