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Can this string theory question be reopened? [closed]

In my opinion (and others said so in the corresponding comments too) this question, asking about some difficulties that occur in investigating the string theory landscape (such as the measurement ...
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Can this wrongly as a duplicate closed question be reopened?

This question, asking about how in string theory the quanta corresponding to the different elementary particles are related to the particular excitations of only one single fundamental string, has ...
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My edits of a questions are wrongly rejected, what can be done about this?

I just edited this question as suggested by David Zaslavsky and Qmechanic to remove the topic of information since the consensus was it is better to ask it in a different post. Removing the ...
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Can this question (which was marked as 'not constructive') be reopened?

This question did get wrongly and prematurely closed: Can physics get rid of the continuum? It is a good, valuable, and constructive question that fits in perfectly with the (more theoretical) ...
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Why is weak questions not allowed?

My question: How do we recognize hardware used in accelerator physics has been closed. It is true, that no answer in closed form can be given. -but I still feel that it is a interesting question, and ...
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why was this question closed?

Why was we don't serve tachyons around here closed? To me is seemed on topic because it asked about the physics in a joke that only physicists would appear to understand.
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Is a shopping advice request off-topic in any case?

A question has arisen if shopping advice posts is off-topic and should be kept closed. Examples: Fairly Broad Spectrum Light Source Options Refractive index liquids: Why hard to buy? Where can I ...
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Posting an answer after a question is closed and migrated?

This question was closed and migrated to Math.SE 20 minutes ago (as of this writing). User Marek posted an answer to this question 15 minutes ago. I thought question closure/migration locks the ...
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A request to reopen my question

I recently asked a question which was closed for being off topic. I have been directed to two links by the moderator: (1) (2) . After going through both the links, I am posting a request here to ...
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Closed question

It is rather strange, that question https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/9993/the-unreasonable-effectiveness-of-mathematics-in-physics that practically reproduces title of talk of (future - 4 ...
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Why my question had been closed?

My question has been closed by a moderator. I wonder, why and can it be re-opened? https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/9651/new-kind-of-progress
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Restrict the word "why" in questions

There's way too many nonsense questions being asked, all starting with the word "why". It devalues the site greatly, making it appear more like a gathering of conspiracy theorists and other crackpots....
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Why is my question closed?

How can a point-particle have properties? I have edited the parts that were open to criticism. It has 4 upvotes, and people who are trying to answer it in the comments. Why is it closed? Should it ...
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Field in physics vs. Field in math

It seems that https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/3710/field-in-physics-vs-field-in-math was closed by the single vote of a moderator. This is unfortunate. There is an actual question there. ...
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On the subject of moderation by single individuals

Possible Duplicate: Can we please let the community close questions? I quit using Physics Forums because of a single case of moderation. I started a thread on the site to do a general relativity ...
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Question closed before moderators could think about it

I've just noticed that my question was closed. Why is it off limits to propose a question asking for the best way to do something that would obviously require energy to be spent. I want to know what ...
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What guidelines should moderators use to decide when to close questions?

Recently, Noldorin has closed three questions that I've noticed: They are a question about using household devices to experiment with electromagnetism , econophysics, and whether a certain definable ...
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My question was closed on Phys.SE. Can you recommend me another Internet site where my question might be on-topic?

My question was closed1 on Phys.SE. Can you recommend me another Internet site where my question might be on-topic? Here we keep a list of other Internet sites that might help students2 of physics. ...

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