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Question not constructive dependent on field?

My question Open Source Math Library for F#? was closed for being not constructive. My guess is that it could have been worded better (though it was fine at the time). But here is my question: ...
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How to respond to an improperly closed question?

I am referring to https://stackoverflow.com/q/11064716/390153. The question was a little clumsy, but reasonable and amenable to a direct answer. I demonstrated this by answering it. However even ...
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Why was my question closed as "Not a Real Question"? [closed]

This Question asked about the application on LinkedIn profile which should be shown separately in User's Profile like the applications listed here. The question is simple, but still it was downvoted ...
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Why was this question closed as offtopic? [closed]

Here is the question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8448887/mesoshadoopspark-how-to-correctly-setup If we look at FAQ definition of ontopic, this question belongs to at least two of fours: ...
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My question was voted as off-topic even though it was about programming [closed]

I asked a question about finding sound card on Linux. I wanted to do it programmatically using code. The question has been voted as off-topic, while I really think it's not. How can I reopen to add ...
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"Can PHP inheritence behave like JS inheritance?" - Why was this question closed? [closed]

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8256454/how-can-an-instance-of-a-subclass-inherit-the-properties-of-a-specific-instance The question was basically, "how can I make PHP inheritance pretend like it'...
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What is the proper way to proceed after a closed question?

After having a question closed which I thought belonged on SO, I reworded it to make it more objective. There was some speculation in comments about where it belonged and I am still not sure. Is it ...
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Please reopen this question [closed]

It is my opinion that this question is perfectly valid: Pure high-bit multiplication in assembly? I don't see why it is closed. I don't know the appropriate wrapper for SSE instructions for 16 bit ...
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Why was this question closed as off-topic for Stack Overflow when I had the same question? [closed]

I came across exactly this issue: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4994659/microsoft-httpapi-2-0 And the last comment on the question from Ivan Milosavljevic contained the answer. The reason given ...
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Wondering about why a question got closed

I was wondering about the reason that this question got closed. The stated reason is that: It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly ...
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Reopening a question after a long time: is the reputation still restored?

An off topic question appeared on the Linguistics site. The right proposal is still in the "follow it" phase so I can't migrate it yet. I was closing it, but I thought that the off topic close reason ...
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Arbitrarily closed post on Stackoverflow

I was surprised by the closure of this post on stackoverflow as being off topic. The query is on how to use a programing language, Lua, to achieve something with Nginx and the answer was provided on ...
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Why did my valid question get closed?

This is my question. I did not find a valid answer on Google or Hadoop's official site. But this question got closed. It is not fair things but moderators, I may not have your reputation points, but ...
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Notification of Re-Opened Questions?

Is there a way to be notified if someone's question is re-opened? Occasionally I'll be in the middle of composing an answer when the question is closed. Sometimes I'll agree with the community's ...
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It is too easy to close inconvenient questions

I tried to get a rather interesting question answered yesterday, https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8439030/what-is-the-value-proposition-of-commercial-databases-like-microsoft-sql-server Sadly, the ...
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Why was my question about OCR closed? [closed]

My question has over 12 votes and it has over 5 answer and people getting involved, and I think it would be interesting to find solution for this, but it was closed by a moderator. Can you please ...
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I believe my question should not have been closed - how can I get it re-opened?

I had a question closed today Autocomplete feature in AVR Studio 5, which I think is a total nonsense. It concerns to software development, about an IDE functionality. And the user who closed it yet ...
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Closed question?

Five people voted to close https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8174730/best-way-to-build-api, before anyone said why they thought it should be closed. I tried to improve the text. It seems like a ...
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Give a badge to users who improve closed questions

We should give a badge to editors who improve closed questions so much that they get reopened. David Fullerton suggested this badge as part of this answer, which explains the motivation. I just ...
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Poorly formulated questions - close and re-open or delay closing?

Based on the discussion on this question, should poorly formulated questions be closed and reopened if fixed, or should we request the OP to fix and wait to see if he does? My problem with the ...
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Why is my question still closed even after I revised it? [closed]

I asked Insert a client file into a column on a server database. Admittedly, the post was originally not very good. After four minutes, I saw a message saying that I needed to revise my post, so I did....
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Is there any way to reopen a question that I believe was incorrectly closed?

I was looking for the most efficient way to solve the problem in code within a reasonable range of accuracy. I was not looking for a way to calculate it by hand or even for an answer to the problem (...
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Challenging a close-question decision

I was in the process of answering this question when it got closed underneath me as an exact dup. However, the OP has provided more information this go around, so either it's not an exact dup, or, ...
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Closed as "cannot be reasonably answered", I can provide a good answer. What are my options? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My question is closed due to being “subjective” and “rant” , what are my options? This question: https://stackoverflow.com/q/6845636/369489 is closed ...
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No-longer-dupe requires reopening?

