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How do I close my own question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question in Stack Overflow? How do they work? Motives aside, I want to close some of my questions. Many of which have answers. Could someone ...
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Very bad questions with multiple answers [duplicate]

This question is very low-quality. As the comments state, the code provided does not compile. Furthermore, it fails to ask (in my opinion) a specific question, show any additional attempted code (...
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Why was my very first question on stackoverflow put on hold as primarily opinion-based? [duplicate]

I just joined this community and posted my very first question. But after some few minutes, i realised it's been on hold. Is there anything i said that was inappropriate?
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What is the purpose of closing a question? [duplicate]

Having been a member of Stack Overflow for a year, I have participated in reviewing close votes and flagging questions if I found any duplicates. However, I don't understand the purpose of closing a ...
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1answer
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Can an answer of a closed question be accepted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? If one of my questions were closed by somebody but I feel one of the answers were useful, can I still accept it? Also, can any answer ...
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How can a user view a list of “on hold” or closed questions? [duplicate]

How can a user view a list of "on hold" or closed questions? Does this action require some kind of privilege or special trick?
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2answers
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What does 'Closed' mean for a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? How do they work? A recent question of mine was 'Closed' as 'not-programming-related'. I can't seem to find out what this means, and ...
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1answer
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Why I am not been able to close any question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? Once I got close link in questions after getting enough rep on Stack Overflow but once I voted a question to close it and the link ...
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Can closed questions be edited by their owners? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? When a question has been marked "Closed," is the user who asked it (the OP) allowed to edit it? Editing and rewording might make the ...
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How can someone downvote my post to a closed question? What does closing really mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? There is a post that has been closed 5 months ago (the reason was because the question was not constructive); a few moments ago, ...
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I just crossed the 3K threshold! Any tips for responsibly wielding this power? [duplicate]

Before I go power hungry and start closing random questions, are there any guidelines I should follow to be considered responsible?
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What is the difference between vote down and vote to close? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What purpose does downvoting questions serve? What is a “closed” question? First, I want to say that I have searched a lot on meta but didn't find the answer to ...
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What's the difference between closed and not closed questions on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? How do they work? What's the difference between closed and not closed questions on Stack Overflow (except tagged as closed of ...
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I want to have more than 50 Close Votes per day! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? Should available close votes be a function of inflation or rep? I just was seeing that I hit a close-vote limit of 50 for today. When my ...
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1answer
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The difference between “Closed” and “On Hold” [duplicate]

I keep on seeing questions either "put on hold" or "closed" by the same thing, like for instance here a question has been "put on hold" for being off-topic: And here is a question which has been "...

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