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The process by which users can vote a question closed if it is off-topic or otherwise disallowed by the FAQ.

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Despite the new closing system, I am still feeling that a moderator lockdown+notice or temporary deletion is a much better solution (it also prevents fights in the comments, or answers in the comments). …
answered Jun 26 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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Migrated questions get rejected if they are closed on the target website, with the exception of duplications. Earlier today I saw that a question was posted here and on MathOverflow simultaneously (w …
asked Jul 16 '17 by Asaf Karagila
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I saw a question which was wrongfully tagged with several irrelevant tags, one of which is the general-topology in which I have closure superpowers. I retagged the question as elementary-set-theory in …
asked Nov 23 '15 by Asaf Karagila
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The question is not spam in the literal sense of the word. And since the system is automatically trained by spam flags, you shouldn't use spam flags. You should downvote and vote to close. And you sh …
answered Sep 8 '15 by Asaf Karagila
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% of the additional answers will either be non-answers (spam, trolling, comments) or repeat previous answers? If answered positively, what would you think is a reasonable clear case for closing (yes …
asked Sep 2 '15 by Asaf Karagila
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than seeking an answer. I deleted my answer and voted to close. If I recall correctly the question had two or three closing votes, and then the OP set a bounty on the question. Of course, now it is … impossible to close the question until the bounty is awarded or expires. The bounty was given yesterday, but now the closing votes have decayed and gone. So now instead of just two people, it is …
asked Dec 22 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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I just voted to close a question as a duplicate, and it got immediately closed. How?? Why?? Should I use these powers for good, or for evil? Is the "set" of all algebraic extensions a set? …
asked May 13 '14 by Asaf Karagila
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Is it possible to add a closing reason which is along the vein of "No longer relevant"? Such reason would be very useful for big-lists (which are not frowned upon here) when they become too big (i.e … . when users begin to duplicate answers). Edit: If you have a better closing reason for which we can ask the StackOverlords for, please post it as an answer (one reason per answer please). Edit …
asked Jan 5 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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sleeping questions lie. In particular non big-list questions which has 25 answers, five of which are deleted. I agree that an off topic closing reason was uncalled for. However that question generated a …
asked Nov 9 '11 by Asaf Karagila
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One of the changes to the closure system in the recent revamp was that to close something as a duplicate, the suggested duplicate needs to have an upvoted answer. I suppose that's a good thing when y …
asked Jul 15 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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Some questions, like the Is it true that $0.999999999\ldots = 1$? attract a lot of answers, and that's good. But after six years, a lot of these answers repeat themselves, and literally add negative v …
asked Dec 14 '16 by Asaf Karagila
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On several recent occasions, after closing a question as a possible duplicate the automatic banner breaks the $\LaTeX$ requiring manual intervening. I don't recall it was like that before, and I …
asked May 25 '12 by Asaf Karagila
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, when someone starts reading a thread and they see that there are standing closing votes, they will read it slightly more critically, and consider whether or not to vote as well. Main Duplicates. It … . I don't feel that the user should delete their answer in that case (not to mention that the whole delete-to-regain-closing-vote is flawed and open to exploitation). I also recall once that I voted …
answered Aug 18 '13 by Asaf Karagila