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Is asking for lists of software welcome?

Definitely not: Questions provoking list-type answers are frowned upon at all SE sites Our help center lists several list-type questions as explicitely off-topic – a.o. "there is no actual problem to ...
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Why has my question been left closed for 3 years with no feedback?

Thank you for bringing this to our community's attention. I just took a look at the question, and I see no reason that it cannot be reopened, so I reopened it for you and the community. Several ...
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Custom close reasons for software recommendations

I went through the latest 50 closed questions (excluding duplicates and already-deleted ones) and tried to classify them according to why they were closed, to see if common patterns emerged. General ...
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Is asking for lists of software welcome?

One guideline I like is: Write your question, as if you expect that these is only one solution. While you might know of 3 or 4 programs that almost do what you want. or that you think might do what ...
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Can we get a close reason saying "Not enough information"?

Unfortunately it seems that we can not create top-level close reasons, they have to be within "off-topic". This results in this notice being shown to all readers: PROBLEM: The question is not off-...
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Discovering relevant evaluation criteria in the context of available software

The search for criteria, as narrow as they may be in your specific case, is unfortunately off-topic here, as you can see by your linked meta. If your requirements are already narrow and you describe ...
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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?

You haven't posted anything as of the time of this writing with the account you used to post this meta question. It's possible that you used a different account to post it, but I'm on mobile at the ...
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Custom close reasons for software recommendations

Questions that ask for hardware shopping recommendations are off-topic for this site because they are often only relevant to the question asker at the time the question was posted and age rapidly. ...

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