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A meta dissertation on Conduct with new users

I came across this post yesterday and it bothered me enough to bring this to meta. First take a look at how the question looked originally. Granted it was a lousy question. There were many problems ...
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Are questions by new users rising, lately?

Is it me, or there are many more "first time user" questions lately? If yes, would this mean there's a growing Blender interest by "newcomers"? But who they are really? 3D newbies, Blender newbies or ...
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Tips for new users

The Zen of BSE as I see it BSE isn't a forum The search facility (top right) works great! Use it - you'll be surprised what you find. Your posts can be edited by anyone. This is normal. You wont ...
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Is there some way to force the user to indicate render engine in use? [duplicate]

Just wondering out loud if there is some method or process when a user submits a question to make an indication of render engine (BI, Cycles, Game Engine, or external) a mandatory data point? It ...
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Should we downvote first posts?

I often see first posts (or posts from 1 rep users) downvoted. Presumably 1 rep users are new, and haven't had time yet to learn the workings of the site. They also won't have certain privileges, ...