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This is probably a really bad idea. Many new users come to this network, because they seek answers. They might stay because they get one. And while they are here they might answer questions themselves. I would assume that in more than ninety percent of all cases one question started the chain. If we take that away, users would only have the possibility to ...


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I think if moderators want to take this on, great! If it leads to higher-quality (and fewer down-voted) questions on the front page of the site, that would be worthwhile. What would you do if there is already an answer, or if there is already a back-and-forth between the OP and other users, though? To me, that sometimes indicates that there is a willingness ...


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Stackexchange’s model is: Anyone can ask a question. Anyone can answer. If you turn anyone into anyone with 10 rep, well … It’ll be us, the core crew and no new additions whatsoever. Because how are you supposed to accumulate 10 rep without asking or answering questions? Edit suggestions …? Think about it for a second and then cringe.


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I don't know if it's the only way, but since there are only three of them, it's quite little work for a moderator like me to find your deleted questions: https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/70534/need-a-basic-understanding-of-the-structure-of-water-and-kosmotropy https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/111161/what-gas-was-produced-in-orbit-...


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As a reply to Karsten Theis' answer, What would you do if there is already an answer, or if there is already a back-and-forth between the OP and other users, though? Not many in our community instantly answer such questions. In fact, as a pattern, I haven't seen anyone answer such questions for a while now. If there is a back and forth that means OP has ...


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I believe I found your lost question:https://biology.stackexchange.com/questions/65163/why-do-soil-bacteria-produce-nitrous-oxide-as-a-result-of-anhydrous-ammonia-fert Turns out you were looking in the wrong place, as you asked the question on Biology SE about a year and a half ago.


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