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What exactly is a recommendation question on Ask Different?

Ask Different closes some questions as off topic and one broad category employed to keep the questions (and thus answers) highly focused on practical questions that have objectively verifiable ...
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What is unclear with this question?

What is unclear with this question? How can I use Open Sea Maps on a Mac? It is short, concise and very easy to understand (The OP wants to use OSM on a Mac to create waypoints. Anyone using a map ...
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App to lock phone

I’m looking for apps which lock the phone, either for a specific app (I.e. “don’t use Facebook for 1 day”) or for the full phone (I.e., “don’t use any app for the whole day”). On Android this is ...
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Some Clarity on Beta Questions

I've found myself at odds when reviewing questions surrounding the beta version(s) of macOS (in this case, Mojave). For me (in the tangled mess that is my head), there are legitimate questions to be ...
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No Voice Memos on the iPad?

iPhones have a dedicated Voice Memos app. iPads don't, despite running the same OS and also featuring a built-in microphone. As an addendum to this question (which was suggested I move to Meta as ...
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Discussion on 2016 Holiday Moderation

Since everyone here plays a part in moderation, I wanted to feature one post on how to ask about software recommendations from meta: How should I ask about getting a software recommendation? Since ...
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Why is a specific, non-customer support question on hold as basic customer support?

I asked this question on Ask Different: I'm looking for one of these types of stylish MacBook keyboard skins [see image in original], but I don't want any of the keys marked. I just want blank keys,...
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1answer
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Software recommendation: Help-center information clashing with meta?

Similarly to Discrepancy between help-center and community consensus? my latest question was judged to provoke opinion based answers and therefore clashing with the "definitions for this site in the ...
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Rephrase 'Basic Customer Support' off-topic wording

I flagged this question and commented that it would be better suited for the SR site, instead. @patrix, and probably others, agreed and put the question on hold. I was reading the 'hold' wording ...
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What exactly are "off-site resources" from the "off-topic" close reason?

The close reason off-topic states Questions asking to recommend or find a Mac, book, tool, tutorial or other off-site resource are off-topic for Ask Different as they tend to attract opinionated ...