What questions can't be answered on WikiAnswers?
Questions that do not have enough information are questions on Wikianswers that are most likely not to get answered.
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Every question and answer at WikiAnswers is contributed to by regular visitors like you. It's all co-operative. We depend on you to ask questions, and we also depend on you to help answer other people's questions. Most questions will get a reply from a nice person, supervisor, expert, or regular use…r who can at least point you in the right direction, if not give you a definitive answer. All WikiAnswers questions are asked and answered by visitors just like you. It is highly unlikely that all the questions here will ever be answered right away since: . Thousands of new questions are asked every day. . Some questions are virtually unanswerable. Yes. Some questions on WikiAnswers get answered. This one just did. A tip for getting your question answered is to make sure that it is in the correct category, and the question is grammatically correct. Of the four questions (including this one) you posted - two were answered fairly quickly. The question 'What is permanetly froaen subsoil called' - contained two spelling errors which you should have corrected before you submitted it. Your final question (this one) has obviously now been answered ! You must remember this is not a live website - it's a forum . You need to be patient to wait for someone to log-on and actually read your question before they can answer it ! (MORE)
If the questions you're looking at have been answered by other contributors, then you should see them on the same page as the question. They'll appear in the middle of the page. If the question hasn't been answered, you will see a graphic stating that no one has answered the question yet -- maybe yo…u can assist someone by answering it if you know the answer. (MORE)
That's a tough one. Some questions are more difficult to answer than others. For instance, "how do I break up with my boyfriend?" There are a lot of those and they may sit around longer before they are answered. However, who was the third president of the United States is an easier one because it's …objective. WikiAnswers has more answered questions than unanswered ones, but new questions and answers are being added every few minutes so the numbers are never static.. To give it some quantitative sense, according to the conference call by Answer's management on August 13, 2007, out of the total 670,000 questions 375,000 were answered. It gives a slightly better ratio that two to one. (MORE)
There are a number of places - depending on what the fundraising is for. There is a Fundraising section under the Politics heading, in 'Business Plans', and also in 'Entertainments and Arts'
The questions on WikiAnswers are answered by online citizens on a voluntary basis. They answer the questions that they want to, when they want to. And although there are a number of people that look through the unanswered questions for the purpose of answering them, there are a lot of unanswered que…stions that exist and new ones being asked on a continual basis. Also the proper placement into the category that is closest to the question can have some effect. If a question is in the wrong category perhaps it is not visited as much as it would be if it were in the right category. And then there is always a chance that a person may ask a question that most users do not have the answer to.. (MORE)
No, The answers are people like you that want to spend their time to help give as correct as possible answers. So that means that you can answer questions also. Actually, there are some bots answering, but the majority of the answers come from real people.
They are not always simple to us and many don't even make sense at all. We have to interpret the question as best we can understand it. Also some people are sophisticated and others are not.
Well we do.... Mostly and a lot of the time. But sometimes we don't understand the question, and sometimes we don't get to it because there are so many questions and so little time in a day to research and provide good answers. And then, sometimes, somebody will answer a question when that person (a…hem) really shouldn't be allowed access to a keyboard and by answering the question (even wrongly) it drops off the high priority list and we just don't see it.. If you are not happy with an answer then please, rephrase the question and ask again. We try. We really, really try to provide good, solid information to reasonable questions.. Smile... Life is too short to frown all day..... ;-). And another thing..... We don't get paid for this, you know. If the question is, well, plain ridiculous then nobody bothers to answer. Who the hell cares if Joe-Schmuck wants to know the date of manufacture of shotgun serial number xxxx...? I mean, Have you READ some of the questions people ask? Sheeeeesh.... (MORE)
No. WikiAnswers is a community-based Q&A website. They look totheir users to ask and answer questions. Those who answer tend to see showing off their knowledge as its ownreward.
