26 votes

We should bring back the "question must show a minimal understanding" close reason

I'd like to see it make a come back, there are far too many people asking questions that are basically HALP ! I have no idea what I'm doing or where to start. Please guide me. The quality of questions ...
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13 votes
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We should bring back the "question must show a minimal understanding" close reason

My suggestion to solve this issue would be to merge two of the existing close reasons (in order to free up space, but also because it makes sense to merge them) and to add a new one. The new close ...
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7 votes

We should bring back the "question must show a minimal understanding" close reason

So what are you trying to accomplish, exactly? I mean, here's your example: It got deleted in under two hours and never got an answer. Closing it would've accomplished nothing; all closing does is ...
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6 votes

We should bring back the "question must show a minimal understanding" close reason

I totally agree that there are a lot of questions where the minimal understanding close reason would apply and is better than any of the other canned reasons, but on the other hand, I don't think a ...
4 votes

We should bring back the "question must show a minimal understanding" close reason

Personally, I think that if the powers that be at StackExchange would ease up a little on allowable custom-close reasons, the problem would solve itself. In all seriousness, I'm voting to close your ...
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