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Since there are quite many questions with large number of upvotes being (correctly closed) as "too broad" - should there actually be a site where they could be migrated to.

Part of the problem might be that close votes for questions that are actually more "primarily opinion based" go to "too broad".

  • Do you mean like Stack Underflow? – brasofilo Oct 4 '13 at 5:29
  • What good would it do to move them? That's what I don't understand. – Josh Crozier Oct 4 '13 at 5:29
  • @JoshC Because they are valid questions that people obviously both want and have answers to? – Kimvais Oct 4 '13 at 5:32
  • @Kimvais Due to the fact that it is so broad, it would pretty much become a big discussion then, right? – Josh Crozier Oct 4 '13 at 5:35
  • Yes - but my whole point sort of is that it could be the big discussion site – Kimvais Oct 4 '13 at 5:39
  • @Kimvais Stackexchange is no discussion site. – Uooo Oct 4 '13 at 5:51
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    @brasofilo, Stack Broadflow ;) – Azik Oct 4 '13 at 6:04
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No, because the answers to the questions, which are really too broad, would be in best case a blog article. In worst case it would be a complete book with over 1000 pages.

Examples of questions that are too broad:

  • how to implement (audio/video) format in Java?
  • how to proof PHP application against (technique)?
  • how to learn Oracle administration if I already know Turbo Pascal?

The problem with the questions that are too broad is, that either they can be splitted into a few dozen of elementary questions, or the OP needs to read a book or a set of resources in order to get enough knowledge to accomplish its task.

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