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Should questions which cannot be answered without follow up from OP but OP never follows up be closed?

I find many questions in this site where OP states about serious condition of his/her pet and asks for advice. Incidentally no advice is possible without more information. So OP is requested for ...
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Could we have a close reason for “Not enough information”?

Currently these are our options for closing a question: Every so often we get a question that isn't really a good fit for the site, only because there's information that we're not getting. This ...
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Should medical emergencies always be off-topic?

I don't really have a strong opinion on this but thought it was worth bringing up for discussion to clarify. I noticed the following question was closed just recently and some in the past have been ...
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Why was the hot dog question closed?

What are the consequences if my dog eats a hot dog? Was closed earlier today because it "was nothing more than a farce". While the question was written in a humorous fashion (because it's April Fool'...
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Should “What is the best kind of pet to give as gift?” be converted to a community question then closed?

There have been a number of comments and edits to the question Is there anything I should know or consider before giving a pet as a gift? . It originated as a suggest by @JoshDM in chat a day or two ...
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This question is closed for the wrong reason, should we care?

There is a question on the main site whether trace amounts of onions can be harmful to pets. It's been closed as a duplicate of whether onions can be harmful in general despite the OP specifically ...