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Lots of new close votes

I've been noticing a lot of new close votes on old questions that perhaps in the past would have passed muster and now are possibly considered more marginal. I'm just curious as to whether there was ...
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How often is a question on closed as "primarily opinion-based"?

My title may not be the best of titles. But it appears to me that receives its share of opinion-based questions, e.g., When should students stop receiving tutoring?. There are a few ...
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A more general reason for closing off-topic questions?

Currently the off-topic closure reasons are: This question is off-topic because it is a mathematical question as contrasted with a question about mathematics education. For a Stack Exchange site for ...
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Which (if any) custom off-topic close reasons do we want?

It is possible to define custom off-topic close reasons. The purpose of this thread is to collect proposals for such reasons (if there are any). Please note that there is a strict upper limit on the ...
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Discussing closure of famous mathematicians question

I asked the following question Writings about mathematics education by famous mathematicians, which was closed after a few minutes. I would like to understand whether the community agrees it should ...
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