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why was my question about mac mini servers closed?

I asked a question about using Mac Minis as servers. It was upvoted and then closed without comment and moved to SuperUser. Why? I am using these Mac Minis as servers and in a professional capacity....
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What should we do with "coolest server names"

So this question... It's horribly off topic. It's got a few votes to delete it right now because the community does not want it here (...
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Why is the Server Fault community so unfriendly?

Why is the Server Fault community so unfriendly? On other Stack Exchange sites, I get the feeling that people are actually trying to help you, but here I very often feel that its better to find a ...
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How can I improve this question?

How can I make Haproxy do health-check for backup servers only if all non-backup servers are unavailable? I don't know what is the reason to vote-down this question, can you all help me find out this ...
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Should comments inserted as inline edits be flagged, deleted, or left alone? This question included a comment as an inline edit: "Thanks for all your input and discussion on the subject..." We as a community tend to frown upon ...
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Why was a question I answered automatically deleted?

A few minutes ago I noticed the mysterious disappearance of 65 reputation from my Server Fault account. On looking into it, I found that this question, which I'd answered last month, had been deleted. ...
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What is a proper question that is on topic?

I encountered a problem with a host provider that they were unable to fix. I'm not new to system administration, however this system was not under my control so I thought I ask if anyone had ...
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Why was my question considered not acceptable for Server Fault?

I just had a question closed on Server Fault: Open Source Monitoring for Windows However, I can't understand why. The FAQ states that questions about monitoring (which it is) are allowed. I guess ...
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