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Should we keep component identification questions?

In the interest of having an explicit strategy on component identification questions, here is a "poll" question for community opinion on the matter. Historically, these questions have been allowed, ...
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Identification questions getting closed formally

Since this post outlining component identification guidelines, I keep spotting identification questions being closed for no visible reason or for superficial reasons like a missing ...
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“What is this XXX component” type of questions

From the number of responses and also from the lack of closes to these types of questions, I assume most people like these. I am not suggesting that we get rid of them, but perhaps make them more ...
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Question about identifying a specific Radio Shack electronics kit; on topic?

I've been trying to find some details online about a specific Radio Shack electronics kit I had as a young person (c. mid-80s). I can recall some details about this kit, but my Google-fu is failing. (...
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Would a question asking to identify a plug be on topic?

I don't really ask questions here very often, and I want to know if a question asking to identify a certain proprietary connector would be on topic?