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To expand on GAThrawn's comment... The first rule of migration is: Don't migrate crap. Migration should be reserved for outstanding questions that just happen to be on the wrong site. Migration should be the exception, not the rule. The vast majority of development questions we see are not very good. Were we to migrate them to Stack Overflow anyway, ...


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First thing that comes to mind is the nature of answers that fit such questions. In the absence of any technical solution (which OP had asked), it has to be a repository of known apps that cause this nuisance. Secondly, this repository has to be a living repository , given that there would be a steady supply of new apps that would cause this lock screen ...


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I'm happy about any feedback on this proposed answer. It depends on many factors. For example on whenever you think the question is salvageable by editing. If you are able to edit the question to prevent the close vote, consider doing so. Editing is always the best solution. But if the question is for example unclear, then cast the close vote and motivate ...


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I agree. The FAQ needs to be revisited. I never understood why "What app can I use to..." was frowned upon. It might be a venue for developers to shamelessly plug their apps, but it's probably also the only way to solve a user's problem. Having to rephrase the question so that it satisfies the FAQ is a waste of time. But I agree that poll-type questions (...


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Already asked on StackOverflow Meta: Downvotes versus close votes on questions When to downvote, when to close vote, when to do both? EDIT #1: After Flow edited his question, my personal comment earlier is no longer relevant. However, I still agree on the Answer on the SO Meta posts above. Generally, we should edit to make the question clearer. If it's ...


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