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Are some users too quick to close?

David hinted at this (and I agree with his assessment that no we are not too quick to close these days) but I think it bears emphasising that up/down voting on posts should not correlate to close/...
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Are close-vote scope standards significantly different now than they used to be?

TLDR; Yes, standards have changed. More specifically, I see two distinct things that have changed: Biblical Hermeneutics launched as a sister site. Many of the "What does verse X mean?" questions ...
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8 votes

Are some users too quick to close?

No, I don't think people are too quick to close. right now I think it's just about right. There was a time in the past where it was the exact opposite and clearly off-topic questions remained open ...
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Why should this question be closed?

It should be closed as phrased, but a very slight modification can salvage it I tend to agree that the "Unclear" doesn't fit but... It could be closed for either the "Primarily opinion-based" or "...
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Can a vote to close be overridden?

I VTC'ed to close the question (along with you), but the OP edited it sufficiently (to my liking at least). In this case, I think it's appropriate to flag for other moderators attention if you think ...
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Which "no-tradition-specified" exegesis questions should be closed?

So my perspective is that there are several levels of interpretation. It's hard to split them, up, but here is my go: Word definitions, syntax questions (ex. what does the crazy old-timey KJV syntax ...
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2 votes

Can a vote to close be overridden?

Three possibilities: If you accidentally retracted your close vote you won't be able to vote to close it again. If a question was closed (possibly by a moderator) and then quickly reopened, your ...
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Which "no-tradition-specified" exegesis questions should be closed?

All exegetical questions less than 60 days old which have no tradition specified should be flagged for a moderator requesting that they be moved to the Hermeneutics Stack Exchange if they are on-topic ...
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Which "no-tradition-specified" exegesis questions should be closed?

Building on curiousdannii's answer, let me suggest the following guideline: All non-trivial exegesis questions must specifically ask for the view of a particular Christian tradition or denomination, ...
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1 vote

Why should this question be closed?

Rather than asking only for Catholic answers, it would be much better to turn it into a textual-discrepancies question. To do that you'll just need to quote from one of the verses which says that ...
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