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If answering and closing a question takes about the same time, why not just answer the question?

There is a trade-off between being a welcoming community and keeping the site in high quality, leaving only good questions and answers. A new user has asked an off-topic question here, I found an ...
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How can we be inviting to new users who leave other questions as answers or comments?

I did find this other question that is similar, but this is a followup to that. I have noticed many times where a new user posts an answer that should be a comment or a new question. In these cases, ...
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