So, I want to vote to close this question which asks about special effects, as it seems to me that this is something that could easily be researched with just a couple of Google/Wiki clicks. The same could be said for the slew of 'stunt' questions this past week.
However, I don't see anyone else down voting it - and I wonder if I am being too harsh.
In fact, seeing as I answered one myself about crying techniques, perhaps I am being a bit hypocritical - but I would be interested to get my fellow users' views on these types of queries.
Do they really have a place here? Especially if they are easily found answers? Should we allow all types of questions, just to keep our numbers up?
Just thinking out loud here :)