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Jeff Atwood
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43 votes

Against single word requests

36 votes

Are minor jokes in answers and questions OK when they are slightly discriminating against certain groups?

26 votes
Accepted

Do we really need to add "NSFW" in question titles?

19 votes

Basic questions are not so basic

16 votes
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How to deal with masked shortened-urls?

14 votes

What's with all the serial down-voting on the "boobs" question?

14 votes

Why were my questions on English meaning, usage and grammar closed and deleted?

12 votes

Does english.stackexchange.com itself follow American or British (International) usage?

12 votes

Why is this place becoming so mean (and how to fix it)?

10 votes

Can't copies of deleted threads be Emailed to authors?

9 votes

Is it OK to answer to old questions?

8 votes
Accepted

Someone has a chip on his shoulder? Inexplicable downvotes all over the place

8 votes

Problem with faq: EL&U audience - experts only or students too?

8 votes
Accepted

Deleting redundant comments - when does it all end?

7 votes
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Declined flags on closed questions

7 votes

Why was my question closed?

7 votes

I propose to elect by 3 quotas, each per one-thirds-contiguously of time-zones

7 votes

Wordreference Forum - comparison

7 votes
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Should we require some reasonable research being done? (aka Questions that can be answered by opening an online dictionary)

7 votes
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How about getting rid of the [english] tag?

7 votes

How to respond to dictionary/“general reference” questions?

7 votes
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What is wrong with single character edits?

7 votes

"Is it correct to write x" questions - can we require people to explain why they are asking?

6 votes

What is the meaning and function of 'accepted' answer in English Language & Usage forum?

6 votes

"Find in dictionary" questions

6 votes
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Changing accepted answer

6 votes

Can't search for a question about "that" and "which"

6 votes
Accepted

Formatting: two block-quotes in a row?

6 votes
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Are questions about what heard in an audio clip always welcome?

6 votes

Should users with many down-votes on a meta site be banned from asking questions?