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Should we do anything with this multi-part answer?

A recent question has an answer that doesn't sit right with me: It consists of four completely different answers cut from a reddit thread about ...
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Would this make a good community wiki

Taking a device to market Often wondered the utility of this mechanism, but this feels like it might be a candidate. The asker doesn't know what he doesn't know: This isn't a knock on the user, ...
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What about a terminology reference question?

Inspired by this meta question, where acceptable abbreviations are discussed, and the existence of this reference on bicycles.SE, I thought: would it make sense to create a similar CW question where ...
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How should we deal with easy syntax-error questions?

Perhaps this is a duplicate, and I know this has been discussed on SO.meta, but I wanted to bring this up in the EE meta context: Today we got several (to my mind) low-quality posts having to do with ...
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Community Wiki (CW) worries

This answer of mine was turned in a CW. I'm not sure I'm happy with that. Everybody can edit answers, but as far as I understand it a CW is an invitation for edits. I don't want everybody to mess with ...
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Genericised and recovered questions.

I notice that a number of questions get taken and converted into generic questions and more often than not community wiki'd. That in itself is a good thing. However - I see it is often the same ...
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What is a community post?

Hi, I wonder what is the difference to put a post as a community post and not to mark the option of community post. Thank you.
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What's happened to Community Wiki?

The option to mark a question as a Community Wiki appears to have disappeared. Is this deliberate or has a bug crept in to the SE engine?
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