Is it against YA rules, if someone responds to your question that is in English, yet their answer is in a foreign language such as Chinese?
Yet, you did not give any indication at all, that you knew Chinese. Is this against YA rules.
- brian 2010Lv 74 weeks ago
The answer is yes. Under the Community Guidelines, all postings must only be in English on all English language Answers sites. The only exception to the rule is when someone asks for a translation of a word or a phrase.
- ZirpLv 74 weeks ago
unless the questions asks for a translation in Chinese, that is a violation yes. Please report such "answers", and report questions that are IN other languages (than the one of the site) as well
- .Lv 74 weeks ago
It is against the rules to post in any language other than English, on the English language version of YA unless the post is someone asking how to translate a word or phrase to or from a non-English language to/from English.
So yes, it would be a violation for someone to answer a question here in Chinese (or any other non-English language) unless the question was "How do you write _____ in Chinese".
- DanielLv 74 weeks ago
Yes it is against the Rules English Country's must be in English Language
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- Tic-Tac-ToeLv 74 weeks ago
Yes, the question must be in the language of the site. For example on English questions and answers on the English Site and French or Germany on the French and Germany site. You could ask for a translation of a language using Society & Culture>Language Category/Subcategory
- CarolOklaNolaLv 74 weeks ago
Yes. English language questions are supposed to be answered in English, but not necessarily the same direct of English. I can still read And usually understand French. We went through over 4 months of some subcategories of YA being flooded with Asian language questions a little over a year ago. Verizon updated the USA community guidelines. Asking for a translation often is NOT a violation.
- audreyLv 74 weeks ago
It's a TOS violation. Report it every time it happens.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
Looks like the spam is back.
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- Diane ALv 74 weeks ago
Yes, but most of those are spam anyway
- SharonLv 74 weeks ago
You cannot post questions or answer them in any language other than English if you are posting on a English language page. That is a reportable violation.