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Paul originally asked that question from a brand new, anonymous account (to encourage answers and gauge the reaction to the question on its own merits): https://dba.stackexchange.com/users/182461/user182461 After the post was answered, ownership of that post was transferred to his account in order to be able to accept his self-answer without breaking the ...


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Chit Chat The main problem isn't one that a one on one chat can easily solve, given all the different time zones, languages, and time constraints placed on both participants. We've all been there where someone asks a question, there are comments asking for more information, and OP disappears for hours, days, or longer. Any asynchronous process that ...


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I don't think it's a bad idea, but I wouldn't be willing to participate in the one-on-one. The thing about DBA.se is that I'm usually helping out more than one person in the process of using this site, because of repeat views, duplicating, and other such features. That's about the only incentive to drive participation here. Generally speaking, I judge ...


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To me, your question falls into the "unclear what you're asking" or "too broad" category, rather than "subjective". What do you mean by "feature" or "testing"? Is it ever OK to change, without testing elsewhere, the button shape on your web site (feature) from square to rounded? Most people would answer positively. Is it sometimes OK to replace, without ...


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This is a really nice, welcoming idea. I struggled with the mechanics of this app initially (still do TBH). I imagine I'm typical in that. However. I have a full time job. And a family. And a life. I help out here when I can, how I can. My opportunities to dedicate a (potentially large) block of time to a random internet user are quite limited. For me DBA....


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