Questions tagged [vote-to-close]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
1answer
93 views

What to do about incomplete questions hitting HNQ?

Upon review of Coworker mumbles to herself when working, how to ask her to stop? This question was pinned as a potential duplicate of How can I ask someone in a quiet library to stop clearing their ...
1
vote
3answers
131 views

Should we consider reducing the speed at which we close off-topic questions for new contributors?

Sometimes an off-topic question is asked by a new contributor who doesn't understand well our site requirements yet, or simply didn't take/have the time to read our guidelines for asking a good ...
2
votes
1answer
174 views

Can we close question 10333 (About licking spoons) until it is improved?

How do I tell someone that a cultural practice is unsanitary and they should stop? This was closed as too broad, as it initially mentioned three different situations. When I cast the last close-vote ...
-8
votes
3answers
400 views

Knee jerk reaction to seeing a high rep user answering a low quality question

Did we handle the guy who's dating multiple chicks (*) and seeing a girl whom he considers a 2nd class citizen, and a sex toy, but didn't want to see on a Saturday night, question appropriately? How ...
9
votes
2answers
240 views

Are questions that lack a location tag really too broad?

I would like to settle this issue once and for all... It seems to me that voting to close a question purely because it lacks a location tag is actively counter productive. When users think their ...
4
votes
5answers
168 views

Should I wait before casting a close vote?

This question keeps coming up, so rather than repeat myself until hoarse, I thought I would make a meta post about it. I see a question that I think should be closed. I left a comment explaining ways ...
7
votes
3answers
242 views

Only 3 out of 15 of the most recent questions don't have close votes?

I understand the importance of closing questions that don't fit, and I understand the need to close them quickly, but looking at the questions page just now nearly all of the questions coming in are ...
0
votes
3answers
124 views

How can I clarify my question and thereby avoid accumulating close votes?

[Original request: If this question is clear enough now then please retract your close votes.] How to resolve my Indian aunt's inter-personal and inter-cultural conflict with her American daughter-in-...
-7
votes
3answers
107 views

Is being on-hold the same as closed and should we avoid putting questions on hold if they can be salvaged?

A moderator said in comments yesterday Putting a question "on hold" is the same thing as closing questions. When I say they should not be closed, I mean they should not be put "on hold&...
3
votes
2answers
137 views

Does 5 downvotes on a meta question equate to 5 close votes?

Why was this meta question which has 2 excellent and comprehensive answers closed? Against the evidence or experience requirement OP may be arguing against both evidence and experience, and many ...
1
vote
1answer
171 views

Why can a question be closed with only 2 votes?

This question: How do I react when a girl I like has a new haircut that I don't like very much? was closed with 2 votes to close. I was under the impression that there were more votes needed to ...
6
votes
3answers
98 views

Should we have a greater latitude on duplicates?

This: How to follow up with someone who lost a loved one? came up in the review queue as a possible duplicate of this: How to enquire about someone after they learned bad news? They could be ...