SFF.SE has been around for a while now; it has grown and matured along the way. We seek to provide quality answers to quality questions. All this material is kept preserved for all to see now and in the future.
Many old questions make their way back to surface every now and again when they have an edit made or a new answer is given. This can act almost like a time capsule to see what our site was like in the early days.
However, in my opinion, it might also be a deterrent for new users who see the attention lower quality posts receive and think that it would be hard to add anything useful.
The particular one that brought me here was: https://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/1829/57310 - If this was posted today, I feel like that it would be downvoted and possibly converted to a comment.
We also had this old answer, that was actually the Accepted Answer until recently it was flagged as "Not an Answer" and deleted (10k+ viewing only). https://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/1515/57310
Now, I do not hold anything personally against the users or answers, they were a product of their time. However, what should be done about them going forward to maintain the quality we have now come to expect?