What are alternates on WikiAnswers?

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"Alternates" or "alternate wordings" are other ways of phrasing the same exact question on WikiAnswers. When an alternate wording is asked on the site, it redirects you to the primary wording of that question. If an alternate wording is mismatched with a primary wording from which it differs, we should "split" it out into a separate question.
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What is WikiAnswers?

WikiAnswers WikiAnswers is a cooperatively grown database of questions and answers from visitors like you. It is one way that Answers.com brings you answers about anything. WikiAnswers is a platform that facilitates the answering of questions as well as allowing anyone to sign up and answer the (MORE)

Why is it important to add alternate wordings to WikiAnswers questions?

Question Alternates . Alternate wordings enable a question to be found.. When you ask a question with the Ask bar at the top of this page, using the exact wording of a question or any of its alternates will send you directly to the question page.. For example, "Why is it important to add alte (MORE)

What is the alterneator?

The alternator is the device in a vehicle's engine compartment that generates electricity. It is commonly found bolted to the engine block and driven by the belt assembly.

What does an alternator do?

An alternator is an electromechanical device that converts mechanical energy to alternating currant electrical energy.

What is an alternator for?

The alternator generates power to run the car and charge thebattery. An alternator in a vehicle generates Alternate Current (AC) insteadof Direct Current (DC) electricity to power the vehicle.

What does WikiAnswers do?

It helps you answer questions you don't understand or need an answer to, but when people posted stupid questions and/or answers, then they are trying to make this website look bad. Like a contributor who is extremely rude had just answered this question by saying that this website is for stupid peop (MORE)

Who is WikiAnswers?

WikiAnswers is the name of this site. The people who write theanswers are everyone. Anyone can ask a question and anyone cananswer one, so we're all helping each other in the community.

Where is WikiAnswers?

You're on WikiAnswers right now! But if you want to come back here after exiting, just open up your internet browser and type in " http://www.wiki.answers.com/ " or just simply "wikianswers.com". It is a great Q&A website to use, if you don't mind the questions being asked and answered by a communit (MORE)

List some WikiAnswers alternative websites?

While other questions and answers websites exist WikiAnswers is the best by offering the Wiki platform for people to share and collaborate their knowledge. WikiAnswers is different from other sites where each answer stands alone and you can't get to one comprehensive answer. Another thing that make (MORE)

How good is WikiAnswers?

That is up for you to decide. It can help you with homework and you can meet people here. WikiAnswers can be a very reliable website when people use it the correct way. for me: i think its apersonal qu. Advantages: Gets you anwers fast with out having o scam through google can talk to people learn (MORE)

Why have WikiAnswers?

Well, wikianswers is a great way to get your question out...and your answer back in. You ask a question, a wikianswers contributer answers it, and you move on! It's great, isn't it? yes very great. it can help you with math all the way to boyfriend problems. any thing you need to ask wiki feel f (MORE)

What is alternator?

It is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy on a car. It works by:the alternator creates an electric field by spinning a magnetic rotor with direct current inside stator windings. an ac voltage is developed and rectified dc. this voltage is compared to the battery voltage and (MORE)

What is an 'Alternates Specialist' on WikiAnswers?

An alternate specialist is a person who fixing the alternates getting rid of any alternates that are incorrect and obscene or inflamatory by doing this they get rid of vandalism and help out the sites functionality

What does WikiAnswers answer?

At WikiAnswers, we invite you to ask any question you like, and we invite you to answer any question you can. While there are answers that are far from satisfactory here at WikiAnswers, there are also high quality answers posted by contributors in the community. As with the user-edited content (MORE)

What can you do to get rid of the 'Edit Alternates' on WikiAnswers?

First, you don't want to get rid of the 'Edit Alternates' button on WikiAnswers. However, if you are asking how to get rid of the alternates of a questions that do not belong, simply click the check mark box (once you clicked the 'Edit Alternates' link) for all alternate wordings that do not apply t (MORE)

Which question on WikiAnswers has the most alternates?

Through 2010, there were "Catch All Questions" that had tens of thousands of alternates. But these were broken up and now exist as categories instead. As alternates are just rephrasings or misspellings of the same question, the number of alternates will be higher where there are 1) many ways to phr (MORE)

What are alternatives?

You have alternatives when there is more than one possibility and you can choose between at least two things.

What is alternator do?

This is an easy answer. The alternator is hooked (through wires blue and black) to the battery. So every time you start an engine the alternator kicks on and charges the battery. That's practically how it works. To add a bit to the above- an alternator produces an alternating electrical curre (MORE)

Why is there a WikiAnswers?

WikiAnswers is a supported program which answers the questionsraised by common people. it is a user friendly in interface whichbrings ideal minds to work. It is a non-profit organization helpingmillions of people across the globe.

What is a alternator?

The devices that develop electric power are a generator (for direct current), or an alternator (alternating current). In a car, an alternator is used, with a rectifier, because of size and weight considerations.

