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Migrating answers from (new) users which should be questions

It seems quite frequent that a new user will ask their question as an answer to an existing question. Presumably they find that existing one via google and ask in the answer box without really ...
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Are questions on professional cycling races on topic here?

Are questions relating to rules or common practices of the Tour de France, Giro d'italia etc appropriate here? By that I mean a question that is solely to do with being a fan of the sport as opposed ...
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Asking questions where one already knows the answer?

In Is the Suunto Ambit compatible with the Bontrager DuoTrap Digital Speed/Cadence Sensor? the questioner answered his question immediately after having posted his question. Beside the fact, that I ...
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Can I ask which bicycle I can buy?

I am very new to cycling and I don't know which cycle best suits me. I live in India. My doubt is whether, I can ask which MTB cycle I can buy? I will state my budget. Please let me know soon, I am ...
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Are law questions OK?

The answer to Are country-specific questions OK? was basically "let's see if it works". Pushing a bit further, I have a question about a particular bicycle accessory that is authorized in some ...
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Opinion and Debate

While I realize it's the goal of most SE sites to provide simple Q&A and opinion/debate is discouraged, would it not be appropriate to at least not discourage it in bicycles.SE? Because some of ...
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Can I ask questions about unicycles here?

I am considering a unicycle, and I would like to know whether I could ask that on this SE.
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How can I improve this question?

What would improve 'Light-weight ladies bike'? I don't understand the answers which it's getting: they're not actionable. They are theoretical (e.g. "Of course, a smaller bike, with 24" wheels, say, ...
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Is there an accepted way to point out incorrect information, especially once it has been accepted by the asker?

I realize that you can vote down an answer, but often it seems that the question's creator marks the answer that best fits what they wanted to hear, or the first one that seems comprehensive or ...
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Accepted answer vs the original question

This question: Long-lasting price-worthy fenders? The title: "Long-lasting price-worthy fenders?" The key question: "So which fenders are long-lasting price-worthy?" It's interesting in how the "...
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Broad questions or specific?

Reading @hhh last comment of this question, I think that @hhh is saying that broad questions are better than specific questions: because when a question has been asked then someone else won't be ...