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Good idea, but the wording in the question contains a double negative — "not about ... electronic devices except for home networking equipment" — which is a bit awkward. My wording proposal: Super User is for computer enthusiasts and power users. If you have a question about … computer hardware computer software personal/home ...


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Without wanting to repeat myself too much – I brought up this issue on MSO a while ago: Extending the “Why are some questions closed?” section in the FAQ One of the points I wanted to include was: Once you edited the question accordingly, you may use the "flag" link to inform a moderator about your changes. And: Do not post the question again. ...


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I don't agree that it should be added to the FAQ because I don't agree with the underlying assumption. This question is one that I suspect most computer users have from time to time What is the best app that does X Now best is one of the word we dislike here on SU but the question can easily be rewritten to a more general form Is there an app that ...


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No Action. With the current wording, and the “I would like others to explain __ to me” separated from the list, it's not as obvious to users that we accept these kinds of questions as it could be. It's not like the FAQ is just plain incorrect, as with other issues. It's just that it's more or less hidden further down in the section. And everyone who's ...


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Removed the FAQ tag. Not awake enough to decide if it should be closed and how. Have posted answer pointing out its depreciated


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Looking at some statistics my feeling with this regard is that updating the FAQ and discussing it is simply just causing a needle in a haystack problem. Why? There are at the time of writing this answer 98110 questions on Super User. Of that there are 1265 tagged software-rec. At the moment only 156 of these are closed. We are talking about less then 2% of ...


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