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For questions regarding the nature of a "question" on Stack Exchange sites; e.g. how to ask, whether specific questions are appropriate, etc.

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I would like to see questions about what library or plug-in to use called out as off-topic, and closed. The way I read the FAQ, these kinds of questions aren't specifically off topic, but they … don't seem on topic either. Consider the following: These questions are temporally localized. The best plug-in today may be unsupported or supplanted in a year. These questions are unlikely to be …
answered Jun 8 '11 by KatieK
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Yes - this is a problem. Questions with the code on external sites are often of poor quality: "plz fix my codez". And they're so specialized that they're of no use to anyone other than the OP … . These questions should be improved or deleted. I've been flagging (too localized) and down-voting many of them. If salvageable, I'll propose edits to the question, or leave comments asking for code …
answered Apr 8 '11 by KatieK