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I had hesitated to close the first question myself, considering it was essentially just a long rant and not a real question. However, seeing it did came from a newcomer, I considered trying a more gentle approach, but I knew this would take some time (as it required a well-written comment) so I didn't do it immediately, and then the question was closed by ...


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I have to admit I did notice the other day an fairly swift close on a question that could have had a gentle comment added to it prior to the close. While I'm not saying that the question isn't without it's flaws (there are still many even after the first edit), I'm not sure what the best option is. I think my preferred approach is probably: Comment on ...


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