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Non-Vandalism, Full Rewrite of questions & Rollbacks

Today, several questions had rollbacks to versions that were 100% different to the question it was turned to by the OP. As reason "New questions should be asked as such. Total rewrites are not ...
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Is it ok to edit a question into something complete different?

Is it possible to edit a question that is not answered into a question that has a completely different meaning?
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When (if ever) should a person's identifying details be removed from a post by edits?

Motivating example: This suggested edit removes the name of a public figure (a mayor) accused of forging the signature of another councilmember on a bar receipt. It lists the mayor's full name (which ...
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Edit suggesting to remove meta-commentary was rejected

A good answer was posted, but it included a meta-commentary that is not necessary to be on a post (since Stack Exchange is supposed to be a repository of high-quality questions and answers). I ...
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Why was my edit on “can I sue an app” undone?

I edited this post, mostly to fix its grammar and spelling. Additionally, I edited the title. It was originally titled "can I sue an app", but since an app is a computer program, it seems very ...
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Edits to question required in order to include additional tags?

I saw a question that was missing obvious tags just now so I clicked on edit to include them - however it wouldn't let me save the update unless I changed 6 characters in the original question...I ...