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Questioning this closure

What number do you need to divide by to get triplets I got an answer to this question i dont know why this question was closed.
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Why not tell OP when the question is unclear?

My question got closed for unclear. On Stackoverflow, on the tags I usually visit, you tell when a question is unclear so that it can be edited. Isn't that common here? I was quite surprised when ...
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How is it decided that a question is unclear?

I don't understand why this question has been closed as unclear. On the contrary, when I read it, it seem completely obvious and multiplying circuits are a more or less common topic. It gives a bad ...
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Is it a good idea to immediately slap on the wrist and close questions?

Is it a good idea to immediately slap on the wrist and close questions? Or would it not be better to guide people in the right direction? Take this question for example: How to evaluate the ...
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Can you help me to improve my question?

I am trying to understand why my question has been closed as too broad. My question was: Is only a firmware limitation the fact that some camera can't store photo in RAW format? I did, of course,...
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Where to ask discussion / advice questions?

I've recently asked a question on EE.SE about setting up a home electronics lab which has been closed for being too broad. Original Question The default explanation that I've seen for removing these ...
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Request to reopen. Peer-pressure or peer-review?

I was one of the ones who voted to close this question: Could single-line-power-transmission be used for a space elevator's climber as, at the time it was made, the actual question was not very clear ...
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Opinion Based question?

I was looking up on google why there was an x in RX and TX, and I found this. While maybe it was off-topic and should be in English.SE (Though I think EE makes more sense. At least, the OP will find a ...
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What exactly is not clear in this question?

What exactly is not clear in this question? Transformer basics: Why don't they shift phase by about 90°? The question is clearly stated: why aren't primary current and secondary voltage ...
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A question was closed as duplicate, but I dissagree with it (I am not OP). What is the correct way of bringing this up?

Today, User Andy aka closed a question as duplicate. I however disagree with this, as in my opinion this question was regarding something far more specific than the general solution provided in the ...
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Are there any other changes I should make to this question to get it reopened?

I have searched long and hard for information on how to save photo/video taken by an NTSC camera to an SD card and also save other data taken from sensors to that same SD. I have not yet figured it ...
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Question about RAMS engineering closed as “opinion-based”

I'm surprised to see that this question How to roughly know if a electronic scheme will fail soon and protect from it? has been put on hold as primarily opinion-based. It could (maybe) have been put ...
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Question about IC identification put on hold as off-topic

A question I recently posted has been put on hold for the following reason: put on hold as off-topic Questions on the repair of consumer electronics, appliances, or other devices must ...
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Should this embedded software development question have been closed?

How different is the Arduino language than Atmel Studio language? The close reason is "does not appear to be about electronics design within the scope defined in the help center", but the text in the ...
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Can we have one answer to “why is ebay/ali/etc selling this module for less than the bulk part cost”?

I think I've seen questions saying something like "how can it be possible that the price for this one-off, fully assembled, and hopefully tested, unit/module/... is less than I can buy the key part ...
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Why a question on LTspice settings is not “on-topic”?

I really cannot understand why this question about LTspice settings was abruptly downvoted and, moreover, closed in almost no time. OK, it wasn't the best question one could expect, but it was ...
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How can we improve the manner in which “poor” questions are dealt with?

First time posters often ask questions which fall below site standards, or outside site guidelines, or (importantly) which are perceived to by some group members. I suggest that the present means ...
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When are pin assignments on electronic modules “user-level questions”?

This question appears to be gathering close votes for the reason "This is a user-level question, not about electrical engineering." https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/115681/can-the-spi-...
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Doubt in Off-Topic Question

I would like to know why this question Sniffing for iPhones was closed and this other question How many GPS channels make sense? my flag was declined. The two question is really good question, I ...
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How could I improve these questions?

I have already asked several question that I got down-vote for those. look: What are these components? Need to a good source for know electronic component (for newbies) Can i calculate the parasitic ...
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Can this question be fixed?

Why is hardware multithreading not more common in embedded systems? was put on hold for being "opinion-based". Is there any way that the question can be refined to be answerable (by SE standards)? (I ...
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Why was this post closed as offtopic?

I have no clue as to why the following post was closed as 'off-topic'. Audio amplifier kills FM radios signal Also, wouldn't it be better if the moderators can leave a little bit of detail with a ...
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Closed question inquiry

I would like to inquire about the closure of this question which Kortuk, singlehandedly, executed. I find the closure description "closed as not constructive" less than helpful, and I would have ...
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Why is “describe a process of communication” non real question?

I asked the question How network card communicates with other hardware components?. What's wrong with the question and how can I make the question better to have chance for answer? That's not fair ...
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Reserved space for closed questions

Maybe this should go to meta.stackexchange, but it seems that every site has its policy, so I'll start from here. I've seen that closed questions remain visible in the home and also in the other tabs....
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Should the off topic close text be changed?

The text which appears after closing a question reads: closed as off topic by User1, User2, Mod♦ Date at time Questions on Electrical Engineering - Stack Exchange are expected to generally ...
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Closed questions protected against downvotes?

I explain to newcomers who have their first question closed that this means it's protected against downvotes, but I just downvoted a closed question and the asker did lose 2 rep. What are the ...
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Why was my question closed?

Just wanted to know if some light could be shed on why my question was closed? I understand it was perceived as vague, however I don't believe that this is the case- I'm buying my first PIC, ...
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What should we do with questions that are fuzzy as to if they are within our scope?

A discussion came up in chat (the transcript begins here) that started about this question. Some think it is on-topic, some think it is off-topic, some thing it is in the gray area. I think there are ...
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Questions about where to buy something is offtopic?

Recently, one of my questions got closed by the moderator Kortuk. This is the question In summary, it's basically "where can I buy a certain kind of LED?" Kortuk closed this as "shopping advice does ...
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What to do with open ended “experience” questions?

Two questions, both of the form "Have you had any experience with X", with no further elaboration. One is promptly closed, the other gets many votes and answers. The partial answer to why on the ...
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Closed Question: Where would a robotic engineer work?

I am wondering about the reason given for closing the question: Where would a robotic engineer work?. It was closed as "too localized". "This question would only be relevant to a small geographic ...