Flash may be at EOL, but there are surely millions of computers out there that
are still using it. One example of software used decades after its EOL is
Windows XP, but there are many others. We are still answering today
XP posts on SU.
These older setups may encounter problems even today, and there are surely
people on SU that have experience with Flash and ...
A canonical question is definitely going to be beneficial in the long run.
While Adobe Flash is dead, there's a constant need for it. There are also remediations like Ruffle that could revive some Flash games and applications. This is a compelling signal that there will be questions on this topic in the future, be it in one form or another.
Updating tag ...
Is this allowed or legal?
Yes, it is allowed.
It is only legal if it includes attribution, which this example doesn't.
In principle, there's actually nothing wrong with doing this. Our content is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 and is freely redistribituble, so long as they follow the attribution requirements and link back to us as the source. ...
You were answering what is essentially a product recommendation question. The question should have been closed. It is also asking how to do it for a mobile device, another off topic reason.
Your answer was useful in itself but felt to me that it was not answering the question, the off topic product recommendation, as it was asked.
So I converted your answer ...
Thanks for raising this. I agree that this is not a good user experience and there's a ton of room for improvement when it comes to how we handle dupes, especially with how we communicate feedback to post authors when there are potential areas with a post to address. We plan on revisiting the overall question closing and feedback experience after we get ...
Looks like an account merge with a much older account.
I'm too sleepy to actually do more digging, but the rep seems to be from an old question from waaaaaay back, deleted but around enough to keep the rep.
I request — if there is such a possibility — the question to be reopened
Meta is not really the right place to start when asking for a reopen:
If you see a question and do not agree that it truly is a duplicate, edit it to highlight the differences, then try to get it reopened by casting a reopen vote.
Source: Why are some questions marked as duplicate? - ...
The user's Reputation tab gives us some clues. 100 rep for association bonus, and then as @Journeyman Geek has suggested, reputation which was obtained from a deleted question, which hasn't been removed via the SQL maintenance tasks.
We can use the Wayback Machine to see what the question was, and how the reputation was allocated. Here's a snapshot of the ...