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Style guide for questions and answers

Following the style guides on Stack Overflow and Wikipedia, I would like to propose that we create a style guide of our own. Let's hold ourselves to a high standard and create or promote questions ...
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Version tags are being used improperly -- what to do?

Tags like 12.04 and 13.04 are being used almost every time even if the question isn't version-specific, and even if the tag description explicitly says: You should only use this tag if your ...
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Should we apturl whenever possible?

It seems that apt: doesn't work here,but there is a proxy for these type of sites just provide apt.ubuntu.com/p/package_name Should we use it(easy,fast and user friendly) or the traditional software ...
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Does favoriting questions help to get an answer?

I've read What if I don’t get a good answer? and in meta What is the purpose of favoriting questions?. Does favoriting (clicking the star) highlight my question to others? Is there a way to do that?
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FAQ Update: Add "Chrubuntu" to the list of unsupported derivatives

Since people are naturally lazy, perhaps we should replace this line in the FAQ: Linux Mint, Backtrack, Gnome-Remix (prior to 13.04) and ... with: Linux Mint, Backtrack, Gnome-Remix (...
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How can I give rep to a wiki answer?

Lets say a user created an answer to a question and because he is nice enough and he knows people can concentrate on his answer as a base and add more information to it he marked the answer as ...
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Would creating a Q&A question to cover specific 14.04 sound issues be okay here?

I was looking at the numerous cases in a search of people having sound issues, especially with 14.04, and I was wondering if I could create a little Q&A FAQ (community wiki) about it? Many of ...
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