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Voting to Close is the process by which users can vote to close a question. You gain the ability to cast close votes when you reach 3,000 Reputation on graduated sites, and a lesser amount is needed on beta sites.

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First and foremost, be factual and be polite. Let the facts, with proper citations speak for themselves. Talk about the issues not the people. On a wider, political aspect (essential, even if it l …
answered Oct 26 '14 by Journeyman Geek
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We don't close questions anymore, we put them on hold - least at first, and the status changes after 5 days. So in theory you don't actually get questions closed for days. That said... Questions …
answered May 24 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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Having looked at the script page, maybe we need to step back before closing the door on this "loophole". First, it fills a potential useful need, especially with Teams, that's in the best traditions …
answered May 8 by Journeyman Geek
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In general, an ideal migration is off topic on a site, is excellent and completely on topic elsewhere. As a moderator of an early site with a very broad scope, I typically would reject migration sugge …
answered Nov 14 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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There already is one. That said, where existing reasons work, they're better. (This is the MSE one. The 'standard' close reasons often vary per site). Its also worth remembering that by answering p …
answered Oct 22 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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I kind of feel this proposal fails to take into account some of the changes of what a closevote means, and certain realities IMO. A close vote dosen't immediately close a question these days - its p …
answered Nov 19 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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It's worth remembering that SE relies a lot on metamoderation. Essentially, as people gain reputation, they get abilities closer to that of a full moderator and close things. One of the odd consequen …
answered May 5 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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On Super User, (and probably many other sites) - it's a good idea to focus on a problem. As such, to me a good question would be "How do I do X on platform Y (optionally with constraints Z)?". Since …
answered Sep 13 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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It's not about language. If it's a good question, written in terrible but barely comprehensible English, someone might fix it. Fun fact. When I was a newbie on Super User – a site where I'm now a mod …
answered Jun 25 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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Its a terrible idea. These things are unrelated. The two day wait is meant to stop people from immediately posting a bounty on a post, and give people a chance to answer. Leave open means the question …
answered Jan 23 '18 by Journeyman Geek
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At the end of the day, the community is the best defense. I've found the best way to handle question closures has always been to evaluate the close reasons, try to find a compromise - improving the …
answered Jan 7 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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I think its one of those cases where the common sense rule comes into place. Firstly, I'd ask myself if the question is on topic. In the example given - it certainly is. Secondly, looking at any an …
answered Oct 20 '17 by Journeyman Geek
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Not sure that's useful here - the review outcome is more important than the action - and that's an informational thing to let you know what someone thought of the review, rather than a log of the acti …
answered Jan 2 '18 by Journeyman Geek