We have lots of answers along with lots of questions. Naturally, we have more questions than answers since they are constantly being asked. This an answer right here to your question, so we must have answers as well. To see the answer, click on the link of any question. If there is an answer, it…
Yes... if you have a question.
Here is a common complaint: "I placed a question on your site a couple days ago, and now it is gone. I didn't ever see the answer to the question. Is it only up for a limited time, or is there a place I can go to on the site to retrieve the question and any answers that may have be…
Questions are not automatically or manually removed from Wiki s on any schedule. All questions remain live indefinitely. We leave answers up so that they become resources for future users. We want the next person who has a question similar to yours to benefit from the question-and-answer exchange th…
Answers.com's mission is to be the best place for answers about
anything. It is not a search engine. Instead, it's a
user-generated Q&A community (WikiAnswers), where askers can
get answers from multiple types of resources.
The WikiAnswers community collaborates on answers to questions
How to Ask a Question on Answers.com | WikiAnswers
Type your question in the white bar found at the top of the
screen and click on "Go." (Make sure your question starts with a
question word like What, when, why, how, etc. or the site will
think you are just trying to do a search.)
You may be show…
The problem is that some ISPs and networks share IP addresses. When you dial-up to an Internet service provider they randomly assign you an IP address from the group of numbers that they own (unless they promise you a stable or permanent IP address). Other customers of the ISP would have used that n…
Once you have registered an account on Answers.com, you can click
LOG IN in the upper right, and then click "or login with your
username" under the Facebook, Google, and Twitter icons.
Then you enter your username and password into the input fields
offered, clicking the LOG IN button when you are …
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Who ed Your Question? The s.com username or IP address (Internet computer address, for those users who choose to be anonymous) of every person who contributed every answer and every change is recorded in the "Question history." If you are signed in, you can click on "Question history" (available un…
Many people have poor English language skills. This is especially true here on an Internet site where visitors come from around the world.
Moreover, the format of WikiAnswers can be confusing to new visitors.
For technical reasons and to keep questions as simple as possible. We do not allow multi-…
Answers.com Trust Points Anyone can add to your Trust Points score
by clicking the thumbs up image which is on the right-hand side of
the user's profile.
(It is important to note that Trust Points are not a good
measurement of how much you can trust the answer to a question.
They are simply an ind…
Don't think you really wanted an answer, but sometimes people
want others' opinions on subjects, or they just can't find it on
the Internet. I've tried looking up things on the Internet and
couldn't find them, then a few days later, the info I needed would
be on the first page listed on the search …
It may have been inappropriate or ridiculous, or it could have been a duplicate question.
If you are asking are computers answering your questions then the answer is no. People are doing so. If you are being philosophical then yes, as we are all a kind of computer.
New Answers We changed the links so that it is no longer as easy to post entirely new answers after the first answer has been given. Instead, you're encouraged to improve the existing answer. WikiAnswers is a wiki, instead of a bulletin board. Each answer is essentially a "living document" to be ed…
Editing (or Adding to) Answered Questions If you wish to edit the existing answer, see all the pertinent information in the Related question. And if you want to add a new, separate answer? Add a new subheadline, in bold font, such as "Another opinion" or "Additional information."
You have the right to remain silent. You do not have to answer any question without an attorney present.
It is a misconception that a person giving testimony can "plead the 5th" at anytime. In general, a person does not have to give testimony that may be self-incriminatory. In other situa…
Trust your Trust Points At present, there is no way for you to determine who gave you a trust point, unless the contributor who did so informs you via your message board. An encouraging thing to do is to leave a message for the user to whom you give a trust point and to tell that user why you gave …
A wiki is a "living document." It's not necessarily a discussion board or a place to throw out random opinions. The purpose of WikiAnswers is to "grow" real answers to real questions using the expertise of every Contributor. Each Contributor can edit the answers to a question as he or …
Finding Other Questions
As a wiki, WikiAnswers has some handy features for tracking the history of its pages.
If you would like to find other questions from the same person, look in the question history. You can get to this page by signing in and then clicking the question history link in the FA…
Additional Answers To create a separate headline for your answer, simply click to improve the answer and then add a headline using two equal signs on either side of a line, for example: Second Answer Creates this:
Credit and Trust
This is a very difficult question. WikiAnswers is not a simple bulletin board system where one person asks a question and someone else (or even, multiple people) can post answers. Other Q&A sites, such as Yahoo Answers, do work this way. It is very clear who posted an answer …
WikiAnswers Trust PointsRecommending a responder is done by clicking on the "recommend" notation on the responder's profile, not by the amount of contributions. You'll find quality answers that are really helpful will earn those points. All it takes is one of those.
