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Is there room for improvement on the close/reopen question features?

I'm slightly perplexed regarding the re-open mechanism on WB.SE. While it seems to work relatively well on some other SE network I use (namely RPG.SE), I have the feeling the nature of WB makes it ...
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An invitation to reopen a magic-system question

RE: Need help finishing my magic system Helping people flesh out a system of magic should, frankly, be one of our foundation strengths. This question was closed as Primarily Opinion-Based (POB). SE'...
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What happens when an on-hold question is edited and nominated for reopening by the OP?

My question was put on hold as too broad, understandably. Now, I've edited it and am fully confident that it is no longer broad, and have nominated it for reopening. What happens now? Do all on hold ...
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Frequent closure and reopening of popular questions

Recently I’ve noticed a lot of questions being closed and then being subsequently reopened without major revisions to the question. This appears to happen more often with popular questions. Here are ...
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How to edit my on hold question: Antimatter Planet Collision

It's been on hold twice. I got a ton of downvotes and VTC's and not that many useful comments to build on: I think I had 4 VTC's the first time around before I got a helpful comment. It's been ...
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How to fix “Unclear What You're Asking”?

I recently asked How can I use a potential invasion to further my political power?, which, granted, isn't a fantastic question, even after my edits. Right after I asked it, I got a -1, and comments ...
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Is there hard data on users' reopen voting patterns?

The question Is there hard data on users' cliques for close votes? made me think about whether there is a difference in people's closing and reopening vote patterns. Do we have any data, for example ...
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Can “Is it possible for a planet to become moon of a gas giant and sustain life as is?” be reopened?

This question was put on hold stating too broad. I have further edited the question to limit the ​scope of answers. Please consider reopening it again.
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Cold-hearted closing of this ice question makes me shiver

This question about how to reshape ice in my world was closed as too broad. However, I don't understand what it lacked in its edited version, where I specified how my world worked, what I wanted, ...
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Is there hard data on close votes?

I'm wondering if there's any data/statistics on the percentage of close votes that age away vs end in closure vs end with the question being reopened here on Worldbuilding. Perhaps even some breakdown ...
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A chat room for reopening (and closing?) questions

A couple days ago, MolbOrg created a chat room called VoteOpen. They intended it as a venue for discussions about whether a question should be reopened or not - which can get long and unwieldy if they ...