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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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How to recognize and properly respond to a cat-and-mouse question

Recently I encountered a question, which seems to have since been deleted, that once answered ends in a far too often encountered scenario. I can't recall the name of the OP or the question but the ...
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Should I delete my answer after OP changed his/her question in an essential way?

The question Confusion of central limit theory was asked recently. After I gave my answer, OP changed his/her question in a way that essentially makes my answer completely useless. In such situation, ...
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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 ...