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When should I edit posts?

This is a reference question for people wondering what the best practices are when editing posts. When should I edit posts? Any time you feel you can make the post better, and are inclined to ...
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PSA: Please do not edit spam

We sometimes get somewhat on-topic questions or on-question answers that contain a link that is completely unrelated to the question or blatantly shoehorned in. Please do not edit these questions to ...
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Should I reject minor 'hairsplitting' edits?

Past few weeks, I have approved some very minor edits -- just spelling corrections or comparably insignificant edits. Should I reject these, even though they are factually correct? It seems to me we ...
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What to do when the original question changes so drastically that all answers seem absurd?

This question: How do I get this uneven airbrush effect similar to old art deco posters? Had the reference image changed by the user. I feel the new image is so drastically different than the ...
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Should titles be phrased as questions?

My opinion is that titles should be phrased as questions at all times. Simply because it's a Q&A site. We are currently taking different paths with edits in many cases. It's still working out ...
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