Linked Questions

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Can there be a 'wiki' for Stack Exchange sites?

I find 2 kinds of questions on Stack Exchange sites - Questions that will help people except the OP in the future Questions that only help the OP Furthermore, some questions that will help people in ...
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1answer
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So…as what do we close too localized questions now? [duplicate]

So we got all new and shiny close reasons and a little bit reworked dialog which works very well and is very nice and handy. But there is one question left, as what do we close too localized questions ...
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1answer
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Should FAQ discourage questions that are an attempt to use SO as a free debugging service (no general usefulness)?

I'm reading some questions that have no long-term value. A person posts about 100 lines of code that doesn't work. Not a technical issue. They just have a logic bug somewhere. However, they have ...
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1answer
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What do we do with “update: fixed it” questions?

My post was spurred by this recent question: How to create a database for images/audio in phpmyadmin The question has since been deleted, but for those without mod powers, here's a recreation of the ...
12
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1answer
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Could the Off Topic close reasons screen get a bit of McLovin'?

As everyone is becoming aware, the close reasons have been reworked. When voting to close a question, the first dialog is nicely laid out and easy to look at: But the dialog containing the off-topic ...
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1answer
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Solicitation Flag, Queue, and Rep Reverter

I have an idea for a new multi-part feature. A flag that one would raise on questions which appear to be soliciting work from the community. Questions flagged as such would enter a new review queue. ...
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1answer
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Appropriate custom close reason for unanswered questions about deprecated server API

Within Facebook API, the REST API has been deprecated. Previously it was possible to clear out the unanswered list by closing these questions as "too localized". With the new close options, I am ...
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1answer
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“on hold” when should have been migrated

Run external program instead of builtin It appears all 5 voters suggested Super User, yet the question was not migrated, but put "on hold". What gives?
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1answer
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Asking questions that probably won't help others

I've noticed that the guidelines as to how to ask a question hint sometimes that the questions should be useful to others, not just the person asking the questions. Seems like a good idea - aim to ...
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1answer
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Are we accepting questions which will only help OP and not future visitors? [duplicate]

Just before few minutes, I saw that too localized option was removed from the close vote window, so are we accepting questions which are only helpful to OP and not the future visitors? Which option ...
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1answer
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What happened to not a real question close vote [duplicate]

I have seen new options for close vote screen: I can't see not a real question and too localized here any more. In many of question we have sen that "not a real question" will be the option in case ...
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1answer
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Can we add a new reason to close a question? Trivial Syntax Error [duplicate]

Currently we have the following reasons to close a question due to being off-topic Can we add this reason in the list of reasons to close a question? This question is off-topic because it is about a ...
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0answers
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Please allow us to use the top level “off topic” close reason when voting [duplicate]

I would like to be able to close a question using this top level close reason: This question does not appear to be about programming, within the scope defined in the help center. This text ...
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0answers
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Why was “too localized” removed? [duplicate]

Many times I would "Close Vote" a question for being too localized, for example "oops, I forgot to put a semi-colon at the end of a line" These questions are unlikely to help anyone else, is another ...
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0answers
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What do I use for “too localized” now? [duplicate]

I was about to vote to close as "too localized", but the changes in today's blog post just took effect. What do I do now? Here is the question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/17307404/website-...

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