When I am "Googling" for an answer to a coding question, I skip right over the Stack Overflow results because of such toxicity. I'm not the only one either. Being a newbie coder is difficult enough without having to worry yourself sick about being crucified for asking a newbie question. Just my two cents.
This is very true. Even stackoverflow itself mentions about the toxic environment.
It's also true someone's brave question saves everyone's time. :D
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