Thomas Weller
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Are questions regarding password cracking on-topic?
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Yes, such questions are on-topic as long as they fulfill our usual requirements. there are legitimate uses of password crackers, e.g. when you have forgotten your own password or when testing the ...

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How can we better reach experts?
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IMHO this has two reasons: software developers (Stack Overflow) and system administrators (SuperUser) might have very special needs - and the required program simply does not exist there is no ...

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Shall I ask more questions?
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5 votes

Yes, please post such questions, since I have a lot of legacy knowledge as well and I could provide helpful answers.

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Product names in question titles / "Alternative to ..." titles
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TL;DR: for you own good. Indeed, nothing prevents you from writing such a title. However, it may be less likely that you get answers, if you consider the following situation. You have written "Free ...

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Is asking for Drupal modules and/or themes on topic?
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Themes should be on-topic as well Themes are not a web service. They can be installed locally (on a webserver) Themes provide more than just a nice look. E.g. Wordpress themes can or cannot provide a ...

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Asking for software, get libraries in answers
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TLDR: no Why not (theory) Software that is shipped is tested documented If you need to write the program yourself, there are typically lots of caveats, which make the solution extraordinarily ...

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Reputation needed to post a comment is too high
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TL;DR: let's decrease it to 25. And I encourage especially the high-rep users (like and including me) to vote more on new user's questions. References This issue has been discussed on the Main Meta ...

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How to handle "it's impossible" answers?
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I don't want such answers. They don't help me. And thus I downvote, because that's exactly what the downvote means: "it is not useful". When I ask a question, I have a problem and I want to ...

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Where best to discuss requirements for a new application?
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TL;DR: a non-SE site and I don't know which. Where ought I to ask/might I get the best help? Meta or chat? Not Meta, because that's for discussion about how the site works, not how some other ...

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Should programming language recommendations be allowed here?
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This answer is a combination of @TimPost and @juergend. No, ... ... for all your examples, since they target a project or product. Typically you can realize any product in any general purpose ...

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I lost bounty points when no answer was posted?
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The bounty procedure is a bit messy if you ask me. Actually you agreed to it on the very first page if you were able to read it because it's so small: However, it is not deducted immediately: it's ...

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Why was this answer deleted?
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Deleting the answer was not necessary for this particular answer, because the products are only used for testing purposes, not for real use. In this case, there is no competing requirement that would ...

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Shall I ask more questions?
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No, the examples are really cruel. Nobody wants to recommend 10-year-old software anymore. Answers will not be helpful to anyone else at all.

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