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What can we do when an answer is intentionally harmed by the author?

No comment on the right/wrong spelling, but to avoid a continual edit war flag the answer for mod attention with a custom message describing the problem, and if need be, we will lock the answer to ...
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Can we delete this "humorous" answer?

I have commented, on several occasions, to allow for a bit of "fun" as you describe, but I would have to agree that this steps a bit over the line. A serious answer that contains a little bit of ...
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What should our policy be on plagiarism?

If we were writing academic papers, then quoting a fact you learned without citing its source would be plagiarism, regardless of how you phrase it. On Stack Exchange, plagiarism just means copying. ...
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Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"?

It is my understanding that flags should not be used to mark answers that are factually wrong. We delete answers if they are spam or if they do not actually attempt to answer the question. The answer ...
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Does personal preference take precedence over accessibility?

We don't have any specific policy about how using headers for screen reader accessibility. In general, we're (unfortunately) not great when it comes to accessibility on this network but we do want to ...
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Does personal preference take precedence over accessibility?

Does personal preference take precedence over accessibility? No. Making this answer accessible to people who use screen readers is important. Making text slightly smaller, because you think it's ...
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SR-71 cool story comment posted as an answer

Given that the post has received 5 "not an answer" flags, 5 recommended deletions, 1 deletion vote, and moreover, considering, as one comment said, that The ground speed anecdote is irrelevant to ...
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What should we do with this answer?

Personally, I don't see how it answers the question "Do any airports have a steeper standard approach than London City?", since, as said in the comments, the mentioned airport is only mildly steeper ...
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Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"?

I would have voted to delete as low quality, however I know some folks will not vote to delete if a post still looks like an attempt to answer. In those instances, I hope they still downvote, and ...
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What should we do with this answer?

When I saw it earlier, I thought it was not an answer, but I'm having second thoughts. The poster thought of an airport that may have a steeper approach. As it turns out, that was wrong, and the ...
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Should these two answers be merged?

I don't see any decent reason for them to exist as separate answers given that: The question implicitly asks for a list, so a reasonable answer would contain all the possible geometries known to the ...
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Should the locked heavily edited long answer be split?

What are your thoughts, as a community, on this suggestion? To me looks fine.
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Is there something I can do to help unlock my answer? And what happens if I don't?

I asked you to stop the edits when you where at 28 edits. You agreed. And then proceeded to make 50 more. I'm not sure we agree on the meaning of "slowing down the edits" at this point, since you are ...
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What should we do with this answer?

Definitely a comment, not an answer
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