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Please think twice about closing SO questions

StackOverflow in particular is intended as a source of information for beginners as well as experts. As such, we can expect there will be naive or "simple" questions. There are also a substantial ...
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Is there somewhere to complain about offensive moderator behaviour? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What recourse do I have if I believe a moderator has abused his privileges? Is there anywhere or anyone to complain to about the behaviour of moderators? I've been "spoken" to ...
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Why was my question being closed as subjective and argumentative?

Why was my question being closed as subjective and argumentative? What is your favourite JavaScript reference manual? Just search Stack Overflow for "what is your favourite", and you will see ...
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Please don't label Ruby questions “Not constructive” because they happen to say it's slow [closed]

Is Ruby or Python not suitable for iPhone or Mac app development because of speed, and any compiler that can help boost the speed? (now closed) and https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6052578/why-is-c-...
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3answers
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Can we please stop closing perfectly good questions that the community enjoys?

I asked this question yesterday. It has 23 upvotes and 9 stars, which shows the community is enjoying it. It is about programming, about a very real problem (even though it is simplified for the sake ...
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4answers
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What do I do when SE sites are dysfunctional and legitimate questions get terminated no matter what? [closed]

First, I asked this question, which immediately got shut down for being ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. Some guy there ...
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3answers
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“Why is Python so slow” shouldn't have been closed and deleted

I don't understand why this question was closed, and then why it was deleted. Here is the question body: Why is Python such a slow language, on average, compared to C/C++? I learned Python as my ...
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2answers
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STOP CLOSING legitimate questions. Should closing questions be made harder? [closed]

Raise the reputation required to close, raise the number of votes needed to close, allow "anti-close" votes to keep questions OPEN, do not let someone answer AND at the same time vote to close (or at ...
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3answers
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Dispute the closing of “What is the Ubuntu of Web Development Frameworks?” on SO [closed]

This question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4645739/what-is-the-ubuntu-of-web-development-frameworks-what-framework-should-i-use was closed for being "subjective and argumentative". I'd like it ...
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5answers
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Do users understand the clear distinction between “Noise or Pointless” and “Not a real question” close reasons? [closed]

I posted a question today on meta. Got closed in an hour! Yes that was annoying and I don't understand the reason. If you read the comments, you get the impression the big issue is that the question ...
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6answers
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Why was my question closed after being forced into Community Wiki mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What are “Community Wiki” posts? Why is the stack overflow community so aggressive about question criteria? I posted a question that was rather subjective I ...
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2answers
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How do I ask a question without it getting closed?

I'm tired of trying to get information, and having my question closed. The "closed" message says to go to the faq, and the faq says that if my question covers: software tools commonly used by ...
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4answers
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Drop the “based on actual problems that you face” from the FAQ

We are having an "interesting" chat in the Super User Root Access chat room, (Start from about here) I Personally think that Why are the 8 bits per byte is a very good question and represents the ...
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4answers
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Is it right to vote for closing without any explanation?

I can see that there're 3 users who voted to close Most common Software Development mistakes. I asked in comments to specify any reason, but it's useless. I read here what reasons can be for ...
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10answers
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Moderators should not close crap, flamebait questions, let the community [closed]

When a moderator comes across a question that deserves to be closed, they should not. This should be left to the community to handle. Here's a fresh example right out of the Stack Overflow oven: "...