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I often see old questions (from the time before superuser.com and serverfault.com) that are offtopic. But they are not closed.

It doesn't make sense to vote-close on them, since no one else will see the question and vote-close, so it will never get five votes.

What should I do with old questions that are off-topic?

Does it make sense if I flag the question for the moderator, or will this just be noise for the moderators?

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"no one else will see the question". Our great god, Google, won't be bothered by time distance. –  Nathanael Sensfelder Feb 22 '11 at 12:58
    
Moderators have enough to do. Use your close votes. –  Al E. Nov 8 '13 at 15:12
    
possible duplicate of New Feature: Community Review Tasks - Now in Beta. See also: Was this flag lost somehow? - flags to close also push question into review queue –  gnat Nov 8 '13 at 16:00

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Cleaning up old question will not be a noise for the moderators, and also this move would help them locate such questions faster. So just flag the question for moderator's attention and leave the rest to the moderators...

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