If a question is based completely on a URL that no longer exists, what should happen to the question?

Question Example: Can I create an Ads using those pictures without copyright issues?

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If there are no answers, I typically vote to close them as unclear what you're asking. You can also try linking to an archive from the Wayback Machine. If there is an answer that I can reverse engineer the question then reconstruct the question otherwise vote as unclear or leave alone.

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    Trying to salvage the question seems like an appropriate course of action... linkrot is a problem :(
    – jimsug
    Apr 3, 2019 at 12:41
  • t@jimsug Yes, Thus link-only answers are prohibited.
    – A. K.
    Apr 10, 2019 at 0:46

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