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Questions tagged [reopen-request]

Use this tag to request the community to consider closed/on hold question(s) for reopening.

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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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Req to Reopen “Working with people that have different views in geopolitics”

Working with people that have different views in geopolitics This is not opinion based, and multinationals such as the one I work for are constantly handling this sticky situation with China. There ...
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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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Reopen request: Loved my work place now I kinda Hate it - Is it time to leave? Would it hurt my carrer if I stay?

Loved my work place now I kinda Hate it - Is it time to leave? Would it hurt my carrer if I stay? This question was closed as off topic with the "Questions asking for advice on a specific choice" ...
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( DONE) Drug test question shouldn't be on hold, please reopen

This is a relevant and answerable question. Am I able to retake a Pre-employment Drug Screen? Drug tests are not arbitrary, there are fixed and logical procedures for them which deal with attempts ...
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(REOPENED) Reopen request: Clean Air & Office

This question has been closed with the ever-popular "Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed to your manager or HR department. Questions ...
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(DONE) Can we reopen: “how to deal with inter team work in a toxic team”?

How to deal with inter-team work in a toxic team? This has been edited down to a manageable size. It's answerable now.
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(DONE) Can we reopen the question of open plan vs offices?

Open space vs offices. Which one is better for a new team? This was closed as being Primarily opinion based, however given there is actual research done on this I'd suggest that it's actually not the ...
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(Done) This question from a new contributor about getting fired should be reopened

This question Impostor syndrome or will I get fired? should be reopened. It already has some good answers. And one of the folks voting to close it already provided an answer - not very nice.
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(DONE) Question was closed as “unclear what you're asking” but has an obvious, single-sentence question in bold

Boredom, lack of projects, search for new opportunity This question is definitely long winded, and rambling, but I don't understand why it was closed as "unclear what you're asking" when there's a ...
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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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(DONE) How is this question “too broad”?

How to find workplaces with high proportion of young (20-something) college-educated population? I don't understand how this could possibly be considered too broad. Can anyone help? I voted to ...
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(Done) Reopen the question about interview test being free work

Reopen request for: Huge interview test seems like real (free) work for the company This is marked as a duplicate of two questions that seem pretty different except for two words which are the same ...
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Reopen question on internal transfer interview

The question Is it a good idea to take part in a transfer interview if I have no intention of accepting the job? was recently closed for being a duplicate of Should I go to an interview I don't ...
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(DONE) Please vote to reopen “Skilled junior employee critical of her seniors”

Skilled junior employee critical of her seniors I voted to reopen this question. It's a good, solid, important question with some great answers - no idea why it was closed. Perhaps because it was ...
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Reopen “Will relocating close off future opportunities elsewhere?”

The question Will relocating close off future opportunities elsewhere? was put on hold for "asking for advice on a specific choice." While the OP is trying to decide between two jobs, the question is ...
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Req: to reopen Young professional co-worker thinks she is not performing enough (DONE)

Young professional co-worker thinks she is not performing enough Close reason: This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: "Questions ...
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(DONE) Request to reopen: How do I convince my employer to match the salary of my new job offer?

How do I convince my employer to match the salary of my new job offer? Salary negotiations are absolutely on topic and not "too broad" 3 reopen votes as of this posting.
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(Done) Can we reopen “How can I deal with troublesome Professional Engineer?”

How can I deal with troublesome Professional Engineer? The question was closed for the "Real questions have real answers" reason. There were numerous answers to this one, and an employee staging a ...
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(Done) Req to reopen Can my employer require me to refrain from wearing headphones (disability issue)

Can my employer require me to refrain from wearing headphones (disability issue) I edited this heavily, took out the ranty parts and presented what I think is a more clear question. disability ...
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(Done) This isn't a duplicate. Needs one more reopen vote

Colleague is not competent but gets away with it Totally different scenario when the OP is a contractor.
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(Done) Re-Open How to Respond to a Sexual Harrassment Claim made Against You

Not really sure why this question was closed. The OP isn't looking for anything company specific, they just want to know how to proceed. There are already 3 re-open votes. Can we get 2 more?
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(Done) Request to reopen question about expensive applicant hosting

What point does company's generosity during the interview process have? There are solid and widely used business reasons this may happen, not just opinion. It's also useful knowledge to have. I'm ...
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(Done) Unsure why this is closed for the reason given, VTRO request

"Past Employer" Wants Source Code Nothing particularly uncommon about dodgy people trying to get free work done or evading paying.
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(Done) Reopen “How do companies with blogs make writing happen”

How do companies with blogs make writing happen? This question needs another reopen vote. It is not at all "too broad".
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This question should be reopened. It is not asking about a specific choice (Done)

HR employee sent me code test but not know open .c file. Serious problems? This question should be reopened. It isn't asking about a specific choice.
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Reopen “dream job and bad written test”

Interviewed for dream job, bad written test: how can I recover? was closed as too broad and then edited. The current version of the question is answerable, in scope, and not too broad. Let's reopen ...
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(Done) Can we look at reopening the Hardware to Software question

I had a go at editing this, mostly just removing unnecessary noise. From Hardware to Software It seems on topic to me, there are a few valid strategies, one of which I outlined as did another answer ...
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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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Reopen request: Does mentioning a company name automatically make a question company-specific?

