Is asking a specific question about people’s opinions a violation of the “chat” rule?
- Son of T3Lv 74 months ago
It can be and is all in the context. "Do you like....?" will almost always be a chat violation. "What are the pros and cons of .......?" is usually not. The first is only asking 100% opinion as a yes/no, while the second is looking for facts.
- Anonymous6 months ago
Yes, unless you post in "Polls and Surveys".
- .Lv 76 months ago
Yeah..."Do you like" or "What's your favorite" and similar, although COMMON in the Polls & Surveys subcategory, are not information seeking and don't provide answers that are useful to anyone, so are considered chat.
That's not to say all opinion questions are violations. The key is to ask such questions where they answers may be of use to people. Example: "What are some not-to-miss sites to visit when in Rome?" . That's still an opinion question, as some people will feel some sites are worth seeing and others aren't, but the answers to a question like that may benefit not only the person who posted the question, but others who may be planning to visit that same location.
- ZirpLv 76 months ago
Questions ABOUT THE ANSWERER are always considered chat.
so don't ask "do you....?", "what is your....?" etc
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- DanielLv 76 months ago
Yes anything Opinion Related counts as Chat
- 6 months ago
It depends on what is asked.
"What is a good snack for a football party?" is great since it requires data to answer.
"Do you like salsa?" is just yes/no and most will be chat under the rules.