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Is closing this as a translation request an over-reaction?

I was looking up how the grammar of こと works for "I like verbing" style sentences, as I wanted to have a valid example before putting it into my Anki. I came across I like to do 'Verbs' , ...
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Translation/Proofreading Close Reason Post Notice

I'd like to discuss the close reason post notice for when a question is closed for being off topic under the translation/transcription/proofreading reason following the discussion in chat. I'd like ...
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“Proofreading” should be chosen as the close reason for “How does my hiragana look?” questions

From What questions are not allowed on Japanese Language SE?, proofreading is not allowed. It's available as a close reason when closing questions: Questions asking for translations, transcriptions ...
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Modifying Translation close reason to include Proofreading

I'm reviving this meta post from two years ago - Should proofreading questions be allowed? The type of questions I'm looking at: 希代の剣豪の好敵手として祭り上げられた剣士を知る者など Question about/with particles It looks ...
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Are question duplicates if answered by an answer to a (somewhat) different question?

This came up recently on this question about the the etymology of イギリス. We've already got a question about イギリス vs. イングランド, where the answer happens to contain the etymology as well. In this case, ...
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Closed question stats - June 2013

Since we don't have that many questions, I decided to take a couple hours of my time and put together some stats on close reasons. Close reasons as of June 2013   close reason ...
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Close reasons are changing. Should we add custom “off-topic” close reasons?

Close reasons are changing. You can find more details on meta.stackoverflow, but basically, this is what's happening: "too localized" is going away. "not constructive" and "not a real question" are ...
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Add the “General reference” closing reason

I was going to close a question for "General Reference" today but... The option is not there, why? We have it on the EL&U and it says this: General reference: This question is too basic; it ...