I've recently had a question put on hold, and in retrospect, I can see how the people who put it on hold would have felt compelled to do so, and I don't want to argue this specific case.

But I do feel as though if there was a place that I could have put the question first, it could have saved a lot of time and the embarrassment of having my question put on hold. I wouldn't be looking for an answer there but just advice on how to make it a better question.

I also see questions that are poorly phrased, with horrible syntax become sorts of roast-fests for the asker, and while I can't find an example right now, I'm sure other people have seen these too. I cannot believe that anybody truly means to put out bad questions, but often, I find myself deleting drafts of questions on weird phenomenon just because I don't know the jargon or how to state a certain piece of logic.

While for the creation of this editing place, I do have to voice my doubts, since it will likely become a place of horrid, unworthy questions that people put no thought into simply because somebody else will make it a formal masterpiece for them. I also believe that it will be a place that most questions are answered, since in a lot of cases, it'll be easier to simply answer the question rather than fixing it.

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    $\begingroup$ I believe that someone made a chat room for this, but I don't have the link. Perhaps this comment will lead to a good Samaritan posting the link to it. $\endgroup$ – mrnovice Jun 28 '17 at 16:53
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    $\begingroup$ I guess the question triage, if implemented in Math.SE, would help here. Heck, it might do exactly this (and alleviate other problems as well). $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Jun 28 '17 at 17:37
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    $\begingroup$ My advice would be more to go ahead and post something, assuming it is a Question whose answer matters to you. Putting the Question on hold is not a final disposition, and while on-hold it can be commented and edited with improvements. I can understand wanting to avoid a "messy" public editing session of this kind, but it is a learning experience of value to Readers as well as yourself. $\endgroup$ – hardmath Jun 29 '17 at 2:16
  • $\begingroup$ @JyrkiLahtonen Any info on will this be implemented? This sounds like a really good idea. $\endgroup$ – kingW3 Jul 1 '17 at 19:46

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