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Quoting random persons opinion/reference about scriptures

Regardless of the authenticity of particular claims of personality being discussed, this is the general answer: I don't find much problem with asking question that is looking for references from ...
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Queries that rank users according to the number of close/reopen votes they have cast

What I have written here is to the best of my knowledge, but I am only a beginner at using the SE data explorer and corrections may be due. I did not write the queries mentioned but only slightly ...
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Difficulty marking a question as "belongs to another site"

Meta appears because there is a migration path to meta - if enough users vote that the post belongs on meta, it will be magically sent there. These migration paths are not available for all sites, ...
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Can we increase the number of votes to close a question?

If the number of votes are to be increased permanently, it would be implemented across the network including the sites such as Server Fault, Unix & Linux, Super User and even Stack Overflow and ...
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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 there a change in the policy regarding closure of verse translation questions?

This is what I feel regarding the issue of the scope of questions asking for translations. For the questions which are looking for a resource to get the translation of a Hindu text in particular ...
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In what scenarios 'Community' user cast a close as duplicate vote?

Yes, the understanding is correct. Community user closes a question only when the OP has selected the question as duplicate. It means the OP is satisfied with the suggestion and found the answer to ...
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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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About marking a question Duplicate after four days of posting it

We do not need moderators to close or reopen questions. We should not wait for moderators to do such things. So, late closure in general shows the users are not active in moderation. Five users with ...
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Allow users to see who is voting to close their questions

This is a terrible idea. Voting is anonymous by design; one significant reason for that is to prevent the poster from retaliating against the voter, be it by harassment or revenge-voting or whatever ...
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Closing featured questions

Not only Hinduism SE, all SE sites have this limitation. This is for "fair use" of bounty. We should note that one cannot offer bounty until 24 hours after the question was asked. None voted ...
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Why not help people convert their off-topic questions to on-topic?

It is necessary to hold the off-topic questions to stop getting (further) answer to such question because there is also chance of undesired post as an answer since the question is off-topic. Though, ...
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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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Why some questions can't be linked to other questions as duplicate?

I think the issue is with using hyphen/dash (minus sign) - while searching. I've found some work around for it: Quote your text with " i.e write "Anshavatar and Purnavatar - are there different ...
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Quoting random persons opinion/reference about scriptures

First off, it's good you finally raised this topic on meta. Instead of trying to "bring attention" to my "biased" posts on the main site, wish you had come to meta sooner so that regular users here ...
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When/how users of this site will learn to do right flagging?

"When/how users of this site will learn to do right flagging?" Did you mean "vote"? Because flags are seen only by Mods. Anyhow, above is not a right way to ask a Qn, where you are making a ...
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Notify OP in inbox, when people close vote a question

Following thread discussed your concern: Send authors an inbox message if their question is put on hold Several commentators and answers agree that, there is a need to notify the OP about the [...
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Why not help people convert their off-topic questions to on-topic?

I see a lot of questions being marked as off-topic for various reasons. Should more focus not be placed on helping these people to get their question trimmed to bring it under the guidelines of the ...
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Is there a change in the policy regarding closure of verse translation questions?

AFAIK, there's no change in policy. Your confusion probably arises from a lack of proper understanding of the current policy. Asking for a translation of a Sanskrit verse from Hindu scripture ...
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Is it OK to solicit votes to close a question?

There is recorded proof of this bias on this website. The coterie is exposed in the "Guidelines for new users answering questions" See point 5. where the coterie has as the yardstick of "Prasthana" to ...
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