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Why are mod-close rates so much higher for Super User than for other similar SE sites?

Why are the mod-close rates here on Super User so much higher than on other similar Stack Exchange communities? For comparison, I pulled the questions for the last (roughly) 11 days to analyze close-...
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Why superuser mods close the questions at their will too often? [closed]

there're cases where questions are closed without no good reason. I know mods have full autonomy to decide what's best to the community and users but sometimes their autonomy leads to the wrong away, ...
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My comment(replies) to other user were deleted

I have a question about my Super User post: Recovering Windows 11 My comment(replies) to other user were deleted. They didn't violate any rules and they were on topic and valid replies to the user. ...
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Tag synonym request: diskonkey -> usb-flash-drive

Can someone with tag synonym rights in usb-flash-drive consider implementing diskonkey as a synonym? There was a new question in the tag a few minutes ago, and I had to look up what a "Disk on ...
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Ascii-art tag question marked as off-topic

I saw this question, which piqued my interest as I'd not seen the tag used before. It was closed as off-topic, which leads to my question; what would be an on-topic ascii-art question? If there aren't ...
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Questions about packet translation and authentication?

I have a device that sends out SMTPs packet using SSL encryption, and I need these packets to be accepted by a server that requires inbound packets to have OAuth 2.0. authentication. How can I word a ...
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Wording a question about protocols for converting authentication without it being " product, service, or learning material recommendations"

I'm trying to ask a question about protocols for converting between user authentication types on an SMTP server, but whatever I do my questions keep being closed because various mods consider a ...
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Superuser does not seem to be suitable for SmartTV handling/usage questions. Where to put these questions?

I have been dealing with Jellyfin and streaming for a while. Jellyfin is the volunteer-built media solution that puts you in control of your media. Stream to any device from your own server, with no ...
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Can someone please explain to me the reasoning for this question being closed for being "opinion-based"?

The question in reference is here: Where can I find a truly comprehensive list of all Chrome (Dev 10.20.5005.8) internals pages? I'm not too bothered by it being closed, but I'm genuinely confused as ...
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My question couldn't be submitted because of an 'error above'. Which error above?

Am I missing something here? I can't submit my question and I don't know why. Which question above??!!
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How is this question opinion based?

Does GTX 1650 encode/render videos at better speed/performance than RX 6500 XT?
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Why is a specific question with a certain answer marked as opinion-based?

Can someone explain to me why the question Can the use of OPKG on ZyXEL Keenetic Ultra II cause damage to the firmware or its incorrect operation? is opinion-based? I really don't understand people ...
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Why was my question regarding migration from G-Suite to Office 365 closed?

I wrote the following question: https://superuser.com/questions/1715257/migrate-g-suite-to-office-365 - why was this closed? According to the Super User Tour Super User is a question and answer site ...
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Why did I get 2 reputation for upvoting a post and accepting an answer?

I'm relatively new to Stack Overflow as a whole; why do I get reputation for telling others that my post is good?
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HTML Formatting Error

I tried to downvote a question. However, I don't have enough rep to do this, and I got the following message: I'm no expert on HTML, pretty sure the <a href="/help/whats-reputation">...
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How the community can better be served: please stop closing questions that are on topic

This is a personal anecdote. It may help the community reflect on how it can better serve its audience. I previously asked this question, "Does a 9th Generation X1 Carbon support more than 2 TB ...
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Improvements in the reopening system needed? [closed]

When a question gets closed, it can be asked for reopening, but in my experience that is very hard to happen. Even if after editing it shows again in the main page, the tag "[closed]" acts ...
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Where should I ask this question?

I asked this question here: How can I modify this bash script so that the port argument is optional? On second thought, I wonder whether https://unix.stackexchange.com/ or on https://apple....
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Please re-consider the suspension of my review previlege

It was this answer that I reviewed as 'Looks OK' but was judged as incorrectly handled. https://superuser.com/review/first-answers/1113523 The comment pointed out that the answer was covered in the ...
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Can a badge be removed after being awarded?

Out of curiosity (not a real problem): I have a question with 99 votes, now I'm waiting patiently for the 100th vote ;). With the 100th vote a badge will be awarded and I was wondering what happens if ...
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Help needed for rephrasing closed question

I asked a question about differences between different FIDO2 USB dongles. Although it might sound like a product recommendation on the surface it's actually general security related question not ...
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How to deal with answers that are "Essentially a spam" [duplicate]

So I came across an answer while reviewing late answers that was essentially a spam and was focused on promoting the poster's own program and website. His own profile and his answer ("our" ...
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Is it possible to create custom filter to search for a tag on a few / selected sites?

At this moment I'm mostly looking for the questions and answers connected to ffmpeg tag. Most of them are here, on superuser.com, but I can also see them on the other sites like video.stackexchange....
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Why was this question deleted and locked because it was “marked as spam or rude or abusive” by community bot within seconds of adding inline images?

