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Is this ageism or acceptable humour?

A recent question on the site, which otherwise uncontroversial, on-topic and interesting (and which has already got two in-depth answers), starts off with an attempt at humour which has resulted in a ...
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Commenting on questions you don't intend to answer

I will often take a look at a question, realize that it's not one I'm likely to be able to answer - but still have something useful to offer in comments: a guess at a possible answer (especially ones ...
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Disclosures, every post/comment or is profile enough?

Many of you may know that a good portion of those who ask and answer on this site work for companies that may have a hand in different solutions or consulting services that could otherwise sway ...
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Should "thanks" and "welcome" comments be removed as "too chatty"?

I often see comments along the following lines: Thanks! You're welcome. :) This is great! In person, I appreciate these aspects of common courtesy. On Stack Exchange, they are considered unnecessary....
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