John
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I don't know how to proceed in this situation
18 votes

Having a full, detailed answer to a good question makes us all richer. I'd rather have the answer than not have it. And, if the question is worth answering, then it should be answered. (To Prof. ...

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Unjustified upvotes
14 votes

From the Help Center: Reputation is a rough measurement of how much the community trusts you ... This has been the definition of reputation for as long as I can remember. People upvote ...

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Is it okay to answer using a spoiler block?
7 votes

I've used spoiler blocks fairly often, always after providing some hints. A bit more often, I'll provide hints and say something like: "Can you take it home from here?" I don't recall ...

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How to make users follow a better etiquette?
5 votes

I see some of these kinds of question, and I admit that I answer them from time to time. I think, though, that I'm pretty good at recognizing when people are looking for an easy way out, and I'll ...

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How to differentiate between (elementary-number-theory) and (number-theory)
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How to differentiate between (elementary-number-theory) and (number-theory)? Wouldn't things be cleaner if we just ... didn't? Currently there are only three tags that have elementary in them: ...

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