How do you report a question that is gibberish?
There is a report link for abuse, however if question does not contain enough info. to answer or unintelligible, do NOT report. Instead, copy/paste URL & post to a supervisor's board. They are all moved into "not enough info. to answer".
That is an auto-detection feature. "Gibberish" is anything nonsensical, and sometimes posts are just that. But people who insist on putting five exclamation points after sentences, people who write words like "so" with a string of eight "o"s in it - those kind of posts will get flagged as "gibberish" every time. If one writes answers in clear, correct English, they will virtually never get flagged as gibberish.
WikiAnswers suggests categories for a new question based on the categories of existing similar questions (and answers). Sometimes, WikiAnswers does not find enough similar questions to form an opinion about the suggested category. Possible reasons for this are: The question is about a subject new to WikiAnswers. The question only contains "stop" words (e.g., "the," "of," "what"), for example "Who should ask to be or not to be?" The question is gibberish. If none of…
How can these preachers say God is the same yesterday today and forever He cannot change but still say He changed the Sabbath day How can He when He cannot change?
DingoBot and Gibberish DingoBot is an automatic bot that flags answers based on certain criteria. An answer is flagged as containing gibberish by DingoBot if it detects a large number of non-word character groupings. Some of DingoBot's specialties regarding gibberish: If a user types random letters on the keyboard. If you use the same punctuation mark (such as question marks or exclamation points) more than once. If a user types a group of words without…
All contributors are permitted to report unanswered questions. This is something you can do if you come across a rude or racist question, etc. Just click "report abuse" in the top right corner above the question and mark why you would like to report the question. The Vandal Patrol will investigate and decide how to deal with the pertinent question.
You can report an inappropriate question a few different ways. One way is to hit the 'report abuse' red underlined text at the top right hand corner of that question, and report it. You can also leave a message with the link to the question on a Supervisor's message board, or in a Supervisor's email (available on their bio page).