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Is there a problem with Stack Overflow when extremely useful, massively upvoted/favorited questions get closed? [duplicate]

Is there a problem with Stack Overflow when extremely useful, massively upvoted/favorited questions get closed? I'm specifically thinking about What is your single most favorite command-line trick ...
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Why the bias against subjective questions? [duplicate]

It seems more and more lately that people on this site dislike subjective questions, as opposed to ones about narrow, technical topics. I don't understand this. I see two reasons as to why subjective ...
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Why is it so easy to block questions on Stackoverflow? [duplicate]

I use to be able to start discussions which would allow for many people to answer share their experience. One of my top questions asked for the best ways to learn iPhone development a while back and I ...
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Why are useful questions on StackOverflow being closed as non-constructive? [duplicate]

Useful threads are being closed as "not constructive:" This question is not a good fit to our Q&A format. We expect answers to generally involve facts, references, or specific expertise; this ...
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Some broad|O/T questions on StackOverflow belong on Programmers, but P.SE is prohibitive [duplicate]

I began reading through much of the Meta.SO posts on the subject, notably this one. On a daily basis, questions such as the ones below are asked on StackOverflow, many of which are are (for good ...
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Experience: Lessons-Learned as it pertains to a specific question [duplicate]

A lesson learned is knowledge or understanding gained by experience. The experience may be positive, as in a successful test or mission, or negative, as in a mishap or failure...A lesson must be ...
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Why do questions on Stack Overflow have to be based on facts? [duplicate]

I don't understand: Is the main motto of Stack Overflow to build reputation or to get your problems related to programming get answered? So what if someone has a problem that may not be answered in ...
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Why was a 3 year old question which was voted up heavily and viewed over 9000 times blocked? [duplicate]

I posted this question in 2009 when Apple was still short with documentation about iPhone development and there were very few book or blogs related to development. I posed the question so that iPhone ...
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Too many closed questions [duplicate]

I'm going to risk asking this question again. Existing questions went in a different direction (language grammer, no support, or were arguing for their own question). :Plea: If you agree with this ...
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I need advice on how to ask questions here without being misunderstood? [duplicate]

I recently posted a question and the replies I got give assumption that many people don't fully read questions before answering and that most comments aren't aimed towards positively constructive ...
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Create a mechanism to host more open-ended questions from the main sites [duplicate]

There should be a way to shift an open ended question into a meta and link to it from the main site, or at least have it come up in searches there. Or maybe Stack Exchange is just too inflexible and ...
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On which Stack Exchange site should I post subjective questions? [duplicate]

I just got a question closed because it was rendered subjective by the moderators. The question is important to me and I believe other people would benefit. So, I ask the following non subjective ...
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Shall SO policy (and the FAQ) be changed to allow questions that are likely to solicit expert opinions? [duplicate]

Justification: The community of SO users is a self-selected community of experts. The collective opinion of those experts is extremely useful information for users and, before SO, was impossible to ...
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Other users keep closing my questions [duplicate]

I have tried and been twice refused to post what I consider to be a reasonable JavaScript-related question on Stack Exchange. When refused, someone suggested the Software Recommendations site, which ...
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Need Help to re-Frame my Question by complying with Programmer StackExchange's Etiquette [duplicate]

Initially, I am with the intention to Collect the notable misconceptions/errors/misperceptions One have faced during Programming (Mainly with Objective C Language). --Because:-- My First ...

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