I haven't been here in a while but I noticed one of my question, namely Steampunk energy sources: what are they and how are they obtained?, was closed as off topic with the following reason:
"This question does not appear to be about science fiction or fantasy within the scope defined in the help center."
The first part stumbled me a bit since Steampunk is defined as a subtype of Sci-Fi and sometimes even Fantasy. With the second part I thought that maybe my question, while still actually being about Sci-Fi, was not exactly appropriate for this site because of the wording and/or because of the subject in particular.
However there are other questions about the mechanics of something in Sci-Fi which are currently open. So my question is again, why was exactly this question closed?
And should it be reopened again? I honestly can't see why it doesn't fit this site's scope.