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Understanding how to avoid my question being closed

I have a question about my Biology Stack Exchange post: What components of an egg yolk would be likely candidates for causing dietary intolerance? I am new to posting on StackExchange so, obviously I ...
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I tried to explain my question very well, showing that I did my research and explain it thoroughy, but it's closed for not being focused and research?

I just posted a question to Stack Exchange (in "Biology") after a long time. Theoretical question: is it possible to be almost fully female (except reproductive organs), very feminine one, ...
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Pharmacokinetics question was closed and I'd like it re-opened

I asked a pharmacokinetics question in the stackexchange which another user decided to close. I believe this was unreasonable and request that the question be reopened. The question was regarding how ...
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Asking to reopen a question closed by mistakes

One user initiated a closing vote to this question: What are some of the earliest known species on earth that display pecking order? One user explained that my question is "homework", ...
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Why this question is closed as "health advice" and "medical advice"?

I have a question about my Biology Stack Exchange post: How likely is a rabies virus from dog saliva will enter a human body through this kind of finger skin? This question is closed with following ...
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Why was my question closed?

Why was my question here closed? IT didn't even get a chance. It clearly asks a different question than the questions asked by the supposed duplicate. How do I appeal this, or am I just not going to ...
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Is there any way I can improve my question and get the answer?

I have a question about my Biology Stack Exchange post: Do women also love men's chest/nipples at same extent as men's love for women's breasts? I really don't understand which part of my question is ...
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Why are questions about whether research without direct experience is scientific or not subjective?

Questions in question: Is it possible to conduct scientific research without actually getting close to the sample/specimen? Is it possible to have a scientific review of a method if the author doesn&#...
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Why was the question "Is the morphology of the insertion of the gluteus minimus acquired or innate [...]" closed as unclear?

Why was the question Is the morphology of the insertion of the gluteus minimus to the greater trochanter acquired or innate? If acquired, what are the factors? closed as unclear? No comment was left ...
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Retrieving answers from deleted questions

There were two questions posted by someone recently on measles virus, to which I devoted several hours of work in producing answers. The questions and answers disappeared completely over the weekend. ...
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Should we close questions that do not provide evidence of prior research?

Should we close questions that do not provide evidence of prior research? For example, Do stronger muscles lead to a decreased tendon load, and if so, why? seem to have been placed on hold for that ...
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Should this question about the proportion of biologists who believe x be re-opened?

What is the proportion of biologists... was closed by @Remi.b (gold tag close hammer) as a duplicate. There was some discussion in the comments about whether the question should have been closed.
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What happens to the bounty when a question gets closed?

When an open bounty is on a question and this question gets closed, will I get my reputation back or can people still answer this question?
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Why was this question about human monogamy closed?

This question was closed as opinion based: Is monogamy a human innate behaviour? I'll bring up the two reasons I've encountered so far. If the authors want to elaborate or explain why my objection is ...
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How to post an answer to a closed question?

Question is here, I commented my answer to it, But I want to post my answer in Answer box, Due to closed status, I can't do anything.
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Reopen closed ID question originally deemed "too blurry"

I was hoping to get enough votes to reopen this question: I found a bug on my bedroom floor. Is this a bedbug? It was originally closed primarilly because the picture quality is awful -- the ...
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Does it make sense to re-open a question and immediately re-close it to mark it as duplicate?

This question was fueled by below linked question. The idea behind this question, namely re-opening poorly posed closed questions and mark them as dupe instead, may be important as a general issue, ...
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Visual dynamic range question mod-closed - why?

I just wished to bring up this question - I didn't write it, I didn't answer it, but I think it's a valid question - How are colors outside the standard RGB color scheme perceived?. If it was ...
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How do I make my question non-personal?

So I asked this because I've seen a funny youtube video which talked about such a situation, and couldn't google up anything concrete about it. The question remains − how does the heat affect sperm ...
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Physics borderline questions

The borders between different sites is always an interesting point of dispute. The following question was [mod-] closed. Why is wind cold for humans? It was basically closed because it was about ...
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Hide answers for poor questions

I think one problem with our current system is that people can come here and post poor quality, off-topic, or homework questions etc. Normally these are closed fairly quickly, but often in the mean ...
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Unclear question? please help

This question is about human body control. I don't understand what was so ambiguous about it. Maybe if someone made it easier for me I could have explained it better. Please help.
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Can we avoid counterproductive disciplinary fragmentation?

I am frankly concerned by the closure of this question: What are the olfactory chemicals in whiteboard/permanent markers and what do they bind to in the nose, lungs, and brain? and in particular by ...
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