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When is price-shopping a valid reason to close and when isn't it?

The reason Shopping questions are discouraged, it seems to me, is because the answers will be out of date so quickly; one shop lowers its prices and another stops selling whatever it is, and the '...
Tim Lymington's user avatar
5 votes

When is price-shopping a valid reason to close and when isn't it?

If I recall correctly, that specific clause was brought in to prevent a raft of "What/when are the cheapest flights / hotels / [insert travel method here]..." and I think that is still the primary ...
Ankur Banerjee's user avatar
3 votes

When is price-shopping a valid reason to close and when isn't it?

Questions about "prices" are off topic on the site because they change frequently, meaning that any answer quickly becomes out of date. Other "shopping" questions such as "Where can I find/buy X?" or ...
Tom Au's user avatar
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Is there any nuance to the price-shopping policy?

Personally, I answer all such questions, and vote for them to stay open, if the answer will have long-term longevity for future readers. What's the cheapest pre-paid SIM card to use in France? There'...
Jim MacKenzie's user avatar

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