How many questions have been asked on Answers.com?
As of February 2018, over 46.7 million questions have been asked on Answers.com, and over 33.1 million questions have been answered.
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How to Ask a Question on Answers.com | WikiAnswers . Make sure you are logged in. . Type your question in the white bar found at the top of thescreen and click on "Go." (Make sure your question starts with aquestion word like What, when, why, how, etc. or the site willthink you are just trying… to do a search.) . You may be shown some similar questions and asked if any ofthem are the same question, but in different words. If one of themmatches, click the question. . Fix any misspellings you may have. . Click Submit Question. . If your question is already answered, you will be taken to anexisting question. . If your question is new, you will be asked to select acategory. Try to find the most specific Category for your question.For example, if it is a car question, instead of putting it in Carsand Vehicles, put in the sub-category for a specific kind of car.After categorizing, make sure to save the categories. . Now, sit back and wait for your question to be answered. More comments from Answers.com contributors: . If you have added the question to your watchlist, you shouldget a notice when it is answered via e-mail. Otherwise, copy theurl or make a bookmark so you can come back and check. . Only apostrophes and periods work as punctuation. Commas donot. . Keep in mind that some questions are harder to answer thanothers but with the users from all over the world, you will get ananswer - hopefully sooner than later. . You would simply type into the box at the top what you want toask. Perhaps it has already been asked and it will take you there.Or there might be something similar enough. . You can ask any question you like and other people will answerit. You just did. Write a question and post it. ( Full Answer )
If "test question" means something posted to experiment withAnswers.com: Yes, but please contact us afterward, so that we candelete it when you are done testing. (See the discussion for how tocontact us.) If "test question" means a question on an exam: There's nothingreally stopping you. As long as… it's appropriate to be asked insuch a format, you can ask pretty much anything. However, asking itsomehow during the test would be unethical. It's called cheating ifyou do that. Also, I wouldn't count on it being answered beforeyou're done taking the test. If it is an open-book, take-home test,then no problem. If "test question" means a copyrighted question from an officialstandardized test, then no... that would be plagiarism. ( Full Answer )
Stunning Statistics As of February 16, 2018, there are 33,116,839 answers givenby the community (in addition to the millions of answers and topicsfrom Answers.com's reference sources). You can check the constantly rising number of answered questions(as well as other interesting statistics) at t…he bottom of theWikiAnswers home page. Other interesting statistics about the site: * On October 2, 2009, question #5,000,000 was answered. * At the beginning of 2011, Answers.com reached 11 millioncommunity-given answers. It coordinated with the first AnswerThonof the year. * On February 10, 2012, Answers.com passed 15 million answers. * In December 2013, Answers.com passed 20 million answers. * In March 2015, Answers.com passed 30 million answers. ( Full Answer )
To discover what needs to be answered, just go to any category and click on New Questions or Unanswered Questions. Or you can click on Featured Questions on the left. Or, for yet another way, use the magnifying glass icon at the top of the screen and search for something. Then you will see which of …the results need answers. ( Full Answer )
You can find the number of questions you have answered on your profile page (there is a link to 'My profile' on the left side of the screen). Once on your profile you can look over on the right side to see how many answers, edits, etc. you have on WikiAnswers.
Who Asked the Question? To find out who asked a specific question, do the following: . At the top of the blue box on the left-hand side of the page, you will see "Question tools" (under the "Hi [username]" when they are logged in). . Click on "Question history." This will give you informat…ion such as who asked the question; who made an edit to the question or the answer; who added to the answer; who answered the question; or if an answer was reverted by a supervisor. (Note that the username of each person modifying the question or answer is given as a link to that person's profile.) . If you scroll down to the earliest entry of the "Question history," it will show whether the person asked the question anew , or split it off from a different question. What is a split? A "split" means that the question was originally asked as an alternate, and then split off to be a primary question. If that is the case - and you want to see which user added the alternate in the first place - you must go to the question that it was split from and look through the alternates. ( Full Answer )
Not all questions get answered. However, with so many overlapping questions here there is a good chance an answer may show up in one of the Related Answers that are shown below the question. All answers come from volunteers who know the answer or take the time to research it. Volunteers also pat…rol the site to remove bad answers and vandalism. This takes up time they could be using to answer more questions. ( Full Answer )
First click on 'My contributions' found in the blue tool bar on the left of your screen. You should be now on you contributions page. You can filter the results to show only the questions you've asked, by clicking the blue downward facing arrow where it say's "Filter by action" (Just underneath your… username). Select 'questions asked' at the top of the drop down menu and then click the orange GO button on the right. Only the questions you have asked, should now be displayed. ( Full Answer )
The most commonly asked question on answers.com is, surprisingly, "What is the most commonly asked question on answers.com?"
