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My question was wrongly “put on hold” as “off-topic”

My question is truly clear-cut: Do devices that implement certain machine code instructions (which are an extension to the ARMv8 ISA) exist? (I give instructions for how to check it.) As per the ...
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My question has been put on hold citing a rule that I think I haven't broken. Is there any way to appeal the decision?

I have asked a question on Super User a few days ago. As it is common on the StackExchange family, it's quite an obscure, but very specific scenario, and I think unopinionated, objective answers exist ...
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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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Is it even possible to reword my question to be relevant?

So this is my question. Now I get why it was put on hold and I am not going to dispute that. Though I would like to point out that I am not asking for a product recomendation, service or learning ...
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Question on hold not notified

One of my questions was put on-hold, yet I wasn't notified. Is this the expected behavior?
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My question still on hold after adding details?

I have asked this question and it got put on hold for the lack of details and for asking many question. I have edited it to one question and I have added the details that have been requested from me ...
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What's too broad about my question?

I have a question about my Super User post: How to protect my files against application? (Sandboxing?) First, I'm not complaining, I'm just trying to understand. Second, I already edited the ...
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If a question is put “on hold” but I have answered, should I remove the answer?

Context: You will notice on the topic What is Facebook's privacy policy regarding photos? that it has been put [on hold]. However it was done after I had posted an answer. Question: At the time,...
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Why are questions which are on hold, never deleted?

So today while working on bad tags (Looking at you delete!) I found two questions on hold https://superuser.com/questions/1201542/how-to-password-protect-file-on-delete which I believe add nothing ...
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Why was my post about Windows 3.1 icons found in Windows 7 placed on hold?

I have a question about my Super User post: Why are there Windows 3.1 icons in Windows 7? I recently posted a question about icons I had located in C:\Windows\System32\MorIcons.Dll. Almost as soon as ...
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please review hold on my blocker question

https://superuser.com/questions/1057348/blocker-setup-to-protect-non-technical-users has been rewritten with objective criteria.
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Clear question with examples closed as unclear

I’ve come across this question Non-intersecting values in columns in Excel which was put on hold as unclear what you're asking. What is not clear with this question? It is well explained and even ...
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Edited question to bring it into scope, how does one get the “on-hold” removed?

I edited a good (in my opinion) question from another user in order to bring it into scope. My edit was approved, but the question is still on hold. What is the right way to bring someone who can ...
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Question put on hold, but why? | Topic: Potential Hardware Solutions to a given problem

I posted for the first time at SU looking for advice on potential solutions to a problem at hand, https://superuser.com/questions/775782/potential-inexpensive-standalone-display-system. While it may ...
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Editing “on hold” question

The question https://superuser.com/questions/612281/reason-for-unexpectedly-shutdown-with-unexpected-symbols by unregistered user was put on hold with "unclear what you are asking" as reason. ...