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Why are my questions getting removed?

I have a question about my Hardware Recommendations Stack Exchange post: How relevant are sound cards for a gaming PC? I joined this StackExchange a couple weeks ago because I want to buy a new ...
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Why deleting questions instead of using site mechanics?

A couple of hours ago I've asked a question and now it is closed and deleted with resolution "Technical support request — Questions asking about troubleshooting hardware or technical support for ...
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Why was the question about vending machines closed?

While using technical terms and poorly written, the question about vending machines actually asks for a device recommendation (although OP couldn't find it). Or at least can be solved using a device ...
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What do I need to be able to propose multiple tag wiki edits?

I recently proposed a tag usage guidance edit, and it's sitting in the queue; however, when I wanted to propose another one, I instead get redirected to the page that tells me that All registered ...
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Are shopping questions on-topic?

I'm wanting some clarification on whether the following questions are on-topic: What are some good places to buy x? What is the cheapest place to buy x? Is x a good place to shop at? (for ...
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When a question does not have a hardware recommendation, should the answers be removed or the question itself?

So I recently answered this question. Answer ArtofCode deleted my answer, saying that I didn't recommend a specific piece of hardware. I'm okay with this, he's correct I didn't. My only gripe about ...
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my question was put on hold apparently without too much of a thinking

Building a computer science lab I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong here, it looks like cold war to me. The question was initially put on hold because it was "too broad". I was just asking about the ...
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How to delete a subprofile?

How do I completely remove myself from Hardware Recommendations? To be clear I want to stay on all the other Stack Exchange sites, except this one? I do not agree with the current moderation and don'...
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Request an audit or review of site scope and moderation teams practices on Hardware Recommendations

On the hardware recommendations Stack Exchange site, most of the users are being met with questions being closed or placed on hold. The current moderation team has decided to limit their scope to a ...
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How can I make it clear that I'm not asking for support?

I asked this question today: What's the benefit of getting a phone with bigger internal storage that also has an SD card slot? Which got put on hold for this reason: "Technical support request — ...
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Upgrade question was closed on Hardware Recommendations

Here is the link to my question: https://hardwarerecs.stackexchange.com/q/2497/2249 That seems straight forward enough for a Hardware Recommendations group. The question was put on hold as off-...
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Is asking for hardware recommendation to run a software too broad?

Where does this question stand in standards of quality for this community? It has been put on hold as off topic for being too broad. I differ from the opinion of moderator @ArtOfCode that it is too ...
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What should I do if a question is answered via email?

I recently asked System upgrade for a small home-server? , and someone answered the question via email: Obviously the question should be answered as an answer on the question itself, not via email, ...
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My account has been banned after 3 questions, where only 1 question has negative votes

You've asked 3 questions recently, some of which have not been received very well by the community. I've asked 3 questions, 2 questions with 0 votes, the 3rd with -4. Is it really enough to get the ...