Where WikiAnswers Is Published
People -- just like you and I -- create the content found here on WikiAnswers. That's why it's called user-generated content or UGC. So technically, content is being published from living rooms, offices, basements and dens spread across thousands of cities in hundre…
Additional Questions I believe that your question will show up where it just did (in all recently asked questions). Also, if you can put your question in a specific category that has already been created, I am sure it will show up there. Put it in your "watchlist" changes to see if it has been answe…
All Recent Changes
The All Recent Changes page should list, by default, the last 100 changes made in the last 7 days, whichever comes first. In other words, if there have been more than 100 changes made in the last 7 days, you'll see 100 changes; if there have been fewer than 100 changes, though,…
Passwords It should be almost instantaneous. If you click "e-mail me a new password" from the Sign In page, you should get a message within a minute or two. Some notes: You might want to check to make sure your e-mail system did not label it as "spam."Sometimes your ISP or network provider (especial…
There aren't really different levels of Trust Points, they're counted one at a time. Everyone can "vote" for everyone else once.
Updates This site is entirely user driven. People like you are constantly asking and answering questions, and making other edits and improvements. To see the latest changes on a question, click on the Discussion/History page with the green tab. To see all the latest changes on the site, sign in an…
Please fix the mistakes
That's how WikiAnswers works. If you see an obvious mistake or other error, you can correct it. Please contribute your knowledge to help this question be correctly answered.
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You may use the "Ask" box at the top of this page. Type in the previously-asked question whose answer you wish to read.
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Answers.com is a Q&A site with answers about anything. Answers.com marries the best of community-driven questions and answers with hundreds of respected and trusted editorial reference books. The site knows the best answer to give you, whether it summons the expansive, ever-growing collection of…
Click "Improve answer", then delete all text, then press save. Never delete another person's answer unless you know beyond a doubt it is incorrect or is a form of vandalism. You can edit the existing answer and add in any information you'd like.
On Answers.com / WikiAnswers, anyone can ask a question, answer a
question or improve an answer to a question. WikiAnswers is also a
community where people can exchange information and answers ideas.
Answers works by allowing users to ask a variety of questions which
are then answered and shared.
This isn't an official answer, but apparently right now Answers.com is just using AnswerTips and 1-Click Answers for goodwill and advertising for the main Answers.com website.
WikiAnswers QualityAnswers.com is the overall brand for the website that brings you answers about anything. It's comprised of a few parts, and when you ask a question, you may get an answer from either of them: ReferenceAnswers is where you'll find referenced, reliable information from established s…
Number of Titles
As of July 2007, Answers.com carries information from over 150 titles. See http://www.answers.com/main/copyright.jsp for a full list.
The ticker symbol for s.com is ANSW and it's listed on Nasdaq.
Because all Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL or cc-by-sa licenses, other websites are usually free to use it, provided they comply with the license terms. Answers.com displays Wikipedia's entries as part of the definitions on Answers.com's pages.
Purpose of the Message Boards WikiAnswers has two forms of message boards: 1) Question discussion boards, and 2) Personal message boards. The role of question discussion boards is fairly clear to regular users of the site. Sometimes you need to discuss how a question should be answered, or ask for…
You have a few options in a situation like this:
Go to the discussion area of the question and state your question a little differently, or provide some additional information. You can also send the individual a note on his/her personal message board describing the situation a little…
Yes it is I come up here all the time for answers that's why I created an account so I can help other people like they help me!
WikiAnswers on Answers.com
WikiAnswers questions that are related to the subject of an Answers.com topic page are displayed in the upper right corner of that topic page. WikiAnswers content is also featured on the front page of Answers.com including a leaderboard of active contributors. In the f…
If "test question" means something posted to experiment with
Answers.com: Yes, but please contact us afterward, so that we can
delete it when you are done testing. (See the discussion for how to
If "test question" means a question on an exam: There's nothing
really stopping you. As lo…
While there are many unanswered questions here on WikiAnswers, there are also a large amount of answered ones. They are all being answered at some point; but with a limited supply of people to do the answering, we cannot get them all done as quickly as we'd like, before the next batch comes through.…
Wikipedia gets updated in Answers.com, too
Wikipedia content in Answers.com pages gets automatically updated as it is edited on the original site. It may take slightly longer to see the changes, but rest assured edits made on Wikipedia will show up on Answers.com.
