Questions tagged [close-reasons]

Questions about reasons for closing a specific question (use [specific-question] too), and the predefined reasons users are able to choose from when voting to close

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Can we add a little more to the close option Off-Topic --> Recommendation?

I created a meta post that shows how to ask questions that may involve recommendations. I think that it would be good to add this to the closing option of Off-Topic --> recommendations. This is ...
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What happened to the “too old” message?

I just voted to close this two-year-old question because I believed that it was off-topic for Super User, and that it belonged on another site in the Stack Exchange network.  However, I was not given ...
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What makes a history-tagged question closed?

I love to read about computer history. There are many questions regarding history on SU and a history tag. Some of the questions are closed: https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/history?sort=votes&...
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Dealing with "Request for Work" type questions

First off, this is what our main closure and off topic dialogs look like at present: SO seems to be tackling "Request for Work" type questions head on as per https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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I'd like to know why my question was closed

I posted a question detailing my problems with Windows 8's File History. I use it for backups and I have a couple of things I'd like it to do, but it fell short. With certain specific needs in mind, I ...
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