Questions tagged [question-quality]

Questions that address the quality of questions and how it should affect their treatment.

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What do we think about basic [meaning] questions?

As meaning has recently become our most-used tag, it seems like a good time to discuss this. Please note that I'm not advocating any course of action, just raising the topic for discussion. Many ...
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I asked a question about where I can find a translation of a specific work. Why is it being perceived as low-quality?

A while ago, I asked a question trying to find a high-quality, reliable translation for a particular work. To date, no comments have been posted offering helpful insight as to why the question is ...
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Should we require questions to contextualize why they were asked?

Lately, I've been thinking about a common thread between questions that seem to be an... issue on Literature. We've gotten a lot of questions that have been downvoted, and sometimes closed, sometimes ...
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How does one write a good question about influences?

One of the fun parts of analyzing creative works (at least, for me) is to trace the influences prior works and especially ideas have on later creators and creations. How does one write a good ...
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