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I think it's a very complex situation with no clear answer for a number of reasons:

  1. Identify this actor questions are only off-topic because of 1 abstention.

    The 16 people who were involved in the vote were split at between 8 upvotes and downvotes each, with 1 person abstaining from voting on the other option.

    This, combined with the fact that these off-topic questions and answers still get upvotes indicates the community is still not in agreement on this situation.
  2. 2 out of 3 Reversal badgeReversal badge winners on StackOverflow are from answering closed questions.

  3. Answering bad/off-topic posts only encourages more of the same.

    - Oded♦
    Though I disagree with this as off-topic posts are made by people who either don't research what the site is about before they post or have but didn't care.

As SonnyBurnett and iandotkelly mention in the comments it is a matter of personal preference, and mine is to only answer a question I know to be off-topic if I think I have an exceptional answer.

I think it's a very complex situation with no clear answer for a number of reasons:

  1. Identify this actor questions are only off-topic because of 1 abstention.

    The 16 people who were involved in the vote were split at between 8 upvotes and downvotes each, with 1 person abstaining from voting on the other option.

    This, combined with the fact that these off-topic questions and answers still get upvotes indicates the community is still not in agreement on this situation.
  2. 2 out of 3 Reversal badge winners on StackOverflow are from answering closed questions.

  3. Answering bad/off-topic posts only encourages more of the same.

    - Oded♦
    Though I disagree with this as off-topic posts are made by people who either don't research what the site is about before they post or have but didn't care.

As SonnyBurnett and iandotkelly mention in the comments it is a matter of personal preference, and mine is to only answer a question I know to be off-topic if I think I have an exceptional answer.

I think it's a very complex situation with no clear answer for a number of reasons:

  1. Identify this actor questions are only off-topic because of 1 abstention.

    The 16 people who were involved in the vote were split at between 8 upvotes and downvotes each, with 1 person abstaining from voting on the other option.

    This, combined with the fact that these off-topic questions and answers still get upvotes indicates the community is still not in agreement on this situation.
  2. 2 out of 3 Reversal badge winners on StackOverflow are from answering closed questions.

  3. Answering bad/off-topic posts only encourages more of the same.

    - Oded♦
    Though I disagree with this as off-topic posts are made by people who either don't research what the site is about before they post or have but didn't care.

As SonnyBurnett and iandotkelly mention in the comments it is a matter of personal preference, and mine is to only answer a question I know to be off-topic if I think I have an exceptional answer.

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I think it's a very complex situation with no clear answer for a number of reasons:

  1. Identify this actor questions are only off-topic because of 1 abstention.

    The 16 people who were involved in the vote were split at between 8 upvotes and downvotes each, with 1 person abstaining from voting on the other option.

    This, combined with the fact that these off-topic questions and answers still get upvotes indicates the community is still not in agreement on this situation.
  2. 2 out of 3 Reversal badge winners on StackOverflow are from answering closed questions.

  3. Answering bad/off-topic posts only encourages more of the same.

    - Oded♦
    Answering bad/off-topic posts only encourages more of the same.

    - Oded♦
    Though I disagree with this as off-topic posts are made by people who either don't research what the site is about before they post or have but didn't care.

As SonnyBurnett and iandotkelly mention in the comments it is a matter of personal preference, and mine is to only answer a question I know to be off-topic if I think I have an exceptional answer.

I think it's a very complex situation with no clear answer for a number of reasons:

  1. Identify this actor questions are only off-topic because of 1 abstention.

    The 16 people who were involved in the vote were split at between 8 upvotes and downvotes each, with 1 person abstaining from voting on the other option.

    This, combined with the fact that these off-topic questions and answers still get upvotes indicates the community is still not in agreement on this situation.
  2. 2 out of 3 Reversal badge winners on StackOverflow are from answering closed questions.

  3. Answering bad/off-topic posts only encourages more of the same.

    - Oded♦
    Though I disagree with this as off-topic posts are made by people who either don't research what the site is about before they post or have but didn't care.

As SonnyBurnett and iandotkelly mention in the comments it is a matter of personal preference, and mine is to only answer a question I know to be off-topic if I think I have an exceptional answer.

I think it's a very complex situation with no clear answer for a number of reasons:

  1. Identify this actor questions are only off-topic because of 1 abstention.

    The 16 people who were involved in the vote were split at between 8 upvotes and downvotes each, with 1 person abstaining from voting on the other option.

    This, combined with the fact that these off-topic questions and answers still get upvotes indicates the community is still not in agreement on this situation.
  2. 2 out of 3 Reversal badge winners on StackOverflow are from answering closed questions.

  3. Answering bad/off-topic posts only encourages more of the same.

    - Oded♦
    Though I disagree with this as off-topic posts are made by people who either don't research what the site is about before they post or have but didn't care.

As SonnyBurnett and iandotkelly mention in the comments it is a matter of personal preference, and mine is to only answer a question I know to be off-topic if I think I have an exceptional answer.

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