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Request to have mandatory English quiz in order to join this site

A strain on the community? How hard is a downvote on a poorly written question?
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Google is a Lexicon, How Do You Like Those Apples?

Pasting in the results of Googling a word is unacceptable on ELU for many, many reasons. This has been covered elsewhere, but here are a few of them, in no particular order: It does not meet the ...
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Request to have mandatory English quiz in order to join this site

To answer your question of why it hasn't been done yet: It had not been requested before. The number of downvotes here indicates that the community does not support this plan. Therefore, it is safe ...
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Request to have mandatory English quiz in order to join this site

My account is two years old, but I started off few months ago. I'm not a native English speaker, and I have made mistakes a lot. If such a quiz was mandatory, I wouldn't even have joined at all.
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Google is a Lexicon, How Do You Like Those Apples?

I'm marking this status-declined because it is not possible for us to re-open a failed migration stub that bounced back. The solution is simple: if you wish to cite the OED, then by all means please ...
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