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Who thinks it's annoying when someone writes a really good awnser and then the next person to see the question writes the same exact thing?

I saw this happen a couple times. I really hate when the person who copied the first awnser gets a "Helpful" or "Fun" vote. Who agrees?

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I know exactly what you mean and I hate it. They don't deserve a star if they simply copied another one's answer. Do you hate it when people get stars for a simple "yes" or "no"? Then someone who gives a good detailed answer that is correct doesn't get anything.

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Jk 40Dawg, haha ;)
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Clever, took me a second to realize what you did. Good thing I was coming from the bottom up.
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Sometimes there are no answers and when you submit they show up at the same time. I don't think it is annoying, everyone is entitled to their opinion and agree with others.

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It's already happened to me once this morning. It's annoying. my answer was there for a half hour first, now they are on top and it looks like I copied them.

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I know exactly what you mean and I hate it. They don't deserve a star if they simply copied another one's answer. Do you hate it when people get stars for a simple "yes" or "no"? Then someone who gives a good detailed answer that is correct doesn't get anything.

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Yes - I like a "star" please.
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hey
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You're bored a lot, aren't you?
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yeah
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Dude, you should write novels or short stories. They really help pass tone and are a lot of fun.
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ok i'll try that but i really like to read instead of write novels and short stories that takes to much time
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Sometimes there are no answers and when you submit they show up at the same time. I don't think it is annoying, everyone is entitled to their opinion and agree with others.


lol

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jk i know it is annoying
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Spit_n_Fire
Cute move :)
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I haven't picked up on it yet, but do keep in mind that answers can be reported. Plagiarism is not allowed.

When people vote for a copied answer, it could also mean that they were not reviewing all of them as they should.

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Sometimes it is just coincidence, only a few answers will apply to some questions and people tend to think alike. You can sometimes see this in the time taken to respond. Identical answers written within a timeframe of a few seconds pretty much negates the "cheating" conclusion

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If I am inclined to answer a question if I know the answer, or to research it if I don't (which is why I enjoy this site so much---I learn a lot) sometimes I usually work my answer on paper if it's math.

If I'm giving a simple answer, I usually go straight to the "answer this" box and paste whatever information I have in there.

Sometimes I write my in Microsoft word, tweak it, and then copy only a certain portion for the answer.

Before I submit my answer, I usually do a quick scan to see if I am simply providing the same information that has already been given. If so, I don't answer.

Sometimes I have only a slightly different approach which I think might be valuable to the person asking the question---in that case I usually submit my answer.

Also, if you click on a question and there are no answers already there, other people are doing the same thing I am---typing an answer. In that case, none of us can see that there are other answers that might be identical to ours.

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When you're right, you're right! Yup! :)
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With all the problems in the world, you've decided to worry about this one?

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Thank you.
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Amen!!!
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I have done it once on accident. I didn't see the person's answer when I was typing mine and once I was done I saw that we put the same thing. I apologized and everything turnes out fine. So to answer your question, I don't think it is annoying but it happens.....except when they get credit for your answer, that's not cool

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