If you believe that your question has sufficient information to beanswered and should not have been placed into this catch-allquestion, please e-mail GoodQuestion @ WikiAnswers.com and requestthat it be made into a separate question. Please ask your question again and include more information in it….WikiAnswers is designed to provide a specific answer to a specificquestion. Tip: Don't use pronouns such as he, she, it, them,their, his, her, its, and so forth in your question. Chances are,we won't know who she , he , them , and what it is and won't be able to answer your question. You mustindicate the subject properly in your question. However, questionsin which the subject is already indicated, may use those pronouns.For example, "When Miley Cyrus starred on Hannah Montana how oldwas she ?" is okay. . Questions that do not contain enough information cannotbe answered -- asking "did he die?" or "how did she become rich?"cannot be answered because we do not know who you are asking thequestion about. * Multiple choice questions cannot be answered ifyou do not include the choices in the question. These typicallyinclude the phrase "which of the following" at the beginning of thequestion and the questioner does not include "the following"choices in the question; thus, we don't have enough information toanswer your question. Another example is asking a question about avehicle without providing the make, model, year, and engine size.This information is almost always necessary. . Questions that are too broad Questions such as "What arethe names of all cars ever made?" are too broad to be answered.Simply giving a list of words does not ask a question that we knowhow to answer. . Questions that require us to look at a picture ordiagram that you have in front of you cannot be answeredbecause we cannot see your assignment page. . Partial questions or question fragments cannot beanswered because a sentence fragment such as "preparation for aposition" or "pi plus" do not explain what your question is andcannot be answered. . Questions that are actually statements cannot beanswered because they are not questions. "You are in love with aboy and he does not know you exist" is not a question and cannot beanswered. . Questions that should be asked in a chat room cannot beanswered because this is not a chat room. "Who are you?" or "Whatis your favorite color?" are not questions that can be answered onthis website. . Questions that ask for university results cannot beanswered here because that information is only released to thestudent themselves; if you haven't got your results yet, nobodyelse will have them for you either. The WikiAnswers Stylebook willhelp you write a proper question that can be answered for you. Seerelated links below. . Questions about prices cannot be answered here becausewe need to know which store you are asking about, which particularbrand/size/style of item you are asking about, and the date uponwhich you are asking for the price. Prices vary daily, and eachstore will have its own pricing and sales. . Coin-Appraisal Questions with Insufficient Information There are several criteria that are required to give an evaluationof a coin. If one or more of these criteria is missing, anevaluation is not going to be very accurate: . denomination . country of origin . year of minting . condition Latitude and Longitude Questions with Insufficient Information If you ask questions such as 'What is located at 30 degreeslatitude and 30 degrees longitude?', there could be four possibleanswers since direction was not specified. Therefore, pleaseinclude the directions (e.g. north, east, south, west). An exampleof a good question would be, 'What is located at 30 degrees northlatitude and 30 degrees east longitude?'. Time-Zone Questions with Insufficient Information When asking about the time in different places around the worldWikiAnswers can only answer if we know (1) the place of interestand (2) a reference point. Bad: What time is it now in England? Good: What time is it in England if it is 11 AM in PerthAustralia? Bad: What time is it in Central Time? Good: What time is it in Central Time if it is 2 PM in SanFrancisco? Bad: If it's midday in the US what time is it Japan? (Thereis more than one time zone in the US.) Good: What time is it in Japan if it's midday in Chicago? Bad: How many hours is Tonga behind? Good: How many hours is Tonga behind Tahiti? The differences are quite clear. It might make sense to YOU when asking, but please note that itmight be hours or days before someone looks at your question. Inthe bad examples, above, do you see how someone answering might be,well, a bit flippant and just say "8 PM", or "Evening", or even"Working time"? And that would not really help you out, would it? Just for reference: Russia has 11 time zones; Asia has up to eight(depending upon how you count); the USA has six or more dependingupon DST; Australia has six or more, depending upon DST; SouthAmerica and Africa each has four; Mexico has four or (one of whichdoes not observe DST) or more; Europe and Greenland each has three;and the Middle East has a whole fistful. Time zones between areas or countries may be as few as 15 minutesapart or as many as 120 minutes apart. Memphis, TN, USA is NOT thesame as Memphis, Egypt. Be specific: Help us to help you! (MORE)
WikiAnswers cannot answer many types of questions. Here are some questions that cannot be answered, and will be dropped from the site: . Chatting - questions like "What are you doing?" and "What is the homework?" cannot be answered because this is not a chat room. . Vague Questions - questions t…hat are too vague, like "What is the meaning of life?" or "Why?" cannot be answered. . Incomplete questions - sentence fragments, or partial questions, cannot be understood enough to be answered. (MORE)
