11 votes
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Why is this simple, straightforward question on a standard Windows feature closed as "Needs details"?

The reason given in the comments for closing was that the OP didn't list any files in the directory, which I maintain was not necessary information for answering the question. Without examples of ...
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6 votes
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Why was this Nushell question closed?

From the comments, @DavidPostill reopened the question. The reason given for it being "unclear" was that there was no information on where the "record" referenced in the question ...
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4 votes

Please review the deletion of my answer of the post mentioned here

Your personal frustration and impatience is not an answer. Even though a statement you made about macOS was technically correct, you did not explain exactly why. First, I think context means ...
4 votes

Please review the deletion of my answer of the post mentioned here

Thanks for bringing this here to Meta. This is absolutely the right course of escalation. Sometimes the community is going to agree with you, and other times it won't, but you've made a good ...
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2 votes
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Is it okay to point readers to the edit history of an answer for old, (mostly) out-of-date information?

Thanks to @DavidPostill and @KamilMaciorowski for the feedback in the comments. I've reverted from Option #3 to #2 based on their advice. For the particular answer I mentioned above, I've: Rolled-...
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2 votes

Asking for 2nd opinion on moderator-closed question

It isn't a bad question, but it isn't for this site. It is a "how is this manufactured" question, and is only tangentially about computers, inasmuch as it is about how a specific computer ...
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Clarification on the decision to close a question as opinion-based

This is opinion-based because nobody here is Microsoft. We do not know why Microsoft is not pushing a timezone update in a timely manner. First you ask this: “However, it is not getting reopened ...
1 vote

Question considered "opinion based" inquiring about objective status of software project

Whether people or an organisation are contributing or maintaining a thing is a problem with those people or that organisation. We can only guess what those people are thinking, whether they believe it ...
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1 vote

retaliatory down votes

At various times, my questions have received answers not properly addressing the original question, but instead targeted at a different question. Often, the user posting the answer will decline ...
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1 vote

How can I improve this question on how to see the commit size for each loaded DLL in Microsoft Windows 7?

That's a bit of a weird one. I see @JourneymanGeek undeleted it, but then it was Roomba'd again. I'd be happy to upvote it, personally, if it got reopened (and you let me know before it gets ...
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