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Why won't WikiAnswers answer all people's questions?

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Answered 2009-05-18 21:33:19

because wikianswers is a place where people around the world answer questions and they might not know the answer to the question or it's never been asked before.

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One of the most questions asked on WikiAnswers is "'Why won't other contributers answer your questions?'". WikiAnswer contibuters are working very hard to answer other peoples questions'. We are also working hard to answer all of the questions similar to "'Why won't other contributers answer your questions?'".

How does WikiAnswers know all of the answers to these questions?

Wikianswers does not answer your questions. It is people from around the globe on the internet that answer the questions.

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WikiAnswers does not necessarily provide answers to all questions submitted. WikiAnswers questions are answered mainly by contributors from the community, so the number of questions answered relies greatly on the users of WikiAnswers, and the amount that they are able and prepared to contribute.

Can WikiAnswers answer any of your questions?

Wiki answers most of your questions but not all of them!!

Are all questions on WikiAnswers good questions?

Unfortunately not all questions that are asked are good questions some need to be trashed, that is why there are supervisors. It might be because they might not have enough information to answer or that they just are not appropriate for WikiAnswers.

Do WikiAnswers answer all the questions in the world?

Not all the questions in the world... just the ones posted on this site.

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The question "What is the WikiAnswers Mentoring Program all about?".

How many Catch-all questions are on WikiAnswers?

There are many Catch-All questions here on WikiAnswers. Since the number of Catch-All questions in ever changing, there is no real count of how many Catch-All that could be valid on the long term. However, it's safe to say that there is over 150 Catch-All questions used or saved on WikiAnswers.

Why does it take so long for questions to be answered on WikiAnswers?

Wikianswers is not an automated service, it is Wikianswers' users that answer the questions. There's absolutely no guarantee a question will be answered fast or even at all.

Does the founder of WikiAnswers still answer all of the questions?

No, not all of them, but certainly some of them.

Why doesn't WikiAnswers block inappropriate questions?

WikiAnswers doesn't 'block' inappropriate questions, but rather stores them so no one can answer an inappropriate question that has already been asked. It is called a 'Catch-All', and it stores all of the inappropriate questions so when a user types in an inappropriate question that has already been asked and merged into that Catch-All, they will get an answer telling them that inappropriate questions are not allowed on WikiAnswers. In a way, WikiAnswers does 'block' inappropriate questions.

Why Can you Only Answer Certain Questions On WikiAnswers?

You can answer all questions. You just have to find out what category they are in, and Answer away!

Where do you find a list of Answered questions on WikiAnswers?

Click on the "Browse questions" link on the top of the page (in the middle). This allows you to see all the different categories on WikiAnswers, and the questions in each of them.

Why ain't you answering all my questions?

Not all questions submitted to WikiAnswers are answered. This is because answers on WikiAnswers are given by users on a completely volunteer basis. For information on how to increase your chances of getting your questions answered, check out the related questions below.

Can a member of WikiAnswers see all of the questions you've asked?

Yes, they can; there are no secrets on WikiAnswers. Members can see all of your contributions.

What questions are not useful to WikiAnswers?

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What is the deletion log on WikiAnswers?

The deletion log is a log of all questions that Advanced Supervisors have deleted from WikiAnswers.

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Questions posted on WikiAnswers are written by ordinary people all across the world.

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