According to the Answers.com guidelines for question asking, the only punctuation allowed is the question mark at the end, except in rare cases as stated in the following quote. . Special characters including commas cannot be used in questions because of limitations in our system. There should be …no ampersands, dollar signs, percentage symbols, parentheses, etc. Only letters, digits, hyphens, and single quotes (apostrophes) can be used. Periods can be used only in terms such as "5.0 engine" and "Windows 3.1".. Also, you can't use first person pronouns, such as saying "Can you tell me where to find ______?" Instead, you should say, "Where does one find _______?" or simply "Where can _____ be found? One time someone asked " My Dad said (so and so) - is that true?" It was automatically changed to " Your Dad said (so and so) - is that true?" (It has since been corrected to read: "Some have said (so and so) - is that true?") ( Full Answer )
Yes. We ask lots of questions. We just answer and edit a lot more often, and it is a lot easier on the site to see when someone has done something with an answer, so it is probably harder to notice. :)
I think you can. I don't see why not. As long as they are not for a test... :)
Who are you asking this question. You think the people who made this website are going to answer all these random little questions for you. You gotta be out of ya mind. AIN'T GONNA HAPPEN ANY TIME SOON! Unless you check the "Most Amusing Questions Ever Asked on WikiAnswers" category.
Everything you do - is listed in your contributions on your profile. You filter the contributions to get a list of questions you've asked.
If the answer was from a registered user, then their name will appear at the bottom of the answer box. If the answer is not from a registered user then it will be an ID number or IP address.
"You can ride a unicycle down Mt Everest but you can't ride it up. Why?" I've seen many in my time but one persons opinion doesn't really make something fact. Here's a good one, "How do you get to answers.com?" I've got one: "Is they any going to dad's makeover home Edison in the house?" "Is Eve… dead?" "Am I dead?" ( Full Answer )
If the question has not been answered and you are signed in as a real user, click Question History. If the question has been answered, this information will already be at the bottom of the answer window. It will tell you either the user name or the IP address of the person that asked the question. I…n the case of this question, for instance, the questioner is jodestar70, and the first answerer is me, alex146. Actually, the first answerer was 188.8.131.52, but I deleted that answer because it was an inappropriate answer. ( Full Answer )
Rate of New Questions As of November 11, 2010, Answers.com was averaging approximately 44,000 new questions every day. (For more detailed statistics, see the Related questions.)
Since the beginning of Answers.com, there has been on average about 6.28 questions asked every minute . In recent months, therehave been about 3000-6000 questions asked everyday. That is about 2-4 questions asked per minute . As of late November 2016, Answers.com has 46.2 million questions.Answers,… also known as WikiAnswers, was first created in 2002 andwas called "FAQ Farm". 46.2 million questions is about 3.3 million a year, 275 thousand amonth, 633.5 thousand a week, 9048 a day, 377 an hour or 6.28questions a minute . ( Full Answer )
Rate of New Questions Every Hour As of November 11, 2010, Answers.com was averaging approximately 1,800 new questions every hour.
This is unanswerable because people add and answer questions all the time, so the number is always changing.
Anyone can answer question, everyone can ask questions but you have to be signed up to improve an answer. So basically it could be any idiot answering a question.
How do you track who asked a question on Answers.com and see what other questions that user has asked?
To find who asked a question, click on 'Question history' under 'Question tools' in the blue toolbar to the left. The very last name on the list should be who asked the question. If you click on their name, then under 'recent contributions' on their profile click 'see all', you should end up with a …list of their contributions. From there, beside 'filter by', click 'action' and select 'questions asked. Click 'go'. ( Full Answer )
There are lots of contenders, but one option would be "When men getpregnant where does the baby come out from?"
