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What are the guidelines for asking for a critique of my work?

I'd like to ask a critique question for my design. How can I do that so that it fits the Stack Exchange format without being too subjective?
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What do we do with HTML/CSS questions that are code-based but simple and focused on layout or implementing a design?

Here's a HTML/CSS question. It looks like exactly the sort of thing we traditionally shunt over to stackoverflow.com, and I voted to close for that reason. But I'm having second thoughts. It seems ...
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Should we consider "how to visually represent..." questions on-topic?

It has been mentioned in chat that we could, maybe, re-consider including some of brainstorming / discussion questions to the scope, as they are richer than font-identification or troubleshooting ones....
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Now that 3D is in our scope, let's decide which aspects are on topic

Prerequisite reading material: Do we still feel like 3D questions are out of scope here? We should be a little more explicit about what kinds of 3D questions will be allowed. I think @stephencosh had ...
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Is there need for a third custom off-topic close reason?

Today, we retired the what have you tried? custom off-topic close reason, as per consensus on this Meta question. That leaves us with the following custom off-topic reasons: This appears to be a ...
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Can "general reference" be added to reasons for closing a question?

Lately, the software-related questions are hitting a new level of "beginner" questions. Many of these questions are really a matter of the user actually reading the help files or doing their own due ...
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Update FAQ to disallow general brainstorming and idea gathering?

We have been recently inundated with general idea-gathering questions, generally about coming up with a logo, specifically looking for "an idea:" Where do I start Where should i write company name ...
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I just don't get it. Which software 101 questions are design related and which one's aren't?

In my opinion, questions related to troubleshooting a system or software on that system would be off topic here. For example this question: Is there a way to make Photoshop CS6 work with touchscreen ...
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What we have been up to (Bi-Monthly report from the Strike Team)

A while ago we introduced GD.SE's Strike Force. Since then, we've been planning and implementing some very humble ideas. I think it's time we report, because it's good news! The Chat is aliiiiive! ...
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How effective are our custom off-topic close reasons?

Related reading: What are our custom “Off-Topic” reasons? It's been a month and a half since we were introduced to the new off-topic close reasons. Right now, we've got two currently active: ...
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