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Why are questions with answers showing up in the Unanswered Questions tab?

Well not exactly. Unanswered doesn't necessarily mean that there are no answers, nor that no answer has been accepted, but that there are no upvoted answers. Asking a question and being given a ...
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Is there a discrepancy between the overall quality of questions versus answers?

I tend to answer many more questions than I ask. It's not that I have no questions, but many questions have already been asked and answered. New users tend to not know the questions exist and don't ...
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Why were these questions marked as duplicates just because they're old?

It's marked as a duplicate because we don't want people submitting suggestions to old posts. But we don't want to remove it because it's useful to see what came before - we want to link people to the ...
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Are questions about UX naming-conventions and terminology on-topic?

Yes, there's even a tag for it: terminology. The only caveat I would put is questions should be more "What is the industry standard term for this thingy" not "Let's come up with a good name for this ...
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Thoughts on the change to points awarded to Questions?

My thought is that Jeff's original rational behind the original change years ago (see Should the weight of question upvotes be reduced?) was solid... literally anybody can ask a question, whereas it ...
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How to tell whether a (visual) design question is on-topic?

Generally, if the visual design aspect of the question is the core of it then it's off topic for here. However if visual design is just an aspect of the question then it may be suitable. Think about ...
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Proposal for the convention or structure for one type of question on UXSE and feedback

Interesting idea, I would certainly support a more consistent structure which supports posters thinking about these aspects when they post. The area which most interests me in your proposal is the ...
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Thoughts on the change to points awarded to Questions?

I wonder if answers should have a non-linear reward system. E.g. An answers first upvote gets 5 points. It's 2nd gets 10 points, it's third gets 12 points, This would reward people who take the ...
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Thoughts on the change to points awarded to Questions?

Two thoughts: I think retrospectively giving out points to everyone isn't that great. It feels like the typical inflation problem; by giving everyone more points you're simply reducing the value of ...
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Are there ever good situations for combining questions?

I have contemplated a number of situations where the idea of combining questions has come up. Of course, in UXSE we encourage people to try and be specific about the problem they want to solve and ...
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Is there a discrepancy between the overall quality of questions versus answers?

I believe this is not true. So experienced UX designers know so much that they have no questions? I can't answer for UX.SE but I see it all the time in GD.SE: high-rep users asking great questions. ...
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Is there a discrepancy between the overall quality of questions versus answers?

Funny I was just thinking this as I scrolled through the list of questions and read the answers. I've been away from UX stack exchange for a while and it does feel like it has changed somewhat. There ...
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Why did this question receive so many down-votes?

If you want to know what makes a good question, you could take a look here. As for the question you mentioned. It is a proper question else it would have been closed, but the question is probably not ...
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Can I ask a question with my answers to select best one

I think you would want to ask your question and provide the two answers you mentioned as possible solutions. Then ask the community what they think would be the best solution and why. And maybe even ...
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