The easiest way is to create an account and then ask your question. Without an account, there is now way to get back to you with any questions about it. You can then message a supervisor to get the category changed. truthfully i have absolutely no clue can someone plz help me because i have a …question that goes in another category but idk how to put it there so if u know an answer plz reply. i need answers and help i dont know how to ask a question i am a member but i cant find a button that says ask a question ( Full Answer )
you click the big box at the top that is green then click go Just keep on doing what you're doing, you're fine. I was wondering how to answer questions though... :)
With well over 20 million questions that have been asked, adding questions to categories is a way of attracting the correct person - or people - who will best be able to answer your specific question.
It probably says " Your Browser is not supported" please upgrade. You have to upgrade!
You can go to 'Recent Site Activity' and filter for 'Questions (asked)' and 'members'. Other than that, there is no grouping for questions asked by registered members.
You just type in your question and you have to sign in and put your email.
a lot, we cant answer all of the questions in the world. some people just make up questions that no one can answer.
Just type your question into the big box at the top of the screen... then the system should either find you your question already asked, or allow you to ask a new question.
The amount of questions on the site are constantly changing alongwith how many members and answers there are. To see all the currentstatistics go to: wiki.answers.com and scroll down to the verybottom. On a blue bar will be all the current stats.
No. If you feel you need to attach a photo, please put the link of it in the Discussion part of the question (see the tab just above the answer box).
If "others" refers to other users, find a user. When you are in another user's profile, go down a bit, looking to the right. There whould be an envelope with words that say "Message user". Click on it. You can now write a message to the user. Sometimes, it may take you to their message board, but if… it does, just click on the link that says "Write a message". Now, you can write to a member. ( Full Answer )
From your message board click on contributions to the top right and side of that page and all your contribution history will appear.
When you post a question on WikiAnswers, you are asking a real person, though it may not seem like it. All of the contributors on WikiAnswers are real people, dedicated to answering questions that you post. The only reason why a question isn't answered is because. . . well, the volunteers don't know… the answer! However, if you are a member asking this question, it's a good idea to ask a Answers.com Supervisor your question. The Supervisors are real people, but they have a lot of knowledge on the site and how it works. If they don't know the answer to your question, they will research it out and try to help you the best that they can. Please see the Related Link below to view a list of Supervisors you can contact, via their Answers.com message board. By clicking on one of the Supervisor links, you can navigate through their profile to get to their message board. ( Full Answer )
There's nothing stopping you from doing that - HOWEVER - you would have to rely on another speaker of that language to stumble on your question ! I have seen questions typed in urdu and hindi on here previously.
You can ask long questions to an extent, the amount of characters the system allows is an limit, however, people can ask long questions.
You can ask any honest question, about anything. And what's more, I strongly encourage you to do so. We think it's better to talk about things, instead of keeping them inside. However, it's also fair to say you may or may not get an answer. No-one here is required to answer any question -- it's u…p to them. Also, on the topic of suicide, while we'll gladly discuss this, we won't go into recipes or how-to answers on this topic, for reasons I bet are obvious :} Hit us with your question and see what happens. ( Full Answer )
Because there are a lot of questions that are asked on this website and we sometimes can't ALWAYS deal with the ones that come. There are a lot of people with a lot of knowledge of a certain category, or specific questions and sometimes that person is not always active, or doing something else.
Depending on your interests and your age, you could apply for one of the specialized programs for contributors. First, make sure you are giving great, detailed answers, using full sentences, good grammar and proper spelling. Then, visit the community forum to post your interest in joining a contri…butor program and get in touch with a Supervisor ...or you can message a Supervisor. ( Full Answer )
well it kept giving me other questions from other users and I AMCOMPLETELY NEW TO THIS SO DON'T JUDGE ME
As of July 2016, there are 62,438,175 members. There have been over 45,997,000 questions asked! No wonder we're so busy!
You can ask as many questions as you want to. There is norestriction on the amount of questions you ask.
You can't by yourself. They become a permanent part of the site. Ifyou need something deleted or need to remove your personalinformation (which should not be shared in questions), please writeto support @ answers.com.
There is a bar across the top of the screen that says "Ask usanything." You can click there and ask your question.
Check your contributions page. A link will be on the left-handmenu, under My Pages or Quick Links.