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Is this question really opinion based?

Yes. These questions can only be accurately answered by someone who works for the company/app. It clogs Web Apps with a bunch of unanswered questions that turn into tumbleweeds. It's not that your ...
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Please update the "recommendation" custom off-topic reason to include guidance to Software Recs

I had added this as a close reason. I am waiting for another moderator to approve the change before it goes live.
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6 votes
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Let's expand the "dead app" close reason

I've added it, but requires approval vote from another Moderator.
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5 votes

Suggestions off-topic?

Because the question is concentrating on the problem to be solved. That the only practical solution is a third-party solution is just an unfortunate side effect. If a native way is found (or added by ...
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Old notable question closed as "Off topic" in December 2017

It should not be re-opened as nowadays it's an off-topic question, actually it already has 2 delete votes. If it receive one more, it will be deleted. IMHO the best way to proceed is to post a ...
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Overzealous app recommendation closing/deleting

I just edited the question to remove the emphasis on web app recommendations, then voted to undelete it.
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Make all recommendation questions out of scope and off topic, regardless of research

I agree with making recommendations off-topic here, because Software Recommendations is now doing great (as many questions per day as webapps) See Software Recommendations's webapp recommendations ...
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Is my question off-topic?

Yes, the referred question is off-topic on this site. While nowadays it's very common that popular "web applications" have a mobile app, this site's scope doesn't encompasses all the front-ends, it'...
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Should questions which have a non-reproducible error be closed?

Yes, questions about problems that can't be reproduced should be closed as it's very likely that it will not be helpful for anyone. Maybe the closing reason could be "unclear what you are asking" but ...
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Do we need a close reason for questions asking about proprietary/non-public information or policies?

It turns out that there are, in fact, only 3 custom close reasons available. I'm going to propose this as a change. I will certainly entertain opposing viewpoints if it becomes problematic.
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Please reinstate the default off-topic reason: not about Web Applications

I am not entirely sure this close reason is warranted at the moment. I searched for recently closed questions and looked through the first 50 questions. There were approximately 3 questions that had ...
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Should questions which have a non-reproducible error be closed?

Maybe. If the environment, as described by OP, won't reproduce the result then such Qs should be closed. Usually OPs forget or don't know to mention relevant conditions so something critical is ...
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Should questions which have a non-reproducible error be closed?

No, I don't think it's strictly necessary. Every once in a while we encounter something where the Asker simply misinterpreted something, there was a transient network error, or there was a bug that ...
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