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reviewed Looks OK Benefits of Athenian citizenship
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reviewed Approve How many Russian people did Tsar Ivan IV (“the Terrible”) kill?
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comment What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work?
You guys need to keep in mind that SE is about providing clear and concise answers. It is NOT a forum for discussion or debate, and it is NOT a forum for OPINION. This question is overflowing with all of these things which are clearly stated as being outside of our guidelines. I am going to block this question from further comments. I am not trying to be "heavy-handed", I'm just trying to enforce the rules. If you don't understand which rules, then please consult the FAQ. If anyone would care to dispute my assertion or discuss this further, bring it up on the Meta site.
Dec
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reviewed Reviewed Has there ever been an attempted military takeover of a democracy in the western world?
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reviewed Leave Closed Is this absolute timeline correct?
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comment Is this absolute timeline correct?
"Do you agree or do you think this would just be confusing to kids?" Questions like this are most likely to be answered with opinions and discussions. One person may say yes while another says no and a third says maybe. Sorry, "but this question will likely solicit debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion", which is straight from the guidelines. I don't see it as a good fit.
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reviewed Leave Closed What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work?
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comment What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work?
Sorry, but based on the number and types of comments, I have to say that this question is only generating a lot of opinion and discussion rather than truly objective answers. I'm leaving it closed. If the comments and discussions continue as they are, I will also block it.
Dec
11
comment Is this absolute timeline correct?
Sorry, but this question can't really be answered objectively, so I have to close it. Any question that is likely to solicit opinion, discussion, or debate is not appropriate for this site. Please read through our FAQ to get a better idea of the kind of questions that are accpetable.
Dec
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comment What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work?
I never even looked at the answers. It is the question that is sketchy. Until you can improve the question, I am going to have to close it. We need to have it worded in a way that anyone coming to the site for the first time would be able to understand what is being asked without having to go look it up. Once you reword it I will consider reopening.
Dec
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reviewed Approve Has there ever been an attempted military takeover of a democracy in the western world?
Dec
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reviewed Approve Has there ever been an attempted military takeover of a democracy in the western world?
Dec
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reviewed Leave Open What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work?
Dec
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comment What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work?
Could you please reword this question and expand on what exactly you are asking? It is already garnering votes for closing, and I'm definitely leaning towards doing so. BTW - You should NEVER send site visitors elsewhere to get an understanding of what you are asking. Paraphrase the information in your link at the very least.
Dec
10
revised How do new countries legally and without bloodshed declare themselves independent?
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Dec
10
revised What happened to Mao Zedong's first wife?
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Dec
10
revised Is there any documentation regarding the use of war elephants in battles?
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10
revised What was the first recorded use of Aerial Weapons in warfare?
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10
revised Are there any records that indicate a submarine vs submarine battle?
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revised What was the cultural background of Burgundians?
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