Questions tagged [help-vampire]

Help Vampires ask for help in ways which preys on the generosity or conscience of other more knowledgeable people

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A Q&A site I moderate is full of highly simple questions, and very low / slow community participation in moderation. Options?

A +10-year-old site that I moderate is full of "too simple questions". Blame whatever you like, groupthink, low community participation on moderating the site, blame me, etc. I think that ...
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How should I deal with help vampires in a forum?

We have a forum where we have assembled a collection of users, many of whom are highly skilled, experienced, and friendly too. We have been lucky to attract these people. The dedicated purpose of this ...
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