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Please, re-open this question

Why isn't Red Angel simply communicating with normal language instead of giving clues? This question was closed as per our Future Works Policy. The recent episode of Star Trek: Discovery has ...
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Question falsely closed as duplicate

This question about Tolkien's mythology has been falsely closed as a duplicate of a question about one of Peter Jackson's movies. As a Peter Jackson movie is not part of the mythology that Tolkien ...
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Reopen Question: B'Elanna Torres's Head Ridges

I really don't know why this question was closed as being "primarily opinion-based" Why didn't B'Elanna Torres have her cranial ridges removed? This seems (to me) to be a decent question and ...
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Why was this question reopened by a mod?

This question was closed as per the FWP. The question was about a scenario which has not occurred yet, but is extremely likely to occur in the upcoming season. One of our Mods, Rand al'Thor, took ...
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If a certain work is found to be off topic, are questions on Sci-Fi elements also off topic?

I would like for this question to be reopened: How does Snoopy stay balanced on top of his doghouse? Shouldn't he fall down? Although the meta seems to have concluded that Peanuts are off-topic (...
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Please reopen this question

The question Series about a young man struggling to become king in middle ages setting was closed because OP said he didn't remember any SF or Fantasy elements. Just because he didn't remember any, ...
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Should a moderator have reopened this question?

This question; What's the most money actors earned for Star Trek in each era? was asked in August 2015. A few minutes afterwards it was closed as too broad on the grounds that it asks for answers ...
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Please reopen the star-wars laser fire question as it is nowhere close to a duplicate

This question about the significance of laser colours in Star Wars was closed as a duplicate: What is the significance of the reversed colours of imperial and rebellion lasers compared to lightsabers?...
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How can we make this question on-topic? Should we, at all?

Yesterday, this question was asked by a user. "Would the War of the Five Kings have occurred if Ned had refused Robert's request?" The trouble was: It was based on a hypothetical premise i.e. ...
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Can we please reopen this question about NuSpock?

This question was originally closed as "Not Constructive", reopened, then closed again as "Opinion-based". Did Spock warn of disasters in the new Star Trek universe? Given that it's unlikely that ...
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Is deduplication possible?

I never tried it but on closed questions I have a button with which I can vote to reopen it. What about questions marked as duplicate that I (and possibly others) am convinced is not a duplicate of ...
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Why has this Animal Farm question been reopened?

This question about Animal Farm has just been reopened by site moderator Rand al'Thor. It was closed in 2015 as off-topic due to 'not being about science fiction or fantasy' in line with the accepted ...
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Is “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” on-topic?

Santa's Omniscience in "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" This question was closed by the community within 1.5 hours of being posted, and currently has no votes to reopen. However, as one ...
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Why's this Flash question a duplicate?

I asked this question last night, and it was closed pretty quick as a duplicate: What did Barry Allen inherit by watching the confession video? of How can S.T.A.R. Labs afford to keep the lights on?...
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Please reopen this grammar question closed as science

The question: 'Blown out' or 'sucked out', why would Data make such an error that's not an error It was closed for asking for a scientific reasoning, but that's not what the ...
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Please reopen “Did Maeve choose to go and save her child of her own free will?”

Can we reopen the following question? Did Maeve choose to go and save her child of her own free will? The question is answerable with only the information provided in the episode in question. I ...
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Why was this “general reference” question kept closed?

This question Where did Doc Brown get plutonium from? Was originally closed as "General Reference", presumably because the answer was largely covered in the same scene in the film. Since "general ...
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Should we reopen “general reference” questions as a matter of course?

After the decision was taken to burninate General Reference, the close reason was removed but I keep coming across questions that were closed for this reason. This one, for example. Given that this ...
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Who determines if a post should be re-opened?

So who determines if a post should be re-opened? It seems that anyone can close a question, but re-opening is a different story.
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Please reopen this “on hold” question

What can we infer about the programming language used in "Jurassic Park" (the book, not the movie)? It seems that putting a question "on hold" disables the ability to post answers, so that ...
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Can we please reopen this question about Cyclops' optic blasts?

