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How could I post an answer to a on hold question?

I have found this question (How would even more internet regulation hinder terrorism?). I first wonder whether it was on topic here, saw that it has been migrated and decided to write an answer (if it ...
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A question I asked that was closed as speculative / “primarily opinion based” has since definitely become non-speculative. What should I do?

In March of this year, Canonical and Microsoft announced that the then-next update to Windows 10 (the one we now know as the "Anniversary Edition" that dropped in July) would contain Ubuntu on Windows,...
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Too quick on close-hammer'ing

Question: https://security.stackexchange.com/q/121611/61443 @schroeder close-hammered this question as "unclear what you're asking" within 20 minutes of it being posted. Sure, it's not a great ...
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Marked as duplicate by Community♦ bot?

I know well the Community bot for putting random unanswered questions to the front page from time to time. A few time ago, I discovered an uncommon role of the bot putting it as the author of a ...
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Why isn't this question closed as too broad?

I'm sorry for finger pointing, but this is the architype of a bad question showing no research whatsoever. Why isn't it closed as too broad? I just can't resist: list=`read "en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Should this question remain closed: “How to communicate a positive feeling about ethical hacking to non technical people?”

A few days ago there was a question posted by a pupil encountering some issues due to his security hobby being wrongly perceived by his school administration. While I easily acknowledge that the ...
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Why was “At what point can you you implement crypto algorithms?” migrated to Crypto.SE?

Why was https://security.stackexchange.com/q/88834/at-what-point-can-you-you-implement-crypto-algorithms migrated to Cryptography Stack Exchange? From my perspective as a Security.SE user, this ...
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What's wrong with this question looking for an exploit?

Is there an exploit for python hash collision? Is it really unclear? I mean, there is a link to vulnerability description and a question IS THERE AN EXPLOIT FOR THIS????????!. How is it possible one ...
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A dupe, but not really a dupe. We need a better auto comment

Our current auto comment for is network-wide standard Possible duplicate of... However, I've witnessed many cases where the question itself is clearly not a duplicate, but it's already well ...
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Why did my question migrate?

https://superuser.com/questions/726050/how-can-i-hide-iis-smtp-version-number Has been moved to SuperUser. It's been upvoted three times here (security) and afterwards moved to SU. Can anyone give ...
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which site to locate career question

I asked a question to help myself and others identify which jobs in IT are more physically demanding. From visiting programmers.stackexchange, security.stackexchange, serverfault, and stackoverflow, ...
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My question has been closed. What do I do now?

Based on @Ninefingers awesome post over on Crypto - well, actually it's a direct copy :-) This is intended to help anyone who has had their post closed improve it so we can re-open it if possible. If ...
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(Closed) questions in top questins active and hot

I found [Closed] questions when I was was randomly browsing the active and hot questions tabs. And I must say that I can't say that I feel that closed questions should be active. And I feel that a hot ...
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Is Social Engineering off topic.

Currently there's no other stackexchange site that deals with social engineering and after all we are the site that probably deal most whit it. There is a proposal over at area 51 for a social ...