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Recommendations for the BEST?

Going through @Gareth's list of candidates for closing, I find several topics that are asking about the best X, with X being software. We're usually pretty liberal with product recommendations if it'...
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Question about Microsoft Outlook behaviour closed on assumption that I should contact Microsoft

I asked this question about an issue I am experiencing with software (Microsoft Outlook). The question was mod-closed under the assumption/reason that I should report the issue to Microsoft or more ...
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How to deal with an answer which suggest "Windows XP Ultimate"-Build from a Third-Party?

I just stumbled upon this answer which suggest to use "Windows XP Ultimate", which is in fact a Windows XP System modified by a Third-Party (read: Not Microsoft). I'm not sure about possible ...
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A Kindle question closed; why? It's software+hardware...

https://superuser.com/q/276010/65570 was closed with a message "Questions on Super User are expected to generally relate to computer software or computer hardware in some way". According to the ...
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What interface software system is used in superuser?

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies build the Stack Exchange Network? Can't find it anywhere. It looks very alike www.vark.com/community which is the uservoice I've confused it with ...
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SU Retag Request: [applications] --> [software]

applications might benefit from being merged to software.
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Game-related questions on SU [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are video game questions appropriate for superuser? Possible Duplicate: Are video game questions appropriate for superuser? At some level games are still software and ...
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Should a question be closed if the asker mentions they might end up using other software? [closed]

I posted a question about a particular piece of software, and a user voted to close it, with the reasoning that I intend on trying other software. This is the question in question: Does the free ...
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