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Wondering what we mean by "value" on Answers? No problem - we're here to help!

Answers is designed to provide serious answers to serious questions - we're trying to answer the world's questions, after all! But if a question doesn't contain any helpful content, is asked in jest, or seems to be posted with false intention, we remove it. This is in an effort to maintain a site that's useful, valuable, and easy to search - we remove the clutter!

And hey - we actually do have a sense of humor! :D

We even have a section for jokes and riddles (check out the link below), and we invite you to join in on the fun. If you have a funny riddle or joke that you know will get a few laughs, we'd love to hear it!


If you believe the question you asked is legitimate, please e-mail GoodQuestion @ WikiAnswers.com (no spaces) with the exact question you asked and why you believe it should be included on the site.
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Why can't you see links on a WikiAnswers question page after you add them?

Answer . \nThis is something we need to improve, because it is very confusing.\n. \nAfter you add Related Questions or Related Links to a question, you generally will not see them appear right away on the question page. This is because our server "caches" the old version of the page. The cache ( Full Answer )

How do you add a 'related question' to another question on WikiAnswers?

Adding Related Questions To 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 a ( Full Answer )

Why is it important to add alternate wordings to WikiAnswers questions?

Question Alternates . Alternate wordings enable a question to be found.. When you ask a question with the Ask bar at the top of this page, using the exact wording of a question or any of its alternates will send you directly to the question page.. For example, "Why is it important to add alte ( Full Answer )

How do you ask a question on the value of your firearm on WikiAnswers?

When asking about the value of a particular firearm, be as specific as possible. State the make, model, type of gun, country of manufacture, caliber or gauge, barrel length, and special features. A serial number alone is not enough. Each manufacturer used it's own number range. Numbers may be t ( Full Answer )

Can you answer questions on WikiAnswers?

Yes, questions can be answered by anyone, whether you have an account or not. We encourage you to share your knowledge here on WikiAnswers!

What are questions that have no value to be answered on WikiAnswers?

Questions with no value on Wikianswers are questions that are notneeded to be asked and simply waste time and space on this website. If you think you have a good question that ends up here when youask it, E-mail Wikianswers directly and they'll take care of it.

How do you add notes to your question on WikiAnswers?

You cannot provide additional details to your question on WikiAnswers. You can only ask what will fit in the question box, and you can add no more. If however you wish to discuss details of an answer or seek clarification of a question, you may post in the discussion area.

How do you add your favorite categories and questions to your Watchlist on WikiAnswers?

Working with Your Watchlist To add a question: Click the button with an eyeball on it below the question if it is unanswered. If it is answered, then there is a button below the answer that says "watch question." You can also click 'watch question' under 'Question tools' on the blue bar on t ( Full Answer )

Why does WikiAnswers not answer my question?

It may take time for the WikiAnswers community to give you an answer to your question. Sometimes your question may have been answered already in a different wording. Wiki Answers is a website where you can ask a question and most of the time find the answer. All people 13 and up can provide the ( Full Answer )

Can you answer a question on WikiAnswers?

Yes Yes, of course! Simply click on the orange button that states "Answer Question". Yes they can but be warned, WikiAnswers will lie I have proof! My friend said one time that she looked up what a thunderstorm was made up of and it said BANANA'S!

How do you unwatch the what questions add no value question?

To Unwatch any question, go to that question and look at your menu on the left. If you go down, you'll find either "Watch" or "Unwatch" just above "Discuss" a little ways down. If you have set a Watch on it, you should see "Unwatch" in the menu. Click on "Unwatch" and your wish is WikiAnswers' comma ( Full Answer )

How do you add a sub detail for a question in WikiAnswers?

You could add a comment in the discussion area. Type your main question in, then treat it as if you were going to answer it. There should be a tab marked 'discussion' just above the 'cancel' button to the right of the screen. Post some more info in there - and a message comes on the answer screen to ( Full Answer )

Does this question add value to Answers.com?

I believe that ALL questions add value to Answers.com. If you have a question chances are that a lot of others have the same question, someone needs to ask it. WIKI ANSWERS ROCKS so why not contribute to it its a great way to muck around in lessons as it is fun to ask silly questions lol i love wiki ( Full Answer )

What questions have no value at wikianswers?

I've attached a link below to the catch-all 'adds no value' question below, examples of no valued questions would be: . Are you an alien? . Are you a robot? . How are you doing? . Why is the world so stupid? . What is going on? There are PLENTY of questions like these that supervisors do ( Full Answer )

Where are your questions on WikiAnswers?

After your question is typed into the box at the top that says 'enter a question or phrase' and is submitted WikiAnswers will ask what categories you would like to place the question into. After selecting the categories and clicking on okay the question will be placed in those categories. If you ( Full Answer )

Can you add an attachment to a question on WikiAnswers?

The only attachments that you may be able to add to a question are Related Links and Related Questions, both of which can be added via the blue navigation bar to your left (if you are a registered user). Other than that, no other form of attachments can be added to questions.

