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What's the deal with the “guest” posts?

I've been active on this site for a while now, and I'm just wondering -- what is the deal with all the "guest" answers? Is this a single person who just re-registers for a new "guest" account every ...
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Resurrecting REALLY Old Questions

Occasionally I see a new answer pop up on a REALLY old question (like 8+ years). I have done this a couple times myself, but mostly on accident when I didn't realize how old it was. I mostly try to ...
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Why is no one using jTab for guitar chords?

I was looking at this question and noticed that none of the answers by four high-rep regulars uses the jTab Custom Chord Notation feature to show the chord and fingering. Instead there are notations ...
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An answer got accepted absurdly rapidly (Never mind, it was a proxy user troll)

https://music.stackexchange.com/q/84207/45266 is the question at hand here. Great question (it too is in response to another question, interestingly), and I took the time to offer my opinion in the ...
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Should answers contain any practical and objective advice?

I have not been on this site for long, and I may not be the best judge as to what belongs on the site, but should we welcome contributions like this answer? (Part of the problem is of course that the ...
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Is it OK to copy-paste your own answers to different questions?

Earlier today a user posted three answers to three different questions, the final two of which were almost entirely copy-pasted from the user's original answer, and each with a link to a YouTube video ...
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Should questions tagged with “technique” require knowledge in said instrument to answer?

The top upvoted answer to the question, Three notes on the violin? is actually in-correct. In fact, a lot of the ideas tossed around on this question are mis-informed. I of course mean no offense, and ...
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Should this edit have been allowed?

A fairly old answer was recently edited to completely refute the answer's original content. I had originally rejected this edit myself, but I see that it has made it through after all. Should this ...