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Etiquette is the norms and standards of accepted behavior and politeness in our community. The golden rule is "Think before you post."

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When adding a bounty to an existing question, can I edit to elaborate criteria?

So, Replace existing duplicate files on APFS with clones is really the heart of a question I really want answered, and rather than re-ask, I think the right approach would be to add maybe a 1-200 rep ...
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Discussion Topic: Increase In Questions That Are Simply Solved With Google Search

I don't know whether it is the start of the school year, but I feel like I am seeing more and more questions that could very easily be answered by the OP with a simple Google search. An example was ...
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Is it good-practice to use a comment (or parts of it) of someone else to answer a question?

I wanted to answer this question. But the user jherran was faster commenting this question instead of answering it. So i just added a comment instead of answering it, expecting jherran will add an ...
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Review Etiquette re: obviously incorrect or irrelevant answers

Something I've seen quite a bit of while reviewing Low Quality Posts: obviously incorrect/irrelevant answers. (Case in point: this answer.) What is the recommended approach to this? The answer is ...
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Bounty etiquette - I'm eager to offer some, but don't want to offend anyone.

One question I have on etiquette is whether it's proper or possible to offer bounty after a question has been answered to my satisfaction. Specifically, I asked this question - Is there a way to have ...
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