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When a question is closed, a text is visible at the bottom of the question, which explains the reason for closing the question, such as:

This question is unlikely to help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an extraordinarily narrow situation that is not generally applicable to the worldwide audience of the internet. For help making this question more broadly applicable, see the FAQ.

The link to the FAQ shown under the question should probably all point to /faq#close.

The description of the closing reason given in the FAQ should be expanded, and not have the sentence that takes the users back to the FAQ itself. For the description I quoted, that would mean to change it at least to:

This question is unlikely to help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific moment in time, or an extraordinarily narrow situation that is not generally applicable to the worldwide audience of the internet.

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That was exactly what it was... before they added the FAQ link. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Sep 11 '12 at 18:56
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I quite like the idea of someone stuck in an infinite loop constantly trying to find the FAQ... maybe they'll read it eventually. –  ben is uǝq backwards Sep 11 '12 at 19:56
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Since the new Help Center has been deployed, this is not anymore the case. Why are some questions closed, and what does "closed" mean? which lists all the possible closing reasons, doesn't have anymore a link to itself in the closure descriptions.

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