I asked a question recently: Why was the tree burnt? Part of this question is checking whether Cyclops' optic blasts produce heat. That's only part of the question because if they do, then that ...
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Should this Game of Thrones question be reopened?

This question was posted today: What is the fight club theory? The OP is asking about a particular fan theory relating to the Game of Thrones TV series, of which they've heard the name but want to ...
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Reopening Duplicated Question - Start creating Rules for tagging a question

Question Reference: What can stop a Lightsaber? [duplicate] Some weeks ago we were having a big discussion on a question of mine wether it's a duplicate or not. I am posting this without minding what ...
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Should the Dementors question be reopened?

Should this question be reopened? https://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/128502/where-do-dementors-come-from It was closed by two users (Jason Baker and Slytherincess) as a duplicate of Did ...
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Reopen this mistakenly-closed-as-duplicate question

The question Short story where man rejected from learning program and identified as untrainable was closed as a duplicate of Story where the protagonist is turned off from an automated system of ...
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Is this question about universes in which P=NP worth reopening?

Which was the first novel set in universes where P=NP? I've been wanting this to be reopened since before I was a mod. Since it's been asked, the community reaction to 'first of'type questions had ...
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Re-open the question on Clara's death?

Shouldn't this question: Do we know how Clara will leave series 9 of Doctor Who? be re-opened? The closed reason is simply not true: Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on ...
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Can I retract a reopen vote?

I just went through the Reopen Votes review queue and found this question (A), which is currently closed as a dupe of this question (B), which is currently closed as "unclear what you're asking". Had ...
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How do we go about lowering the reputation for re-open votes?

Right now it requires a 3000 reputation to cast a re-open vote. I am not as concerned about closing votes as I think it should be a rare occurrence and we should lean towards helping people make ...
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I am confused as to why this question “What is the exact step by step process of Borg assimilation?” was too broad and closed?

I asked this currently closed and deleted question, "What is the exact step by step process of Borg assimilation? [closed]" (only visible to 10k+ users; sorry). I can't figure out for the life of me ...
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Should we have an etiquette for NOT “stealing” answers on reopened questions?

I have observed this several times (full disclosure: most recently happened to me. But I considered it a 1*&k move even prior to that event): User observes that a closed question is closed as "...
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Why is question #41037 (spaceship repair) closed?

https://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/41037/spaceship-repair This is a perfect question to generate an insightful synthesis-type answer classifying the repair types and giving mini-examples of ...
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Why was this question closed and downvoted?

What is happening at a specific part in Harry Potter - The Deathly Hallows? I'm specifically referring to the question version AFTER my edits that made it (hopefully) clear that he was asking for a ...
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Please re-open this question about Hulk vs Superman

Hulk vs. Superman - did they ever fight? Who won? While this LOOKS like a Shark-vs-Gorilla, it is actually fully and eminently answerable... because there WERE comics in which Superman fought Hulk: ...
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Why would a question not appear in “Leave Open” Review queue?

I wanted to vote to "Leave Open" for this question: What would have happened if a younger student had gotten his name in the Goblet of Fire? , but couldn't find it in the Review Queue anymore. Why ...
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Should the question about the cat in chapter 17 of PoA be reopened?

This question has been closed as general reference: Who is the cat in chapter 17 of Prisoner of Azkaban? I think the question deserves downvotes but not close votes. If you see comments there, CVers ...
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Fate of the question about the Mary Sue-ness of Harry Potter characters

Are any of the characters in Harry Potter books a "Mary Sue"? This question has a number of points against it: It's obviously pretty subjective. It's rather broad, being about all the ...
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Why was this “Rules of Acquisition” question closed?

Maybe I'm hyper-sensitive to this, but I'm smelling a bias against certain users who seem to have a name in common with a certain time-travelling robots troll (maybe it's even the same user, but I can'...