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Questions tagged [unanswered-questions]

About questions on the main site that have no answers at all.

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2019: Trending our answered percentage ranking to 1st

I'd like to track this with the goal of getting the answer rate up to 100% (with rounding, at least), and our rank site-wide at 1st for answering, and as such will occasionally update below with ...
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2018 Goal: Reduce unanswered - currently 15th (245 unanswered) across network

At time of writing (February 22nd, 2018) we have: 309 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers 262 questions with no answers a 99%-ish answer rate, which puts us at 21st overall on the network ...
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Can only diamond mods close questions as duplicates of unanswered questions?

I noticed that Question B is closed as a duplicate of Question A. I tried to VTC Question C as a duplicate of Question A, but couldn't because Question A is unanswered. Is closing a question as ...
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Helping out our sister site, Expats (Progress: 100%!!) - thanks to all who helped on the goal

Expats is doing well in visits, users, but lacking in answer rate. As such, like we've done on travel in the past with success, I've created a challenge on meta.expats. Expats shares so many users ...
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April answerathon competition

To give people time to enter, this will start on April 1st, UTC at Midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for ...
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2017: Trending our answered percentage ranking to 1st

I'd like to track this with the goal of getting the answer rate up to 100% (with rounding, at least), and our rank site-wide at 1st for answering, and as such will occasionally update below with ...
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2016 - Maintaining our '100%' answer rate and trending our answer rank to 1st

At time of writing (June 28th, 2016) we have: 166 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers 146 questions with no answers a 99%ish answer rate, which puts us at 16th overall on the network I'd ...
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Are we too quick in answering “no, it's impossible”

Many questions ask if something is possible (or where can I do x in y). Often the answer is hard to find out and in a good part of these cases the answer might be "no, that is impossible, you can not ...
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Unanswered or dubious answers on Schengen visa questions

I am taking a law course next week on Schengen visas and will gladly put forward to the instructor for resolution any Schengen answers that are either dubious or unanswered or otherwise suspect. I ...
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“Are there any X?” questions

Scrolling through unanswered questions, I came upon: Outdoor climbing tour in/departing from Bangkok which asks if there are any guided outdoor rock climbing tours based in Bangkok. Questions of ...
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Any point in answering “unanswered” questions where comments have solved OPs problem?

I'm probably a little OCD with the unanswered questions. Is there any point in answering questions where the comments seem to have been good enough for the OP and that haven't received any further ...
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Trending our answer rate to 100% and our answer rank to 1st

At time of writing (August 18, 2015) we have: 262 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers 219 questions with no answers a 98%ish answer rate, which puts us at 29th overall on the network I'd ...
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Bounty September competition

I propose we use some bounties during September to reduce the number of unanswered questions. So if you want in, post your name in its own answer below. The idea being that you want to have the most ...
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Answering portable barbecue question with a wiki list-answer

Does it make sense to answer Q: In which European countries can I use disposable barbecues in summer? with a community-wiki list-answer? If not then it should probably be closed as too broad.
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Competition: Graphical Answerathon - A picture speaks louder than a thousand answers

Graphical Answerathon v1.0 Building on the success of previous Answerathon competitions, here is a new competition idea which rewards the most visually creative answer. For every competition week (7 ...
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May answerathon - CLOSED - Vince won

To give people time to enter, this will start on May 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for your ...
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Travel.SE Competitions Leaderboard

Table **Person Competitions Wins** JoErNanO 6 3 Mark Mayo 5 1 Vince 5 1 mts 1 1 MeNoTalk 5 0 ...
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March Answerathon - WINNER: JoErNanO

To give people time to enter, this will start on March 1st, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote for ...
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February Answerathon - last man standing competition - WINNER JoErNanO

To give people time to enter, this will start on February 6th, UTC at midnight. Rules: To stay in the competition, you must: answer an unanswered question not asked by you AND receive an upvote. to ...
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Competition idea - thoughts?

I was wondering if we could get some more competition style activity into the site without affecting quality. Was thinking about a last-man-out-wins style comp where basically each day you have to ...
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Can we get our unanswered questions to 0 by end of year? BOUNTY TIME!

I will be offering bounties continuously on 3 questions at a time until the end of the year. I have points to burn and would rather see them answered :) Currently we have 55 days (depending on ...
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Drive to 0 and cleanup day

So I'm setting this as a chat event a few weeks ahead. At the end of October, we'll do a massive drive to: push all unanswered questions to have a useful and informative answer add as many tag ...
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New…answer-a-thon! First for 2012!

So another year, and we have our fantastic 100% answered questions flagging a bit recently. We have two ways of handling this: 1) Answering them. Of course ;) 2) Putting bounties on them and hoping ...
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“Answers For ALL” Day - Register now!

Chatroom schedule for "You are here" An event at the end of next week. It will coincide with the last few days before Christmas, people hopefully have time to spend a few minutes / hours answering ...
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Next monthly clean-up day - answerathon!

On October 31st, we had an event in the chat room and cleaned up all the unanswered questions at the time. On November 30th, we fixed a bunch of tags, added descriptions and wiki excerpts. This ...
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1000 questions by New Years?

I think it'd be a magnificent effort to reach 1000 questions by the start of 2012. Even better if we have at least one answer for every one of them. At current rates we need about 2.5 new questions ...
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Halloween answer-a-thon

I created an event: http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/info/591/you-are-here?tab=schedule for an answer marathon, after Martin commented in 'You Are Here' that it'd worked on the TeX site. ...
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Some more unanswered questions

Trick to breaking down air routes Can Serbian dinars be exchanged in the Republic of Macedonia? What supporting evidence is required for a Moroccan travel visa? Pass in the Alps that can be crossed ...
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Unanswered Questions

More of a discussion than anything, but we've got 15 unanswered questions, and I know as a forum site type user, the biggest turn off is when you post a question and get nothing in return. Any ...
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Unanswered questions

One 'sour' statistic on the front page is that there's a 1 in 16 chance the question someone posts won't get answered (6%). Is there a way we could encourage answering unanswered questions, or target ...