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What exactly is a "wrong answer"? What is the official policy on handling wrong answers?

Sometime ago I flagged to delete this answer to the question Wendy Doniger and the Bhagavad Gita. Here's my reason for flagging: Your answer sounds like an exposé of Ms. Doniger. You need to read ...
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Please stop flagging (instantly) questions/answers as low quality if they are one-liners

Sorry if the title sounds lil off, but what I meant is that users should stop flagging questions/answers as low quality if users question/answer date/time is less than 2-3 days. The reason I suggest ...
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When/how users of this site will learn to do right flagging?

I have seen many stackexchange sites but only in this sites users don't know where to flag and for what purpose. I have seen many posts with wrong flagging. In this stackexchange, users specially ...
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Is it fair to flag and delete answers taking an extremely conservative position?

While I understand the downvotes this answer to Feminist's claim that the Vedas, Ramayana and Mahabharata were written by male writers has received, I don't understand why the answer has been ...
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Should the comments which attempt to answer questions be flagged for deletion?

Some of us know that comments are not to be used for answering questions but some of us may not know that. But, many of us, either knowingly or unknowingly, sometimes do post answers in comments. My ...
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How to handle translation issues in answer or some part of answer is wrong or an altogether wrong answer?

Can other users comment on such posts to point out mistakes or translation issues? From latest discussion on such issue, OP told me that one can share what he thinks is the right answer (by posting ...
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Unsourced answers need more time before getting to VLQ queue

Background : While reviewing Very Low Quality, I noticed that some answers which are answering questions or answering partially. What they lack is just a reference. This meta is about discussion ...
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Why flagging in Hinduism SE is not as per other SE Sites?

I see many "thank you" and "welcome to Hinduism " kind of comments in this SE Site, below both question and answers. And it is expected on SE Site that (AFAIK) , if you find such comments that don't ...
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How do moderators deal with good questions, which are self deleted by the Original Poster (OP)?

I have come across several Qn-s in our SE, which were actually good, but due to some reason, they were deleted by the OP. It creates following issues relating to those Qn-s: Getting a URL link is ...
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Can the mods go easy on declining flags on old unsourced answers?

Some of my recent flags asking for citation notice on a couple of old answers from 2014 are declined. In the decline reason, the mod is pointing me to an answer about deleting old unsourced answers ...
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What are the rules to be followed while answering two similar questions?

I am bit confused about marking questions as duplicate and selecting two similar questions to answer. There are two questions about Tirupati Laddu Prasadam. Question 1 and question 2. Of these ...
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Is "We don't believe in this theory or concept" a valid answer?

We have good guidelines on answering in our Frequently Asked Questions as well as in the default help center in How to Answer pages. A good answer should address the doubts raised in the question. It ...
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If a user doesn't quote references properly, then will Mods delete majority of their answers?

There is a user, who is consistently not quoting the references in their answers. Wherever there is a mention of the reference, it's not in form of quote but it's just a last line. (e.g. "Ref: ...
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How to deal with comments which are disrespectful towards Hindu Rishis, beliefs, gods?

Recently I came across the following comment which was posted under one question on the Main site (The comment is currently not to be found as it was deleted). Simple explanation is they did not ...
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