@bunni in would be just fine. I pretty much wish there was a way to filter it out from my search results so it wound never show up.

@bunni There's still github and reddit and IRC. Where's that meme where it's like:

OP: "How do I do A?"
Reply 1: "You don't, you do B."
Reply 1.1: "No you don't you idiot, C is vastly superior."

@bunni Deletion of StackOverflow wouldn't break my workflow.

@lanodan @bunni @a1batross Same. StackOverflow is pretty useless. Most answers are from people who have as much or less queue as the person asking the question.

@js @bunni @a1batross Well pretty sure most people answering on these sites are ones that had the problem and managed to solve it.

@lanodan @a1batross @bunni Whenever I do search something on Google and find a result on StackOverflow, it was the blind leading the blind. When there’s a search result that’s on StackOverflow, it’s the last thing I click ;). I’ve also had it often enough that someone sent me a SO link and I just cringed on the most upvoted answer because it was so totally wrong.

@js if you didn't offer a better answer, you're part of the problem. I've found lots of helpful stuff on SO but I'm guessing it's more useful for noobs like myself.

@lanodan @a1batross @bunni

@strypey @lanodan @a1batross @bunni I don’t have an account there and it is not my job to provide my services to a proprietary web site that makes money of my free labor.

@js
So I'm guessing you get paid to slam the community that uses SO on social media? Your unpaid time being so precious ;)

@lanodan @a1batross @bunni

@js You could give your solutions somewhere else under a CC SA license, then just put a link to them on SO. That way you can help correct disinformation without letting SO'S owners turn your knowledge into "IP"? @lanodan @a1batross @bunni

@strypey @lanodan @a1batross @bunni I do post things on my blog if there's something that is not documented elsewhere yet. But usually I just fix documentation to be more complete.

@strypey @lanodan @a1batross @bunni Also, the main reason I find StackOverflow is searching for some bad, unportable, undefined pattern that I see in software and wondering where it comes from. And of course, some guy on SO overflow proposed that Linux-only, GCC-only, standards-violating solution on SO, and of course it's the most upvoted solution, to make these bad patterns spread.

@strypey @lanodan @a1batross @bunni I definitely do not get paid for anything related to SO, talking about it positively or negatively.

@bunni except those few strange folk who downloaded the kiwix archives of it, who are now gods.
@bunni Thanks god I don't actually need that site at all, because I just read the manuals/specifications to solve my issues. :)
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