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Cleaning up old content is important for the longevity of the site and for the long-tail questions, but getting new content answered is more important. Which is why we generally suggest doing 4-5 questions at a time and taking a break, as you've stated you've been doing. This gives the chance for new questions to still be seen, and stops the flooding of the ...


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The only general comment I have on editing old posts is that if all you're doing is removing "thanks" or capitalizing "I" in one or two spots you should really look at the post critically. Does the edit substantially improve the clarity of the post? Was the signature or the poor grammar/syntax really that terrible to look at? If the answer to either ...


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Extraordinarily good questions can be migrated to other Stack Exchange sites - Flag your question for moderator attention if you think it is such an extraordinary question, tell us where you think it belongs, and the moderators will look at it and decide if it's something we're comfortable pitching over the wall. The worst we'll do is decline your request to ...


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I don't see what the conflicting advice is here. It was me that suggested you do 4 or 5 at a time so that you don't flood the front page with edits (as I knew you'd go at it with a certain gusto) @HopelessN00b just be aware that they all go past the front page and that they can drown out new questions so doing them in batches is preferable So if you're ...


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I'm one of those that requested you slow down just a little. I only ever see the default first page of questions and perhaps it's a timezone thing but over the last few days or whatever, I'm seeing more edited old crap than new questions. Sure I could change my settings but the reality is that the settings I'm using are those used by the very vast majority ...


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