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Why do gibberish answers get any upvotes?

As far, as I can verify, it was me who made the upvote. Out of fun and out of curiosity. I also thought it was inconsequential since the answer will get flagged and removed soon and since I would ...
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What to do about answers written by ChatGPT

I'm sharing an example—of an answer to Confidence interval for Uniform($\theta$, $\theta + a$) generated by ChatGPT. I think it will be agreed that it's either wrong or nonsensical in large part & ...
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Why are short answers considered to be poor quality for this site?

As someone who knows little about statistics I try to contribute here on Meta to repay what I learn on the main site. Looking only on your newest answer: I did not learn much from it. It is just ...
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Why are short answers considered to be poor quality for this site?

Note that answers should explain why they're correct; they should give the arguments in any references not simply offer a link or reference (even when a question is a request for a reference, it ...
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Are we free labor for OpenAI?

I think there's a confusing mix of different questions and concerns here. Are we free labor for OpenAI? Yes, we are. As is nearly everyone who has ever written any form of public (and some private) ...
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An automatic filter that would detect bad questions when they are written and suggest ways to improve them

On some sites, the "ask question" pages will pop up just-in-time help when users seem to be getting ready to ask about certain topics. Of course, the specific topics and exact help text vary from ...
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Should we have a close reason like 'low value/level or trivial question'

Your example could be a useful question for others at the same basic level—I'll bet some introductory texts don't explicitly point out that coefficients can be negative & explain how to ...
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What to do about answers written by ChatGPT

ChatGPT is harmful The point of stackexchange is to generate new content. ChatGPT is creating a summary or average of previous content and is able to formulate this with grammatically correct ...
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What to do about answers written by ChatGPT

ChatGPT and similar large language models (LLMs) will revolutionise tech support. I worked as a support engineer in the past, and I am certain it will happen as a good chunk of tech support questions ...
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Should quote only answers be treated like link only answers?

In my opinion, quote-only answers should not be flagged or deleted - at least not solely because they are quote-only. Instead, they should be treated just as any other answer. If their application to ...
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Should quote only answers be treated like link only answers?

This is an impeccable example of how a quote-only answer should not be written. For the sake of context, quote-only answers aren't forbidden unlike link-only answers. But those are not preferred. As ...
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Are we free labor for OpenAI?

The company plans to sell its data to large-scale AI projects. So while we can't answer the question of whether or not the data will be sold to OpenAI specifically, we do know that there is a plan to ...
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What to do about answers written by ChatGPT

The goal of CV.SE is to give good answers to good statistics questions. If those good answers are created by some kind of AI like ChatGPT, then that seems to accomplish the goal. If the AI gives bad ...
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