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Why my question is classified as off-topic and others are not?

This post is to find the reasons that this question was classified as off-topic (and closed) without giving the OP this possible explanations: The Quran or Islamic scripture doesn't explain this ...
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Why have I got downvotes when I have answered correctly the 3 questions?

I’m asking this because, when I read in first question: Can God/Allah(swt) change the past? And I answered positively, why? Because, He truly can, He has called Himself in Quran “All-Capable”, which ...
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Can I be given a second chance regarding a stupid action of mine?

Since the only 2 people who can still see my answer are @goldPseudo and @Medi1Saif I'll point this question towards them. On this page my answer got 2 downvotes which soon afterwards got deleted for ...
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Is re-phrasing/changing my so far unanswered question ok?

I have a question due to the discussion of What are the rules on editing questions into completely new questions, for Islam SE and SE in general? As I'm really thinking of completely re-phrasing my ...
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How is question 35315 “Are all things that are not haram halal?” unclear?

This post is about the question: Are all things that are not haram halal? It was recently put on hold by a diamond moderator: put on hold as unclear what you're asking by Bleeding Fingers♦ 12 ...
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What can I do to improve this question?

I have a question about my Islam Stack Exchange post: Al-Qadar and the ability to work hard Salaam Aalykum. I have not yet received a relevant response to this question. Is there anything I can do ...
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Why is “Is converting to Islam easier than Judaism?” being voted as off topic?

The question Is converting to Islam easier than Judaism? has now received four close votes, and I'm wondering why: Question: Why is "Is converting to Islam easier than Judaism?" being voted as off ...
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How to ask about Muslim opinion of two particular books, and books in general?

Some years ago, I naively bought a gigantic, four-volume set of Al-sira Al-nabawiyya by Ismail ibn Kathir. My understanding is that his Tafsir is widely considered authoritative, but the biographies ...
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Is it ok to ask about scholars who explore Muhammad's reasoning concerning the Satanic Verses?

I'm trying to understand Muhammad's reasons for delivering the Satanic Verses, and his reasons for later abrogating them. From the numerous biographies I've read, I conclude that he was a political ...
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Can we open 73 sect question?

The question https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/24755/the-hadith-foretelling-that-islam-will-split-into-73-sects is very legitimate and has abackground. How can we know which one of 73 sects is ...
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What should be done about question 237?

Going through the late answers queue, the question "Is listening to Music Halal (permissible) or Haram (prohibited) in Islam?" appears to have resurfaced. As an older question, written before we ...
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Is there any value to keeping question 1998 around?

The question "https://islam.stackexchange.com/q/1998/22" has recently resurfaced on this site; examining it, I question whether it has any constructive value here at all: The question is highly ...
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Is there any way to make the “radical Muslims” question suitable for this site?

"Why so many radical Muslims?" is an older question, recently-closed, which quite frankly is full of problems: It's asking about why there are "so many" radical Muslims, and about why "so many" ...
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How to re-write the question in constructive way?

I recently posted the following question: Is there any islamic justification for killing the other Muslims with different Sharia'? It was initially put on hold with the given reason being that it ...
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Should the question “Intolerance in muslims” (17080) be closed?

Should the question Intolerance in muslims be closed for being a question on Muslim culture or behaviour unrelated to the teachings of Islam [..]. See: Islam SE: Not an Muslim Peer Support Group. ?...
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Should question 18722 really be closed?

It was my question: https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/18722/what-is-the-importance-of-the-unity-between-muslims-according-to-shia-traditio I wrote a question regarding the importance of the ...
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Should question 17942 be closed?

Is it Haram or Makruh to use the phone of our office (if the boss doesn't allow it) to talk with our family? (the view of Sunni scholars) In my view, the above question is quite pointless, as well ...
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Should pre-Islamic questions like “Did women in Arabian peninsula have “Hijab” before Islam?” (7830) be on-topic?

Should questions on pre-Islamic history (like, Did women in Arabian peninsula have "Hijab" before Islam?) be on-topic, unless their relevance is established by OP?
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Should we close the question, “I love a girl and I want to marry her, but my family refuses her” (11200)?

Should the question Do I need to obey my family regarding who to marry and who not to marry? be closed for being primarily opinion-based?
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Why was my question locked?

I would like to know specifically why my question: Does Allah commit shirk by swearing on things lesser than Him (e.g. the Qur'an)? was put on hold. Moderator asked me to clarify my question, I ...
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why the answers and comments has been removed from this question?

Yesterday I read a question and commented on it and there was an answer also on this question why it has been removed and who removed it.. the question is here. https://islam.stackexchange.com/...
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Should question 16544 be closed?

I wrote a question "Is Allah Wearing a Loincloth" which was originally closed by multiple users, with the close reason given as "Unclear what you are asking." It was subsequently reopened by votes, ...
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what's unclear about question 13381?

A question entitled "https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/13381/how-can-a-prophet-say-his-prayers-behind-imam-mahdi-may-allah-hasten-his-appear" is heavily voted and has got an answer. But. it is ...
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Why was the question 16458 closed?

Why was this question closed? It was a clear question asking whether there might be a reconciliation between the Hadith and a historical fact.
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Why is question 16375 considered as an attempt to a polemic question?

What makes this question to be considered as an attempt to a polemic question? This question is based on Quran 's verse,and user wants its tafseer. So,what is the problem with it?
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Why is question 14741 deleted?

What is unclear about question 14741? had no benefit for me to know the unclear points of the question, (although I believed it was clear, I raised that for possible clarifications). Surprisingly, ...
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What is unclear about question 14741?

The following question was "on hold" for being unclear. https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/14741/how-could-the-prophet-pbuh-not-assign-a-successor-after-his-death-sunni-brot In fact this ...
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Why is the question 13264 labeled as duplicate?

https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/13264/why-didnt-the-holy-prophet-choose-any-leader-for-islamic-society is marked as duplicate by some of the users and mods. It's even said that the answer to ...
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Why is the question 14573 closed?

After the question 14573 was asked, it became onhold by one of the mods and commented by him as such: So I edited the question as it was commented. But, it was "Closed" after a while! Why was it ...
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Should the question about accusations be splitted into smaller questions?

I am writing in reference to this question; https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/14426/some-christians-accusation-on-islam-is-satanic-and-fake-religon In this question, author presents a wall ...
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Can we open question about Nikkah?

https://islam.stackexchange.com/questions/13329/nikkah-related-hadiths was closed as not clear. I think it is an important question and needs to be answered. Basically the question is asking about ...
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Does the anwer 13305 to “Has mu'tah been forbidden via the Quran? (Sunni view)” precisely address the question?

Does this answer to Has mu'tah been forbidden via the Quran? (Sunni view) precisely address the question being asked? And why? Does it need further improvement? And if so, how?
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What can I do when a moderator closes a question that I think has merit?

This question was closed by a moderator. The reason given was "Unclear what you're asking", however I did attempt to edit it to improve the clarity and yet it was still closed! Given that the ...
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Should question's title have inside parenthesis the view it's looking for?

If a question is expecting view of a particular sect should it mention so inside parenthesis in the title that what view it is expecting? If not, then what else is suggested to be done? Reasoning ...
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Is asking “Who is God” too broad?

Who is God? Do all Muslims agree on one definition? Is this question too broad? Are we going to allow questions like this to be asked on our site?