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How has this answer not yet been shot down?

On a recent question about reasoning the constant existence of ice-walls around a flat-earth there has been this one answer leading with upvotes: As there is not scientific basis for anything like ...
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Bizarre Answer looks like Off-Topic

This question is about navigation on a super sized sea on a super-earth. It received a bizarre "religious" answer. I don't feel like this answer is adding anything to the discussion and worse I ...
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What to do about near-duplicate answers from unregistered user(s)?

Is it feasible to have a literal ivory tower? At 9:42 the unregistered user bromey_jestman posted this answer: A literal ivory tower would be one to two meter tall, simply the tusk of the elephant ...
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Please help me understand these downvotes

I answered this question: Synthesizing fuels with excess energy and received a downvote. I asked in comments why and got a response that demonstrated the poster did not understand my answer. I have ...
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Why the downvotes? [closed]

The Centaur--Let's Get Real, Shall We? So basically, knowing all this. Can somebody tell me why my answer is at -2, even against the fact, that it highlighted few other problems, and offered a ...
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I would like to see this action as valid but have issues with it

This is the stated reason my answer was deleted: This does not provide an answer to the question (or is it this one, or is it both?) provide answers that don't require clarification from the ...
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Are pictures of fishbowls on wheels valid answers?

As of the writing of this post, there are three particular answers to What would an out-of-water submarine (for water-breathing mer-people) look like? which have raised some eyebrows, mine included. ...
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Is worldbuilding.SE currently being trolled?

Regarding these answers: https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/a/71500/29870 https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/a/71497/29870 https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/a/71498/29870 https://...
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Promoting an answer to a question?

So, I'm a bit annoyed today... you see, I got over 100 reputation today for answering a question. Why am I annoyed? Because it is for the almost obvious answer I supplied to the river flowing out of ...
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Where can I complain about the way my answer was deleted?

I tried to make a very innocent, yet reassuring answer (that I agreed with the content posted like many others on this site) and you wrote about gaining a reputation before I can post? This is the ...
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Do you really believe in -450 degree Celsius?

There's a nonsense in this this answer, simply copied from the linked document. On sites like SO, it'd have been fixed rather immediately, here a fruitless discussion in comments started, so I ...
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Why did this answer get upvotes?

Pardon the title, but I couldn't think of anything to accurately describe the situation. Yesterday, this answer was posted. I was immediately concerned by the use of the phrase The 20th century is ...
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Why are 100% incorrect answers on this question highly upvoted and not deleted?

What single element could destroy the world? Some of the answers seem to be - while amusing - either 100% wrong (the proposed method wouldn't destroy ALL life), or outside the question's clearly ...
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What should be done with this answer?

On April 9, in response to flags, I deleted an answer on What is the least expensive way to annihilate humanity?. The answer reads, in its entirety: Fund global warming denialists, then if you ...