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Why is my question being flagged so much?

The original version of the question was: Now, this isn't a terrible question, but it isn't a great one either. For one thing, it doesn't specify the database product. The general (broad!) approach ...
Paul White's user avatar
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How to know who performed downvote

Welcome to DBA.SE. If you take some time to look around a bit on the main DBA.SE site and on the META DBA.SE site, you will find the help center which provides you with a wealth of information. In the ...
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Why is my question being flagged so much?

Why did I choose to VTC the question ? The initial question (without updates) mentioned about interview and was clearly an interview question. The Q&A model of this side do not encourage ...
Kin Shah's user avatar
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Why is my question being flagged so much?

I voted as too broad for the same reasons Paul and Erik detailed. Interviewers often ask deliberately open-ended questions that have no right or wrong answer to glean an understanding of one's ...
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Why is my question being flagged so much?

I believe I was the first person to vote to close as too broad, and second to vote to close overall. The reason I voted to close for this reason is because the question was asking us to pick reasons ...
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Why would such a question get a downvote

Downvotes (and upvotes, btw) are anonymous - not even moderators of the site can see who voted. Non specific questions about query execution or performance, that don't include specific details about ...
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Why would such a question get a downvote

You seem to recognise that it itsn't always true that "SELECT TOP is much faster than SELECT MIN()/MAX()", that sometimes it's the other way around, and you ask why. Your question cannot be ...
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Downvoter targeting questions so that they get removed by Roomba

You're not being targeted personally. The question of old questions with zero score and no answers came up recently in chat when we were watching the total questions counter approach 100,000. I was ...
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