Everyone! Anyone can share their knowledge or ask questions onWikiAnswers. That's what makes it a WIKI. If you know the answer toan unanswered question, you can share it. If you see an answer thatyou can expand on, you can edit it. If you see an answer that'sjust flat-out incorrect, you can update i…t. We encourage users toresearch answers thoroughly. More takes from WikiAnswers contributors: . It could be anyone at all, even your next door neighbor.WikiAnswers is a collaborative effort. There are many peopleworking out the answers here at the site. Your question wasanswered by a WikiSupervisor who happened to see it. Join the effort! Cruise a category that interests you and find aquestion you know something about. Everyone is an expert onsomething... find your category. . Users do. That is the beauty of this site. We ask our ownquestions and answer those of each other. It is a fairly easy wayto share information. Now, since this is composed of user-generatedcontent, you can't be sure that every single answer is true. Thissite is not a substitute for research, but it is a good and helpfulplace to start. . Any contributor can come to WikiAnswers and browse questions.If they know the answer, they can answer it. . Some people research their answers, just like me. I sometimesknow the answer too. And there are people that work in the field,have hobbies and life experiences and read a lot. Everyone hassomething useful to contribute. . If the person who answered a question is a registered user,you'll be able to see who answered (and award them a trust point --if they have earned it, of course). . Anyone who visits can ask questions, and also can answerquestions. We are ordinary people from many different countries;most of the regulars have become addicted to the site because it isso much fun to find questions to answer, and to interact withothers who come to visit. We are not paid, and we are notrecruited. There may be some people connected with support or sitedevelopment who get compensation of some kind; I don't really knowfor sure. We were talking about a possible conference at some time;I think that idea is on the back burner at this point. . All registered and unregistered users from around the worldwrite the answers on WikiAnswers.com. . WA gets its answers from contributors around the world. Theymay be an expert or specialist in an area of knowledge; they mightbe a general genius willing to share anything and everything theyknow; or they might be the average person on the street with accessto the Internet and some vague idea of what the right answer to aquestion is. Some answers are researched thoroughly in order to getthe most correct information possible; others are just a quick notemade by someone who watched a documentary once. . The questions on WikiAnswers are answered by others who come tothe website. Some of them may be people who actually know theanswers, or who take the time to look them up, while others arejust kids who think typing silly stuff in as answers is a fun thingto do, not realizing the problem that causes for others who arelooking for real answers. . My son does - for homework! . Anyone who feels called to do it. If the answers are spam orare wrong we try to fix it. . Volunteers may have education in a specific area, or a questionmay be on a subject they enjoy. Some volunteers are professionals,or answer questions that pertain to their daily work. Andcontributors are good at doing research online or off-line. Othercontributors simply have life experience and accumulated knowledge,which gives them a wide area of personal knowledge. . The greater the number of "trust points" the answerer has, themore likely the answer is correct - as best as the answererknows. . You can see who the last person to edit a particular answer wasby looking just underneath the answer itself. Their username isalso a link to their member home page, which may (or may not)provide more details on who they are. . A good many people that work in particular fields or areeducated in special areas may roam around certain topics usingtheir knowledge to answer questions. Many people on here that askquestions may spend some time answering questions as well. And thenthere are the supervisors that watch over particular topics andthose that roam around many topics that will spend some timeanswering questions. Answers to questions asked here are theproduct of a large community effort. All answers on WikiAnswers are given by voluntary contributors.Nobody has to answer anything unless they want to give up their ownfree time to do so. They always make a personal choice to give ananswer and then what to say. When they answer a question, theyusually try to give as much information as they think is relevantto the actual question asked. You will have a much better chance ofgetting an early answer to your question if you place it into theright Category! Unless you do that, your question may not beanswered for a long time because it won't be seen by contributorswho know about the subject of the question. If it was placed into the wrong Category your question would haveto wait until a Supervisor finds it and moves it to an appropriateCategory where it will be seen by the someone who may wish tocontribute an answer. People who are members here and others as well. People from allover the world. Anyone who visits can post or edit any answer. Generally, however,questions are edited by those users that feel comfortable with thesubject matter. (MORE)
You go to your watchlist and find the question you asked and see if some one made a change.
