13 votes

Why is the question about 'Value of time' not closed?

I'm going to let you in on a fact that is not necessarily immediately obvious about our site: Most of the questions here in Personal Finance & Money are opinion-based. The reason for this is that ...
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8 votes

Are questions about what a product is worth on-topic here?

It's definitely off-topic for money - as per the off-topic list: Requests for specific investment buy/sell advice; e.g. "should I sell X?" or "should I buy Y?" or "will X continue to go up?" ...
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7 votes

Luxury car question on topic?

I voted to leave this question open the first time through the close vote queue. (It's in the queue again with 3 votes to close.) I don't love the question, so I didn't answer, but I do think it's a ...
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6 votes

What standard flag should I use for questions asking about the reasons a government made laws affecting personal finance?

I declined the flag. The option I was thinking of that I thought you should have used was "Other (leave a comment to explain what is wrong)". But I hadn't realised (or at least had forgotten) that you ...
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4 votes

Question was downvoted - is it appropriate for this venue?

The comments on your question explain it, but to repeat. It isn't a personal finance question, it looks like research for a business.
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4 votes

Luxury car question on topic?

I can't speak for the other mods, so this is my opinion. Questions that are off topic can be voted up, and hit HNQ (hot network questions, for the acronym challenged) skewing the voting faster and ...
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3 votes

Why is the question about 'Value of time' not closed?

The simple answer is that in the day since it posted, 14 members chose to answer it, but I'm only seeing the close count at 2 so far. Which still implies a closure is a strong possibility. I did not ...
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3 votes
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On-topic to find new stocks in certain business area?

Asking for a specific stock recommendation would definitely be off-topic - there's a specific off-topic close reason for that: Questions seeking product or service recommendations are off-topic ...
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2 votes

Editing out an incorrect term that a question is centered around

How about adding a bracketed note referring to the editing correction? Square bracketed notes are often used by editors to indicate changes made by a person other than the original author. e.g.: ...
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2 votes

Luxury car question on topic?

I think this is clearly not on topic. The test is primarily, would an expert in personal finance be an expert on this question? And in that it clearly fails: expertise in personal finance likely ...
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2 votes

What standard flag should I use for questions asking about the reasons a government made laws affecting personal finance?

Ganesh has explained the specific reason for this case. However, in general... For users who have enough reputations to cast close votes, they're forced to use the custom close reason that will post ...
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What standard flag should I use for questions asking about the reasons a government made laws affecting personal finance?

Keep in mind, gray. If a question is spam, I mean NSFW spam, by all means, flag it. Or so off topic, that there's no way it should stay here. The issue as I saw it was that by flagging, it needed to ...
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