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Should we close questions that ask us to summarize something the OP hasn't watched?

Recent examples are https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/34353/rezero-kara-hajimeru-isekai-seikatsu, In the Erased manga do Satoru and Airi get together?, and Does Ash walk away from the starting ...
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Should we have a tag that most likely result in the question being closed? [duplicate]

I realise the phrasing for this is a little odd, so I'll elaborate. The one tag I'm thinking of would be "recommendations". Currently recommendation questions are not allowed under our consensus. But ...
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Why is this “reality check” question closed?

From what I can see, this question https://anime.stackexchange.com/questions/26262/can-a-person-copy-basketball-moves-as-fast-as-kise-ryota-in-kuroko-no-basket is no different from these "reality ...
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Are questions about why something didn't happen on-topic?

Why was there never a dub for Skip Beat? was originally closed but reopened when it was changed to 'Why didn't it happen' rather than 'When will it happen' Another question appeared recently https://...
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Can we change the name of this closure reason?

I feel that the close reason for "Questions regarding future unannounced events" should apply to All future events. A typical question that is closed under this is: "Is 'My little sister can't be ...
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Is there or should there be a rule against asking questions for an anime or manga you haven't finished yet?

I was thinking about a question I wanted to ask on the non-meta site when I ran across this issue. For clarity, I'll detail what my question would have been. Note that I'm just using this to show an ...
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Fourth off-topic close reason implemented

As per Do we need a fourth off-topic reason for identification requests that contain too little detail?, a fourth off-topic close reason has been implemented. It reads This identification request ...
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Do we need a fourth off-topic reason for identification requests that contain too little detail?

We currently have three off-topic reasons: Requests for illegal materials Reading recommendations Unannounced future events I feel that all three are reasonably used today, and I've noticed another ...
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Is the question about Characteristics − Manga attributes really too broad?

So, this question about Characteristics − Manga attributes is currently on-hold and I also give a vote close to this question, but when I think again, is this question really too broad? I'll give you ...
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Why was this migration flag declined?

This question - What did Madara mean by "showing our guts"? - is a question asking about the definition of an english phrase. Sure, it was found in a manga, but apart from that, it's not ...
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Inviting users seeking recommendations to chat

I've a suggestion. We currently have the recommendation close reason: Questions about watching or reading recommendations are off-topic because they tend to attract opinionated answers and ...
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Deprecating “Questions about making your own anime/manga” in favor of “Questions about anime/manga recommendations” close reasons

I've noticed we're getting more and more of these questions. I've seen anime X and really liked it! What similar animes are there for me to watch? or I'm looking for an anime about Y to watch, ...
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Should we add a “Recommendation List” to the list of off topic close flags? [duplicate]

When you select to flag a question to be closed as off-topic there is 3 options which seem to have been added for the site with the other 2 looking like the generic options that all Stack Exchange ...
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A close reason for recommendations and lists? [duplicate]

Can we get a close reason for recommendations and/or list questions? These seem to be coming up more frequently so a custom close reason would be great. Something like (I wrote this in 30 seconds so ...
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Should questions asking for translated anime/manga without specification be closed?

We've some questions where the OP has asked for translated anime/manga without specifying explicitly that they are looking for a legally licensed release. Some examples are Where can I find spanish ...
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Off-topic reason: Requesting illegal materials is off-topic on this site

I've seen a couple of those recently, and the trend seems to be accelerating. We still have a couple more custom close reasons to spare, so I'm thinking of adding it as our second close reason. The ...