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Is there any way to take legal action on the inflammatory answers?

A lot of those chaps are trolls. Don't respond. Flag em, don't give them a response. They'll go away eventually. Practically Its probably a lot of trouble, money and multiple jurisdictions. SE isn't ...
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Is posting several "trivial" questions in bulk encouraged for the site? What’s the solution for it?

As others said in their answers, it is evident here that user is deliberately asking questions just for sake of reputation. If an user vandalizes site with low quality trivial questions, alert the ...
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How did this answer enter the low-quality review queue?

As pointed out by Zanna in comment, when an answer is flagged as NAA (Not An Answer), it pushes the answer to Low quality review queue so that it is reviewed by privileged users. 1 The "not an ...
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Is posting several "trivial" questions in bulk encouraged for the site? What’s the solution for it?

Currently, the problem is becoming severe even more. Out of the top 20 active questions, 16 questions are already asked by him. One is allowed to ask the questions which one knows as one can self ...
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Why is this short answer deleted though it is answering accurately?

Update: The answer has been revised/improved by others and now it's un-deleted. Reason for deletion The answer was of very low quality. The length of answer is not meeting the minimum length criteria ...
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What to choose among -- user "Intent" vs site "Content"?

Tricky question. Well, I think if the content of question is worthy and salvageable then we should take the side of "beneficial to the community" that is - edit the question and let it go for re-open ...
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How to deal with an answer which is basically "a blog owner's opinion/interpretetion"?

Blogs which give Blog owner's interpretations shouldn't be allowed and answers which cite them as sources should be deleted. For example, if a blog has exact Vedic Verses or Puranic verses, we can ...
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Please provide transliterations for non-English text in your posts

Good idea. But the problem I see with providing transliteration for each and every Sanskrit verse is that answers may get extremely long especially if you are citing a dozen verses. Also, people who ...
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How to politely ask a user to use text instead of images?

Welcome to the Hinduism Stack Exchange! Though your answer is good as it cites the sources, however texts cited in image form has some disadvantages e.g. it's not searchable through search engines. It ...
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5 votes

Please use consistent spelling in your posts

Let's pick and stick to one of these transliteration schemes in any given post: Simplified: Rama, Sita, Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna IAST: Rāma, Sītā, Śiva, Viṣṇu, Kṛṣṇa Harvard-Kyoto: rAma, sItA, ziva, ...
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5 votes

Are placeholder answers ("Go with this interpretation for now, I will add sources later!") allowed?

Let's not treat less participating & more participating user under the same lenses. More the participation more likely to touch on such caveats. For this case, it should be taken with subjective ...
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Why is this short answer deleted though it is answering accurately?

.........it's self-explanatory......... (Imagine if that was the only "explanation" I chose to give in my answer.) Questions that can be answered in just one or two lines, still need to provide ...
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Let the users know why a notice is put on their post.

We should guide new users by referring them to appropriate help center links (and FAQs if required). If a user doesn't know answering question and his/her answer looks like discussion or comment i.e ...
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What is the correct reason to use when flagging one/two liner answers which are without any sources?

Well, as not particular example is being discussed, I'm providing generic answer: First of all, one-liner answers are discouraged. On the Stack Exchange, we emphasize on quality answers. So, whenever ...
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Is it needed to add something from our end when Question can be answered directly from Scriptures without any explanation?

TL;DR Yes, explanation is always needed. There should be some effort from the user who is writing the answer and should try to produce original content rather than copy pasting from external source. ...
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How to deal with an answer which is basically "a blog owner's opinion/interpretetion"?

Simple Solution: Use your voting power! If you don't use it enough, you've only yourself to blame in the long run! And when you downvote somebody's answer, don't forget to explain your reasons in ...
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How to deal with the users who have an ulterior agenda?

As pointed out in the existing answer, StackExchange does focus on posts rather than users. Yes, some questions are posted to denigrate certain beliefs or questioning against beliefs. Users who have ...
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How to deal with the users who have an ulterior agenda?

Users won't be dealt with. It's the posts that will be. Users with agenda: This is not a problem by itself. Many users have agendas here, something or the other. But that's not any problem, because ...
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Are placeholder answers ("Go with this interpretation for now, I will add sources later!") allowed?

That's just plain noise and should be removed from the answer. See Ask questions, get answers, no distractions. If there's any disclaimer, that is providing meta information to the post, it should ...
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What is the correct reason to use when flagging one/two liner answers which are without any sources?

This is the custom reason I used recently to flag a 2-line answer with zero references: no references, sounds like a personal opinion; should be deleted or be converted to a comment It was deleted ...
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2 votes

Please stop flagging (instantly) questions/answers as low quality if they are one-liners

Although the intent of your post is good, practically it's not feasible to edit or improve one-line answers. Most one-liners are written by unregistered users who may or may not return to the site ...
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Is posting several "trivial" questions in bulk encouraged for the site? What’s the solution for it?

If I understand correctly, there is a question ban if the user is spamming with low-quality posts. We just have to actively flag/close/downvote for it to automatically take care or mods attention. ...
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Do meta questions have a quality standard?

After some weeks after this question is posted, I am writing an answer to my own question that the quality of meta has fallen down. Our meta has degraded to a level that it is holding debates on ...
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