I think that if you ask a question within 48 hours (2 days) of the same question being asked you should face some type of penalty for it such as not being allowed to ask another question for a whole week afterwards.
This is to punish people that ask repetitive questions (penis size, breast size, "which do you like better?", etc) that are the same; within a short period of time, and to force people to use the search bar to check and see if the question was asked today before they go asking the same question all over again.
Of course there would have to be allowances for questions posted in the same time frame (for example if you post a duplicate question within 2 hours of another poster you will be waived), but I think that setting a limit on how often you could ask the same question would make G@G a significantly better environment.
What do you guys think?
Good idea! People need to stop asking the same 5 questions repetitively on G@G
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Not a bad idea, but needs some adjustments..
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Bad idea! I like answering the same question over and over again. It's easy XPer points!
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But I love asking if my penis/boobs are big enough.. why do you want to take that away from me?
No its a bad idea. Who are you to make rules and restrictions on people bc you don't like their questions. I don't know where you are from, but I come from a free land and we shall have freedom of speech!! People should police themselves and if you don't like it don't answer!!
Horrible idea. That would just deter people from using the site all together. As long as a user abides by the posting guidelines already in place, there should be no "punishments" for asking questions. After all, that IS the whole purpose of this site.
Do I think more users should use the search bar? Yes. However, in the end, this is a Q&A site and essentially EVERY question has already been asked at least once. Plus, a lot of times people have specific details unique to their personal situation that they want to include in their question. Maybe they already looked in the search feature and didn't find answers to what they were looking for.
I simply don't agree with handing out "penalties" to users simply for asking a question that already gets asked often. If it annoys you, it isn't hard to just ignore the questions you're tired of seeing. Don't click on them, just keep scrolling and find another question that interests you.
I voted D. just to horse around. The thing is a lot of questions seem stupid but a lot of times, i think its people trying not to feel alone and to hear others talk and relate to their personal problem eventhough that personal problem has been asked a gazillion times! Sometimes I want to bitch about the guy who didn't return a call, who I slept with and then disappeared. We all know the answer is "he's just not into you" but sometimes people just want to be heard and they want to express their insecurities to complete strangers who won't hold that information against them.
My conclusión is, what makes GAG special is that people can ask questions that irk them on a personal level eventhough thousands go through the same shit on a daily basis.