Questions tagged [vote-to-close]

Voting to Close is the process by which users can vote to close a question. You gain the ability to cast close votes when you reach 3,000 Reputation.

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Feedback request - What are your thoughts on three-vote closure?

As in prior tests, I'd like to get some feedback from y'all about the impact of three-vote closure on your experience here Web Applications. I'd like to ask anyone who feels up to it to write an ...
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Web Applications isn't for bad questions about app development and Super User either

Hopefully this will reach the eyes of one of ours community members that are voting to migrate to Super User "bad" questions about programming / developing apps. Recent cases Warning: Angular 6+ ...
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Cancelling election - let's try something else? Testing three-vote question closure

UPDATE: Thanks for participating in this test! I'll look at the info and see how it went. In the interim, if you have any feedback you'd like to give, there's a place for that here: Feedback ...
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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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Do we need a close reason for questions asking about proprietary/non-public information or policies?

We get a fair number of questions that are similar to Email Taken and also not found on Instagram (not picking on any one user in particular, the question just happened to be at my fingertips). I'm ...
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Why is there suddenly a flood of Close votes in the review queue?

There's been a greater than normal number of questions in the Close Votes review queue of late. Some are in there for good reason. However, a large number of them also appear to be on-topic, have ...
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Question DriveApp (Google Apps Script) off-topic

I've flagged this question as off-topic a while ago, only to realize that it is still active. Tried to find the question in the close review history, without success, to see who has done what (and ...
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Questions off-topic because they are about developing web applications

Several times each day (usually) I see questions that are about developing web applications, which are off-topic, e.g. this. I always flag the question (Flagging -> The question doesn't belong here ...
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How do I flag a question on Stack Exchange as having to be migrated to a specific Stack Exchange website that isn't in the list of suggested websites?

When flagging a question on Stack Exchange, we can ask for a migration to another Stack Exchange website. However the list is limited. How can I select a Stack Exchange website that isn't in the list? ...
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Closing a question based on the 'localization' of the answer

I recently helped someone troubleshoot a question that (I don't think) was in and of itself inherently 'localized' Can't add myself as an administrator on my own Facebook page. (My theory, here, being ...
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How can I cancel my “Vote to Close” a question?

Well, I voted to close a question mistakenly and then I found out that I should cancel my "Close" vote. But seems I can't find any options to cancel my vote. Is there any way to do this?
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A guide to moderating webapps.stackexchange yourself - close voting

One thing that I've noticed is the number of questions that are closed solely by moderator action on this site. I'm going to take this opportunity to write up a guide here on meta blatantly rip off a ...
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Close vote seems to have disappeared

About a week ago I voted to close this question as a duplicate. I've stumbled across the question again and the auto-generated comment "possible duplicate..." is still there but the close vote is ...