Questions with no value on Wikianswers are questions that are notneeded to be asked and simply waste time and space on this website. If you think you have a good question that ends up here when youask it, E-mail Wikianswers directly and they'll take care of it.
if you watch the question wiki answers sends you an email which gives you the link to your questions so you can see the answer You also have your Watchlist which not only records your actions but records for your viewing ability, what others are doing with your questions. Such as someone entering… an answer to your watched question or editing one of your watched questions. (MORE)
Quite often! There is a better chance of getting an answer if the question is in correct sentence form. Slang and made up words in the question do not usually get answered.. If you want your question answered, you must post a good question, with all correct spellings, and make sure it makes sense, …plus categorize it correctly. (MORE)
Some of the users at WikiAnswers are professionals in their area, and some are not. When you ask a question, everyone has the opportunity to review and answer.
its not just one person that answers the questions, any member of wikianswers can answer them if they know the answer.
Anyone who answers questions here can stop at any time. After one thousand, after one hundred, or after one answer, any Contributor can opt out.. Or, ironically, No.
Many, many questions have not been answered. I couldn't possibly list them all, but they are easy to find if you use advanced search and search only for unanswered questions. Sometimes questions aren't answered because the question is really hard to answer and requires expertise that few people h…ave. Sometimes questions aren't answered because the question itself doesn't seem to make sense. In either case, feel free to jump in and help us out. Your expertise is needed, whether it is how to fix a car, or how to make a question grammatically correct. (MORE)
Wiki doesn't answer questions.. We do; based on research and knowledge. There could be many reasons why your question did not get answered, but on average; Wiki gets 1 question asked for every second of every day of the year... so if no one spots your question, it doesn't get answered. Simple as rea…lly. Things that will improve your chances of answers: . putting your question in the right category so that people who can answer are more likely to see. . Not asking homework questions, the rules are there for a reason. . Spelling your question correctly. . Making sure your question is only about one thing, and couldn't be taken in another way. (MORE)
There are several criteria that are required to give an evaluation of a bill (banknote): The denomination, the country of origin, the year of printing, and the condition are important. If the bill was issued in the United States, it's also important to note whether it has a small "series letter" …next to or right under the date, and what color ink is used for the bill's seal and serial number. If one or more of these criteria is missing an evaluation is not going to be very accurate. It's also helpful to make sure you have read the bill's type correctly. Up till 1966 U.S. bills were often printed in different varieties. These can be identified by the legend at the top of the bill's front; e.g. "Silver Certificate", "U.S. Note", "Federal Reserve Note", and so on. Finally it is always insufficient to ask for a bill's value based on its serial number. The criteria listed above are far more useful. A serial number is just a counter and it is very difficult, if not sometimes impossible, to link back to a bill's date of issue. . Note to supervisors: This is a category catch-all question.. It should remain protected at all times. . Neither it nor its alternate wordings should be edited or removed. . See related questions for more info about catch-all questions. (MORE)
Type the question you want in the enter your question here box and click Go. If there is an exact match to the question you asked it would be displayed below. Even partial matches would be displayed. If you find some question related to what you wanted to ask, you can go ahead and click on it to …view the answer. (MORE)
Yes and no. Questions on WikiAnswers are answered by members of the WikiAnswers Community. There are not people sitting in an office answering the questions asked. However, there are many professionals who answer questions on WikiAnswers. Many of the supervisors are professionals in the category the…y supervise. So you are very liekly to get a good professional answer to your question. (MORE)
Type the question in the ask box. When a question is answered, it appears in a separate box below.
Dimag se iska jawab do? 1/Ameer Ko_____Ki Zroorat Hoti Hai.! 2/Gharib K Paas____Hota Hai 3/Hum____Khaye To Mar Jayenge 3no m 1Hi Jawab Aayega.? Plz reply
I hope so. I just answered your question in English. ;-) Yes, they can be answered here.
