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Question closed without any real information why?

You write: My question was closed as being off-topic, but no explanation was given. However, an explanation was given.The key part of the close reason reads: Questions that clearly ask for specific ...
David Siegel's user avatar
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Does OP decide where to ask and community decide if on-topic locally only? Is this question off-topic here?

We are a democracy That means, whatever reason you have for voting to close, or reopen, or up, or down is entirely a matter for you. There are a number of canned reasons but these are shortcuts for ...
Dale M's user avatar
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Why was my second question regarding the Theft Act closed?

Because it's not your question As presented, it is a slab of text copied and pasted from a textbook with one (of a number) of what appears to be prompts by the author of that textbook intended to ...
Dale M's user avatar
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Does editing a post to remove a picture imply that it is clear?

A post may be edited to make it more clear or improve it in any way, or to remove irrelevant details, particularly images which take up much space and may not add much to the question. Editing does ...
David Siegel's user avatar
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Legal theory and deference of a corporate law question de lege ferenda to https://money.stackexchange.com/

"Why a law is what it is"? and "What the law should be?" are off-topic.1 Such questions are usually migrated to Politics.SE, or closed as "Primarily opinion-based." Legal theory is mentioned in ...
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Why was this question about an "open ended interview" closed

I cast the mod-vote that closed it after two other users did. There were several good comments prompting the OP for "details or clarity" and I agreed that the question did not seem amenable ...
feetwet's user avatar
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Why was this question closed without any comment?

First of all, your jurisdiction is confusing. You say it's about international law, but then you cite a definition from Indian law. Second, "apps with ads and affiliate links" is pretty ...
Ryan M's user avatar
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Dealing with questions that show no effort

I think part of the problem is they did UTFSE and it led them here. Another part is that it is possible to live your entire life without needing any understanding of even the most basic legal ...
Dale M's user avatar
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Why was my second question regarding the Theft Act closed?

The site uses proof of effort as an indicator. It helps potential answerers know what the asker has already tried or misunderstood. In this case, more engagement with the question might have helped ...
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Why was this question about an "open ended interview" closed

Questions should be self-contained It happens all the time: Links break, videos are taken down. We want posts to be useful as long as the Stack Exchange network exists, regardless of what happens to ...
Ryan M's user avatar
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Question on ending a marriage improperly closed as a request for legal advice

The edit and the review crossed streams I had opened the review queue last night, before your edit, with the review for that question open in the unedited version. I had to do stuff and went to bed ...
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Do we really not have an "off-topic" close reason?

The "Community Specific: Other" reason can be used in such cases, at the minor cost of typing out a statement that the question is not on-topic, and perhaps a few details on why.
David Siegel's user avatar
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Why was this question about an "open ended interview" closed

I do not see what details are missing or what additional clarity is needed. The OP identifies a specific event in which the OP asserts that ma media outlet had publicly lied. The OP asks if such ...
David Siegel's user avatar
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Why was second question about Offences Against the Person Act 1861 closed as duplicate?

I closed them because the questions you asked are: I don't ken the emboldening. Here's the OATPA 1861. How's s.47 "in at least one respect, the narrowest offence of" ss. 18, 20, 47? Are ...
Dale M's user avatar
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Why was second question about Offences Against the Person Act 1861 closed as duplicate?

My guess is that it was closed because the answer in the latter responds to both questions.
Pat W.'s user avatar
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Legal theory and deference of a corporate law question de lege ferenda to https://money.stackexchange.com/

I agree that "What the law should be?" is always off topic, and only partially agree that "Why a law is what it is" is off topic, as opinion-based. Sometimes "Why is the law X" has a factual basis, ...
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