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Proposed edit by other user - reject or approve?

There is a (good) pending edit to this question but I have not approved because the editor and the OP look like different users. They currently have 1010 and 1 rep respectively, so it could be that ...
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Please close this SE crossposted question

https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/26278/stackexchangenotes-note-taking-software-that-uses-text-mining is a cross-post of https://productivity.stackexchange.com/questions/14914/is-there-...
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Should this question be migrated to Super User?

This question should be a Super User question. His WiFi connection is broken after being manually disabled for a while, and he's hoping there is a software way to fix it. It's not really a software ...
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Why are users telling me my question isn't on-topic when I've already shown it is?

A site to upload my code projects to I've asked a question ostensibly on topic, and have provided at least three references from this very Meta site to demonstrate this in the comments - the general ...
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Where did the question edits go?

I am sure I edited this question earlier today. I asked the OP for clarification (Do you mean 'hibernation'?) and edited his response into the title, among other things. But I see no rollbacks, no ...
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Can 'xpath' be added to the list of tags?

Could 'xpath' be added to the list of tags? I am asking in relation to Is there a software library that can treat a directory tree like an XPath data structure?
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Should software and OS license comparison questions be off topic?

I am specifically wondering if this question should or should not be allowed? I never heard back from any mods on this one. If it is off-topic is there anywhere on the stack exchange network where ...
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Was this question “opinion-based” solely because of the word “best”?

Recent question was closed for being opinion-based: Software for Floor Plan of School I'm not asking if best is always bad (Is it acceptable to use 'best' in a question?) I'm asking about ...
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My question was deleted because it asked how much I should pay for SEO

It's not spam to ask about a specific delivery. Some moderator was just bullshitting that I was guilty of "spam" just because I asked how much I should pay for SEO. Can't you speak of economics or ...
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Asking for software recs which may need a combination of iOS & Windows software?

Is that going to be okay? Before I post and people jump on me, which has become way too common SE sites, here's the sample outline: Update: Since there were no replies I posted it and I hope ...
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Is this question acceptable? If not, how can I rephrase it to make it acceptable?

Is the following a valid question? If not, why not, and how can I improve it to make it acceptable? I want to bring order to the books on my Kindle. Kindle offers "collections", which ...
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Is this question about Wattpad / Goodreads on-topic?

"Software for syncing my Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads?"
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Good question was never answered

I found this really good question about Remastersys that was never answered. Looking for a free, usable alternative for remastersys Does anyone know anything about this?
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Is this question bending the WebApp / WebSite rule?

I recently asked this question: Car purchase selection App and after I found an answer posted it as well. Now Mawg mentioned in his answer that this is bending the rules for: No Websites. So, I ...
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Is source code an acceptable answer?

Please see my exchange of comments with @Bruno Lowagie on this question. Bruno as provided some source code as an answer. While I, as a fellow programmer, might welcome such an answer, I think I ...
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Is “Is there a tool to convert PHP from higher version to lower version” on-topic?

I've posted a question earlier which was downvoted without any comments. From the FAQ, the question seems to be exactly the kind of questions that are on-topic. I've even mentioned the "specific ...
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Please reopen and advise on 'Most accurate programs to find similar music?'?

I've tried to enlarge upon Most accurate programs to find similar music?. Please advise of further improvements or reopen?
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Answer to duplicate question no longer relevant once merged

I answered this question yesterday regarding a local network chat application, my answer was valid, well received, and accepted. Sometime overnight the question was closed as a duplicate of Cross-...
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Reasons for downvoting question on password strength tester?

OK, it seems that my question is getting an increasing number of downvotes with precious little explanations. Password or passphrase strength tester Why wouldn't this question be fit for Software ...
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Migrated question actually closed instead of 'on hold'? So how can it be improved?

Question What forum-management software can I use? was migrated from https://unix.stackexchange.com/posts/155556/revisions, then put on hold. The OP now says in a comment that he cannot edit it to ...
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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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Are these questions better suited to SuperUser?

Software, script or a tool to automate managing which tests to run When unit test fail, show the related file changes from git repo I honestly don't remember why I thought they'd go here, because ...
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Why was my TrueCrypt question merged into a different one?

I asked a perfectly reasonable question over on SuperUser. It was then needlessly moved over here. Windows Encrypted Virtual Hard Drive but not Bitlocker or Truecrypt? It was then needlessly merged ...
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Is my question bad or off topic?

This is my first question in Software Recommendation. I am surprised to see so many downvotes. Is the question really that bad? Please someone explain so I can delete my question after knowing the ...
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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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Would this question be on-topic?

Note: I'm actively working with this user to improve this question. I really feel like there's an on-topic quality question hidden in here. What are we still missing? Or am I way off base and this ...
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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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People don't think about questions and answers

I have question Android application to learn English for small kids First answer recommends two wrong applications, not usable for small kids without reading and writing skills, but people are voting ...
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Is the question “JS/PHP editor software” acceptable?

The question Cross platform JS/PHP editor software with FTP support and code hinting has been closed twice, reopened, and is well into process toward being closed again. Looking around the site, I ...