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Should we be concerned that @StackProgrammer tweets refer to closed/deleted questions?

Like 634 others, I follow @StackProgrammer on Twitter to read and retweet hot questions. However, it's been nagging at me recently that I perceived "a lot" of these tweets -- tweets ostensibly meant ...
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Why was “What popular best practices are not always best and why” deleted?

My understanding of the policy is that questions that are too subjective should be closed but not deleted, because they might still contain useful information for people. So why was this question ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [career] [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 Welcome to the first structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for ...
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Career Development Questions - Moving rather than closing? [duplicate]

I was surprised to see that the top five questions on programmers.SE this morning were closed as off topic. As is often the case, they were all career development questions. Since there seems to be ...
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Why are we closing/deleting questions in the software-engineering tag? That wasn't the proposed solution

The proposal to the software-engineering tag was to remove the tag because it was too broad, and retag the questions with more appropriate tags. I voted this one up because I agree with this. The ...
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1answer
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Can we keep these questions open, but locked?

There are some highly-voted questions on our site that don't match the FAQ, but I feel are extremely valuable to programmers. I've only been programming a few years, and when I came across these ...
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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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3answers
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [software-development] [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 Welcome to the third structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for ...
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2answers
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Is it too hard for the community to re-open questions here?

I have posted a question on meta asking to lower standards for re-opening questions on smaller SE sites, and wish to provide a link here because the question was generated from the frustration I feel ...
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3answers
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [software-engineering] [closed]

Welcome to the second structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for proposals, the second round goes to the software-engineering tag, with 84 current questions. The tag has been ...
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Should we have a canonical certification list?

There seem to be a few questions concerning Software Development Certification(s) that people want to get. Since quite a few people have hired software developers and quite a few more people have ...