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Questions tagged [closed-questions]

for questions about questions that have been closed.

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Why where these questions closed in Defintion?

I have spent four long months building up the Hashgraph proposal. I have been active in their Telegram and Discord channels, tweeted and retweeted about it, posted on their official website, and have ...
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Can we add a custom close reason specific to a51

Could we add a custom close reason for questions in proposal mode to close a question as: Already on topic at current site: (include link to current SE) I think this reason would help us with ...
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One of the off-topic reasons on discuss.A51 has a fatal wording error

I just discovered that there's this close-as-off-topic reason on Area 51 Discussion Zone (emphasis added): This looks like a question for a site that hasn't been created, yet. This forum is ...
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Proposal deleted error!

After clicking on deleted Example Questions of new proposal in recent inbox tab gives an error. Though the proposal is active! While Clicking on active question redirects to the proposal page! ...
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Is it possible to resurrect a discussion question from a deleted proposal if it also referenced a current proposal?

I took part in a discussion question, linked for those who are able to view it, in the now-deleted Birds proposal. I believe it also referenced the Bird Watching proposal, which is still active, in ...
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Reason for closing a proposal

I've came across this reason for rejection of a proposal: This proposal covers the same ground as another proposal; it would tend to drain audience from another Stack Exchange site. Why is the ...
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Quais tipos de pergunta devem ser evitados?

Imagino que haverá perguntas sobre gramática, etimologia etc. Mas, qual é o limiar do aceitável em termos de conteúdo das perguntas? Proposal: Portuguese Language
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How to interpret closing my question?

Which Area51/SE rules are violated leading my question What about joining forces on “Scandinavian Languages” proposal? to deletion? Abruptly and without any reasonable clarification.
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Are my closed questions counted in the 5 questions per proposal limit?

It is important to post bad questions to a proposal as well as good questions, so we can get an idea about what should not be accepted. However, there is the limit of 5 questions per person per ...
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Lengthen the aging period of close votes on example questions or get rid of it altogether

Normally, as per the close vote aging policy on normal SE sites, the oldest close vote on a post is invalidated if no more close votes have been cast less than four days after it was cast. The first ...
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Proposed new custom close reason: “this should be an example question, not a discuss question”

Area 51 is confusing to new users. Many of them try to ask example questions here on Discuss.Area51, presumably because they don't know the difference between an example question and a discuss ...
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Does closing questions count against the “percent answered” & “answer ratio” statistics?

I see from a similar question that closed questions count toward questions per day, but: Do closed questions also count against percent answered? Will answer ratio change with percent answered ...
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Why does closing an example question use the menu of old close reasons?

When I voted to close an example question, I saw the old close reasons: Exact duplicate Off topic Not constructive Not a real question Too localized These were recently replaced with: Duplicate Off-...
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If I restart a proposal, can I bring back some example questions from the closed proposal?

Let's say proposal A was closed. I avidly followed proposal A and wanted it to succeed, but it didn't so I decide to restart it as proposal B. Since proposal A and B are extremely similar, can I take ...
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Remove old closed questions from proposals

I'd like to suggest removing closed questions from proposals a certain number of days or downvotes following their closure. With the increased number of questions required to get a proposal into ...