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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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Can we Vote to Close a question, whilst also generating a comment automatically?

If I Vote to Close a question as a duplicate, I think I'm right in saying that the site will automatically generate a comment on the question - possible duplicate of blah-blah-blah. I was just ...
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Old Shopping Questions: To close or not to close?

The community has decided that shopping questions aren't a good fit for the site. Every once in a while, a straight-up shopping question pops up that is still lurking around from the bad ol' days. It ...
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How are close votes tallied when different reasons for closure are given?

I recently noticed a question that had been voted to close by three different people. Two votes were cast as "primarily opinion-based" and the third was cast as "too broad." I was just wondering how ...
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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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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