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Should questions about future works be closed as Primarily Opinion Based?

I'll go against my philosophical inclination and say "close them". Why? Closing doesn't mean the question is bad. It just means that it can not be answered as-is. (where as is usually applies to ...
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What are "future works"?

To formalize my comments above: Any works that aren't available to pull canon from are FWP. Every single variant listed in the question (Is it works that we know for sure will exist/be released? ...
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When are questions about characters in trailers Future Works?

This question was wrongly closed I almost closed it too. I literally clicked on the title expecting to need to close it, saw the answer and realised it wasn't future works. The question could have ...
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New custom close reason: Future Works

Brief description The name shown to flaggers/close-voters when seeking an option in the close menu (currently 21/100 characters): Future works question Usage guidance The description shown to ...
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What are "future works"?

Hogwarts Future Works: A History Let's first look at the questions that inspired the original Future Works discussion. Why are Superman and Batman against each other? X-men: Apocalypse - Taking on ...
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Should questions about future works be closed as Primarily Opinion Based?

The problem is that we don't always know if any future works are in the making, and if they are, if the question will be answered in them. If we take this to its extreme conclusion, we could only have ...
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When are questions about characters in trailers Future Works?

Case-by-Case Basis [Note: while AncientSwordRage has addressed the single question the, I am answering in the broader sense as I think was the OP's intent.] The problem with trailers is, like you said:...
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What are "future works"?

This is how I would state what a "future work" is: "A work that has a reasonable expectation of being released at the time the question is asked that will likely to contain an answer to the ...
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