If you're looking to cite information from Answers.com, it's easy to do. Scroll down to the Copyrights box and click on the blue "Cite" button next the source you're quoting from. Then you'll get a ready made citation that contains all the information you need for citing an internet source.
Many of the answer entries on Answers.com cannot be edited. That's because they come from external sources and reference books, such as published dictionaries and encyclopedias. To report incorrect or outdated information, forward it directly to the Answers.com Support Team, at http://www.answer…
Adding Related QuestionsTo add or remove a "related question," you must first sign in.When you are signed in, the blue login "pod" on the left will become a set of Q&A tools. From the list of "Question tools," click on "Add related questions." Copy the wording of the new question you want to ad…
1.-Uploading Photos and Images First, you need to find a host on the Internet for the image(s) you wish to display on your profile: This might be your Internet provider; a host you already use for a domain; or a photo-hosting website such as Photobucket, ImageShack, or Flickr (see Related Links).
Answers.com was founded in 1999 by Bob Rosenschein. The current site is the result of an evolution of company concepts and names over the years.
FAQ Farm, the site that later became known as WikiAnswers when it was bought by Answers.com, was founded by Chris Whitten in 2002.
Purpose: to get more ad money from people clicking through pages
and pages to read a couple sentences.
Reaction: Really annoying, hopefully someone else can make an
answerboard that replaces it.
You can only fit 200 characters (without spaces) in the green Ask bar above.
There is a German WikiAnswers site - and you can get to it at http://de.answers.com/ or by choosing "Deutsch" from the dropdown menu on the top right hand side of any WikiAnswers page. WikiAnswers is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Tagalog.
Poor structure and poor spelling
It seems that the school systems of the English-speaking countries are a failure.
However, a couple of points need bearing in mind:
Some users of this site are not native speakers of English.
Some users may be quite young.
Some people use the site in the manne…
Unanswered Questions Keep in mind that well over 20 million questions have been asked on WikiAnswers.com. There are a slew of reasons as to why not all of the questions have been answered. Answers.com users suggest some of the reasons for the unanswered questions:Poorly worded questions. Sober up!Pe…
Yes. If or when there is an answer, it appears here in this space.it is used with the belts used to generate the motors.
loads of people joined and took part and it grew bigger and bigger.
Not only would I not believe her anymore, I would break the contract if possible. You are paying her money to represent you in the best possible manner. And it is her job to know what info is relevant and to share everything with you. You are her employer and she should be looking out for your best …
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Questions That You Already Asked
One way you can find all the questions that you have asked is to go to your "Contributions" page. That page lists every edit (questions asked, questions answered, recategorizations, etc.) that you have ever made.
To get to your contributions page, click on "My Co…
Definitions are typically for individual words. There is no need to define phrases if the individual words already have meaning; unless that phrase uses them in a way not typical of the words on their own. Since both general and population have well known meanings, using the term general population…
Answers.com answers Answers.com is comprised of reference information (like encyclopedias), how-to and explanatory videos, and a wiki-based Q&A community. Between these types of information, the site strives to get you answers, and more than that - the best answers out there. If your question ha…
What Are Trust Points? When a fellow contributor or Supervisor recommends you, you receive a trust point. Trust points are points you can gain on WikiAnswers, to show that you are a trustworthy member of WikiAnswers, that your contributions are worthwhile, and very well done. Taken from the Help Ce…
Wiki.Answers.com was created because... Answers.com has gone through an evolution to get where it is today. It was originally a reference service, on a subscription basis, called GuruNet. After a few changes, the company/site went through some fundamental changes in 2005 to be called Answers.com and…
As Internet plagiarism becomes a more serious issue, Answers.com has incorporated citation functionality, to help students cite their work. Clicking on the "Cite" button (which can be found next to each copyright at the bottom of each Answer Page), will direct them to a fully-formatted citation, rea…
Number of WikiAnswers Supervisors As of January 6th, 2016 there are 522 Supervisors on WikiAnswers, but that figure may change from day-to-day. See wiki.answers.com/Q/WikiFAQs:Supervisor_Team for the current list of Supervisors.
