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What is the minimum length required for an answer and how is this enforced?

Is there a minimum length required for an answer to meet the minimum requirements for answers on this site? Two of my short answers were recently suggested to be lengthened since their length fit ...
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Demanding references for answers to questions that are not reference requests

I propose that for questions that are not tagged with the reference-request tag (i.e., questions that are not of the form "What are some good references for X?" or similar), answers are ...
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Preferred English version to use on MMSE

Is there a preferred choice of English (US or British) version that is preferred while asking questions and writing answers on ...
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How did these unregistered users write answers?

For those who have enough reputation to see deleted posts, you'll notice that this answer was written by an unregistered user named boss. Very soon after, we also got this answer by an unregistered ...
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Journal of the Matter Modeling Stack Exchange

Some of our answers (or questions) here rise to the level of a "mini-publication" for their high-standards in original research or educational/pedagocial value. This is an incomplete list of ...
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We've recently had questions answered immediately by the same user, shall the answer be made a community wiki as a policy in such cases?

The topic of self-answering questions immediately is a complex one. On one hand we do not want to fill up the site with low-quality material by people hungry for raising their reputation. On the other ...
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Minimum requirements for answers

On one hand we have discouraged writing "answers" in comments, and on the other hand, recently some answers were converted to comments (which "♦ moderators" are able to do). We do ...
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