10 votes

Can this post be reopened

I can see several issues with that post. You copied a large part, if not the whole thread, of content from another site and you don't explain what you think the problem is. So before anything, people ...
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8 votes

Request reopen question (Is the waitress nice to me ...)

You hit the nail on the head: No way to know, use your intuition No way to know, strap on yer brass ones and go for it Both answers you suggest are No way to know This is the ...
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6 votes

Can the question about using the word "queer" be reopened, after a quick edit?

Two things: First, I too think there could be a lot of value to this post if the question were to be rephrased to something more along the lines of "I don't like the word queer, I don't have the ...
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5 votes

What makes the family holiday gatherings question too broad?

I haven't seen the entire history of comments and close votes. However, without passing judgment on whether the question is too broad, I do see how people would see it as broad. My overall ...
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5 votes

Can the question about using the word "queer" be reopened, after a quick edit?

I would be inclined to say that the question should be deleted, because salvaging it requires changing it completely. I think we're all on the same page so far, in that if they had perhaps asked the ...
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4 votes

Is this post salvageable for re-opening (the one about killing insects)?

As I said in a comment, I think that "How can I persuade people that I'm right and they're wrong" questions should be off-topic, regardless of the opinion. Your edit in its current form is much ...
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3 votes

Can the question about using the word "queer" be reopened, after a quick edit?

I say that because I saw a comment on a previous answer before I saw the question. Good, I didn't have that info. The question asker seemed to have a legitimate issue with a word being applied ...
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3 votes

Can question #13889 be reopened?

I agree with Tinkeringbell. The question is not clear at all. The variety of guesses about the OP's intentions in the myriad of deleted comments on the question and the answers that do the same show ...
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2 votes

How can the question about explaining SE to a partner be narrowed?

My partner occasionally gets really frustrated hearing me talk about, seeing me on, or any real mention of Stack Exchange. I think you should narrow it down to a problem that you need to solve with ...
2 votes

Request reopen question (Is the waitress nice to me ...)

This should have remained closed. Theres a bunch of questions, all interfering with each other: Title: Is the waitress nice to me because she likes me or because it’s her job? Body: How can I find ...
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2 votes

Should we undelete and reopen this one?

No, it should not be reopened. There is some important information missing here, as pointed out in the comments. I've voted to put this question on hold as unclear. Please add more detail ...
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1 vote

Should we undelete and reopen this one?

The problem is not that the OP is asking for something she shouldn't do, but that her question is too broad to be answerable. She is not asking how to deal with a sister-in-law she dislikes in this or ...
1 vote

Intrapersonal problem which interferes with interpersonal relationship: on-topic?

No, we don't. Not without some serious editing first. I voted to close this originally because in my opinion the OP will need to clarify whether they are looking for a cure for their nervousness (...
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