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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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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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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 ...
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What should be the off-topic reasons? [closed]

What should the close reasons for the site be?