Talk:Answerbag

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Fair use rationale for Image:Answerbaglogo.png[edit]

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Image:Answerbaglogo.png is being used on this article. I notice the image page specifies that the image is being used under fair use but there is no explanation or rationale as to why its use in Wikipedia articles constitutes fair use. In addition to the boilerplate fair use template, you must also write out on the image description page a specific explanation or rationale for why using this image in each article is consistent with fair use.

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If there is other other fair use media, consider checking that you have specified the fair use rationale on the other images used on this page. Note that any fair use images uploaded after 4 May, 2006, and lacking such an explanation will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you.BetacommandBot 20:08, 31 May 2007 (UTC)

Answerbag rating system[edit]

The rating system has changed from 'helpful', etc., to a points-based system. This change happened many months ago, and users can decide how many points to give a question or an answer. The more user points anyone has (from being given those points by other users for contributions), the more points they can give to others for any given question or answer. Positive points count both towards the answer's rating and the user's individual rating; negative points only count towards the answer or question and do not affect the user's personal rating. At the moment, for example, I am at level 37 (professor with 7,746 points) and can give anywhere from -4 to +5 for an answer and -4 to + 4 for a question. Grandma Roses (talk) 15:57, 28 December 2007 (UTC)

Faulty deletion review[edit]

It isn't clear that the editors that reviewed the deletion request were doing their due diligence as they thought the deletion request was done in bad faith. Irrespective of the "faith", consistent application of the site rules should trump personal opinion. As far as notability issues are concerned, many of the links that the first two editors included are weak, at best (except for perhaps the cnet.review). Everything else is either a blog, the subject of one website (webpronews.com: a site where anyone can submit an article), or from a "direct marketing" website. Maybe an experienced editor can explain how those are notable in their own right? Maybe actually reading the articles themselves would be considered legitimate editorial oversite. Mudfud (talk) 23:48, 16 January 2010 (UTC)

how about a list of Answer sites made. It is clear that Category:Knowledge markets don't include sites like Blurtit, Fluther, and Dizzay, or for that matter, the Wikipedia: Reference Desk here.Civic Cat (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 19:28, 28 January 2010 (UTC).

Sanctions and Levels of Users[edit]

I don't think that sanctions were needed in this article. Also the 'levels of users' don't really add much to the article. Anyone else agree here? NCSS (talk) 22:27, 11 May 2011 (UTC)

how are points earned on Answerbag[edit]

The article fails to mention how points are earned. For example on yahoo answers it's 2 points per answer, 1 point for voting and 10 points for best answer. Asking costs 5 points on yahoo answers. How on answerbag are points scored? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.169.169.168 (talk) 07:36, 6 November 2013 (UTC)