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Closing ancient questions

If a question is off topic, then vote to close with an appropriate close reason. It doesn't really matter if it's old or new. Site standards do change over time, and whether a question is open or ...
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Should Writing reduce the close vote requirement from 5 to 3?

No: It is my opinion that creative SE's are better served with a broader tolerance for creativity. Sometimes, questions (especially those asked by new contributors) are not always phrased in the most ...
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4 votes
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Community specific reasons for closing only shows EL&U and Writing Meta SE options

Could we include a search bar to pick any SE site to migrate to instead of just 2 options? This is actually what we mods have. While regular users have only a limited list of options, moderators can ...
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4 votes
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Is this question on or off-topic for our site?

An ELU mod writes (on the suitability of the question for ELU): While discrete questions of grammar are probably more suited to ELU than writers, in this particular case the question would probably ...
3 votes

Closing ancient questions

This seems like a good use case for historical locks. From the linked FAQ: A historical lock preserves content that was very popular when it was originally posted, but is now off-topic or otherwise ...
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1 vote

Should Writing reduce the close vote requirement from 5 to 3?

I was on the fence about this, but I'm not sure that lowering the close votes will make much of a difference. Writing is an unhealthy site in a number of ways. With regards to closing, it's not so bad,...
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Should Writing reduce the close vote requirement from 5 to 3?

I think yes. You have good reasons. I agree with them. I'd put more but then it's just me rephrasing what you already said in the question.
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Is this question on or off-topic for our site?

Thanks to @AndrewLeach for the ELU perspective. I agree that the question is probably more stylistic than it is grammar so I think we'll leave it where it is. I've added the 'style' tag to the ...
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Community specific reasons for closing only shows EL&U and Writing Meta SE options

Moderators have the power to add additional target sites to the list that you have quoted (except on beta sites). As already suggested, you could raise a proposal to add a specific site. If questions ...
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