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This tag is for general questions about questions that have been closed because they are off-topic or otherwise do not meet the criteria defined in the FAQ.

Questions tagged should discuss the general idea of closed questions, what that means for a question, and other topics about the feature.

  • If you are looking to discuss the process of closing a question, use .
  • If you are looking to discuss the reasons one might vote to close something, use .
  • If are are looking for reasoning why a question was closed or for it to be reopened, use .

Reference: imported excerpt and adapted wiki from Meta Stack Exchange.