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Can the Description for the CloseReasonTypes be added for the newer Close Reasons?

The table CloseReasonTypes in The Stack Exchange Data Explorer holds the id, name and description for the various close reasons. When the close reasons got a major overhaul the new close reasons got ...
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Do we avoid questions about current events that have a limited life?

RPG Stack Exchange, along with a few other older sites, have this bullet point in our on-topic FAQ: We don't want the information on our site to become obsolete, and so we try not to ask ...
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“Value for other visitors” as a criterion for good questions?

Original question I have seen a number of questions on different Stack Exchange sites where it was suggested to close the question for various reasons. One argument/criterion that I have never seen ...
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StackExchange Community Behavior [closed]

Why is a very large portion of members of this community so obnoxious? Downvoting people's questions or putting them "on hold" with no additional information; marking it as "too broad", for example, ...
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More reasons to put a question on hold [closed]

There are certain types of questions which are being asked on a regular basis, should be put on hold and don't fit properly within any of the existing reasons for putting a question on hold. All the ...
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Should opinion-seeking questions with many answers be reworded or left as-is? [duplicate]

I have an opinion-seeking question that is several years old and just recently was marked as on-hold. The on-hold status requests I re-word my question, but since there are already so many answers ...
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We should always be able to include explanation with moderator flags, even if they're not a custom situation

I would like to have the ability to tell flag reviewers a little something in addition to the flag type. I know that different flag categories get treated differently, with VLQ going into the low ...
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Overly specific problem shouldn't be flagged as too localized?

In my experience I have seen several questions like this closed as "too localized". I was getting the same error than the OP, but for a rather cryptic reason (some TOAD internal error), I couldn't ...
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Help me count editors of this post (made CW by “more than 5 different editor”, I found only 3) [duplicate]

This post was made community wiki in rev 14. Edit summary says: [Post Made Community Wiki by being edited by more than 5 different editor] (Side note "5 different editor" (instead of "...editors") ...
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This question appears to be off-topic because [custom ending]

I've seen a lot of comments in which people provide their own ending to this sentence. I'm confused by this practice. It gives the comment a slightly more official appearance, as it appears to be ...
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How to fetch the close reason for a closed question using voteTypeId

How can I find, from the data in the Stack Exchange datadump, the close reason if a question is voted to close by using the VoteTypeId column?.
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Let's get rid of the 10K flag queue

The 10K tools are pretty cool... You get a birds-eye view of activity on the site, a "dashboard" view of what's happening. Some of the individual tools haven't scaled particularly well with Stack ...
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the concept of too broad, primarily opinion violation [duplicate]

tl; dr: I was offended by 2 questions that got closed and reopened multiple times here and here. Both of these questions got lots of downvotes, then got closed, then reopened, then upvoted, and so on....
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How do I flag a question as being “Too Localized”?

When I flag a question I see options but I can't find the option that would close it as being too localized. Where is that option?
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How come people don't get reputation for moderation?

To become a trusted user in Stack Overflow, you need to achieve 20K points, however, if you spend a lot of time closing, editing, reviewing other peoples stuff, you hardly get to the goal of becoming ...

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