Which is WikiAnswers in bigger need of - answers or alternates?

The alternates come in like avalanches. What we need most are well thought-out answers and some help organizing (moving questions to their appropriate categories and splitting out alternates that are attached to the wrong question). You can volunteer by contacting the supervisor of your favorite cat (MORE)

What is an alternate in WikiAnswers?

An "alternate" is another phrasing of the question, or the same question with spelling mistakes. These are "merged" into another question, so that if someone asks the question with one spelling or phrasing, they will be shown the main question and answer.

Is this WikiAnswers?

Yes, this is WikiAnswers, also known as WA. You have just discovered the best Q&A site on the web. Congratulations! The question that you are currently reading is at WikiAnswers . com. This is WikiAnswers. And to get a better idea of what the homepage is simply type in Wikianswers . com with no (MORE)

What is the meaning of 'Alternate Wordings' on WikiAnswers?

Alternate wordings are different ways of writing a question. An example is: "What are alternate wordings?" and "What is an alternate wording?". Both questions are trying to ask the same thing, so when two like questions are merged together, one becomes an alternate wording, so when someone types i (MORE)

What can you do on WikiAnswers?

What You Can Do on WikiAnswers You can do plenty on WikiAnswers. Our users share their descriptions: . You can become a Supervisor of your favorite category, participate in contests, and many other activities. . If you are a Supervisor you can join the Vandal Patrol. . If you ar (MORE)

Is WikiAnswers a pile of?

a pile of what? this isn't a complete sentence so nobody is able to answer it correctly because we have no clue what you're talking about.

Why are there alternates for questions on WikiAnswers?

Alternates are so that there is one answer for a question, regardless of the wording of which it is asked with. For example, the question 'What color is the sky' can also be asked as 'What is the sky's color'. It's the same question meaning, but with different wording. With alternates, all the diffe (MORE)

What are the ranks on WikiAnswers?

The Hierarchy of WikiAnswers is as follows: . Senior Community Manager . Community Manager . Community Coordinator . Community Assistant and /Community Advisor Dispute Resolution . Senior Supervisor . Category/Floating Supervisor . SPAs and Members

Is WikiAnswers an alternative to Wikipedia?

First Answer - No No; the answers, true or not, are directly added to the site. There isn't much reliable information. It could be a help, but some answers are jokes, and you will not find many deep or hard items. Second Answer - Yes! Yes! Answers.com|WikiAnswers is a valid alternative to Wik (MORE)

How do you add alternate wordings to questions on WikiAnswers?

On the left toolbar, click on 'Edit Alternates' under the 'Question tools'. At the bottom of the page, under 'Add new alternate wordings', type in the question reworded. Also, alternate wordings are created by saying a question is the same as another when asking a new question.

How many alternates can a question hold in total on WikiAnswers?

50,000 is about the maximum alternates any question can hold, we once had a few questions that we called catch all's, and any bad or inappropriate questions were added as an alternate to the primary catch all Q, we started to experience problems once a catch all held 50,000 alternates, so we have a (MORE)

What is an alternative answer?

A second answer, perfectly proper, to a question. "is light a wave?". Well, "yes". But also, "yes and no". It implies that the question needs refining.

How do you delete alternates on WikiAnswers?

You cannot delete an alternate. However, for ones with bad spelling, grammar, etc., you can add them to the "Bad spelling/grammar" tier. If you are talking about "splitting questions," making the alternate a question because it isn't asking the same thing as the question, then when you are signed (MORE)

When you're asking a question on WikiAnswers and click on one of the questions on the list why doesn't your former question add as an alternate to the question you choose anymore?

This was done to reduce the amount of alternates being incorrectly added to questions as well as reduce the amount of badly spelled or grammatically incorrect alternates. You can still add an alternate to a question by clicking 'edit alternates' and filling in the information to add an alternate fou (MORE)

What is the unofficial Alternate Assistants group on WikiAnswers?

The Unofficial Alternate Assistants Group Alternate Assistants is an unofficial group here on Answers.com who work to sort alternates out across the site, to help get people directly to the question they asked. Once joined, a member will receive a simple guide on how to sort alternates, as well (MORE)

How would someone go about starting an alternative service to WikiAnswers?

Well, to just do the basics, you could buy the software, buy a domain, and if you don't know how, pay someone to set up the website with the Q&A software on the domain that you bought. That would start it. A bigger challenge would be getting content and traffic. Another option would be to use a d (MORE)

Why can WikiAnswers not answer?

WikiAnswers does not have the capability to generate answers. Acontributor must write an answer for a question to be answered.Some questions are either unanswerable (for example: Why doesdemocracy smell like walnuts?), some are too broad (for example:What is the history of Europe?) and others may be (MORE)

Why is it wikianswers?

It is called WikiAnswers because the site is a "Wiki" where you get"Answers". A Wiki is a site that is open for anyone to edit. Thismeans anyone can contribute or add content to the site.