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Why was my answer recommending a font-identification service deleted?

Somebody posted a question asking for a font to be identified. I answered this question recommending a service that can automatically identify most fonts. In my experience, this service is really good ...
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What are the requirements for font identification questions?

I have a font that I would like help identifying. How should I construct my question to fit within this site's format?
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Font-identification exceptions: identifiers don't work with slight distortions

About the closing vote at this question: What is the font used in Sega ads during the 90's? It's clear that the OP didn't put all the things he tried before. But, to avoid immediate closing ...
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Live webfont identification

I've noticed that quite often, font identification requests are live web fonts. Since it's very easy to Inspect them and to get the "font-family" css, I was thinking that adding a paragraph to this ...
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Be kind, show a preview of the font

When answering a question with a font link please take the time and make a quality answer. Remember we are visual people! A link only answer with no further details will be removed if the link goes ...
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Do we want tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions and how should they be worded?

This is a follow up to this question, where we got offered the opportunity of creating special tag alerts for font-identification and critique questions. Tag alerts are special, tag-specific info ...
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Moving forward with font identification questions

Now that activity on the recent discussion has died down, the moderation team has decided to move forward with the strict enforcement of requirements for any font identification questions. Since there ...
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Is it time to disallow font id questions?

The follow-up to this question can be found here: Moving forward with font identification questions Just curious to know the thoughts of the font-identification questions and if they really benefit ...