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Often used off-topic close reasons, more default reasons for off-topic?

Now that we have new close reasons I noticed that sites have custom off-topic reasons. The site allready has reasons for bugs and "not Ubuntu". But, the major one I see missing is End of Life ...
Mateo's user avatar
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Please stop voting to close 13.04 questions for no reason

There were a bunch of great questions this morning in the close queue because they were about 13.04. It doesn't make sense to close them just because 13.04 is a few days away. We're supposed to be ...
Jorge Castro's user avatar
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Do we support 13.04 on the Nexus 7?

Per the Ubuntu Wiki Nexus 7 installation page: Please note as of 12/7/2012 we strongly urge users to re-flash to Raring 13.04 The wiki also points users with problems to ask questions here: ...
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Asking questions while using ubuntu+1

Can I ask questions while using Ubuntu+1 (in this case, Kubuntu 13.04) that are general questions about how to do stuff (that I believe are not specific to Raring), such as how to change settings in ...
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Beta/Alpha/Development versions are said not being covered - so Ubuntu Touch questions are not welcome?

I just read the comment "Ubuntu Phones is in development, so it is off-topic here at Ask Ubuntu. We do not support Beta/Alpha/Development versions." Are questions welcome regarding Ubuntu Touch only ...
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Should our FAQs be updated to better define 'Ubuntu +1' topicality?

Our FAQs clearly define questions about upcoming releases as off-topic: This is not the right place for: Issues with the next version of Ubuntu (Ubuntu+1) (More information about Alpha ...
Tom Brossman's user avatar
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Questions about Amazon search results in the Dash in 12.10 are off topic, are we making an exception here?

Questions about Amazon search results appearing in the Dash in 12.10 are appearing here on the site. Example 1, Example 2. Reading our FAQ: This is not the right place for...Issues with the next ...
Tom Brossman's user avatar
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Can we allow questions for beta releases, while continuing to prohibit Alpha? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When are questions about “ubuntu+1” appropriate? Generally, Beta releases, while not used by the masses, are ready enough to warrant support by the solid user base ...
nanofarad's user avatar
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Are bugs necessarily off-topic?

Jorge Castro recently commented on one of my questions that it should be filed as a bug instead. And I've seen here that the general view is that questions about bugs should be considered off-topic ...
Scott Severance's user avatar
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Questions about the future is off-topic?

As Ubuntu gets more attention in the general media (which is a very good thing), people get more questions they'd like to get answers to. For instance, HUD is going to attract a lot of curiosity. ...
Jo-Erlend Schinstad's user avatar
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Are you going to close every Oneiric question?

I see a bunch of questions like How do I set a theme in Oneiric? that are closed as "too localized.... unlikely to every help any future visitor". Well, the answer to it would have helped me (I think)...
poolie's user avatar
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Should we have a banner for potential 11.04 question askers?

With 11.04 Alpha 3 coming out tomorrow should we have a site-wide banner to help stem the tide of these questions? If so what should the text say, potentials links to include, etc?
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