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Handling of a Bad Question with Upvoted and Accepted Answer

TL;DR As numerous commenters on the question have pointed out, the question focuses on the purported "flatness" of the hierarchy, which makes the question as currenlty-posed confusing and ...
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Definitive answer vs opinion-based based question

I don't understand why this question was closed on the grounds of "that this is an opinion poll", that I am asking what is the right approach in a given project management situation: https://...
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Can you update the custom close reason regarding software engineering questions?

Currently, there is a custom off-topic reason here that reads: Software engineering questions are off-topic here, but can be asked on Programmers Stack Exchange. Following our rebranding, it ...
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How can we improve our close reason for software recommendations?

I'd like to see us change this off-topic reason: Questions seeking software recommendations are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe your situation and the ...
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Is "How technical should a Project Manager be?" a polling question?

The Problem I stumbled across the question today when in the review queue, and had some ambivalence about its current suitability. While the question as a whole seems site-relevant, it has the ...
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Can certification questions get some standardized close reasons?

TL;DR Certification questions in general, and certification market-value questions in particular, need a more obvious close reason. They may also benefit from some red flags in the help center. ...
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How could the FAQ be updated to address iffy product/tools questions?

There was a recent question that asked: What [are] the key differences between MSP Server 2007 & MSP Server 2010? The title of the question made the scope too large, and possibly something ...
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Is the question about CAPM vs PMP certifications too localized?

I answered Can I apply for PMP without experiences in all processes? What are the requirements for obtaining these certifications? after doing some research on the PMI website. It wasn't until I was ...
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Do questions need to be relevant forever?

I noticed a lot of questions get closed because they ask questions that may become obsolete in the future. One thing this site is lacking (from that stats at http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/...
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