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Is asking for song title and lyrics against the community rules?

Somebody asked a similar question here on meta: Are questions that are made up of a stray lyrics here and there in the hopes of identifying a song allowed? The purpose of the site is to build useful ...
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Why was this question tagged as off-topic?

I voted to close the question because, you said you'd searched for surnames with 口 on a website and that nothing seemed to match, but I could see 森口 on the list. Also I thought you could probably have ...
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How to ask what a character means?

If you have a picture of a character we usually don't allow questions asking "what character is this?", because it is just a matter of looking up the character in a dictionary. Allowing such questions,...
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Can one ask for English equivalents for Japanese words?

In my opinion such questions would help with my ability to formulate natural Japanese sentences, so in that sense they would be a good thing. On the other hand it might open the flood gates for lazy ...
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Are questions that are made up of a stray lyrics here and there in the hopes of identifying a song allowed?

I don't think this type of question would be suited for this site, although you can always try to ask in chat. Firstly, I think it is quite unlikely that such a question attracts any answers. ...
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Are mneomonic suggestions on-topic?

The current consensus is that questions about study methods are off-topic. In fact, they are likely to be closed with the following "close reason" Questions seeking resources or advice about ...
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Translation/Proofreading Close Reason Post Notice

Edit. Incorporating @snailplane's suggestion in chat: Questions asking for translations, transcriptions or proofreading are off-topic unless a specific source of concern in the text is clearly ...
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Can a question be too basic?

So I looked up "です meaning" on google and the top result was this link. In my opinion this explanation is pretty useless. I think the fact that です has two quite different uses can be ...
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