Vacation days not paid This question asks about how to get paid for vacation days after being fired from an employer. Now Hardee's may or may not have a policy regarding this. They're a big company;...
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(Done) What part of this question is unclear?

This question Is an experience certificate from an unregistered company valid? was closed as "unclear". Other than a bit of language (which I cleaned up), I'm having a hard time imagining what isn't ...
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(Done) Re-Open Being denied bathroom at work because I'm the only male

This question was recently closed as off topic. This is very much a workplace issue and IMO should be re-opened. I took a stab at an edit that will hopefully help make the question a bit clearer.
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(Done) Re-Open Coworker stole code entirely and claims he wrote it all

I took a stab at an edit for this question. The original question was a bit of a rant and asked quite a few questions. I chopped it down to what I believe is the actual question and tried to ...
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(Done) Reopen: Messy code from co-worker

This question was recently closed as lacking a goal we could address. I've edited the question and tried to state a clear, answerable goal that would would resolve the OP's issue.
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(Done) Reopen: Handling requests that aren't for my department

As written this question wasn't on topic for TWP as it was more of a nebulous "should I...?" but I've done an edit and attempted to reframe it in a way that would be answerable here and I think the ...
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(Done) Reopen request: What should I consider when being asked to make a surprising move?

In the spirit of Community 90 Day Edit/Reopen Challenge I picked a closed question over the past week and made an edit: What should I consider when being asked to make a surprising move? I removed ...
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(Done) Re-Open: Being told you're not liked and should quit

This question Was closed using the "company specific/legal advice" reason, personally I think this was incorrect. From the meta post addressing that close reason: Questions should be able to be ...
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(Done) Re-Open: question on looking for out of state job and changing careers

I've been looking for an out-of-state job for 6 months now, what else could I do? ^ this question was closed for "specific choice", however I think the core of the question was actually about looking ...
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(Done) Re-Open question on quitting internship due to transport costs

Is it worth to quit my internship after first day? As originally worded this was clearly a close candidate under "specific choice", however I've edited it to a (hopefully) more SE-friendly format. ...
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(Done) Reopen: What if I'm a better developer than my Team Leader?

This question What if I'm a better developer than my Team Leader? asks So what if I'm a better developer than my Team Leader? Should I try to "take his place" as a team leader? which was ...
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(Done) Reopen: “How to handle a group activity during an interview…”

The question How to handle a group activity during an interview when the participants are applying for the same job as you? was recently closed for being too broad. Honestly, I have absolutely no idea ...
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(Done) Reopen: How can I gauge market demand for my skills before going freelance?

I asked this question yesterday, which appears to have been voted closed as 'too broad': How can I gauge market demand for my skills before going freelance? Was this question closed appropriately? I ...
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(Done) How to deal with a pushy recruiter

How to deal with a recruiter who pushes me to attend an interview? This question has been edited to add an answerable question so the close reason doesn't apply anymore. It was edited when there were ...
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Reopen: New manager directly emailing team from personal email, yet they do not start for 3 months

This question was closed as seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies. I see nothing in the body of that question that is specific to that company, or that refers to a ...
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(Done) Reopen: Is it ok for me to spend all day working for a prospective employer as part of the interview process

This question has been closed as primarily opinion based. It's asking for advice on how to set professional boundaries, which I fail to see how it falls under bad subjective or primarily opinion based....
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(Done) Why is any question about security clearance closed as “Legal Advice”?

I came across this question today, and I am flabbergasted at the reason for closing the question. Security clearances are permitted by and obtained from the US Government. Companies have little ...
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Reopen question: Absconded from a reputed company after 7 days

I have absconded from a reputed company after 7 working days before signing any offer letter. What could be the consequences? This was obviously not a duplicate, not legal advice that couldn't be ...
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(Done) Reopen: How can I address being paid less that my male colleagues with similar or lesser roles in my company?

How can I address a being paid less that my male colleagues with similar or lesser roles in my company? is closed as a duplicate of How should I properly approach my boss if I'm feeling underpaid?....
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Was it overly rigid to put this question on hold?

This question: Being made redundant, but asked to do contract work after finishing -- how should I negotiate my contracting rate? was recently put on hold, as primarily opinion-based. However, this ...
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Req to reopen “How do low-wage workers get to work?”

Can we reopen How do low-wage workers get to work? This is extremely relevant to people trying to get a leg up in life. I've experienced this myself, and can contribute some great ideas. Remember ...