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How to get a substantially altered question reopened

Questions can be edited. An edit might simply be tidying the question up - e.g. correcting spelling, punctuation or grammar - or it might be a more substantial edit designed to make the question ...
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Why was this question closed without any comment?

I have a question about my Law Stack Exchange post: Does using ads and making the app contain a book of affiliate links make someone an intermediary? The question referred to above (kept unedited) ...
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Does OP decide where to ask and community decide if on-topic locally only? Is this question off-topic here?

An exchange below Has the patent process been patented? about a close vote goes something like: "...voting to close "because it belongs on..." is generally not a valid close reason in ...
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Why was my second question regarding the Theft Act closed?

The reasons for closing Why potentially guilty of theft if you pick wild mushrooms on someone’s land for reward, but not if to deprive land owner of opportunity to pick? feel unjust. Does this ...
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Why was second question about Offences Against the Person Act 1861 closed as duplicate?

Offences Against the Person Act 1861 — How's s 47 "in at least one respect, the narrowest offence of" ss 18, 20, 47? is about s 47. Why was it closed as duplicating Offences Against the ...
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Legal theory and deference of a corporate law question de lege ferenda to https://money.stackexchange.com/

I earnesty appreciate https://law.stackexchange.com/questions/43507/limited-liability-and-moral-hazard is interdisciplinary. What is legal theory? https://www.geo.sunysb.edu/esp/files/scientific-...
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Does editing a post to remove a picture imply that it is clear?

Should one edit a post that they have marked unclear? Class action left handed lawsuit? I keep getting pictures edited from my questions. They editor said that the pictures taking up more space then ...
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Dealing with questions that show no effort

It's not an epidemic yet, but we've had two questions in two days about copyright that suggest the asker hasn't read anything about the subject. I mean, if they typed the word into any browser bar ...
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Off topic exchange with opensource.stackexchange

I'm a regular contributor to the beta of opensource.stackexchange, and we semi-regularly have questions which we close as off-topic because they are about copyright in general and don't really pertain ...
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How to reopen these questions on laypersons' instructions of lawyers?

Should questions asking about dealing with lawyers (but not about the law itself) be on-topic? attests to the suitability of the following. So can they please be undeleted and reopened? Can they be ...
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How to improve these questions deemed 'primarily opinion-based' or 'unclear'?

I do wish for objective answers; so how can the following be improved? Law does depend on opinion; so why were these deemed 'primarily opinion-based' or 'unclear'? https://law.stackexchange.com/...
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Are questions that do not specify a region considered too broad? [duplicate]

Laws are obviously different around the world. From country to province to territory to state, even from county to county. When asking questions about laws that can have different answers based on ...