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What are the limits to changing my own unanswered questions?

If your question is unanswered and unvoted upon, there are (theoretically) no limits whatsoever to changing any aspect of that question including, but not limited to, the tags, the property, the ...
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Now that I know the answer to my closed question, should I reopen it?

I don't know Solaris, so I'm going to answer this in general. If you have an answer which is not opinion-based, that's grounds for reopening. Questions are closed as opinion-based because: Many good ...
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Is the Primarily Opinion-Based close reason being overused?

I want to offer my viewpoint, about how I vote on questions like this. Sometimes I vote to close the questions, and sometimes I vote to leave them open. There is a judgement call involved, which is ...
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Question about opinion-based answers

The problem with this one is that there's no "right" answer. Superman can lift a near-infinite amount, the human Torch can generate a near-infinite amount of heat, etc etc. Your meta question hits ...
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Should we ever close a question as "Primarily Opinion Based" on meta?

Questions like this should generally be closed under the first off-topic reason: This question does not appear to be about Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange or the software that powers ...
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Questions about in-world legality and ethicality are primarily opinion-based?

I'm reasonably sure that the problem here is your (extensive) mention of General Order 19, a fan-fiction creation from the ST-Minutiae website. It seems like you're asking people to agree or disagree ...
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Should the question about the number of rooms in The Burrow be closed as Primarily Opinion-Based?

It should be reopened. We have a very clear policy on questions that can't be answered definitively using existing canon questions: They're fine. They are not primarily opinion based. If we don't ...
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(where) does the tour/help pages state that opinion-based *answers* are deprecated?

To explain why answers should be backed up and not just based on opinion, I generally use this page from the help centre. Technically it's about questions rather than answers (the title is "What ...
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How precise do the close reasons have to be?

Yes, close reasons are sometimes misused. In particular, some people vote to close as Primarily Opinion-Based just because the answer to the question is unknown. This occurrence is sufficiently ...
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