Questions tagged [unanswered-questions]

Unanswered questions are those questions which have no up-voted answers.

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Answering old questions

Is it a good practice to answer old unanswered questions? I've seen some old questions with no answers and am assuming it is fine to answer them. Also, is it bad to do so a lot?
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Flagging the answers posted as comments

While using ELL (and other sites), I noticed that there is a lot of abuse - answers are posted as comments. And usually, it is not done by people with low reputation, which is even worse. I already ...
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how to handle unanswered abandoned unclear questions?

What is the best way to handle abandoned questions, which cannot be answered because they need clarifications? And the OP is not reacting any longer... This is one example. Is reporting / flagging ...
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Searches for finding questions that need attention

This post is intended to be a place to collect queries to help find questions that could use some attention. Maybe they need another answer, maybe the answers need to be voted on, or maybe the ...
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Why does 'unanswered' tab shows answered questions?

When I click on 'unanswered' tab in the menu of this site, it includes all the questions already answered. Any specific reason or am I missing something?
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Why do I have to wait so long to get an answer?

When I ask a question here, why do I have to wait so long to get an answer? Even the number of users who have seen my questions is small. I am not new here; I had an account before but I lost the ...
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