Questions tagged [general-reference]

"General reference" is a closing reason used from some sites, for questions that are too simple.

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What off-site resources can I provide when I think it acceptable to give one?

I'm a bit confused. I used to think that it's good to provide additional information from other sites whenever an answer is submitted but later I realized it's wrong, but not totally. Now another ...
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OP un-accepts somebody else's answer and accepts yours

Is there a name for the phenomenon of an OP switching approval from one answer to another? (I am not saying or asking whether, or when, this might be a good idea) Is there a badge for writing [a ...
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Mention general references in FAQ

In https://ell.stackexchange.com/q/5069/54 (which is mentioned in Policy for questions that are entirely answerable with a dictionary) someone's asked what the word "scholarly" means. Please don't ...