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Mods: Would you please with a cherry on top STOP DELETING ALL THE QUESTIONS!?

I asked this, very innocently, "What is your favorite Aerosmith song." Last night I also asked how people drank their coffee. Both these questions were removed for absolutely no reason at all. Will you guys please just chill and stop deleting everything?

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With the updated guidelines, "what's your favorite..." and other lower content/chatty type questions are no longer allowed on the site. If you have any additional questions or feel that something may have been removed in error you are welcome to contact Customer Support via the Help Center for additional assistance...

http://www.ask.com/about/community/guidelines
http://askhelp.co/ZKNMwL

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msteck02
Isn't that a poll question?
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While it is technically a "poll" type question, it still serves no purpose other than for people to post random answers.

Examples of legit poll questions would be - "Thinking of buying a new car - which one is better for commuting in traffic, a Honda Civic or a Chevy Cruise?"

or

"I'm having a party next weekend, what songs can I play that will keep the mood upbeat?"
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What if I just wanna know they're fav song by a great band
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It's probably worth noting that these Guidelines are what have been handed down to the mod team by Ask.com - we are simply doing what we've been instructed to do. It's not any particular moderator going on a delete spree.

Understand too that it's frustrating when there are new changes, but in the long run it will make the Community a better place for everyone.
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Who can we talk to about changing this? Let's be honest, this sites about people. The people who ask and the people who answer. If we make it solely about Q and A, then there's just no point!
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ask revolution !!!
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Again "what's your favorite..." type questions are no longer allowed.
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That's dumb ... who came up with these rules >:( people are going to stop using this sitr if we can't ask the questions we want to :/
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msteck02
I didn't sign up for this >:(
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too2sweet, don't think we're taking this out on you, or any of the mods. I just find it ridiculous. They took away our green thumbs, that I could take. But this?
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Realize that thousands of Ask users were surveyed last month and that these changes are as a direct result of that survey. If more people had liked the chatty stuff, then there wouldn't have been a need for anything to change. Clearly the responses that were received, indicated that people weren't happy with the way things were.

Of course as always, anyone who wants to can submit comments or suggestions through our Feedback form...

http://feedback.ask.com/

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Too2sweet....great answers and I'm glad those type of questions were voted out...People were posting those questions 3-4 deep 3-4 times a day each day...cookies...
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Hmm, teen-inspired revolution?
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Is that why so many Comments are now being deleted? I only use the iPhone App at this time, no notification was given that there were new guidelines placed. Guess I better take a refresher course on the guidelines.
By the way, that Survey was incredibly detailed. I was exhausted by the time I finished it! Lol
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It must be VERY recent, Lynne. I read through them about a week ago and today's guidelines look a lot more detailed.
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Change can be confusing and frustrating but to all who seem to be having such a difficult time with it; why not try re-wording questions or find different questions to Ask, get creative, see how it goes.
You won't know unless you try.:-).
And yes, Lynne I agree that was a long and Detailed Survey! Don't even remember what I said..lol.
@ Dodgy, wonder what Teens will do with it?:-).
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Dunno, witte. Thoughts of the inmates taking over the asylum come to mind.
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@Dodgy, ha,ha-xxxxxxxxx!! Oy Vey!:-)
Hmm guess I should check those guidelines? Had been wondering a bit since what I read week ago didn't mention a lot as you said... Of to see...
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new guidelines tons of changes dude

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well what was wrong with the old ones
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cant say i know buddy
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nothing,they are forcing all the usual people off of here with this nonsense.
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They are clearly trying to flush us all out.

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That's what I think too.
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That's what it is.
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Let's gun em , Doc !
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i saw the question WHO WERE THE BEATLES removed,word for word,that was the question...i asked why and that too was removed

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They have been removed just cause it's stupid...
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They're rewording the guidelines to be more generic which gives them a broader eraser....sort of like the Patriot Act/Marshall Law
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Lol!
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Just call it repressed.com

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I see what they are trying to do. It's a good thing. But yeah some will get stepped on along the way. You've got to admit some of these questions are really a waste of space

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ASK should have seen this coming when they created the "Polls" category. They opened a can of worms and now they're trying to stuff the worms and even more back in. But if deleting a few poll questions gets rid of the stupid "am I pregnant/pretty/he/she like me? then I say thanks 123green321 for your sacrifice....I appreciate it!

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Congrats on the Hall of Fame ! You deserved it !
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oh....thanks...I haven't made it for several months.....too naughty or outspoken I guess
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and congrats backatcha!
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See ! Sometimes they recognise good sarcasm ! LoL !!!!
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Too bad some people here can't....lol
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You got that right ! Happy Valentines Day ! Hope you have a good one !
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Awww, thanks :) and I hope you and your wife have a very romantic night planned.
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We do actually ! A nice quiet dinner for two ! Man, I've never seen so many people complaining !
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It's tough to be happy when you're not a Valentine ;)
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