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Are ergonomics questions regarding home offices off-topic?

someone questioned whether it being about a home office made this specific question off-topic Do we no longer take questions from professional green keepers because the don't do their job indoors at ...
nvoigt's user avatar
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How much leeway is there for opinion based questions when the questions is likely to come up repeatedly?

Sometimes the answer makes the question. I don't like the seemingly dogmatic approach I see sometimes taken by the community (sorry, no example) on the subject. I often come across reasonably well-...
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Is asking about the reasons why someone make a decision on-topic?

It would probably not be on topic here and it would probably make a bad fit for any SE site. SE specialized in a Q&A model, that means there is a question that can be objectively answered by a ...
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Are ergonomics questions regarding home offices off-topic?

If the ergonomics question would apply to the work office, it would equally apply to the home office. We have some folks who like to close as many questions as possible. If this question gets closed,...
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Are ergonomics questions regarding home offices off-topic?

For what it's worth I didn't VTC that question (and it's still just about clinging to being open at time of writing). I think ergonomics questions pertaining to home-offices can be on-topic here, I'...
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I edited my question. How do I get it back?

It's a pity this question is closed, because even if the the wrong question is posed, there are a few great answers that the community may find interesting. I am not satisfied with the mentality of &...
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Is this question about a man being harassed at work off topic?

Having read the original posting, I can understand why it was voted off-topic. "How can my female supervisor think she's done nothing wrong" reads sort of like a rant/complaint and by taking ...
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(Done) Should this question on getting fired on the last day be marked off topic?

So why haven't the users who answered reopened the question? Many times people who answer a question don't track what happens with that question later So perhaps they never noticed that the question ...
Joe Strazzere's user avatar
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(Done) Should this question on getting fired on the last day be marked off topic?

Should this question on getting fired on the last day be marked off topic? Actually it was marked "primarily opinion-based" because it asked in part for speculation on the state of mind of the ...
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Should this question be closed and if so, what is the appropriate reason?

Note: In this answer, I am quoting parts of the question and responding to them, so "you" refers to OP of the main question, not of the meta question. No matter how we spin it, the present version ...
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The markdown syntax on the on-topic page is not properly formatted

Thanks for bringing it up, I fixed it.
nvoigt's user avatar
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(Done) How can this question regarding ADHD in the workplace be improved?

I voted to reopen, dealing with a particular disability is not too broad a subject to answer.
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Removing the word "career" from the Off topic close reason

Yes lets remove the word Career from the close reason and go with the wording that was originally well received. Questions asking for advice on a specific choice, such as what job to take or what ...
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Why was this question from guy who stole food off-topic?

I'm not sure when all of the close votes came in, but if you look at the revision history of the question, it's clear that the original version of the question was off topic. Monica made some good ...
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Why was this question from guy who stole food off-topic?

Cast first vote to reopen. You've convinced me.
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How can I make this question on job searching (find jobs that hire based on skills tests) on-topic?

I think this might be a case of an XY Problem. The XY problem is asking about your attempted solution rather than your actual problem. That is, you are trying to solve problem X, and you think ...
David K's user avatar
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How can I make this question on job searching (find jobs that hire based on skills tests) on-topic?

I think any answer is going to become obsolete very quickly and without notice, which generally means it isn't in Stack Exchange's scope.
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