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Reviewing Close Votes

I've been reviewing close votes that don't seem to fit any of the available categories for voting to close. The questions are reasonably good, there's enough background, they don't need to go to ELL (...
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Can we require a new user to register before posting?

The perennial concern about low quality questions and low quality answers is resurfacing again. It is my impression (not backed by data) that many VLQ answers are posted by rep 1 unregistered people. ...
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Add a badge for the user who was the first one to vote to close questions, when X% of the voted questions was really closed

Note: I am not referring to flagging; I am referring to voting to close a question. Who has the privilege to vote to close doesn't use flagging, except if the question is spam. The purpose of the ...
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Proposals: EL&U needs more users to improve questions by editing and some ideas to achieve this

I'm presenting this in numbered sections so that people can respond specifically to what they agree or disagree with (please leave a comment such as "Disagree with Proposal 2" or "Agree with Proposal ...
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Suggested Edit - Author input?

Someone suggested an edit to an answer I wrote recently. The edit was reviewed and rejected on grounds I as the author would have been best situated to assess. It seems like a good idea for the OP to ...
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Can't copies of deleted threads be Emailed to authors?

I found many answers to my deleted questions extremely useful and interesting. Can't the copy of deleted threads be email-ed to all authors? or authors be warned to backup them before deleting? ...
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ELL vs. non-ELL

It can be hard to figure out whether an OP is an ELL or not. This would be helpful information, because this would give us a clue as to what the OP is really after. I've seen people assume the wrong ...
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Increase the prominence of the editing link to encourage improvement of EL&U's content

This was separated from another meta-question, which might provide additional motivation and context for this question. Motivation. EL&U currently has a lot of questions that deserve to be ...
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Answer General Reference Questions with a link anyway

I find it extremely frustrating to find questions closed with the statement "This question is too basic; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet ...

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