Why does WikiAnswers answer questions?

WikiAnswers answers questions because they liked to help people who cannot answer certain questions. ... but sometimes, us Wikianswerers would like Wikiquestioners to do a bit of work for themselves - like doing their own term papers (!)

How do you add an alternate to a question without contributing to WikiAnswers?

Anti-Contributing to WikiAnswers To add an alternate to a question without counting it as a contribution point, then ask a question on WikiAnswers. Before you officially submit the question, you can edit it. After you edit and submit it, your pre-edited question will be one of its alternates.

Do you have to answer questions to be on WikiAnswers?

No, it is not necessary to answer questions to be a member of WikiAnswers. While we encourage members to ask and answer questions, it is not required. There are other opportunities available on WikiAnswers, and we are growing all the time. Take a look at the Community Forum. Make use of your bio ( Full Answer )

How do you add alternate wordings to questions on WikiAnswers?

On the left toolbar, click on 'Edit Alternates' under the 'Question tools'. At the bottom of the page, under 'Add new alternate wordings', type in the question reworded. Also, alternate wordings are created by saying a question is the same as another when asking a new question.

How do I avoid getting the message What questions add no value to Wikianswers when I ask a funny question just for humor?

If you ask a fun question on wikiAnswers, you must be sure to select the right category for it. Select 'Humor and Amusement Corner', or a sub-category such as 'Jokes and Riddles'. Without that clue, the question may be tossed out with the 'junk' questions. Many children send in useless, silly, ( Full Answer )

If Wikianswers.com says you can only type up to three words in a question and when I type three words in a question Wikianswers says 'What questions add no value to Wikianswers.' That is stupid to me?

Ok, your problem is that you misunderstood the whole process. A three word question is one that begins with a "question" word. "Who is Beethoven" is a three word question. "Beethoven's fifth symphony" is not. You are welcome to make long questions just like the one you just have asked with no interf ( Full Answer )

How can a supervisor add a question to 'Adds no value'?

If you're a supervisor, in the blue bar to the left of the page, under "Question tools," click on "Trash." You will be taken to a list of options as your reason for trashing a question; click on the "Adds no value" option, and then click on the "Continue" button at the bottom of the pop-up box.

If there is a question in the 'Adds no Value' category is there any way you can get it back?

If the question is in the "Adds No Value" category, a Supervisor has deemed it to add no value to the site and therefore removed it from public view. If you disagree with the question being placed into the category and you believe the question you asked is legitimate, please e-mail GoodQuestion @ W ( Full Answer )

What add no value to WikiAnswers?

Questions which are too broad to answer (List the New York City phone directory?) or are designed to be trollish or insulting (Why is Johhny so fat?) or too specific to have a viable answer (What did such-and-so have for breakfast today?) are some examples as to what would fall under 'Adds No Value' ( Full Answer )

How do you know if a question should be Trashed into 'Adds no value'?

If the question has no value for the site. Typically this means the question is nonsense. Some examples are: . "Are you an alien?" . "What did you do during the weekend?" . "Are you a robot?" . "What is your favorite food?" . "How are you doing?" . "What is going on?" . "Where do you work?" ( Full Answer )

When you're asking a question on WikiAnswers and click on one of the questions on the list why doesn't your former question add as an alternate to the question you choose anymore?

This was done to reduce the amount of alternates being incorrectly added to questions as well as reduce the amount of badly spelled or grammatically incorrect alternates. You can still add an alternate to a question by clicking 'edit alternates' and filling in the information to add an alternate fou ( Full Answer )

How do you add more information below the main question on WikiAnswers?

You can't. There is a discussion area, where you can talk more about the question or specifics related to your situation if you like... but by design, we want the main question to be limited and to not have more information than you can write in the question area. This is so that the questions are m ( Full Answer )

How do you add questions to the adds no value section?

This is a function held by site supervisors. In the blue bar to the left of the page, under "Question tools," click on "Trash." You will be taken to a list of options as your reason for trashing a question; click on the "Adds no value" option, and then click on the "Continue" button at the bottom of ( Full Answer )

How can I help remove bad questions from this website and get them linked to 'What questions add no value to WikiAnswers' instead?

The best thing to help out is join a program that revolves around helping WikiAnswers such as Special Project Assistants, TIP, WIT etc., and people will be able to help as much as they'd like! As far as directing them to that - it's called trashing, and that's a supervisor's power. You are more than ( Full Answer )

Does this question add any value to WikiAnswers?

You must know the rules to ask the question so you already know the answer and what happens if you continue to add questions that do not add value intentionally

Why does the question What grade are you in add no value to WikiAnswers?

That question adds no value since Answers is intended to be acollection of general information. Asking what grade someone is inis not a type of question that fits the format of the site. Anyrandom person can answer your question, and many of those areadults who are not even in college. While it is a ( Full Answer )