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Should we be closing questions that don't specify an OS?

I've been seeing quite a few questions in the process of being closed as unclear what you're asking, apparently because they don't specify an OS. I've also been voting to close these questions. My ...
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Tagging of closed questions

Is it best to remove tags of closed questions? Or is it best to update their tags to keep them current, just like any other question?
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The closure of "Looking for First Person, Physics based, Puzzle games"

I'm not convinced that this question should have been closed: Looking for First Person, Physics based, Puzzle games From what I see, two reasons have been given from Caleb and Gilles: Too broad No ...
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My question was closed as too broad, why?

I asked a question with some specifics characteristics I'm looking, but was closed as too broad, why? Here is my question: Image editor that can draw a line Must be able to draw a line. ...
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Why has my question been left closed for 3 years with no feedback?

In 2016 I asked this question: C++ constexpr math (header-only) library it was closed as lacking details or clarity. The comment was: Need details of which platform, CPU, OS, etc., to possibly answer....
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Is this question really off-topic because the requested software has to be hosted?

The question Free wiki-like webapp with internationalization, no ads, anyone can edit, mobile-friendly was closed by a mod, referencing the meta-discussion Are hosting recommendation requests on-topic?...
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Why was the virtual microphone question closed?

Question: Android Virtual Microphone Close vote reason: This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: "This question does not appear to be ...
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What to do with the closed questions?

What should be done with closed posts? One of my questions on Software Recommendations SE was closed as off-topic. My question there is: I want to get rid of the nested structured, ...
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I think I once asked a question on about terminal aerodrome forecasts (TAFs), which may have been deleted. True or false?

I think I may have once asked a question on Software Recommendations Stack Exchange, about terminal aerodrome forecasts (TAFs), though I'm not sure if I was logged in as "unforgettableid" or as ...
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"Put on hold because opinion-based" in SE Software Recommendations

A question I made just got put on hold because it's too "opinion-based". If I understand correctly what "SE Software Recommendations" is, it's a place where people recommend software, based on the ...
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What's up with all these “unclear what you are asking” close votes?

I've been seeing a number of questions closed (and had two in the review queue today, which I kept open, although I was only 100% behind one of them, the other still was not definitely unclear and ...
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