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What does your wiki do regarding questions-that-aren't? You know, questions without an interrogative word. Do you delete them, redirect them to a central "Why was my question redirected here?" page, or do you just answer them with as much info as possible?

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Imamadmad
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Mixed bag for us. Most of them, we quickdelete with a variety of reasons and explanations (thanks to the modified version of the FastDelete script that incorporates them in a dropdown menu under a single button). Simple inquiries that are likely to double as search inquiries for others, we redirect to specific questions or categories containing related questions. In some categories, we post quick answers for the most common requests. Of course, we also have a notice above the Ask bar saying it's not search.

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On Answers, we delete any non-questions like "Banana ketchup" or what ever. We could rename them to "What is banana ketchup", but it would take us 10 times more time to clean the new questions.

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On DWA, we delete everything that isn't phrased as a question, and by that I mean that even if a title has a suggestion of a question but is not exactly a question, it goes. For example, even "How the Tenth Doctor regenerates" would be deleted because it's not exactly a question. It would need to be "How does the Tenth Doctor regenerate" or something like that to count. It means we can delete a lot of stuff, or merge if someone can be bothered. Hey, the English language set much better boundaries than we could otherwise make, and if we had to decide what counted as a question, there would surely be arguments and much more grief than needed!

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