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Why is my question being flagged so much?

The original version of the question was: Now, this isn't a terrible question, but it isn't a great one either. For one thing, it doesn't specify the database product. The general (broad!) approach ...
Paul White's user avatar
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Should I vote to "move to Stackoverflow" on SQL questions?

Two controversial questions in one! 1. Are SQL questions allowed here? https://dba.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic says: dba.se is for those needing expert answers to advanced database-related ...
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7 votes

Why is my question being flagged so much?

Why did I choose to VTC the question ? The initial question (without updates) mentioned about interview and was clearly an interview question. The Q&A model of this side do not encourage ...
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Why is my question being flagged so much?

I voted as too broad for the same reasons Paul and Erik detailed. Interviewers often ask deliberately open-ended questions that have no right or wrong answer to glean an understanding of one's ...
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Why is my question being flagged so much?

I believe I was the first person to vote to close as too broad, and second to vote to close overall. The reason I voted to close for this reason is because the question was asking us to pick reasons ...
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Closing questions as off-topic when they belong on our site

Question #1 - while it is certainly not strictly about Java, the question is framed in the sense of a programming question, which is on-topic for StackOverflow.com, and since it doesn't reference or ...
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Closing questions as off-topic when they belong on our site

First question: would be on-topic for DBA if it wasn't also about how to interface this query to the Java code. Therefore I felt it was a better fit for SO. Second question: I have no idea why I ...
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Closing questions as off-topic when they belong on our site

I voted to close the individual questions because of .... It contains references to Java and in the statement it is asking for the syntax of a Java/INSERT statement with specific variables: The ...
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Should I vote to "move to Stackoverflow" on SQL questions?

I try and do the following: Very basic questions --> Vote to close as off-topic Basic complete questions --> Should be migrated to Stack Overflow However, I have in the past answered basic ...
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How does the Community bot close questions after just a single VTC?

This happens when the author of the question accepts the duplicate. See New UI encourages askers to confirm or dispute duplicate votes on main meta. It is also mentioned in the FAQ: Who can close a ...
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