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How to deal with possible fake votes?

I saw a question just being added to the site when refreshing the newest actions at the landing page of SP.SE. Once I opened the question, it immediately had 3 votes although the question had been ...
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Providing solutions from my blog

Can I answer a question by providing link to my own blog, if it answers the question properly? Is it wrong? Will I be violating any rules of this forum?
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External links should open in a new tab/window

I believe it's good practice to open links to other sites, images and similiar in a new tab. When I'm browsing answers at this site, I want to keep the context when I'm looking at external links. I ...
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When should we allow questions about products that don't belong to a SharePoint SKU?

In what circumstances (if at all) should we allow questions about products that either run on the SharePoint platform or integrate with SharePoint in some way, but aren't a SharePoint SKU? List of ...
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What should be done about content with poor spelling, grammar or formatting?

We receive a lot of questions from many different types of users. Fairly frequently, we get questions with poor spelling, grammar or formatting. We've been editing all questions for the user which ...
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What SharePoint SKUs are on-topic here?

I've noticed confusion around tagging the various SharePoint products which led me to think about what's on topic here. For example, just listing recent versions: SharePoint Foundation 2010 ...
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How should we handle links to third-party products?

We can pat ourselves on the back for being popular enough to attract spammers. How should we define spam and what should we do about it?
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How should we handle poll / “the best” / resource list style questions?

We have a question on the site: "What is the best tool for reading ULS logs?". These sorts of questions can be very useful because they provide a great list of resources recommended by our community. ...