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20 most viewed questions that need answers (Updated 12 Apr 2024)

Some of these questions do have answers, but these answers have negative votes. Only questions with upvotes will be removed from the list. In addition, this list has new questions sprinkled throughout!...
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Chat event to deal with unanswered questions

As a follow up to this post, I think we should have an informal chat event (or a series of chat events) to help clean up all the old, unanswered questions which we have. Basically, we schedule a 30 ...
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"Is my calculation correct" is back again

The answers of What should be done with "Is my calculation correct ?"-type questions? clear out that questions need not be deleted by the OP/Community. Note: This is the Part-2 of the ...
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Dealing with unanswered questions

Currently, Chem.SE has a lot of unanswered questions. To me, this isn't a good sign, as the main purpose of the site (to build useful Q&As) is being only half-fulfilled. We're getting a decent ...
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What can or should be done about the unanswered?

2016, a year in closing demonstrates that out of 10448 questions asked on the main site on 2016, 5,621 are either closed or unanswered. That is, 53.8 % of more recent questions didn't end up with an ...
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Evaluation of the Chat Event (Session 1)

Summary All in all, this chat session was a great pleasure. I found the atmosphere amicable and yet productive, and it was a lot of fun to see the number of unanswered questions dwindle away. Thank ...
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Fallacy in my argument, reason for getting question closed? How to improve my (another) question? Why did I get half the bounty amount?

I recently added an answer to Why is [Ni(en)3]2+ paramagnetic? Atomic number of Ni is 28, $\ce{Ni^{2+}}$ has configuration $\mathrm{[Ar]3d^8}$. It can not form lower spin octahedral complex due to ...
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