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Where is the list of canonical questions stored for Ask Different?

Where can we store a list of questions that are considered canonical? Canonical means that it's asked frequently enough to warrant an excellent clear and detailed answer that the site edits and ...
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Why we're not customer support for [company X or product Y]

Why do many questions asking for customer support get closed on Ask Different: Help! My computer doesn't work https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/276062/how-long-to-recover-an-apple-account ...
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What should we do with closed questions about pre-release/beta software after the software has been released?

A user had mentioned to another in the comments of one of the Lion questions that most, if not all, questions about Lion will be re-opened once it is released. This was news to me, although I would ...
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Requesting re-open votes for a question

I'm requesting that people vote to re-open this question: What programs have trouble with case-sensitive (HFSX) filesystems, and how to fix them? The reason for closing as given by the closer was: ...
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Changes are coming to the close process. What custom reasons might help this site best?

I wanted to post a main announcement here: Closing changes: on hold, unclear, too broad, opinion-based, off-topic reasons, bye-bye to Too Localized These changes are going to be a very nice benefit ...
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Why does the FAQ say “asking how/why Apple does <some thing XYZ>” is off-topic?

I just asked a question about "Why Apple doesn't support android gear watches?" and did a lot of research on how they could support them. Other similar questions have been closed (or edited or simply ...
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Can someone help with sorting / merging questions about transferring iTunes store balances?

I've closed a few questions as dupes to link questions about: Transferring iTunes store credit between accounts in general Disposing of iTunes store credit to allow region / currency changes Can I ...
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Why aren't questions about software development, once closed, automatically migrated to StackOverflow?

In the close menu there is an option for off topic because > Questions about software development are off-topic here, but can be asked on Stack Overflow. Why aren't these automatically moved to ...