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Do meta questions have a quality standard?

A few weeks back, there was a question posted on meta Why is it marked as duplicate? From the title, it asks why the question is marked as a duplicate of another question. But when we look into the ...
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How did this answer enter the low-quality review queue?

SE usually doesn't let anyone flag an answer with high # of upvotes (such as the one below) as 'Very Low Quality' so how did this answer enter the review queue? N.B. This discussion is not about the ...
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Let the users know why a notice is put on their post.

You might be knowing that there is a policy on our site to add citations in answers. There is a list of valid references which are also added in the faq. When there are no valid sources in an answer, ...
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What is the correct reason to use when flagging one/two liner answers which are without any sources?

Recently I have observed a trend where experienced users are simply posting one-two liners as answers. Basically those are comments posted as answers and obviously they are low quality as answers. ...
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Why is this short answer deleted though it is answering accurately?

When I was looking at some deleted answers, I found out a deleted answer (2kers only). The answer was just a one word but it still answered accurately. There were upvotes on the answer and downvotes ...
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Are placeholder answers (“Go with this interpretation for now, I will add sources later!”) allowed?

On the main site, a user wrote an answer with a note at the end on the following lines. This answer received several upvotes and is also accepted by OP. Note: Some portions of this answer are ...
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Is it needed to add something from our end when Question can be answered directly from Scriptures without any explanation?

I see few upvoted comments on my answer: "You can just paste a link of chapter number in comments instead of just copy pasting totally..." "Pure copy paste. Is there anything from you in the answer?....
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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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Is there any way to take legal action on the inflammatory answers?

For the last few days the site has been impregnated with inflammatory answers against Gods which are excessively abusive. Is there any way to take legal actions on them based on any IT act? If Yes, ...
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What to choose among — user “Intent” vs site “Content”?

Suppose, if a user posts a question or answer, with apparently ill intention. However, the content generated by the user is of somewhat commendable quality. For obvious reasons, the post is either ...
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How to deal with the users who have an ulterior agenda?

Nowadays seeing that the main site is flooded with questions, from primarily two users who have set out to denigrate certain community of Hinduism. It is annoying to read such questions. These users ...
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Who decides 'requires additional references', moderators or system?

I am getting this message in one of my answer: "Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit to add citations to reliable sources that support the ...
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How to deal with an answer which is basically “a blog owner's opinion/interpretetion”?

In recent times i found that one user is basically copy pasting posts from arbitrary/unknown blogs as answers.Many of his answers are like that with this being a typical example. How to deal with ...
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Consider fixing questions that will lead to opinion-based or low-quality answers

Recently, I found that the nature of some questions leads to answers: that are opinion-based or that deviate too much from OP's title or main question or that are of very low quality So, I'm ...
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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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Users should make use of their privileges

The issue with this website is that we have merely 25 users with reputation > 200. Still as the site is in public beta, users get access to important privileges with less reputation compared to sites ...
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Please provide transliterations for non-English text in your posts

Since this is an English-language site, we should try to avoid assuming that people can read languages other than English. As such, if you are including text from another language (Sanskrit, etc.) in ...
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Please use consistent spelling in your posts

There are a lot of ways to transliterate Sanskrit and other liturgical languages of Hinduism, and there are even more ways to transliterate the versions of Sanskrit words that have been loaned into ...
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The copy-paste issue, Hinduism version

tl;dr Please stop posting answers that are just copied out of Wikipedia or some random blog. If you see these things and they don't cite a source, flag (either "very low quality" or "other" and ...