I really don't know yet. I just started a few days ago. However, if what I contribute is of benefit to others, then I feel it would be worth the effort. This is one of the reasons I became a college professor. I love sharing information with others especially when it helps them grow. Now, this is no…
One of Wikipedia's goals is to have content that is completely free for anyone to use for any purpose (provided they comply with certain license conditions). There are a lots of good reasons to do this, but one side effect is that others can make a profit from Wikipedia content without giving anythi…
Hmm. That's a toughie.
Try http://www.Answers.com. If you want this site instead, try http://www.wikianswers.com, which will automatically convert to wiki.answers.com.
Answers.com because it can have several sources on on one topic. While Wikipedia is only one source. Answers.com gets its information from over 180 different sources, including Wikipedia.
a linguist is someone who has achieved over 500 contributions on at least two different wikianswers sites.
Glad you asked. The obvious reason people use Answers.com is to find answers and information. But who better to ask than the community itself? We recently ran a poll on Answers.com's no.stupid.answers blog with the very same question. Below are some of the results and feedback that were given.
Many of the answer entries on Answers.com cannot be edited. That's because they come from external sources and reference books, such as published dictionaries and encyclopedias. To report incorrect or outdated information, forward it directly to the Answers.com Support Team, at this address: http://…
Because people want it easy these days. This is the World Wide Web. You found this site on the World Wide Web. You asked a question here. YOU ask yourself why you asked a question here.
Free Answers.com Posters and More
Answers.com has a Teachers Toolkit (http://www.teachers.answers.com), a resource center for educators; in it is a section for classroom resources, including different kinds of posters for education published by Answers.com (see Related links).
Also, there is an…
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It depends on the question. Some are answered almost immediately while others take a bit longer. Others are never answered because no one can answer them. There really isn't a set time guarantee that a question will be answered within so long.
Sorry, but this is not possible.
To do it we would need to verify who made the anonymous contributions. Although this would be possible in many cases (since many people have dedicated IP addresses) we could not always be sure. Moreover, this could get tricky for privacy reasons.
yes i think if you believe in him he is real only or you and the other kids .....but if you dont believe in santa he wont be real for you and other kids who dont.
They are points that you get when people Recommend you. But is it because they trust your answer? Perhaps.
At the bottom of the questions that have been answered appear two bits of information. One is the "First answer by" and the other is "Last edit by" with each followed by a Username or User I.D…
There is no Answers.com Mobile phone. You can use Answers.com on
your mobile phone by using the browser that is on your phone.
Sign in and click on "Watch Question." Then you check your watchlist every now and then to see if the question has been answered or not. You can also set your settings to receive updates by email.
There is currently no way for an individual person to create an article exclusively on Answers.com. Most of the information on Answers.com comes from already published sources, like Houghton Mifflin, Thomson Gale and Encyclopedia Britannica. Other articles comes from Wikipedia and some from arti…
Click on the "My profile" link to the left in the blue section.
they ask about candidates , their interests , importance of NTSE for ourselves
You definitely can, but wouldn't it be easier to just ask them to take down the information you found libelous? They are very accommodating and usually remove the information within 2 working days. Contact their support team via their Contact Us form at: http://www.answers.com/main/contact_us.jsp .
Answers.com is monitored by its over 500 supervisors and diligent Vandal Patrol.
Citing Answers.com in APA formatTopic. (yyyy, month day). In Answers. The Q & A Community (in italics). Retrieved month day, year, from complete url.For example, if we look up dog training on answers.com, citing would be: Dog training. (2007, July 20). In Answers. The Q & A Community. Retri…
Yes; it already is. You can check out all at the information at this link: http://ir.answers.com
Answers.com is a reference site that is based on over 100 licensed publications, including almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries and more. It is as reliable as the content it licenses. Although Answers.com may seem reliable due to the fact it is actually displayed on the web, Answers.com may not be …
2,000+ Trust Points on WikiAnswers The following 45 WikiAnswers contributors have all earned more than 2,000 trust points (figures correct as of July 18, 2012): 8,981 trust points - http://wiki.answers.com/Q/User:Marcy 5,653 trust points - http://wiki.answers.com/Q/User:USCitizen 5,643 trust points…
Answers.com wanted to buy Dictionary.com, because it's a complementary brand. People go to the dictionary (and dictionary.com) for answers, which is what answers.com is all about. It made sense as a long-term business strategy.
yes it will be.
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