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How can I edit my question that was closed as opinion based?

I asked the question What steps do I take if I am indefinitely site-banned on Wikipedia? about a serious situation that I am in. My question is currently closed as opinion-based. However, I need to ...
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Very few views on my question?

My question (How can I have Desmos trace a point's path) has been getting very few views, despite being up for a while. Is there something in it that's turning people away?
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Answers to my question

I asked this question a few days back, but I never received an answer. After that, I also placed a bounty on this question, yet I have not received an answer. I cannot understand why I am not getting ...
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Why is this question about Google Docs closed?

This question was closed: Google Docs shared link requires login to edit document The closure text says: This question does not appear to be about web applications within the scope defined in the ...
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Why Math Jax rendering on Chrome, but Firefox?

ale and ChrisF closed Why Math Jax rendering on Chrome, but Firefox?. This question needs details or clarity. What "details or clarity" you need?
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Why was archive.is question deleted?

Why was the archive.is (cached) question deleted without a trace? (Apparently, " deleted by Sathyajith Bhat♦ 6 hours ago ".) It's been heavily upvoted (75+ for question and top answer each), only a ...
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What question should be used (or set) as the canonical question for questions about split/transpose column values?

We have "yet another" question about "data transformation" in google-sheets that is about having a column filled with values separated by a character that should be split & ...
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Why questions about archive.is are offtopic, when archive.org, Gmail, YouTube, Google Search are all fine?

I do not understand why a question about issues with archive.is was migrated and now put on hold, whereas questions about archive.org date back to 2010 (probably before Web Apps SE was even created, ...
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34k views in less than a day? That's unprecedented

It also looks like a campaign to advance an agenda. To wit, this question: Why does 1.1.1.1 not resolve archive.is? At first glance, the question seems reasonable, even if a question about a domain ...
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Question should be closed as unclear

I was looking at my declined flags, and found a declined Unclear what you're asking for this question. Since March the OP has not given any new information that is required to properly answer this. ...
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Why am I not given the option to answer this question?

I was having an issue and found a question that matched it: Whatsapp Web: "Phone Not Connected" However, I've now solved this issue on the newest version of Android and would like to post ...
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Please help reframe this question

My question received a silent downvote. Would appreciate a suggestion for how to reframe it (to improve it) or where to post it instead of Web Applications. The question is: I don't have a ...
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Specification of "Facebook Safety Check/Crisis Response" being about the featured *Notification* [closed]

For about wikipedia.org/wiki/Facebook_Safety_Check working through the question https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/103217/will-facebook-safety-check-work-if-my-account-is-stuck-at-a-...
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Is my question off-topic?

This question, is it off topic? Let me ask a different question as an example: Question: Can I use Instagram, the mobile app, from PC? Not run the app on PC, no no no, can you use Instagram from ...
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How this (migrated) question is related to the site?

I just came across a question [1] that was migrated here from superuser. It seems that this question is more about an upgrade of Moodle that encountered problems, rather than a problem with a web ...
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My question is on-topic here, isn't it?

I posted the following question yesterday: Automatically fill From: field and add today's date in email's body, with Gmail Canned Responses I was initially unsure if this would fit WA or SU, ...
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Migrated question from SU about Google Calendar rejection "is wrong" (IMHO of course)

The question How can I embed a Google calendar with Material Design? originally was posted on SU then migrated to Web Applications the rejected with the following reason: This question appears to ...
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Old notable question closed as "Off topic" in December 2017

This question I asked in 2012 has more than 282,000 views and it was still getting upvoted till early December: Is there any service that provides accurate driving directions to a location at a ...
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Overzealous app recommendation closing/deleting

So, here's a question that was closed for being an app recommendation request, and then later deleted. Since only 10k users can see it, I'll quote it here: Is there a way (an app maybe) to find like-...
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Vote to delete "What's the best invoicing webapp?"

This question has the following close reason: closed as not a real question by phwd♦ Feb 28 '11 at 20:19 It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, ...
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What makes a Google Sites question off-topic?

I'm trying to interpret why my question was closed. My question involved my attempt to implement something on my Google Site. I was viewing the Google Sites system as a web application, and therefore ...
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Please remove the lock on "What's the best invoicing webapp?"

What's the best invoicing webapp? For some reason, this received a historical lock way back in 2011. Whether it deserves it or not, we're trying to burninate finance, and the lock prevents anyone ...
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Considering "scope" for a specific example

I came across these two Qs, one immediately after the other: How does this website manage to avoid its content being copied and how to copy its content (asked Aug 30 '12 at 22:07) How to download ...
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What's the point of keeping a merged question with deleted target?

