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How to deal with low quality/duplicate questions which already have comments/answers?

I'm fairly new to Ask Ubuntu, but I'm noticing a lot of low quality questions, along the lines of: "wifi doesnt work" & "ubuntu overheating" which are very similar to other ...
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Ask Ubuntu says the body of my question does not meet the quality standards - why?

When I tried to post a question just now, the system just says: This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what ...
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Tips for users to write better questions and avoid negative feedback

This is for all more or less new users that posted questions here and searched for help, but got much negative feedback from the community in form of downvotes and closing their questions. I want to ...
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How much research effort is expected of Ask Ubuntu users?

What's the expected research effort show by an asker in their question? I'm not asking about close votes! But normal up and downvotes based on the research level of a question. That's all.
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Can we get a better quality question for grub-rescue-error-unknown-filesystem

In doing some reviews, I came across a user who had this error issue, and was asking about a grub-rescue-error-unknown-filesystem issue. I figured I would mark it as a duplicate, being a common issue, ...
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How to deal with higher quality duplicate questions?

Occasionally on a stack exchange, one will have a very precise question cited as a duplicate to a very broad question, or one will have a very clear and straight to the point question cited as a ...
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how to ask general question

I ask a question in here after reading answer I tell my self: "...That was a good plugin for Geany which make my work so easier! may be there are sort of another great plugins for Geany which make ...
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I know how everyone can be happy!

Unicorns for everybody! .... not really. I'm talking about our long trail of "list of X" that predate the site since immemorial times. As you can see in previous discussions people doesn't ...
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