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For answers, it's more straightforward - edit it as much as necessary, so long as it gets better each time. For questions, it's technically the same. However, people who are composing answers would be inconvenienced if the sense of the question changed. I also second Josh61's comment that the OP should not invalidate existing answers. Otherwise, there's no ...


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@Lawrence has already stated what I would have answered, but I'll add this: Does it hurt the site in any way? Yes, it puts it at the top again. I think if the user does this, say, to draw more attention to the question (gaming the system, so to speak), it can be something to look into. If the OP is self-conscious about their English and notices errors, ...


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I'll plead guilty to this as well. I dunno about 50 edits, though. Why? Sometimes, I get bored, and even after I answer a question, I spend a lot of time perfecting the answer - there's just something about making it look as encyclopedic / informative / entertaining / perfect as possible that brings me enjoyment. It's like painting or working on a jigsaw ...


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