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Clearing out Old Questions

Recently in the review queue I have seen a number of questions which had they been asked today would be off topic because they specifically refer to an end of life version of Ubuntu but were on topic ...
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When does the community user start bumping old questions?

According to this the community user bumps old unanswered questions so that they get another shot at getting answered. I've seen it do it a couple times in the past but it doesn't seem like it's a ...
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Windows 8 and Ubuntu Dual-boot: Many duplicates

It seems to me that Ask Ubuntu is flooded with questions about Windows 8 and Ubuntu dual-booting systems. Should we be concerned about SE quality and over-asked questions? Here are two examples, (...
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Are there certain circumstances where one should close an old question as the duplicate of a new one?

Are there certain circumstances where one should close an old question as the duplicate of a new one (for instance if the new one is better and actually has answers)? And if not, then why does the ...
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Automatic duplicate redirection SOP

According to this question and the link in the answer from Jacob Edwards closed duplicates that have no answers will redirect the user automatically to the main post after the dupe is closed. This ...
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Community bumping on AU

The Community user bumps old, not-well-answered questions regularly. While that maybe a good fit on most SE sites, I'm not sure of its applicability to AU. We follow a strong and strict release policy....
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Plea to the decentralized sense of opinion - use your vote!

Ask Ubuntu, as any other site in the Stack Exchange sites network, works with the help of a rating system. Sometimes it's hard for people to understand the importance of a single vote but votes are ...
Bruno Pereira's user avatar