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If it is just a copy-paste from a single comment, I usually do that and make it a Community Wiki. I fully agree with you, we should not adorn ourselves with borrowed plumes :) I however skip the Community Wiki part if I combine an answer from multiple comments while adding some more details (or point out connections/background). In that context, I don't ...


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Slow down, dude. I see over two dozen flags in the queue. By and large, the community should decide whether questions should stay or go. While we Moderators are part of the community, and part of our job (especially early on) is to help guide the community, the flag queue is really for those situations that the community can't do by itself. egregious spam ...


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If the OP puts the answer in the body of the question, or if the answer ends up in the comments on the question, leave a comment asking the OP or the commenter to put the information in an actual answer. If that doesn't happen within a couple of days, feel free to put the information in an answer yourself. To prevent the appearance of reputation point ...


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I've gone through old posts and closed/deleted them before, but I think you have to be careful with ones you think are Too Localized. An old unanswered question featuring something you've never heard of will definitely seem localized, but that's actually different from the close reason. We close things that are Too Localized by nature, rather than by ...


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In many cases, not getting an answer is a sign that your question is unclear or missing some crucial information, but I read your question and I don't see anything wrong with it. In your case it could just be a sign that your problem is not a common one and your phone is not very popular - I don't think any of our regular chat visitors have a ZTE phone. In ...


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I think we should work on a common policy that we all agree on about closing questions as "too localized". A new meta post with different suggestions about when a question is obviously of no use would surely help to find reasonable criteria.


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