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Are titles in answers useful?

In the FAQ's it says that signatures aren't allowed and will be removed. Are titles in answers the same way? I know that the methodology behind no signatures is to prevent redundant information, but ...
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Answers involving ones own interpretation of the work

Are answers that stem from our own personal interpretation of the work useful and kosher here? I recently answered Was Harry Potter killed and then brought back to life? and my answer was completely ...
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How do we deal with accumulations of partial answers?

We occasionally have questions that tend to accrue partial answers over time. A common motif is a question about an ongoing series, which gets more and more answers as the series progresses. The ...
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Bring the content here

Recently, whenever I found a good SFF answer I wanted to share, I realized that I might as well just share what it linked to because there was no actual content on the page. Take Explanation of ...
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How to update answers to time-sensitive questions?

For this question, prior to today, the answer was 'we don't know'. So I answered as such when the question was asked. Now that we know, how to proceed? Should we: Post a new, separate answer that ...
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Posting large swaths of Wikipedia as answers

I know Wikipedia has the answers to a lot of the questions posed here, but I've been seeing a lot of answers by people just posting large paragraphs from there or say, on a Star Trek question, from ...

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