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Why is the “washing machine having windows” question opinion-based?

Going through the question Why do washing machines have windows? I couldn't find anything opinion-based about it. The question describes a general observation and is seeking an explanation for it. ...
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Should we close old questions that no longer fit the SE question criteria?

UX.StackExchange has been out of beta for several months now and there are a significant number of old questions from the early beta days as well as those that came across during the merger with ...
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Should “Why does x company do…”or “Is there a reason why x does y” questions be removed?

There are many questions (including one of my own) that fall into the category of "Why did X company do Y?" Should these questions be removed for not being constructive? Examples: iOS multitasking ...
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Edit closed question or ask a new one?

Yesterday there was a question heavily discussed on the context of naming a Q'n'A site according to the title of the job, or the activity of the work. It was rightfully closed as "too localized" since ...
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Improve linking between “exact duplicate” questions

When a question is closed as an exact duplicate, the behaviour is not ideal at all. For reference, here's an example question I'll use. Firstly, the closed message which describes why it was closed ("...