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Is a question better with a "drive-by diss" than without it?

Yes, these are good edits. For pretty much exactly the reasons you said: they're not relevant, they don't add anything to the post, and they could be construed as rude. If it's actually relevant to ...
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Should informal sentences (clutter) be allowed in the questions?

Now first of all, I think you are mixing things up a little here. You are adressing too largely different issues in your question. On the one hand you link to a meta question that concerns the usage ...
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Why was this answer edited?

The link was linking specifically to the mobile site version of IMDb (using the prepended m.). This is problematic since those sites are optimized for mobile devices and thus tend to look improperly ...
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Should informal sentences (clutter) be allowed in the questions?

I'm the one who posted the trailer question. I understand the SE system and I appreciate that Pale Blue Dot was trying to improve the post to follow the rules as they perceived them, for the benefit ...
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Why edit low-interest 3-year old answered question?

Any improvement to a post improves the overall quality of the site. That's why there is a badge specifically for editing old ignored questions. And its the same on every stack.
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How do I make a bulleted list in spoiler tags?

Use actual HTML. >! <ul><li> Item One</li> >! <li> Item Two</li></ul> Though, please consider that we have pretty open policies for spoilers here, outside ...
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Editing a summary with quote markup

As you thought yourself already, when you're summarizing an article in your own words in contrast to quoting it verbatim, putting the text in quote markup is not appropriate, it's not a quote afterall....
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Is it possible to object to (and revert) an edit that was made to my question?

It's your question, you have the ability to edit it all you like, either rolling back edits or making new ones. However, I have to state that this is a co-operatively edited site and it's the norm for ...
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Why edit low-interest 3-year old answered question?

I noticed that the examples you supplied were my edits. So, I feel compelled to explain to some degree. I find this place really fascinating. As a relatively new user, I find myself compelled to read ...
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How is Trump topical in a Hunger Games censorship answer?

What happened The history shows clear evidence that there was a rollback war, as you already saw. Meanwhile the comments raised several strong objections to the inclusion, ranging from the commentary ...
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New chatroom for site moderation and maintenance

I, for one, welcome our new chatroom. (Obviously, since I proposed the idea myself a few weeks ago.) One fairly minor suggestion: it should have a shorter, snappier name. "Movies & TV Moderation ...
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editing - Is it too much to ask that we be thorough?

First of all, sure, of course it is encouraged to fix errors in other's posts, so yeah, if someone edits a post, it's great if he fixes any errors he notices. However, this is not required at all. ...
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is it ok to edit someone's else answer, adding more info?

to quote a very similar question i answered on another site this is just me but personally i feel that unless the answer is a Community Wiki edits to answers should be limited to formatting, grammar/...
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What is the duration of temporary ban on editing?

The ban will clear in 6 hours according to the details that I (as a moderator) can see. I don't know what rules are applied to set the ban length - but that is the situation as of now. The ban ...
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What is the duration of temporary ban on editing?

What is the duration of temporary ban on editing or suggesting edits? Currently, it's 7. From this main meta post, No, but repeated edit suggestion rejections from multiple users will cause your ...
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