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Please provide extra feedback on answers by low-rep users

As a low-reputation user whose interest in Japanese is more of a hobby than anything else, I'd like to add my support to this idea. When I first joined JL&U, my intention was to only ask ...
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How can I improve my answers for available questions where I'm able to answer them?

I looked at all your answers and I can only find one down vote. You won't get a massive number of up votes because the community isn't that large. I don't know why you got that down vote on the ...
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How valuable are answers by native speakers that are mainly subjective?

ひとまず、その質問をかけてくださって、感謝します。大学時代にこんなサイトがなくて、自分から表現したいことがあったとき、辞典を引いて言葉が出ても、語用的な問題は解決されないままで、(日本人の)友達に聞いてもきりがないから、いつも物足りない気分でした。 でも、骨を折っただけ、とあることに気づきました。 人間の間に生まれたものとして、言語の「なぜなに」は段階的だと感じます。こんなふうに: 〇〇って、...
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Should I delete an answer when a better one is provided by someone else?

As long as your answer doesn't contain something which is wrong or misleading I see no problem in keeping it posted. It may approach the question in a slightly different way that some people might ...
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Why do people comment on a post rather than answering?

I guess that people post comments, because they don't want to leave a full-fledged answer at that time. Maybe they fear that posting the comment itself as an answer will be received badly, because a ...
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Can this answer be improved?

I agree, I find it difficult to understand. To me it seems that he is implying that verbs in Japanese are instantaneous and only refer to the start or end point. That is, that verbs in Japanese only ...
a20's user avatar
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If found a resource that specifically addresses a question in the stackexchange, should I post a link, an answer, or close the question?

Maybe you don't have time to write a full answer, or maybe you know the material in the link is relevant but you aren't sufficiently confident about the subject to write your own answer. In those ...
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