The original question is gone so this question Exception inside catch block is not longer a dupe and should be re-opened. (I've flagged this situation before and find it odd the system doesn't ...
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No longer a dupe, needs reopening: w3wp.exe process was terminated due to stack overflow

Looking for an admin to reopen this dupe question for which the cited original no longer exists How to debug: w3wp.exe process was terminated due to a stack overflow (works on one machine but not ...
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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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How do we get the attention of question closers to re-open a question?

The question (c# NaN comparison differences between Equals() and ==) was one that I was about to answer, but it got closed as a duplicate before I had an opportunity. I can see all the people who ...
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Reopen own "Closed-Reopened-Closed" Question

I would like to point your attention to the question: https://stackoverflow.com/q/4147918/191776 If I can vote to reopen my question for one reason, manage to get it reopened, then again have it ...
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We should be able to add reopen votes while the question is still not closed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How about a “Vote not to close” option to counter the “Vote to close”? Can we have the ability to rescind a close vote before it closes? You should ...
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Question migrated from SO to SU and then closed there as off-topic

This question was migrated from stackoverflow to superuser and closed there for being off-topic. I really think it is an interesting question, and would like answers to it. Since the site-proposal for ...
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Reopen votes disappeared - bug?

[Edit: not a bug, it's a feature] Yesterday this ex-question definitely had 2 reopen votes. Today the total was reset to zero. I tried re-casting the vote and it was accepted fine, and is still there ...
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Reopened questions shouldn't be able to be closed again

I've seen a few questions (not many, thankfully, but enough) that a few people don't like, so they pounce on it and get it closed. That's their right, but there are also people who do find it useful, ...
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Closure of shopping related questions best option?

I just saw the following post on superuser: superuser.com posting 138651 The post was closed but it seems like it would have been better to edit the question to what I think the poster was really ...
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Program errors due to cosmic rays!

update: reopened (thanks!), hit #1 in "highest voted" and "most viewed", and closed again (oddly, as "not a real question")... now needing two more votes to reopen. I'm trying to verify this claim ...
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Reopening Closed threads

I do not know what I should do open my question again. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2392096/upcoming-computer-books Could you reopen my thread again? My question was about software ...
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Why was my question closed as a duplicate? [closed]

I asked two questions in a day about mapping IDictionaries in Fluent NHibernate, one about using a composite-key for the index (which isn't yet supported - information gleaned through stack overflow) ...
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You should be able to vote to reopen a question before it is actually closed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Canceling a “Vote to Close” How about a “Vote not to close” option to counter the “Vote to close”? Granted, you can't reopen something ...
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Retribution and disagreeing with the intransigence of others

When I read a question that I think is perfectly reasonable, but which sufficient others have voted to close, obviously I can (and do) disagree and vote to reopen, but what's the best practice on ...
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Is voting to reopen closed question which is posted by myself correct?

Just noticed that i can vote for reopening closed question which is asked by myself. So - there are actually only 4 votes necessary to reopen question. Seems to me that it's like upvoting my own ...
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Why does reopen use a system dialog?

Why does reopen (a question) use a system-style dialog while close uses a custom one?
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Search closed questions by the number of reopen votes

Is there by any chance a "super ninja" kind of way of searching closed questions by the number of reopen votes?
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Should a single user be able to vote to both close and re-open a question?

I was the original author of this question, which was closed as "subjective and argumentative" shortly after it was written. I was one of five users who then voted to re-open it (as I thought the ...
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Post closed arbitrarily

There was a post on Kids PC or Mac games that on SuperUser that has been closed because it was "not computer related". Can someone please correct this! Last time I checked PCs and Macs were both types ...
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Reopen Question incorrectly closed as Duplicate? [duplicate]

So I asked a question here about finding out the reputation that has been granted based upon the tags of questions one has asked or answered. The question was closed as an Exact Duplicate of this ...
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What does it mean when a question "skews towards reopen"?

I've seen the phrase "skews towards reopen" used a few times, and while I understand the connotation — that users think that it is easier to reopen a question than to close it — I don't ...
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Why can't I keep nominating a question for reopening?

If I come across a question that is closed, I can nominate it to be reopened. Sometimes, that happens, and it is reopened. However, the question can be closed again. When that happens, I can't vote to ...
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Can closed questions be edited by their owners? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? When a question has been marked "Closed," is the user who asked it (the OP) allowed to edit it? Editing and rewording might make the ...

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