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Why don't we have "required/requested input not provided" close reason for abandoned questions?

While I've just recently acquired the privilege for voting to close questions, I find it hard to find the right close reasons for the following very common scenario. Someone asks a question, but does ...
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Are bug complaints with addressable non-bug causes on-topic?

Sometimes a user asks a question and shows the error message, and the error message clearly indicates that there is a bug in the application. If it weren't for the bug, that message wouldn't be shown. ...
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Closed vote remains after comment was deleted

I "pulled the trigger" on a question that was an 'exact duplicate' however, I realized that I had NOT copied the correct duplicate to show the example. The incorrect example was now shown in the ...
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How to "ping" people who voted to close a question so they review their vote?

This question was closed as off-topic - I believe it is not, maybe it was worded too vaguely or mentioned too many irrelevant details or something. Now, I edited the question to make it more direct ...
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Request: Please take time while reviewing close votes

First I must say, the new review system is great. It is easier to review items, especially the linked duplicate question tab is very useful. But I think, the easiness of reviewing posts has posed ...
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I'm not able to flag after using all my close votes

I've used up my close votes for the day, so I am trying to flag duplicates instead. I can no longer flag a duplicate for moderator attention. I have 39 flags remaining, this should work. (I'm ...
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Should recent controversial question about Zeitgeist and pop culture be reopened?

Recently there was a question that some interpreted as a rant: What is zeitgeist used for? This question now has a good answer (written by one of the people who had voted to close it, which by ...
Eliah Kagan's user avatar
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Certain users should get more close and delete votes

20k+ users (or something) should get more close and delete votes. It is limiting when we are out of votes and come across questions to close or answers/questions to delete. Flagging is cool, but ...
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Was 142386 closed because it's about FreeBSD, or because it might not also be about Ubuntu?

This question was closed as off topic, and there is a comment (though not by one of the close-voters) saying that it's off-topic but would be on topic at Unix.SE. The question is undeniably about ...
Eliah Kagan's user avatar
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Should there be a tab in the review pane for 'someone voted to close'

Should there be a tab in the review pane for 'someone voted to close'/'needs close votes'/'partially closed' or something? It would make finding the partially closed questions a lot easier before ...
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List of questions with votes to close?

There are a number of old buried questions which I have voted to close as duplicates, too localized, etc... Most of them, I'm the only vote so far. I imagine that there are many other open questions ...
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How should I decide which duplicate to close?

Should I vote to close strictly the newest one, or the one that has the most constructive content? What if both have constructive content, as is the case with these two questions? bind software to ...
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