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The close dialog is a popup that lists available close reasons in order to vote to close a question. This tag is only for questions about the dialog itself.

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Close Reason > Unclear What You're Asking

What does 'Unclear What You're Asking' define, and are we using it correctly? What makes a question unclear and close vote worthy?
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Should the "broken code" close reason be reworded?

Here are our current close reasons: As @rolfl explains here, the gist of each of these three close reasons can be roughly summarized as the opposites of: your code works as intended it is ...
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Do we need to update the link in the "own or maintain" close reason?

This is the close reason I'm talking about: Currently, the "you own or maintain" link points to this meta question, but we've recently made a slight modification to the policy, per this meta question:...
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Changing wording of the code-to-be-written and working-code off-topic reasons

Current wording: Questions asking for code to be written to solve a specific problem are off-topic here as there is no code to review. However, some of these questions actually have some code in ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
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Should we have a "Too long" close reason?

Several questions (including some of mine) have lots of code. Some of those have ridiculous amount of code and should probably be broken into two, three, sometimes even four questions. When it's a ...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar
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Can a "Not your code" default off-topic option be added to the close dialog?

A number of questions have come up recently where the code is not the asker's own code, prompting a 'close' response. It would be convenient if there was an 'off-topic' close option that included: ...
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Closing > Off-Topic dialog could use some more formatting

I find the "asking for code to be written" being bold, makes it easy to spot that close reason at a glance. It would be nice if the dialog also bolded key words in the other close reasons, like: ...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar
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Proposal to change the wording of Off-Topic reason redirecting to Stack Overflow

As it currently stands, it is: Questions must contain working code for us to review it here. For questions regarding specific problems encountered while coding, try Stack Overflow. That kinds of ...
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Grammar problem in close reason

Our "off topic" close reason has a problem: It should read either "generally relate to a code review request" or "generally relate to code review requests." Can we get it fixed before anyone from ELU ...
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