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How to solve issues with non-tech people replying to tech-workplace questions?

No offense but in many scenarios, be it question closing, downvotes etc, I try not to be offended, but I question if some of the responses are from people familiar with the tech industry. For example,...
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Closing questions for lack of familiarity of industry/culture/nature of work

Examples include: I have absconded from a reputed company after 7 working days before signing any offer letter. What could be the consequences? Does an assistant cook on a cruise generally require ...
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How can we be more receptive to non-IT workplace questions?

This is not a new problem, as evidenced in this post back in 2012 The question Does an assistant cook on a cruise generally require 20/20 vision? was initially closed for being "company specific". ...
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Good Subjective/Bad Subjective and Agony Aunt Questions

"questions that are not answerable — discussions, debates, opinions — should be closed as subjective" That's what Good Subjective, Bad Subjective says. And then it goes on to give us 6 guidelines ...
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Why do we close a poll data question?

I am confused by the closing of the question https://workplace.stackexchange.com/q/9773/1193. The OP was not polling. Instead, he was asking the references of poll results. The closing reason ...
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Can I remove my close vote when the question is edited?

I was wondering if we could remove our close vote from a question after it is edited and has some added meaning. I have voted for closing this question. Originally, when this question was posted, it ...
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Where's the bathroom?

That is probably a canonical example of a "too localized" question. A truly helpful answer (down the hall, then the first door on your left) would be far too specific to be helpful to anyone else. ...
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Why was this morale building role question closed as “not constructive”?

I am referring to this question here. This is a very simple question: is there a position that does this ( e.g, morale building etc)? Is this a human resources job? And what is the scope and ...
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What is the norm of Closing the question?

I saw a question today: Getting fired on the second day, how do I cope with it? I think before any answer could be posted - i could see 2 close flags! WHY? It didn't look like one of the trolls; ...
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A guide to moderating workplace.stackexchange.com yourself - close voting

On other sites (particularly Programmers) we have learnt that unless the community gets involved in voting to close it can cause friction between the regular users and moderators. So in an effort to ...
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Closing and Reopening your own questions

Not sure if this belongs here or meta.SO but should the Original Poster be allowed to vote to close or reopen his/her own posts? Or is it just because of the private beta?