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Can we get this question back from ELL, please?
A very interesting question, which looks like it was asked by a native speaker, got migrated to English Language learners: What does 'ever' modify? The question asks whether the word ever is ...
Possible bug: The system tells me to select a reason even though I've already done so
I recently reviewed a question in the "reopen votes" queue. I wanted to keep the question closed because it was a single-word request but did not include sufficient information about how the ...
Can I get my question reopened please?
My question: In English, are trains female? has been closed due to apparently being a duplicate of What is the gender of an aircraft? Obviously, aircraft and trains are not the same thing, and my ...
Request to reopen "Resistance decreases with temperature"
"Resistance decreases with temperature". How to interpret this sentence? doesn't seem like an unreasonable question to ask on ELU, but it's been summarily closed with the "justification&...
my Question about adjective-adverb "double duty" got closed
The post desriptor as simultaneously an adjective and an adverb, retaining truncated into one-ish. E.g.: "ornate, ornately furnished" ↦ “ornate, -ly furnished” got closed on the basis of ...
Should this question be really closed?
I don't see this question about Omission of if in a conditional phrase as being the duplicate of Must conditional sentences begin with “if?”. Yet this is the stated reason for the closure of the ...
3-vote close - how's it going?
UPDATE: While the testing period has ended, this change has been well-received by the community so we have opted to not reset the votes needed to close/reopen to 5 while we look at data. Please let me ...
Can my question be re-opened now that it's edited?
I've updated my question Is there a better word for "boss” in this sentence? as requested, explaining why “boss” is not suitable. Please check and vote to re-open.
Reopen question about how to format footnote references?
The question about Formatting two adjacent footnote indicators in the body of the footnoted text saved my day back in January this year, and I am disappointed it's still closed. It has had a massive ...
How can I edit this question and start the reopening process to make additional answers possible?
dog-leg, dogleg, or dog leg? has one well-received and currently accepted answer but was quickly closed for lack of research. It was only my second question here, over three years ago now. I'd ...
Please consider reopening a question about a fairly recent, politics-specific meaning of 'pivot' [Question has been reopened]
The question is what did Mr. Tester mean by saying to Dennis Muilenberg that you are 'pivoting' in the Congressional testimony of 737 Max? It was closed nine days ago with the following ...
Why was this closed? (And should it be reopened?)
I have come across this question in review, in the Reopen Queue: Why do we say “I would appreciate it if you paid in cash,” but not “I will appreciate it if you pay in cash”? [closed] It was closed ...
This question asking for a gender neutral alternative should be reopend
Gender neutral alternative to Sir/Madam It's odd that it was closed. It's a very specific question, and given typical everyday context. If you disagree - would like to clarify why it is opinion ...
Should "What Does Mansplaining Mean?" be reopened or migrated? (Reopened)
The question was originally closed for the lack of research closure reason. Hotlicks voted to close with the claim that the answer could easily be found with a google search, and Dan Bron voiced ...
When you don't remember a "word"
What's that word? It's happened to everyone one of us, and it happens to each and every one of us more and more frequently as time passes by. What was that great word I read the other day? You ...
"Masters degree" vs. "Master's degree" is not the same question as "Master's degrees" vs. "Masters' degrees"
I would like to request more reopen votes for the following question: Does a person have two “masters’ degrees” or two “master’s degrees”? As described clearly in the question post, it is not ...
"...the person or body who/which..." is not only a question about whether to refer to companies with "who" or "which"
"...the person or body who..." vs. "...the person or body which..." As far as I can see, this question does not ask only about whether to refer to companies with "who" or "which". ...
Re-open request: "Stick vs aerosol" question
A question on "What does "you like stick and I like aerosol" mean? has been closed as "Primarily Opinion Based". It's not opinion-based. There is a clear meaning to those who know that deodorant ...
Request to reopen a dubious dupe
The question First, … Secondly, … &c, posted two years ago, asks whether there is any basis besides tradition for preferring first to firstly. Five days after it was posted, the question was ...
Let's reopen this interesting question
Now reopened This apparently simple, question about possessive S has been closed: "The species/species'/species's survival..." However, I think that in this case this was a bit ...
Is it because of insufficient reputations that "reopen" button under closed questions cannot be seen?
A new user with reputation less than 50 told me that she can see no "reopen" button under a particular closed question. Is it because of insufficient reputations that "reopen" button under closed ...
Could "Is “hangman” a gender neutral term?" be reopened?
Is "hangman" a gender neutral term? Perhaps the question seems silly or obvious, but I found some information related to it that I think is interesting, and I'd like to be able to post an ...
Is this question still off-topic?
The question What's a word for a 'thing that makes one sleepy'? has attracted a good number of upvotes and a series of interesting answers IMO, but users appear to think that it is still ...
I think the question about *infamous* being used for neutral or positive events deserves a second look
This question about why the first Selma-Montgomery march is called "infamous" was put on hold a day or two ago for lack of research. The asker has now quoted the dictionary definition that was ...
Should the following question have a proper answer?
I am re-editing this post hoping to convey the sense of my request: This recent question has been closed as a duplicate but IMO the issue appears to be still open and needs a more definitive answer....
Would like to reopen and offer bounty for this question
sentence pattern clarification This question has two conflicting answers. When I read each answer by itself, I think it sounds right and good and convincing. Neither one provides documentation to ...
How could this question receive two reopen votes? [closed]
I've just found the linked question, Equivalent for "Crowd" in the context of machines, received two reopen votes. I checked the review history and three users voted to keep this question ...