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"No chit-chat" vs. "Always be polite"

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"No chit-chat" vs. "Always be polite"

My opinion is that social pleasantries in questions and answers should be strongly discouraged and edited out as needed (especially as part of a more significant edit). This site is not a forum/thread ...
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"No chit-chat" vs. "Always be polite"

I have a vague recollection of an increased tolerance for thank-you comments and the like during the era of Let's Be More Welcoming. At that time (among other issues), new folks would reply to ...
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"No chit-chat" vs. "Always be polite"

Social pleasantries in questions and answers are inappropriate.
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"No chit-chat" vs. "Always be polite"

In Academic papers it is not unusual to see a section where people thank and acknowledge people for their help. I don't see any point in getting uptight about a few words of thanks or pleasantness, ...
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