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Requesting to remove question from ON HOLD status

I have edited this question of mine to address some of the comments such as HLGEM that this method of thinking is improper. I also clarified the timing to make it clear that this is taking place after ...
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“Should be Closed because option…” in flagging menu does not offer real questions have real answers choice

I flagged a question tonight (Wife interruption question with -2 dv). I noticed that in the "Should be closed because option" radio button when clicked does not give the reason of closure due to "Real ...
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This question is very clear however it was put on hold

This question has recently been put on hold for being "unclear as to what you're asking". Why? It's clear what the question is, what's the hangup?
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Peer review for resumes and job postings

One of the ways Workplace SE could provide more value is by creating a platform to help employers and job candidates create high quality job postings and job applications, which will help candidates ...
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Do we need a canonical answer to “I got my degree but then I interviewed and the questions were too hard.”?

We see lots of questions both here and on Programmer's along the lines of "I graduated and went on an interview and they asked questions I couldn't answer. Was I really supposed to be learning that ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Why is this question getting DV? Does my edits to it make it more suitable to this community?

This question asked by a new user on how to mitigate the effects of (apparently) third party theft and fraud is very close to getting closed. I would like to ask: what is workplace specific about it (...
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Reopen “How do I represent a buy out of my team on my resume?”

The question has been marked as an exact duplicate of another. The current question talks about the effects of acquisition of the OP's team by another company, while the supposed question that it is a ...
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(REOPENED) Can we get this re-opened?

Customers take issue with employees social media posts This question is clear and perfectly answerable. Can someone explain why this question was closed? If you agree, please vote to re-open.
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How can I rephrase my question to reopen from duplicate?

I asked a question long time ago: Should I tell the company voluntary that I wouldn't attend to interview if I had offer already? But considered as duplicates. I followed the instruction that ...
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Reopen question on forwarding emails to personal address in the UK

This question (HR and work emails forwarded to private email - can they be used in a court of law?) has been put on hold for being company-specific. However, the question is not company-specific ...
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I dont know the answer to the question so it is obviously off topic!

I see this quite often. Most recently with this question: you think this question is clear cut? I'm not seeing it. Other than "seek legal help" there's no clear cut answer. original This ...
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Should this question be closed?

I'm wondering why this question is closed. The underlying issue is common enough and the chap is asking for assistance but just seems to be getting shot down.
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I believe this question should be reopened

I believe this question should be reopened. I am unable to vote for reopen as I do not have enough rep yet. The original question was poorly worded which led to it being closed as company/policy ...
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Question is put on hold marking as too broad. Need help to format it

I have posted a question about learning from team member which is https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/13737/approaches-and-strategies-to-learn-from-team-member. How ever it is put on hold by ...
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(Done) What part of this question of sharing contacts is unclear?

What part of this question is unclear? Telling a possible romantic interest that I cannot share my current industry contacts It seems simple enough to me. I voted to REOPEN.
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(Done) Reopen: Fired, accused of conducting web searches I didn't do

Fired, accused of conducting web searches I didn't do. This is not about a company specific policy. This is general enough to where it is easily answerable, and has two VERY good answers HERE ...
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Can we do something to inform users on “accepting” answers?

Too often in this board, there are good answers given with tons of upvotes, but the questioner rarely accepts the answer as the accepted answer, resulting in the person answering losing lots of ...
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(Done)Req to Reopen How to Deal With Legacy Software and Split Opnion

The question How to deal with legacy software and split opinion only needs one more open vote to be reopened. Given that the reason it was closed was "Because ask a software question on a software ...
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Down vote procedures explained

On most SE sites general users tend to leave an explanation explaining the reason for the down vote. Does that not happen here?
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Request to reopen question on why companies restrict WiFi access

Could the SE Workplace community please review and vote as to whether this question can be re-opened after I edited it just now? I feel the first question asked "Why do companies restrict WiFi" is ...
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Reopen request - Different opinion led to a co-worker not working with me anymore

Different opinion led to a co-worker not working with me anymore This question was closed as "opinion-based", but the OP wasn't asking whether we agree with his opinion. The question he's asking is ...

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