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Too aggressive with "off-topic" comments?

This questions did strike me as especially hard over on SO, where new and/or low rep users regulary get downvoted and closed very fast. Over here on Sec.SE, because there is way less traffic, the ...
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Too aggressive with "off-topic" comments?

I agree. I think this is mostly a problem with close votes on questions, but I just noticed this deleted answer: The author is the lead of the OWASP Zap Project - one of the more significant open ...
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Too aggressive with "off-topic" comments?

This is a huge topic, and a legitimate one. The question at the heart of "topic-ness" is the quality of posts. Too much noise in the questions means that the high contributing people we could be ...
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Too aggressive with "off-topic" comments?

This one bugged me recently, it was not "off-topic" but "Duplicate" How could online encryption ever work? The poster seems new, mentioned https once in their question, then got hit with "why not ...
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