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Perhaps that is the correct criterion? That answering the question might involve lists but if it also has a genuine place for broader conceptual clarification then the question is a healthy question? I think so. Let's suppose the purpose of Physics SE is to accumulate a database of questions/answers that are helpful to people who are trying to understand ...


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After doing some research on this particular question, I found out that my initial notion of the issue was entirely wrong. I have therefore voted to delete that answer and submit one based on more in depth study. It is strange to realize, but the site policy to suppress opinion based questions and answers is not due to judgement or preference as a product of ...


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In my own experience, I VTC as opinion based if the question is asking something subjective, or has some element that users could disagree on and there is no correct position. I can somewhat see it for this question in its current form, although it might be a little harsh. I'll still go through what might have happened. In this this particular example, we ...


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At a top level independent of the questions you linked to here, it's important to remember that applying site policies is done by humans, and humans aren't perfect at implementing things -- so there are always going to be examples where something is closed that maybe shouldn't be, or something didn't get closed that should be, and so on. It also tends to ...


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