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What to do when you answered a question and after the question is edit? [duplicate]

What to do when you answered a question and after some time the question is edit adding more information or changing the question so your answered now has nothing to do with the new question? ...
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Edit and spoil given answer or Repost a close- [duplicate]

I was, and still am, out seeking a way to get the adjacency matrix of the dual of $G$ without pen and paper. hardmath answered that the way I posted the question, it doesn't have a unique dual graph ...
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Adding more questions in your post after receiving an answer [duplicate]

I have recently answered this question. However, after my answer the OP made an edit which includes more questions. It says: EDIT: "some other conditions" has been put in the range of summation ...
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Is it in the spirit of Stack Exchange to always make a sincere attempt to interpret the OP's intentions?

Is it in the spirit of Stack Exchange to always make a sincere attempt to interpret the OP's intentions? I believe it is. Precision is important in maths, and where questions are imprecise it will ...
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Are questions necessarily "static"?

Suppose I make a question but someone gives me an answer that points me that that wasn't actually what I wanted to ask. Sometimes I'm a little confused and the ultimate question I want to make isn't ...
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Can I change the existing question to a new one?

I have previously asked a question and got the answer but I not got another question which is based on the previous question. How do I post that, should I post another new one or edit the previous ...
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Adding question to a post.

There are some cases when users ask a specific question in their post and then after receiving an answer addressing their question,they edit their post with more than 2 or 3 questions which are not so ...
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Editing the title/body of a question hours after asking?

I asked a question which received some comments immediately. Only after the comments came in did I realize that I should ask my question differently. I edited the question then. I now realize that the ...
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Changing a question before it has been answered

So here are three questions which discuss why changing a question once you've asked it is wrong: question edited to change meaning Can I change the existing question to a new one? "Bug" in ...
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Should I create a new question?

I forgot a minus sign everywhere and I made a question wrong. I asked The differential entropy cannot be negative for pdf in (0,1) but the question should have been positive instead of negative. The ...
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What is the appropriate action when a user edits a post to change its meaning?

Reference. The situation is similar to that described here. A poster asked a question, I answered it, and then he changed the question to better reflect what he meant, making my answer incorrect / ...
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