Linked Questions

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Is “How to force someone to quit” really off topic?

The question "How to force someone to quit" recently showed up with possibly the largest number of down-votes for a question I've seen. Now it has been voted closed as off-topic because "Real ...
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4answers
374 views

Seemingly valid question closing due to unpopular view expressed by the OP. How far can an edit go?

How to deal with co-workers expressing opinions that I find offensive? This is question likely about to close. I get that people find the OPs stance unpleasant however the root of the question seems ...
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720 views

What to do with the question regarding working with a previous rapist?

How can I professionally change circumstances so I no longer work with a convicted rapist? I made a very significant edit to this question as it was quickly bound to be deleted, given it's content. ...
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3answers
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Aggressive Edits

Update 3 weeks following this discussion, the question has been closed, is sitting at -2 score, and has two answers with a combined +1 score. This is not to say "I told you so", but rather ...
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3answers
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Should questions related to, but not about, the workplace be on topic?

Is my future mentor "harassing" me? This question is in my opinion fairly off topic currently - the asker is a student and is seeking a mentor about workplace questions. It would be one ...
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1answer
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How can we improve question quality without closing *everything*?

Seriously, the front page is currently a wall of closure (7 of 10 closed) and the few questions that aren't closed have close votes (5 close votes in the remaining 3 questions). I understand the site ...
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3answers
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Can we eliminate the close reason “Primarily Opinion Based”?

Our SE is based on asking how to deal with workplace situations. There is no one right answer and many times the questions that are more complex and require more thought are just being closed for ...
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2answers
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How do we handle migrations from other sites currently, and how do we want to handle them?

Recently, I spoke with the Programmers mods about migrations from Programmers to Workplace, and the rejection rate is about 40%. We definitely gain a lot of good content from Programmers. It's awesome ...
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1answer
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How finnicky do we want/have to be with answers that don't fit the question but the overall topic?

This answer just popped up in my review queue and the author even states that it is not really answering the question. So I'm wondering, do we flag it anyway? Do we leave it in place? I do think this ...
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3answers
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Recent Broken window

How can I tell when I'm working on a Sinking Ship? This question is a broken window. I know it is very popular but it is a bad question by SE Standards and the answers, while not bad are not ...
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1answer
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How do we handle existing useful answers when a question has been modified to fit our site?

See question: What are the benefits of switching from bi-weekly to semi-monthly payroll? The question started as an opinion poll, but received a couple of answers anyway. It was then edited to a "...
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Too quick to put questions on hold? [duplicate]

I think often a question is downvoted/put on hold/closed because it: Has a simple answer that seems obvious not warranting a 'real answer'. (In which case, just answer the question!). Applies to ...