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Identification question closed post guidance should match close vote reason

When voting to close, the close reason reads Use this close reason for question asking for help identifying an artist, song, genre, etc. While these questions have been allowed in the past, they are ...
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Typo in close reason

There's a rather blatant typo in the close reason for identification questions: The word "question" in the caption should be pluralized.
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Can we tweak the 'is not about identification' line in Help?

In What topics can I ask about here? the newly added line in 'Don't ask about:' regarding identification states Identification of band/genera/artist/ect. Can we specifically add 'song/tune/' to that ...
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Should we be strict with the identification tags?

We presently have several identify-this-x tags: I've noticed that some posts with this tag tend to be off of memory alone (here, here, and here are a few). While these posts can be interesting, and ...
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Please re-open this question that was closed as opinion-based or unclear

What has the RIAA(/MPAA/BSA) done in re the recent surge in music piracy? I changed the secondary opinion question into what it was intended to be: some elaboration of the primary factual question.
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Let's add an off-topic close reason for YouTube video soundtrack ID questions

We regularly receive questions asking to identify songs used as soundtracks in YouTube videos. This Q&A posted on our Meta nearly a year ago explain very well the reasons for why such questions ...
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Closure: Standard clef arrangement for SATB

Standard clef arrangement for SATB My question here was closed as off-topic. Can someone explain to me why this was closed? If this is on-topic on Music SE, I would love to ask it there, but my ...
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Dealing with "Identify YouTuber video soundtrack" questions

According to new YouTube policies and explosion of YouTube "claims", it will be extremely unlikely to have uncredited actual copyrighted songs as soundtrack of YouTube videos. Indeed, if a YouTube ...
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Should we close a question where OP answered himself but did not accept?

I think it would be good to minimize unanswered question. So should we close questions like this one, where OP answered to his own question but did not accept, particularly when the question has a ...
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Should the site's scope be expanded to increase user engagement?

In A question posted today, there has been a small comment thread concerning whether or not the question is on topic. Although, I pointed out that recommendation questions are definitely off topic, ...
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Are "trivia" questions allowed?

We seem to be getting a lot of questions that I would classify as "trivia." Highest Billboard 200 rank for a Creative Commons licensed album? Which song was dubbed into the most languages? What song ...
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