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New users are those users who may be new to the Stack Exchange Q&A format, and generally have a low reputation score, which starts from 1 at the time of registration.

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Inconsistent thumbnail generation in Finder?

Ok, just saying, but this site seems a bit broken. The exact question I want to ask has been addressed, but I can't enter that conversation/thread because I don't have 50 reputation points. So ... I ...
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When did we become a scriptwriting service?

NB: This is probably not the first time a question of this nature has been asked, but I could not find anything similar. While scrolling through the front page/review today, I noticed a trend that ...
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New users don't tag questions correctly

Here's a sample of two, consecutive, new user questions posted a while ago that prompted this discussion. Let's ignore the non-optimal titles for now and focus on the choices for the tags on the ...
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What to do about a particular Spam Only user

I noticed this morning that a new user, user85896, which was created "today", has posted three answers that are obviously spam and one that I flagged as link-only, which should probably have been spam ...
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Is it ok to bounty hunt here?

If anyone's noticed, I've kind of just jumped right in and started trying to snipe bounties on this site. I know that this is acceptable behavior over on SO, but since this site is much less ...
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A comment script for managing new users

Since Lion's release we have gotten a lot of new users that are posting answers and sometimes questions without really understanding how the Stack Exchange format works. I am qualifying new users as ...