Want name only to appear after signing into gmail account, not my email address is locked: merged by phwd♦ Mar 30 '11 at 2:36 This question was merged with Display name instead of email ...
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How is this SSL question off topic?

I recently asked about using Comodo's SSL Analyser which despite being a simple one, is still a web application to check SSL certificates. The FAQ here AFAIK is about using web applications? So, I ...
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What's wrong with this question?

So I made a question which is basically the same question as one which it was voted up but at the same time with a relevant difference, but it keeps getting votes down. I see no reason why it is ...
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Why was my question about Wunderlist migrated to Super User?

I asked a question about Wunderlist not working in Firefox in private mode. This question was migrated to Super User. I'm not complaining about it, but as a new user to this Stack, I would like to ...
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Please Undelete my Question [closed]

I would have asked this in the chat room, but it appears to be dead. I recently asked a question on the main site, which I deleted to migrate over to SuperUser.SE as I was told it was more suitable ...
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False grounds for "on hold"

Anyone concerned about questions being put on hold on false grounds, see this example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/99849/is-free-google-app-engine-as-slow-for-everyone-else-too
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How should I have edited this question differently?

Recently I discovered that a new bang had been added to DuckDuckGo, and I was curious about how long the new bang has been around. A Google search led me to this question: Is there a way to get the ...
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Is this question really opinion based?

For my question, I noticed that it was getting no attention when I realised that it had been closed because of being primarily opinion based. This does not appear correct to me (or Rainbolt, the PPCG ...
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Was a question migrated to Web Applications by mistake?

When I reviewed this question: feed XML to google calendar on Superuser Q&A, my review was that it would be a better match for Stack Overflow Q&A because of the XML topic, but it got migrated ...
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How to improve 'Online libraries or collections for (contemporary) books?'

How can my question be emended to consist with https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic? Please also advise if this can be migrated to another apt SE site.
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How/why was this question deleted?

https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/61330/does-searching-a-keyword-on-google-make-the-crawlers-look-harder-in-the-future (only available to Moderators and 10k+ users) It was migrated here ...
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Why is my question closed as off topic?

https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/45373/what-are-allowed-characters-in-emails-addresses?noredirect=1#comment36164_45373 How is it off-topic ? What can be modified in the question to be re-...
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How can this Q about Outlook mail forwarding be off topic?

I recently asked this question relating to Outlook mail forwarding functionality. I guessed it would relate to webapps.stackexchange.com since the Outlook email sending tool is not listed as off topic....
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Why no bounty for a +2 accepted answer?

I'm just curious as to why no bounty was awarded for an answer with two upvotes and that was accepted by the author? How to get weekly data from Foursquare It's my answer (sorry I'm super lame) and ...
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Why is this question non constructive?

Why is this question non constructive? The question is specific. It doesn't solicit debates or arguments. An app either sends to Facebook and Twitter or it doesn't. Isn't this consiered like a fact? ...
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Question closed as "exact duplicate" but is not an exact duplicate

This question was closed as being an "exact duplicate" of this question. However: The question that was closed is a specific question: what is the solution to the specific problem of finding threads ...
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Why close and not migrate off-topic question?

Just came across this question. It has been closed as off-topic. While I agree that it's surely off-topic, what I’d like to know is why was it closed and not migrated to Stack Overflow? They could ...
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Reopen a question

Who can view which circles in Google Plus? I just was notified that the above question is popular. It should be reopened. It is NOT a duplicate. I am asking if there is a way members of a circle only ...
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What would make my question more constructive?

Any suggestions for what would make my question more constructive? Web apps/services to outsource various website functionality I am really not smartassing nor promoting my website, I am just ...
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Facebook question closed as duplicate of earlier version, which was closed as NARQ

My question, Facebook likes constantly changing, was closed because it was ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form: I rewrote ...
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Why was my question better suited to Super User than here?

I was wondering why my post was migrated to Super User? Generally, what kinds of web application questions belong here and what belong to Super User?
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Did my question get deleted?

I think I had a question here: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/8017/is-it-still-possible-to-separate-work-from-home-life-with-gmail-etc-how-do-you-d but that now doesn't resolve and I can'...
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"What are some sites?" or "Let's make a list of X!" type questions

Here is a question https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/620/what-are-good-qa-websites-out-there entitled "What are good Q&A websites out there ?" To me this seems to have nothing at all ...
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