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What are the rules around moderators closing questions outright?

I'm not a fan of seeing questions closed without the usual 5 closing votes, but I understand that sometimes that's necessary. Still, what are the rules around moderators closing questions outright? ...
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Moderators Taking Community Function

Hi All, I have come across quite a few questions now that have been closed a single Moderator (and a couple with 1 Moderator, and 1 Community Member). Shouldn't this not happen? Half the point of ...
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Why are so many questions closed?

Why is there so many questions on this stackexchange site closed? I mean far more than usual. Even very high quality discussions are closed. Doesn't this high number of closed questions with high ...
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The business of being a migration path for Stack Overflow

So over the past few days I noticed a bit of an up-tick in the number of questions being migrated from Stack Overflow that aren't good fits for Programmers.SE or Stack Exchange in general: either they'...
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Why are closed questions not being deleted?

According to a Community Manager for the Stack Exchange Network, "unless a question has some chance to be considered for reopening, it should be deleted." Based on this query for closed questions (...
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How to prevent “Why is my question being closed?” and User Frustration?

There are a lot of frustrations all on the front page (Nov 2010, still occuring Jun 2011): Why is this question closed? It's a good question about a bad idea. I don't think peaple understand ...
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Sidebar is FAQ'ed, lets update the FAQ tags

Yes! The sidebar has been FAQed! Our faq has 18 questions in it while faq-proposed has 40 more. What questions should move there for easier access for people unfamiliar with the workings of meta? ...
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What can be done about bad questions on Programmers?

Looking now at the first page of newest questions on Programmers, 8 questions have been downvoted and 9 have been closed (out of 15 questions). I've noticed that this is a problem that plagues this ...
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Tag Cleanup: [Money] and Related

While searching for a duplicate today, I discovered a new unholy mess of hopeless tags. Among these tags are: money, pricing, billing, fees, cost, sales, paying, selling-software. I'm sure there's ...
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Why was my question closed?

I recently had my question closed, but I don't understand why, and it doesn't seem fair. Why wasn't my question left open so others can decide if the question is good themselves, and how can I get ...
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Why was this question migrated to PM?

I'm just curious as to if there have been changed in topicality recently, after I saw this question had been migrated from here to PM.SE: Should a group of three students working on a big programming ...
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Need a link to the rules

I'm not sure if this where it's brought up, but i can't see any other avenue to discuss (or query) why this question was closed. Should this be the wrong avenue, please email on my username with a ...
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Subjective question guidelines' interpretation.

Hi. I thought I definitely agreed with the Subjective Questions Guidelines, and it made sense to me to close those which did not reach a score of at least 4/6. It seems, though, that my ...
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How does stackoverflow prevent the tyranny of selfish moderators? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What are the rules around moderators closing questions outright? When is it acceptable for a moderator to make a unilateral decision to close a question? How does ...
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How to impeach a moderator?

As per: Moderator powers are unchecked. Closing 7/10 programmers-related questions. I agree whole heartedly. There are a couple moderators of programmers.SE who have gone power mad, deleting ...

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