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A question with 20k views that could have a canonical answer

The question was only posted 8 months ago, but in that short space of time it has attracted over 20,000 views. "Has" vs. "have" The title must be spot on for visitors looking ...
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Asker rejects edits that remove misplaced answers from their question

I've made a couple of edit suggestions on a particular question and commented between them to try to explain, but both edits were rejected by the asker with the custom reason, "Why I need to remove [...
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Why is this question "How to refer to a specific definite person whose gender is unknown" duplicate?

Why is this question "How to refer to a specific definite person whose gender is unknown" duplicate?How to refer to a specific definite person whose gender is unknown It does not ask whether a non-...
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Performing self-assessment on highly specific questions

Self-Assessment Review The following post came up while I was doing the site self-assessment review: Am I using "feature" correctly here? First Reaction My first reaction is that this ...
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Why does this question have close votes?

I'm relatively new to ELL (though pretty experienced with the Stack Exchange network - I work here), so I think there are some nuances here that I'm missing. This question has four close votes at time ...
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Why was this question "How to improve my listening skill?" closed?

Why was this question "How to improve my listening skill?" closed? How to improve my listening skill? while this question is not closed. How can I speed up my speech? It seems to me that the both ...
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