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What qualifies as a research level question in research-practise?

I am trying to understand what qualifies as a research level question in the domain of research-practice. My recent question was about the usefulness of a certain direction of investigation as opposed ...
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The close reason used for non-theoretical-computer-science questions

To those who vote to close non-theoretical-computer-science questions: Thank you for tidying up the website, but when you do so, could you please choose the precise reason? Sometimes new users post ...
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The number of custom close reasons

I think we need one more custom closing reason in the off-topic closing dialog box. Your question does not appear to be a research-level question in theoretical computer science. For more ...
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What does “closed as off topic” mean?

What does the following message mean? closed as off topic by [Someone], [Someone], [Someone], [Someone], [Someone] [Date] Questions on Theoretical Computer Science are expected to generally ...
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The reason to close too elementary questions

Update: I gave up trying to convince other people to use “too localized” instead of “off topic” when closing too elementary questions. It seems that most people disagree, and I started to feel that ...
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Closing vs migrating a question (or what does migration mean?)

According to the FAQ of meta, users with 500 rep can “vote to close, reopen, or migrate any questions.” Since my rep is below 500, I do not know what exactly means by “migrate” a question. However, ...