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What can I do if my questions are getting closed by 1 mod as "needs details or clarity" but no comments are given as to what is unclear?

I wasn't involved with this, but since you asked for feedback, I'll share some personal opinions: If you're asking how to improve the questions, one way would be to flesh them out. It might be helpful ...
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Is question on how to use a website's in a specific function opinion-based?

You're asking about how 'good' a specific question will be perceived. That's not a question on how to use a website in a specific function. if you'd asked "How do I ask a question or how do I create ...
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False grounds for "on hold"

I put the question on hold. Please see the Help, but specifically: Don't ask about... Creating or developing a web application Your other question was marginally okay, because it was ...
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How to deal with rejected migrations?

It's actually not that bad - here're some stats; 193 migrations in the last 90 days superuser.com                            &...
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How to deal with rejected migrations?

From Meta Stack Exchange: Starting [December 10, 2016], these should be deleted automatically 30 days after being rejected. Note that this logic will only delete a rejected, migrated question if it ...
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I wonder if you could please reopen "How can I find a cuddle friend online?"

The guidelines for the site's scope have not changed in the intervening time. Please see Make all recommendation questions out of scope and off topic, regardless of research as to why questions ...
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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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Question marked off-topic, don't see why

The close reason used by the moderator who cast the binding vote was: I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the issue could not be reproduced as of 9/8/2017. Google-docs shared ...
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Considering "scope" for a specific example

How to download this webpage? is now closed. Bearing in mind that this was over 5 years ago now, it's safe to say that the question likely fell through the cracks or was considered to be on the ...
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Should a "high traffic" Q with an Accepted A be marked as a duplicate of a lower traffic Q asked years later?

Generally, if both questions have answers, we want the "master" to be the better question with the better answers. The date shouldn't matter. In this particular case, I think it's pretty much a toss-...
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Why was this question about one-click file-hosting closed?

Asking for app recommendations is no longer on-topic on this site, and hasn't been for some time. If you are looking for a recommendation for a web application, and not a web site, then Software ...
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Webmail apps not considered web applications

Tl;Dr: Webmail apps that were retired like Google Inbox are off-topic, those that are available are on-topic. The comments on the referred the question include some hints about what happened in this ...
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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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Why is this question about Google Docs closed?

From a comment I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the issue could not be reproduced as of 9/8/2017. – jonsca♦ Sep 21 '17 at 0:50
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Why Math Jax rendering on Chrome, but Firefox?

Your question should really have been asked on Maths meta as it concerns that site. While we are here to help you with questions about websites, questions about other sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Webmail apps not considered web applications

We also used to have a custom canned response for "dead" web apps Questions on applications or application features that are no longer available are off-topic for Web Applications as no one will ...
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Is showing research is a requirement when posting a question on WebApps SE?

Talk about red herrings! No. IMO, showing research in the question body is not a requirement when posting a question on WebApps SE. You imply that your question on Webapps SE was closed because of a ...
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Must the OP specify whether they are using the web version of the product of interest in their question?

Just because a person when they write the question places labels on the question, doesn't automatically mean that labels applies. While it is expected that they might miss a label, or they may not be ...
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Can someone help me to make my question more focused?

The question is the reopening queue. Please be patient. In the meantime it's worthy to say that the referred post was closed because it was making two questions: Email delivery to Gmail email ...
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Must the OP specify whether they are using the web version of the product of interest in their question?

Yes, the OP must state that they are using the web site version of the application. A big reason for this is that the web site version might have different features to the desktop or (more likely) ...
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