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For what reason should I select for closing this question? http://superuser.com/questions/10673/activate-windows-7-ultimate-with-home-premium-key It deals with using a leaked copy of windows 7 and I did not think that was ever appropriate. I voted to close, but marked reason as "subjective and argumentative". It is a valid question, and nothing else seem to fit. Is this an appropriate category from the official reason list for closure?

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How about providing us with a list of the different possible close reasons? I don't have enough rep to know what the different reasons are. –  a_m0d Aug 20 '09 at 7:11
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You could always just flag it for mod attention, which is probably more appropriate in this case. –  a_m0d Aug 20 '09 at 7:11
    
Yah, I just have 3k vote to close rights on SU. I suppose I could flag a mod, but they will have to state a reason why to delete it though and be presented with the same list I believe. Someone correct me if I am wrong. –  Troggy Aug 20 '09 at 7:24
    
I flagged it for mod attention with the reason: It's about running illegal software. –  Ladybug Killer Aug 20 '09 at 7:43
    
Hey Troggy, welcome to the 3K+ crowd! I see you already started closing :) –  fretje Aug 20 '09 at 7:49
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@Troggy - ♦ moderators don't need to give a reason to delete something; if we close it we do, but delete just makes it go away. –  Marc Gravell Aug 20 '09 at 8:27
    
@Marc Yah I meant to say "reason why to close it" and not delete in my previous comment. Thanks for the clarification. –  Troggy Aug 20 '09 at 14:25
    
If questions about pirating software are on-topic, so why that one was closed? A contradiction in title in my opinion. –  Łukasz 웃 L ツ May 16 '13 at 19:43
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Just flag for mod attention to be deleted.

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Personally, I find questions like that very offensive (somebody's trying to get me to do something illegal), and I'd vote to close on "blatantly offensive". I'd also flag the question. Sometimes there's no such thing as overkill.

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I closed the question and deleted it immediately after. It is safer to just let it go away quietly I believe.

As Marc already pointed out, flag it for moderator attention and we will act upon it. Flame throwers work wonders.

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It is good to see you using your newly appointed power well. –  Troggy Aug 20 '09 at 16:00
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