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Anonymous user making edits to answers

An anonymous user is making edits to Source of water for the Great Artesian Basin in Australia that seem to go a little far - I have already rejected one as conflicting with the author's intent, and ...
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Should we strive for perfecting answers? Or should we avoid enhancing answers through edits?

After an answer is posted, I often find myself reading it over and finding ways to improve it, and I usually do so. Some times, a comment points to an aspect of the question that I've missed so I go ...
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How do I edit a post correctly?

Edit Overload I've requested several edits that I thought were decently positive improvements, and more than half of them were rejected. So now I'm getting a warning that I could have an edit ban ...
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Is there a consensus on non-substantive edits?

I have just rolled back an edit for (as far as I can recall) the first time on this site. This edit was approved (and improved) by Jan Doggen, a user I respect, so I thought it might be a good idea to ...
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Editing questions tagged 'rocks' or 'minerals' together with 'identification-request'?

I see people tagging identification questions with identification-request and rocks (example), or only with rocks. Consider the following question counts: 66 tagged tagged rocks and identification-...
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Preserve or remove formula formatting in the question title?

This question uses $\mathrm{CO}_2$ formatting in the title (Latex I believe MathJax). Picture in case someone edits it out: Personally I find it superfluous and ...
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Welcome to EarthScience.SE!

Please help improve this post. This is intended to be a welcome guide for new users that we can reference in comments to help acclimate then to the Q&A format here at EarthScience.SE. This is a ...