There are just too many questions on WikiAnswers for every one to be answered. We try our best to get to every question, but sometimes there are just too many! WikiAnswers is now trying to recruit users to sift through the old question archives and try to answer some questions that have been unnotic…ed. (MORE)
We have Guidelines for answering questions. You can read them by going to the Related Links below. Generally, as long as you answer respectfully without calling people names and your answer is true and accurate, possibly backed up with some facts, things are fine. Things to avoid are debate, one-…word answers, vandalizing and spamming (among some others). Spamming only gives Supervisors more to do because spam is removed so a proper answer can be given. Personal information like addresses and phone numbers are also not allowed, and neither are answers that tell how to perform illegal acts. Those are removed, too. For more information about spamming and vandalizing answers, please go to the Related Links. (MORE)
Not everyone who answers questions uses perfect spelling or grammar. Sometimes other answerers make minor edits to tidy up such imperfections.
It depends what you mean by "reward." WikiAnswers is a community-based Q&A website. They look to their users to ask and answer questions. If you mean by just answering questions anytime, you can get the Premier Answerer badge if you answer quality answers, but that's about it. In a WikiAnswers… AnswerThon, if you answer enough questions you can get a prize (individual prizes are listed for each individual AnswerThon). AnswerThons are announced on the orange banner on the WikiAnswers homepage. In addition, for many contributors of this site, the reward is knowing that you have helped out somebody else. Answering questions can help you learn new things. (MORE)
Although there are some 'bots' that help out on WikiAnswers, the general population of contributors on WikiAnswers are human.
Your questions are answered on WikiAnswers because this is a question and answer site, and we feel like if you asked a question, you probably wanted an answer.
Knowledge, a good feeling that you just helped someone, and the feeling of win that you answered it before someone else.
unfortunately, all of the questions in the whole world cannot be answered. you can answer them yourself, if you know what the answer is to them, if you become a member of wikianswers. Many questions are also repeats of older answered questions, if you find these you should request a question merge.
WikiAnswers can answer all questions that abide by the TOS andCommunity Guidelines. Anything above a PG-13 standard, illegal etccannot be answered and is subjected to being taken down.
If you wish to accentuate something in your answer, please use italics (via the " i " in the blue bar above the answer box).
To help ensure that your question is answered be sure to put it in the correct category or subcategory. Also be sure to use proper spelling, and if you can be specific as possible.
There are millions of questions and answers on Answers.com! People ask and answer questions every second of everyday. Even if we gave a number, it would increase before we got this answer posted.
While there are many great answers, there is not a single best answered question on the site. Try viewing the Question of the Day on the homepage to see great answers.
To search answered questions on WikiAnswers, click on the magnifying glass on the top right of any page. The search page will appear. Above the search box, click on "Answers" and type in the question or word(s) you want to search for. Click on "Search Answers." The search results will appear.
On each answer page - there are two pieces of information. One that tells you the name of the first person to post an answer - and one that states the name of the last person to edit the answer.
WikiAnswers does have a lot of answers to questions... but a lot of questions are also unanswered. One thing to try is to ask your question in a little bit different way. Often, there is an already-answered question with a wording that is a little bit different. We try to merge those questions toget…her so that people get answers, but it is a big job, and we are never caught up. (MORE)
A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question r…elates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. A lot of them are answered. Put them into the right category andthat will help. There is a general category that you will find:Categories > Hobbies & Collectibles > Coins and PaperMoney. It is good for such questions. Within it are some categoriesfor coins of particular countries. If your question relates to oneof those, ask it in the appropriate category. (MORE)
Why can't I edit a question on WikiAnswers and why is the supervisor's name over the answer instead of the answerer?
Please contact us (link in Related Links) with the specific linkyou're referring to, so that we can take a look and answer yourquestion!
For one thing, it is usually a lot of fun. You get to shareknowledge with others, and sometimes you learn things in surprisingways.
The reason an answer might be incorrect is because this is a"Wiki". That means anyone can come and edit it. If you seesomething 100% incorrect use the flag tool to mark the questionsfor review.
The reason you can't ask questions that have already been asked isthat we want this site to be a knowledge base for everyone, notjust a place where one person gets an answer and then moves on. Bykeeping the same questions, when someone asks it again, hopefullythey get a good answer *already,* withou…t having to re-ask. And, inthe unfortunate case where it is a bad answer, then there isanother chance to have someone report it or change it to a betteranswer. Our site questions are meant to last, not to just keep gettingflushed over and over again. (MORE)