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Why is this question offtopic? [closed]

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21071258/how-to-iterate-over-all-files-in-a-given-pattern I've found similiar questions, such as: How to list all files of a directory? Which got upvoted. How is ...
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1answer
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Is there an etiquette for asking questions originally intended to be self-answered?

According Oded's answer to What are limitations on self-answered questions? self answered questions have the same quality requirements as "the other" questions. So if we found a question ...
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Should the SE network become a repository for all possible questions in a given category?

So, I may have gotten into a bad (good?) habit of turning to the relevant SE site whenever I have a question - I barely even google things anymore. I've become accustomed to if I have a specific ...
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Why is there only one vote button?

Why doesn't an answer have two vote buttons, one for the effort and one for the accuracy? You know some people spend some time to answer questions and probably they answer the wrong way. So, why give ...
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3answers
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What are the sites that allow questions without details and any research?

A few days ago I posted a feature request asking to block questions where the title is equal to the body. Someone argued that there are SE sites that "do not require research". I think that ...
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Questions with little research are very highly upvoted [duplicate]

For a long time, each vote for a question gave you only 5 rep because if you have a question, do no research on it, then put it on a Stack Exchange site (especially Stack Overflow) and it's a ...
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1answer
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Flagging homework questions for adding a warning banner at the top

I have been wondering what is the theory behind not moderating out homework questions immediately. By homework questions I mean questions that do not show almost any kind of effort from the asker to ...
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1answer
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Should I post my try if it is useless?

I have this question, when I asked it it was closed by the reason of : Questions asking for code must demonstrate a minimal understanding of the problem being solved. Include attempted solutions, ...
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1answer
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Should we upvote questions without research effort?

(There are many questions on the topic but my questions is not the same as the others. Scroll to the bottom to see more) There are many questions over all the exchange sites that are very short and ...
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1answer
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In which case are "give me the code" questions ok? [duplicate]

The title says it all : when is a "give me the code" question ok? I did follow those suggestions when asking this question, and the answer is not that trivial. I got one not very serious answer.
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Please edit 'library recommendation' questions with well-specced problems instead of closing them

I just leapt in to edit this question before it got closed under the Questions asking us to recommend or find a tool, library or favorite off-site resource are off-topic for Stack Overflow as they ...

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