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Why were certain questions closed? Which questions ought to be closed? What to do with questions that have been closed.

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Are internal tourists tourists?

The comments on (and migration of) my question https://travel.stackexchange.com/questions/50836/how-can-us-citizens-not-residing-in-the-us-visit-the-white-house seem to suggest that a person who is a ...
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About those tipping questions...

asalamon74 asked: Where can I find information about tipping etiquette in different countries? That question was closed, mainly because Stack Exchange is not a search engine... we're here to ...
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Should we close old questions?

There are many old questions that would be closed, if they get asked again. But what should we do with them? Some new users asked too broad or subjective questions and use these old questions as a ...
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Can we get a "Move to outdoors.SE" option?

Travel.SE and outdoors.SE have overlap. Some question may fit on either site, or may be a better fit on one than on the other. For example, I wanted to propose to move this question on skiing to ...
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Please edit or rewrite 'How to plan for road trip in Canada productively ...?' [duplicate]

I've truly tried to improve https://travel.stackexchange.com/q/38929/13759, but my imperfect, rudimentary English seems to have impaired my repeated attempts thus far. So would someone please edit, ...
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Immigration once again: What makes something an “expat” question?

I think I have said it before but I still have difficulties understanding the hostility to “immigration” questions on Travel S&E. I think there is a lot of overlap and just merging/welcoming the ...
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How can I get recommendations for places of a specific type without getting my question closed?

How can I ask fellow travelers to contribute places satisfying a narrow set of criteria? Here's an example.
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Why close/downvote so quickly?

Could someone explain to me why this question is open and has 6 votes, whereas this question is closed? To me they are highly similar (subjective) questions. I have the impression that there are ...
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Creating a CW checklist of prep tasks that apply to any international trip, regardless of destination

EDIT: I have edited the question severely so that it better conforms to the format of a more successful CW question: What problems and solutions arise with data access when travelling through ...
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Why was my question put on hold?

This question (my post) is causing me quite some stress in trying to figure out when I should backpack, and so I really need the feedback of the TA community. I had taken Mark Mayo's advice and tried ...
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What is our stance on questions asking for a percentage related to traveling? On-topic or off-topic as being a statistical question?

What is our stance on questions asking for a percentage related to traveling? On-topic or off-topic as being a statistical question? Examples of questions asking for a percentage related to traveling:...
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Are questions looking for a business that sells a specific item on- or off-topic?

What is our stance on questions looking for a business that sells a specific item? On-topic or off-topic as not related to travel? I see that there exist 200+ questions such questions in shopping, e.g....
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How to improve 'How to find audiovisual travel guides for Canada productively?'? [duplicate]

Based on user Mark Mayo's numerous generous posts, I am here adopting his suggestion to open a discussion on meta as to why you believe your question is on topic, despite the close votes. Would ...
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Why was this question about free parking closed whereas many other free parking questions are open (and typically upvoted)?

Why was the question Where can one park one's car for free for a few weeks reasonably close to Seattle (SEA) airport? closed whereas there exist many other free parking questions that are open and ...
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