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Should this XKCD question be closed, and why?

I think this is off topic, and that it's Literature Stack Exchange's version of a problem Role-Playing Games Stack Exchange resolved in 2012: real-world research questions. I'd like to summarise the ...
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A reminder to those with 500+ reputation: please remember your close/reopen votes!

In addition to the 32 users who can VTC, all users with 15 or more can flag for closure. This will put the post in the Close Votes queue, where more users with the Close privilege will be able to see ...
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Unable to review close votes

So, there's a check that runs to see if you have access to the various options before giving them to you... It checks if you have full editing rights before giving you the Edit button. You don't have ...
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Should the close/reopen vote threshold be lowered from 5 to 3?

I would prefer if you didn't lower the threshold. If you do lower it, I would prefer if you lowered it only for closing as off-topic or reopening after that, and stayed at 5 votes to closing as a ...
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Should the close/reopen vote threshold be lowered from 5 to 3?

After checking similar questions on Japanese Language SE and Spanish Language SE, the main motivation for lowering the threshold on those sites is or was getting questions closed that are off-topic, e....
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Should the close/reopen vote threshold be lowered from 5 to 3?

Do NOT lower the threshold. This is still a Beta site. The reputation requirement is only 500 for close/reopen votes. There are 117 users with over 500 reputation. So in order to gain the close/reopen ...
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Should the close/reopen vote threshold be lowered from 5 to 3?

I don't see the necessity. I strongly advocated for reducing the number of required close votes for Stack Overflow, but that was largely due to the close vote queue routinely having 10,000+ items and ...
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Should the close/reopen vote threshold be lowered from 5 to 3?

I'm in favor. While we don't have nearly the same level of content as SO does flooding in, it's worth noting that the site has (relatively) recently lost a lot of its high reputation users; some ...
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Should this XKCD question be closed, and why?

I've thought about it some more, and I now think this question should be on-topic (and have retracted my close-vote accordingly), after considering the possible reasons for it to be off-topic. Is ...
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