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Need to either significantly improve a poorly asked+answered old question; or to re-ask (duplicate) it properly

I remember that question. The worst part of that particular question that you referenced was that the person who asked it refused to describe why he wanted to do what he was doing. That's a problem, ...
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Need to either significantly improve a poorly asked+answered old question; or to re-ask (duplicate) it properly

Adding my additional requirement (non-permanent solution) would sort of change the question itself. Yes, yes it would. In fact, that would make your question a different question, which should be ...
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Need to either significantly improve a poorly asked+answered old question; or to re-ask (duplicate) it properly

TL;DR Answers Would it be legitimate to post a "follow-up"? Yes, if you have a problem that is similar to a crap Question, ask a new question. If yes: How can i make sure to not get closed as ...
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Answer to 11 year old question

A question does not need to be accepted to stop it from being pushed to the front page. Unanswered questions get bumped to the front page. An unanswered question is a question that has no upvoted ...
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Answer to 11 year old question

The ideal is that bad questions get closed. Good questions don't get closed, not by the community, not automatically nor do they expire over time. Implied are that good questions are not only ...
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