What if someone asks for advice on how to commit suicide? Do you answer that?
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What if the person is asking for advice on how to do something that will be really bad for their code-base, which you know will be bad for their code-base (eg obvious insecurities, sources of major bugs)? What then?
Read http://perl.plover.com/varvarname.html and follow the links to see one example of a common question that should not be blithely answered as asked. Another example is how to set up some of Matt Wright's scripts.