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How do you decide whether to vote to close an iffy question?

I've noticed that deciding whether to close a question on this site is a bit different from some other sites. I've become persuaded that it makes sense to be less stringent here than on some other ...
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Proposal: add custom close reason for questions that are not about the Spanish language

This is a feature-request post. Upvoting it means you agree with the proposal. Downvoting it means you disagree with the proposal. You can answer or comment if you want, but you don't need to. ...
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How broad is “too broad”?

I just noticed that this question has been reopened: What are the main differences between Spanish in Spain and Spanish in Latin America? It is a very old question -- actually a pre-Beta question. ...
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Improving learners' questions regarding some rule or concept they read

Often a Spanish learner will write a question that follows this basic model: I read (or "everybody knows") the following rule or an explanation of a concept. [Bald statement.] Now I have a ...
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Where could we add the following guidelines?

When someone asks for a term or a phrase, especially if it's How Do I Translate This to Spanish, a recent question illustrated that one can't properly answer unless the following is specified: target ...
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¿Debemos replantearnos los motivos de cierre específicos del sitio para que sean más usables?

Esta es la primera de una serie de propuestas que surgen a partir de la pregunta There is no sister site here, similar to ELL for ELU; hence some proposals. ▼Si tienes prisa, ve al final de la ...
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¿Qué tan problemático es que el participante no haya mirado lo básico en un diccionario?

Leí una pregunta: Cuando se usa para describir una cantidad grande, ¿cuál es la diferencia entre montón y montaña? Al principio, pensaba que se usa montón con sustantivos masculinos y montaña con ...
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Resources for Learning Spanish

Meta is for questions about "the workings and policies of Spanish Language Stack Exchange" (source: What's Meta?). This question was outside of said scope, so it's been repurposed as a FAQ on the ...