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Feature request: New vote close option for off topic

When we vote to close, we currently have a variety of options, however currently we have to select the 'other' and add a text description for questions that are not about bicycles/cycling. I propose ...
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Can we have close reason for serial number id-this-bike questions?

We get a lot of id-this-bike questions of varying quality, those without pictures need to be improved. Sometimes they get voted to close because there isn't enough information in the question for an i....
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Closure reason, duplicate vs others

On this recently closed question, What kind of bike do I own my vote appears to be recorded as closure for being a duplicate. I thought I had intended to vote as ‘unclear what you are asking’ but it ...
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Adding shopping recommendations to the vote-to-close page?

There seems to be some consensus that shopping requests are often off-topic, particularly those that ask for recommendations for products rather than recommendations about what to look for in products:...
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Is it appropriate to close a question as a duplicate of another closed question?

So, I voted to close Headphones while cycling as a duplicate of Is listening to music dangerous while cycling? However, the other question was closed (due to being unconstructive). Mostly because ...
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I asked a snow-related question. Why was it closed and deleted?

I don't like biking in deep snow. I asked and self-answered a question: "Will it snow in my city? If so, when, and how much?". I am curious: Why was it closed and deleted?
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A guide to moderating Bicycles.stackexchange yourself - close voting

It appears that perhaps some of our high-rep users are unsure how the close voting system works, so I'm blatantly stealing a nice guide from