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While ACuriousMind's answer covers most cases, there is one other that I occasionally come across - where you seem to be the only one to be able to understand the OP's post (at least of people who hav …
answered Aug 28 '15 by Kyle Oman
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Personally I have no qualms about voting to re-open a question that I either perceive was closed unfairly (this is usually obvious from reading comments if I can't judge it for myself), or has undergo …
answered Jul 3 '14 by Kyle Oman
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Unless the question falls into one of the existing close reasons by virtue of being poorly researched - unclear what you're asking comes to mind - I think a downvote + comment explanation is better. T …
answered Jul 29 '14 by Kyle Oman
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Questions that can be summarized as "please check my work" are OFF topic.
answered Jul 14 '14 by Kyle Oman
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Questions that can be summarized as "please solve this exercise" or "please plug these numbers into an equation for me" are OFF topic.
answered Jul 14 '14 by Kyle Oman
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Questions that can be summarized as "here a problem and my solution with my reasoning for each step, where has my reasoning gone wrong?" are ON topic.
answered Jul 14 '14 by Kyle Oman
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The close reason as stated does not emphasize that we do not answer "check my work" questions enough. "Homework-like questions should ask about a specific physics concept and show some effort to work …
answered Jul 14 '14 by Kyle Oman
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I'll add a note for users who don't have enough rep yet to participate in the queues - if you want to express your opinion on opening/closing questions, use comments. I can't speak for all reviewers, …
answered Apr 19 '16 by Kyle Oman
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Questions that can be summarized as "I was working on X and didn't understand why Y isn't the case" or similar are ON topic.
answered Jul 15 '14 by Kyle Oman
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I think it's reasonable to edit the question, including the title and tags, a bit. I think the clearest form of a question can only be written by someone who already knows the answer. You have to be c …
answered Jul 2 '14 by Kyle Oman
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If you notice a good answer down the list, you can offer a bounty to reward the existing answer if you think it's worthy. When you put up the bounty, make sure to point out the answer in the bounty me …
answered May 23 '16 by Kyle Oman