Frequently, new users will post questions as an answer.
New users don't mean any harm - they just don't know that we want questions to be posted as their own separate question.
When you see this, do two things:
- Flag as not an answer.
Leave a comment explaining what the user should do differently. Here's an example:
Hi $NewUser! Please use "Ask Question" to post questions, instead of posting an answer. This ensures that your question is shown on the front page, and keeps discussion focused.