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Broken windows are inappropriate questions used to justify posting of new similar questions - "Why can't I ask X when Y exists?"

Existing inappropriate questions used to justify posting of new inappropriate questions "Why can't I ask X when Y exists?".

The term "broken windows" refers to a theory explained on Wikipedia as follows:

...theory of the norm setting and signaling effect of urban disorder and vandalism on additional crime and anti-social behavior. The theory states that monitoring and maintaining urban environments in a well-ordered condition may stop further vandalism and escalation into more serious crime.

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