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Not a question flag

Who hasn't seen a question which is not a real question? Many of them are pasted code and one line of explanation what peer wants. No question at all. I'm curious why there is no flag for 'Not a ...
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Should there be a delay for close votes?

This question was closed only five minutes after it was asked. Sure this was not a good quality question. But there was not a real chance to put comments on it, the asker had not even a chance to ...
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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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Can we apply the rules about “opinion-based” questions a little less zealously?

I've been seeing a large number of questions lately getting shut down for being "opinion-based" - for instance, when asking for advice on whether a given framework or library or language is mature ...
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Change “Vote to close” to “Nominate to close”

I realized a confusion in the word "voting". Currently, you can either "vote to close", "vote to re-open", "vote to delete", or "upvote/downvote". Refer to a comment of mine on this question. I am ...
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Make question status a hyperlink to its explanation

I just saw a question marked with a status with which I am unfamiliar, [on hold]. With a little searching, I discovered what it is all about. However, it would be convenient if its status were a ...
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Give reasons for votes to Leave Open and provide reasons to those who voted

As an addition or follow-on to The close reason rework project: Changes to "close as duplicate" (part deux) Help us make "Off-Topic" close reasons clearer to the OP ...
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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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Questions closed as duplicate aren't showing the duplicate banner with link

This is likely related to the rollout of the new closing mechanisms. Duplicate questions here on Meta are missing the headers linking to their master questions: Please fix and then close this as Too ...
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“Nevermind, I forgot to include X library in my code”

This is RE: Closing changes: [on hold], unclear, too broad, opinion-based, off-topic reasons, bye-bye to Too Localized On SO, I see questions a lot that are resolved because of a trivial proplem, ...
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FAQ link still visible under “Off Topic” close vote description [duplicate]

Under the "Close" dialog as well as the explanation below a closed question: Questions on Stack Overflow are expected to relate to programming or software development within the scope defined in ...
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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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Understanding why my questions got closed as “not constructive”

What are the parameters of the question, that makes it not constructive? There were these two questions I have made: OCR of picture taken by camera (such as traffic sign) https://stackoverflow.com/...
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question “on hold” still accepted an answer [duplicate]

According to this meta question/answer "on hold" questions will not accept answers. But this SO question was placed on hold at: 2013-07-05 07:58:51Z but accepted a new answer at: 2013-07-05 08:09:38Z ...
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What does the new on hold mean? [duplicate]

I came across a question today that instead of having [closed], it had [on hold]. What is this new change, and what does it affect?

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