Haven’t see the community bot do this before: A question was posted that, I will admit, seemed a bit like a troll over here: “What happens if you plug in a USB-USB cable into a wireless mouse's USB ...
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gold badge for questions, when exactly is it awarded?

I have asked a question that has 99 up votes. Just out of curiosity, when exactly is the question gold badge awarded? For the absolute up votes or the relative up votes subtracting the down votes? ...
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Rejection of suggested edit that fixes multiple issues

I suggested this edit that was rejected with the reason it didn't improve the quality of the post. The suggested edit improved 3 problems with the post following consensus about editing guidelines: ...
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Is a request for specific information about software error messages really off topic?

I asked for a comprehensive list of error and informational messages produced by Robocopy. I described my problem (a huge log file), my efforts to resolve it (numerous web searches and reading ...
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What's unclear about this question on how to configure Acrobat so that it runs an Acrobat Javascript script whenever a PDF is opened?

I asked the question: I wrote an Acrobat Javascript script. How can I configure Acrobat so that it runs a Acrobat Javascript script whenever a PDF is opened in Acrobat? It was closed as "needs ...
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Answer box cursor broke

I just went to answer a question and my cursor is moved one space over to the left for some reason. Here's an image of it (I just pressed space before taking the screenshot, I didn't move the cursor): ...
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Why is an answer deleted without an explanation

I have a question about my Super User post: Would this ssh configuration allow host1 to access host3? There is probably a good reason that my answer on this question has been deleted but I do not ...
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Again: Failed Review Audit [duplicate]

I again have found a "late answer" review audit that I think is judged not entirely correct: This answer suggests to use a permanent marker to colour over an LED light on a monitor, while ...
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Review Audit Test failed - Why

I just failed this review audit, but I think that it probably is designed wrong as I wanted to Share Feedback that the answer needs supporting information, as there is no source linked to the claim ...
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Merge [tag:speech-recognition] with [tag:speech-to-text]

speech-recognition and speech-to-text seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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Are questions about the decisions to limit a feature on-topic?

A Lenovo staff says that the bluetooth keyboards of the Yoga model are only compatible with the same model, not with other devices. Therefore my other computer cannot detect it. I want to know why ...
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How to know where my question belongs to

Is there some decision diagram, how to determine where my question belongs to? Often it's hard to decide if my question is for Superuser × Stack Overflow, Superuser × Android Enthusiast × Ask ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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I think my question has been closed unfairly

My question was: "Is it true that using different sized RAM's will not lead to a better performance in 2020 laptops" I've edited the question, but there seems to be some type of bot which ...
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Is there a way to Block abusive users

Is there a way to block an abusive user?
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Is rep increased if a downvoted answer is deleted?

Sorry if this is a dupe, I couldn't find another with my use case. Let's say hypothetically I answered a question with "XYZ", and the answer was downvoted 2 times. If I then remove that ...
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Where to ask website questions?

For some reason I was under the impression this site was for websites too, but FAQ explicitly says it's not for that. Where can I ask questions about web services? Why do all the website tags (like ...
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Is this question in-topic?

Would it be in-topic to ask if, given the current shortage of MacBooks, I should buy a MacBook Pro 14'' with M1 Pro, or wait until the M2 comes out? I'm not interested in gaming, but I want to train ...
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Why is this question about downloading an M3U8 video file off-topic?

I ran across this fairly popular question about downloading an M3U8 file on Windows 10: Downloading m3u8 videos that was closed. I don't spend a lot of time on Super User, but I'm struggling to see ...
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Gray Line To Migrate Questions About Similar Topic

I asked the question below: Latest Windows 10 Will Not Deploy Printers Per Computer Users are telling me it should be on ServerFault but on Serverfault I found a similar question that they migrated it ...
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Is it time to update this close reason?

Image & text of the Software recs close reason (just so no-one thinks this was closed already ;)… Questions seeking product, service, or learning material recommendations are off-topic because ...
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Unreasonable closure of question

Q: TERM value for Windows 10 terminal Who closed this question? How is this question not clear? It looks to me whoever closed this should not have the power to close questions because he is ...
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Could I have answered this any better?

This question was asked, with the key component of the question being how do I review someone else's activity? I answered with a solution, and after receiving comments from the Asker, added another ...
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A proper question got closed down

I posted a question with a lot of details How do I prevent an exe and Powershell on Windows / PC to stop running altogether? But it got closed with the reason "not enough details provided"....
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My question was closed as "opinion-based" despite not being opinion-based

My question Why do SSDs tend to fail much more suddenly than HDDs? was closed by a mod as "opinion-based", despite being in no way opinion-based. It asks for factual reasons why SSDs tend ...
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Is my redacting potentially harmful links the "right" action?

I've redacted the links in this question, because they did not link directly to content, but to a website from which to download the content the website in question opened advertisement popups with ...
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My question got closed (as a duplicate)

My question got closed as a duplicate (I think by a single mod, not by the community)... the question it linked to, did not contain the answer I specified in my question. I already added comments as ...
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