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My questions were closed as duplicates. How come?

I was going to reinstall Windows on my computer, but I wanted to clarify first some questions I had. So I started searching through superuser.com. I've found answers to my questions but they were ...
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Why was my question on Itanium closed?

I asked a question about Why Intel dropped the Itanium and it was well received (IMO), but was closed as "Not Constructive". Is there any reason why it would be closed?
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Why was the question about the difference between an Intel i7 and Xeon processor closed?

Are there noticeable differences in Intel i7 and Xeon 5400 chipset family? [closed] Initially, I may have phrased the question incorrectly but was essentially getting to the primary question of the ...
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Why my Questions closed is not opened after 2 times re-editing..why not admins re-edit themself?

I have edited two time and remove all questing leaving one and question still explained to make them understand what i am talking about still question is not opened and even banned to ask more ...
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How do I get my question reopened?

My question was closed because it was not worded properly. The helper box prompted me to edit my question but it is still closed. I'm unable to find instructions on what to do next to get it reopened.
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Why questions like "Developer laptop SSD and HDD setup" are closed?

I want to ask why this question is closed: Where to put Visual Studio and SQL Server databases - SSD or HDD? I would like to discuss about topic like this and share my experience related with using ...
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Why was this question closed and the one on Ask Different wasn't?

Here is the question: https://superuser.com/questions/514427/recover-completely-erased-mac/514430#comment617124_514430 I spent 30 minutes working with the person that asked the question. This ...
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Why was this question about sharing internet connection to a phone not closed as off topic? [closed]

These two questions: Use PC internet on mobile phone via bluetooth sharing internet connection to browse internet on my phone The second question was closed as off topic, which means is not supposed ...
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Why was this question plus answer closed?

IE10 unexpectedly sends a HEAD request for PDF. What has changed? I had a genuine problem. I am not the only one. While I researched the question, which was not obvious, I came upon the solution. I ...
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Server software or hardware question closed?

My question https://superuser.com/questions/327971/is-the-server-hardware-or-software was close on the same day citing wikipedia quotes that Server can be both hardware and software hence this is not ...
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Why is my website question off-topic? Where should I ask then?

I just posted this question and readily it gets flagged as off-topic. The question is about websites that work as proxies. Super User seems to me a good place to ask, but anyway suppose that it's not ...
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How to close the question that you had answer already?

I have a question about my Super User post: Windows 10 Creator Update Version 1703 I have get the answer i was expected so how can i close this question?
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Please save this useful question

my question was migrated from stackoverflow A Google approach to email I think its a really good question "Does Gmail show real data or is it fake or prediction?" and it might be useful for other ...
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I do not understand why my question is unclear

I have a question about my Super User post: Need to mass download by clicking browser buttons which use SQL I made this question It was put on hold because "is unclear what you're asking". But that'...
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Anyone in for improving / reopening the "Why is boot time still relevant?" question?

Why do people care so much about boot time of an operating system? This question can certainly be scientifically approached. Let's attempt to improve and reopen it...
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A hidden passive-aggressive attitude toward questions

Some moderations to close a question do not make sense here. The reason stated for the closing of question the at the top of the page, for example, says this question needs clarity. The OP has asked ...
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Why is stating a reason not required when closing a question?

A few of my questions are closed and no reason is ever provided.. this is incredibly annoying, why was closing questions like the following allowed? Examples: https://superuser.com/questions/209110/...
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The process of closing a question is arguably rather hostile. Can we please find a better way?

Yes, I understand why questions are closed. I don't agree with many of the reasons for closing, but that's another issue. In any case, despite the somewhat-helpful information provided to the asker, ...
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Questions closed as duplicates of questions that are different

Why was this closed? It was closed as a duplicate, yet that other question is not a duplicate of it. It seems to me that people just quickly skimmed the question, and without paying too much attention ...
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Question considered "opinion based" inquiring about objective status of software project

Why is this question considered opinion based?: Project status of SUSE WebYaST I believe that whether an organization maintains a project is an objective matter, and I would be pleased if the ...
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Attempt to open a closed question.

One of my questions has been closed as not a real question because some people fail to grasp the implied question. I realise this is a public board and I must cater for all levels, so I have edited ...
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Why was the question about the future of laptops closed?

I suggest you to go through these questions first: Why are we still using CPUs instead of GPUs? Desktops turned into Laptops and these laptops turn into..!!? In the first question some one asked ...
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Anyway to contact moderator? I believe they closed my thread because of misunderstanding

I'm talking about this thread Where to get boot image for Windows I'm looking for boot image FOR Windows, not boot image OF Windows. The moderators closed the thread for "duplicate" and ...
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Why was this question closed as "Questions seeking product, service, or learning material recommendations"?

I asked the following question: Is there a list of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems that Dragon Professional Individual intentionally do not support? http://shop.nuance.com/store/nuanceus/...
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Why does the community have such vague rules that any administrator can adjust almost any question to fit them?

I wrote a question about computer hardware. A smartphone (tablet) is a computer these days. However, this question is "off-topic". Let's admit. However, why then there are topics like this: ...
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question is closed without proper reason

This was my question How can I benchmark Linux PC I see its closed as not constructive. Which means, This question is not a good fit to our Q&A format. We expect answers to generally involve ...
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Closure of question and rude approach

My question here has been closed. Rename files 000…001…002… to 001…002…003 as too broad. From my point of view, it is clear what I am asking. I'm asking of a simple way for these files to be renamed, ...
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Why was my question on Windows Mobile closed ?

https://superuser.com/questions/246940/how-to-associate-m3u-files-with-windows-media-player There are 101 Windows Mobile questions https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/windows-mobile and 178 WMP ...
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Why was this question closed ?

This is getting plain ridiculous: https://superuser.com/questions/204710/what-happened-to-the-corel-forums-for-paintshop-pro-closed If this isn't a question about computer software (support for it) ...
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Remove closed questions from the review tab

It seems pointless to have these questions in the reviewed tab, as they have already been closed. There is nothing else to do to them, and they take up space.
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