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How do I improve my "Skyfall" question for reopening?

The question "Critical reception of "Skyfall" is closed as opinion-based. Update the question so it can be answered with facts and citations. This will help others answer the question. ...
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Requesting the reopening of "What is the painting J. Paul Getty buys in 'All the Money in the World'?"

I think the question, “What is the painting J. Paul Getty buys in 'All the Money in the World'?”, deserves to be reopened. It was closed as off-topic for being a trivia question, but that’s not a ...
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Requesting the reopening of "What type of plant is Léon's plant?"

I would like to request the reopening of the question, “What type of plant is Léon's plant?”, which was closed as off-topic for the reason that “trivia questions are off-topic”. The “trivia” close ...
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The trivia close reason is no longer valid. Please reopen "What does Marty Jr. yell while crossing the street in BTTF2?"

I would like to request the reopening of the question, What does Marty Jr yell while crossing the street in BTTF2? This question is currently closed as “trivia”. It recently got reopen votes; however, ...
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Why did a moderator keep the question about identifying a painting in Eternals closed?

The question, What is the name of this painting displayed on the Domo's wall in Eternals? - which was closed as both "trivia" and "identification" was unilaterally left closed ...
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Please provide some direction about how much more focused this needs to be

I've made several edits to this question trying to focus it for this site. But rather than guessing what is focused enough, could you please tell me how focused it needs to be? Even having some ...
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Why does this question have a Historical Lock? It should be reopened

Minutes ago I turned on the TV and saw an item on the wall of the Big Bang Theory apartment. I didn't know what it was, googled it, and was happy to find the exact question asked on Stack Exchange. ...
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Question closed for not being focused enough

This question seems to have many sub-questions, but indeed they are not sub-questions, they are the reasons why this question was asked.
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Close Vote invalidated?

I recently saw this question Why didn't Lisa Simpson become an atheist? which, to my mind, seemed to be asking for opinions and I voted to close as such. I understand that others might disagree as to ...
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Why is my answer on this question deleted?

How does this guy eat? Napoleon, also closed one of my questions for being "lack of details"! but it was deleted because it was duplicated. Is it a good reason to close a question because of being ...
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Could the question "What movie takes place entirely underwater?" be re-opened?

I've asked this question 2 years ago that I'm trying to re-open now. It is a cinema history question that I really want to know the answer of. What movie takes place entirely underwater? I've tried ...
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Question suddenly closed

I asked this question about three years ago, and the answer helped me understand the scene better, as this comment also illustrates. The question has garnered 16 upvotes in the meantime. Today, the ...
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Why was this question closed?

This question: What type of alarm goes off when mercenaries invade Nya's apartment building? The reason was stated that it's a Trivia question, but it's not really. I don't know the answer to ...
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People have missed the entire point of the question about bad gay guys in movies

This was not a list question by whoever wrote it. It was making the point that the culture of cinema has most of the time had gay guys as good guys. So the OP asked for exceptions. Asking for ...
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How can this question be made clearer?

This question was closed as "Unclear what you are asking". The question itself seems pretty clear to me. The OP wants to know why Eddard had to take Arya with him to King's Landing. Sansa's case is ...
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Identification Question Cleanup: Closing existing questions

As part of no longer supporting identification questions, we're starting the next phase of cleaning up the existing baggage, which is closing and locking all the existing questions. This process ...
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Should we be deleting ID questions with positively upvoted answers?

I recently asked why this id was deleted. According to Napoleon Wilson, we are deleting closed ID questions without improvements after 9 days. This policy, in itself, is fine to me (although no one ...
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Unclear why this ID question was deleted

The ID question A Sci-Fi Movie about an orb which gives people powers was deleted by a mod just shy of a month after it was asked. It wasn't a high-quality ID question, but it had a non-negative ...
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My question on hold as 'random speculation' even though I provide facts to support my theory

My question was put on hold as primarily opinion-based and one of the mods even called it a 'random speculation' even though I provide facts in the question to support my theory. Please take time to ...
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Why is this "First appearance" question closed?

Last I checked, there's nothing wrong with first-appearance questions... we have a tag for them and everything. Why is this trivia: What was the first US TV-series in which the main cast were ...
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Why is this question put on hold?

Why is this question put on hold as off topic? Chihiro's name turning to Sen [on hold] This question is probably one of the most pertinent questions in regards to this movie. The name of this movie ...
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How can I make my subjective question more constructive?

I asked this question, which got put on hold for being primarily opinion-based. I'd usually leave a closed question as is, for getting it reopened rarely happens. However, the question did attract a ...
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Why is my question not yet opened?

My question, Which movie started the common practice of 2 sets of closing credits? is still closed. I've added so many details to it and I am ready to add even more of them. Is there any reason it ...
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Why was my question put on hold as primarily opinion-based?

I posted my question How are awards given in the editing category? after seeing How are the best director award winners chosen? The second question is related to how awards are given to directors' ...
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I'm at a loss as to why my question was put on hold because it was "off topic"

I posted a question and it was put on hold as off-topic by Napoleon Wilson on the basis that "This question does not appear to be about movies or tv within the scope defined in the help centre." ...
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What happened with this question that was migrated to meta... why was it closed rather than duped?

Due to a question on SFF, I was playing with the 10K tools and looking around a bit. When I clicked on the "rejected" tab, I was surprised to find only one... this one: This is a dupe of our "what ...
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Why is my question unimportant? Why is it considered a trivia?

This question was recently closed for the reason of being "unimportant trivia": What is the worst month to watch movies in United States? I would like to ask the community why this is. Why is it ...
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Duplicate closed question should be reversed for this case

This question got closed Does Wolverine still have his adamantium claws after the change in events? because its duplicate of Questions after watching X-Men days of future past. But i think this ...
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Breaking Bad question wrongly "put on hold" for being a list question (no set rule against lists, however)

This question was placed on hold. As you can see from the comments, I fiercely defended it and made the suggested changes, and yet certain users still claimed it was unsuitable. Please could someone ...
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Can this identify-this question be reopened?

This question is a picture-only identify-this type of question. That class of question was recently discussed, and my answer there has +8/-0 votes, which indicates this type of question is allowed. ...
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Why was this question about L5 closed as off topic? [duplicate]

I asked the following question: https://movies.stackexchange.com/questions/1536/are-there-going-to-be-any-more-episodes-of-l5 Which isn't a speculation imho. I wondered if there are going to be any ...
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