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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

No, continue to pin accepted answers from the top. I would suggest not unpinning answers, particularly on Parenting. My reasoning has nothing to do with old answers that would change sort order. I ...
Joe's user avatar
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Any problem with adding bible verses to answers?

I'd be remiss not to start with a quote from Good Subjective, Bad Subjective: Parenting is one of the most subjective subjects I can imagine; every child is different, every parent is different, and ...
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Any problem with adding bible verses to answers?

I think how you use Bible verses matters. I don't think quoting appropriate Bible verses is banned on any Stack Exchange site, but (and I'm not saying you have this intention) exangelizing may be ...
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Parenting's stance on one-line answers?

You are correct in thinking that one-line answers - unless they are actually a decent (though very brief) answer - are not a good fit for any SE site. My deletion of the first linked to answer is ...
anongoodnurse's user avatar
2 votes

Any problem with adding bible verses to answers?

Similarly to @Willow's answer, I would suggest that using any religious guidance as a reason for any answer is not going to be useful. Most of our readers are not going to be Christian, and many will ...
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Any problem with adding bible verses to answers?

I am one of those damned atheists/agnostics. If it is pertinent to explain your thought, I personally might not object to an occasional Bible verse, but if it is your reason, then I won't listen to ...
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When is an answer general or specific?

SE is a question and answer site; people accustomed to forums often have a harder time understanding the different approach here. Don't worry, it's a very common occurrence. The OP's (original ...
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2 votes

Any problem with adding bible verses to answers?

The Bible differs from scientific articles or even advice books in that it is not an attempt at scientific or even practical thought. The Bible is a set of instructions set down by a particular ...
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2 votes
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Can we have a "this answer assumes information" flag?

In general, questions that end up on the HNQ list cause us (and other non techie sites) problems for this reason: most of SE is technical/IT based, and users new to this site do not necessarily know ...
Rory Alsop's user avatar
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How can we be aware and curb judgmental answers?

No one has bit yet on this so I am going to jump in with my two cents. In my opinion, judgmental answers are, at the very least, inevitable. We will never get rid of them, however, I don't really ...
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1 vote

Is reframing allowed on Parenting.SE?

The term that was used was "arguing with the premise of the question", I believe; see this question/answer. In general, it is discouraged to argue with the premise of a question unless it is a ...
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Should I give a second answer if a substantial elaboration is added to the question?

I wouldn't add a new answer. Edit your current answer and add an Edit to Question Update clause before you start, especially if the question OP puts something like Update in their edit. Adding a new ...
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