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Should we close questions related to Sanskrit language and grammar as off-topic?

We should mark questions related to Sanskrit language as OFF-topic, BUT I would Not mark questions which ask to explain the meaning (not talking about translation, but literal meaning &/or thought ...
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Why Hinduism SE doesn't have "not Constructive" and "not a real question" options for closing questions?

"Not Constructive" and "Not a Real Question" were used in earlier (olden) days on StackExchange Network. Now, they are obsolete. Actually Not Constructive and Not a Real Question are eliminated ...
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Do we have an ethical liability or not on this site?

Let's not allow to back any such illegal activities, when asked for assurance, by giving explanation from our scriptures. It is better to immediately close such posts as off-topic. If we are ...
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How is the following question Scientific Speculation or not related to Hinduism?

I do voted to close this question as off-topic and there is certain reason behind this act. The reason I provided in the comment (which I deleted accidentally) is: "It's not in the scope of ...
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Why is the "some good/bad omens" question not considered "too broad"?

IMO, the question is still "too broad", because the OP is asking about listing something, which can be too many in numbers. If we consider this question as objective, then in future, people may be ...
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Is this type of closing a question valid?

IMHO, This question should not be closed as a duplicate. Here is an example to illustrate Q1: What is the IMDB review of Harry Potter Sorcerer's stone movie? Q2: What are ...
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Are questions related to certain "practices" which might be "superstitions" likely to be closed?

Well, I feel that your question was perfectly valid. Backed up by comments. I upvoted it as I too wanted to know, because many of the practices/superstitions I too follow. :-) As of now I have voted ...
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Is "What scriptures/XYZ say about ...<my off topic query>?", a freeway to convert a Qn to on-topic?

No, it is not... Between this question- "Should I travel abroad for studies?" and - "What does Hinduism (or Hindu scriptures) say about traveling to foreign lands for the purpose of studying?"--- ...
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Is "What scriptures/XYZ say about ...<my off topic query>?", a freeway to convert a Qn to on-topic?

Scriptures are oxygen to Hinduism. There are lot of scriptures for Hinduism, which covers wide variety of topics. The topics covered by Hinduism in detail are assets of Hinduism. If the question ...
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Should we close questions related to Sanskrit language and grammar as off-topic?

From this page: The Vedangas are the last treatises of the Vedic Literature. Paniniya Shiksha (41-42) narrates two verses on the importance of the Vedangas which describe Veda as a Purusha ...
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Define Off-Topic Close Reasons

Questions that ask for shopping recommendations (e.g buying books from Amazon) are off topic.
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Does anyone who got a temple, will make them god/goddesses by default and their questions would be on-topic?

No. Anyone with a temple, doesn't make them Hindu God/Goddess. If someone starts a question on Rajinikanth, Sachin Tendulkar, Narendra Modi then the question can be closed by the community members. ...
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Do we have an ethical liability or not on this site?

(After 3rd revision) Both sides were seeming to be right. Side 1) Those who were thinking that question is fine as in understanding law of Karma. Side 2) Those who were thinking that question is ...
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