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When a secondary gives you some character or word restriction, should I try to create a response that gets very close to this limit? If not, when is too little? Currently answering a question with a 2000 character limit, but I feel like I have adequately answered the prompt in a little over 1000. I don't want to fill it with fluff to reach a higher count.

Any insight on this? @Goro @LizzyM @gonnif @Med Ed @gyngyn @Moko
 
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Fluff is never good. If you feel like you've explained everything you need to, then don't fill it with empty words just to meet the maximum.
 
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When a secondary gives you some character or word restriction, should I try to create a response that gets very close to this limit? If not, when is too little? Currently answering a question with a 2000 character limit, but I feel like I have adequately answered the prompt in a little over 1000. I don't want to fill it with fluff to reach a higher count.

Any insight on this? @Goro @LizzyM @gonnif @Med Ed @gyngyn @Moko
Just answer the question
 
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When a secondary gives you some character or word restriction, should I try to create a response that gets very close to this limit? If not, when is too little? Currently answering a question with a 2000 character limit, but I feel like I have adequately answered the prompt in a little over 1000. I don't want to fill it with fluff to reach a higher count.

Any insight on this? @Goro @LizzyM @gonnif @Med Ed @gyngyn @Moko
So if you already know that you dont want to fill it with fluff to reach a higher count, trust your judgement and go with it
 
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When a secondary gives you some character or word restriction, should I try to create a response that gets very close to this limit? If not, when is too little? Currently answering a question with a 2000 character limit, but I feel like I have adequately answered the prompt in a little over 1000. I don't want to fill it with fluff to reach a higher count.

Any insight on this? @Goro @LizzyM @gonnif @Med Ed @gyngyn @Moko

I'll echo the above sentiments. Reading applications is a time-consuming process, and no points are awarded for taking 2,000 characters to do the job of 1,000.
 
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