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Regarding questions that have been closed because they are off-topic or otherwise do not meet the standards of this site.

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Why was this question about USB ports closed as a duplicate of a newer question?

The question Correctly inserting a USB connector on the first try, was asked about a week ago, and it is a duplicate of the earlier question How can I make sure I get the USB plug in the right way up?....
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While the site is in beta, explain why you're closing a question

I keep seeing questions getting closed as off-topic without any real explanation about why they're off-topic. This site is in beta, and we're still struggling with nailing down the scope. Now more ...
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Why was this question about cleaning a sticky floor closed as off-topic?

This question has been closed as off-topic: How do I clean my sticky floor after a party night? The only reason justification given by the closers was from Zach, who said: Since cleaning it with ...
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Don't close as a duplicate if the duplicate doesn't work for the OP

This question: How can I add new keys to a keyring without hurting my fingernails? Has been closed as a duplicate of this: How can I (painlessly) add/remove keys to my key ring? Now from the ...
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Make users with a lot of closed questions reread the “asking in private beta” agreement

Some users (avoiding the "naming and shaming," but I think we all know a couple of users for whom this is the case) here don't seem to understand that the serially low-quality questions they ask need ...