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Why is a moderator who has been around for 8 years a new contributor?

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/...
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Helping new users write good questions

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 ...
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Helping new users write good questions

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,...
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Helping new users write good questions

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 ...
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