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A Close Vote is not a Super Downvote

I've been noticing a trend of increasing participation on the process of voting to close questions. This is great, as for a while we've had a bit of an issue with lack of participation leading to far ...
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Do we want to lower the amount votes to close/reopen a question?

It's no secret that the user base and active user base as declined over the past years. At all times, we had significanly less users to help manage the site than we get on Stack Overflow. Yet, the ...
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I saw a moderator active on a question that I thought was off-topic and they did not close it

I saw a moderator active on a question that I thought was off-topic and they did not close it... and it annoyed me. Mods should do the right thing, all the time, every time. Right? A moderator not ...
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How does the site (or how should it) handle the "little-effort" or "no-effort" questions?

Out of curiosity, what currently is and what should be specific policy of gamedev.stackexchange to handle the "little-effort" or "no-effort-at-all" types of questions? Today, what motivated me was ...
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Is flagging for attention good enough as an alternative to close?

I think the voting to close questions has again moved up in rep, since I cannot vote to. And I'm in the top 20/22 users based on reputation alone, AFAIK. Is the best us lower-reps can do just to flag ...
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"How to get started" is about a gamedev journey, not about doing something specific

I've noticed in the past few months that questions containing the words or the concept of "how to get started doing X" amass some close votes. If we consider the paragraph of the community-...
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When to flag a question and when to vote for closing?

So the question explains itself, since both have the same options, when is each one more appropriate ?
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How to close a question with the author’s consent?

I wanted to help close this question where the author says in the comments area that the question can be closed because they didn’t really ask what they were looking for (asked about numerical ...