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Should I edit question with accepted answer closed as 'off-topic' for lack of effort (i.e what have you tried)?

This question: How do I separate paths to layers in Illustrator? has been put on hold as off-topic. The question is vague, brief and not very well written, but it is obvious to anyone who has used ...
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Should we be more careful about reopening closed critique questions?

Okay this question: Critique: How can I make the imagery used for these Dessert e-book covers more appetizing? Clearly I think the question should be closed and it should not have been reopened. But ...
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Why is this question off-topic?

I just realized that one of my questions posted on this SE got silently deleted (SE should really notify posters when their content is erased...). Why was the question off-topic? Doesn't that fall ...
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Idea… close votes should cost rep

I know this is a pretty big idea and implementation may be impossible. But I had a thought..... You need 3k Rep to cast close votes. So, if you're casting those votes, you've got some rep. What if ...
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Please explain why this question is considered “tech support”/“easily Googleable”

The question is quite self evident. I'm asking how to do something that is a small yet common requirement during a website design project. I am genuinely facing this problem and trying to solve it. ...
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Why can I still cast votes for on hold questions?

When a question is put On Hold users can still cast up or down votes. In very rare cases are these up votes. Most often they are down votes. Since the question is closed, it seems like "piling on" ...
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Can closed questions be in use again?

Is there a way for a closed question to be open for use again (to be unclosed)? Or what do I have to do for that? And is it ok if a question is closed to be posted a duplicate of it? Here is the ...
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Can't vote to close what was closed then reopened

Scenario.... Poor or unclear question is voted to close.. it gets closed. User edits question to a more suitable form and question is reopened. Through comments, it's clear the question is off ...
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Why can't I simply vote to close as belonging on other SE site.. but not meta?

Vote to close..... Off Topic... Belongs on other Stack Exchange network.... I get this.... Question is not meta related. Actually I think the question belongs on stackoverflow. Notice I can't ...
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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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Removing Closing vote after question has been edited

Is there a way to remove a closing vote if a question has been edited? If not, would it be useful to have that possibility? I just edited this question, that I had previously voted to close, and I ...
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Is moderation different on this site?

I am working on a new web-project again, and this time i'm getting a bit into the graphics, that why I spend a little more time on GD. Now I have observed the moderation a few days, after my post got ...
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Why was this question closed as not constructive?

I'd like to know why this question was closed as being nonconstructive: Small character or image to represent code? Welcome to the community. This question is not a good fit to our Q&A format. ...
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Reopen a Question? Bad wording bred misunderstanding

This question: Are there gaming and movies galleries? Was closed as off topic. I think the reason it was closed are because gaming and movies are off topic, however I think he's designing something ...
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Closing consistency?

One user, michelemarcon, asked the questions: Where can I find tutorials for Gimp? Where can I find tutorials for Inkscape? Where can I find tutorials for Photoshop? Where can I find tutorial for ...