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Policy Change : Disallow unregistered users from asking/answering questions?

From my own perspective of site moderation for a period of time now: I can say my strong impression is that questions from unregistered users are much more often lower-quality, and not improved on ...
Paul White's user avatar
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Policy Change : Disallow unregistered users from asking/answering questions?

Requiring a user to register doesn't actually add that big of a barrier for new users to ask questions and to provide answers. It also doesn't do much to encourage them to play by the site rules. ...
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Policy Change : Disallow unregistered users from asking/answering questions?

Let us look at data: Unregistered users ask ~ 52 questions per month. Almost half of all questions asked by unregistered users are either deleted, closed or negatively scored. At the same time, ...
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Policy Change : Disallow unregistered users from asking/answering questions?

While unregistered users being able to answer is not a big barrier, we need to apply more security to avoid spamming. Here, that will open gate for spammers, and we do not want any junk here... Only ...
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