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Audience-specific texts for our "grammatical rules or specific characteristics of a language" close reason

Stack Exchange sites can create custom close reasons that can be used as an alternative to the default community-specific close reason. Language Learning SE currently has one custom close reason for ...
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Do we need a new custom close reason for questions requesting explanations about English vocabulary or grammar?

In recent months, the most frequent close reason on Language Learning SE seems to be that questions ask for explanations about specific points of English vocabulary or grammar by learners of English. ...
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How to avoid asking resource-request questions that are too localized?

Prompted by discussion on this post. resource-request already exceeds the bounds other SE sites set for on-topic questions. What are guidelines that can be followed to promote high-quality resource ...
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How do I avoid asking questions that are too broad?

If my question was put "on hold" or "closed" for being too broad, what can I do to improve it? This is part of a FAQ to help new users.
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Custom close reason: Questions about characteristics of a specific language are off-topic

Each site is permitted three custom off-topic close reasons. I'd like to propose one for questions about specific languages.
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Should questions be closed as "general reference" on this site?

I'm new to moderating and I closed this question as "general reference." This is a standard that is used on most other language sites; that if the answer to a question can be easily looked up on a ...