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Not reproducible or was caused by a typo

Could we acquire Stack Overflow's Not reproducible or was caused by a typo community-specific reason for voting to close a question? The description is: While similar questions may be on-topic here, ...
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Closing questions as too local

This question has been around for 6 months without response from the asker: It ...
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Same problem, different entry point. Is it a duplicate?

This recent question: How to distinguish C-m from RETURN? Actually describes the same problem as these two questions: How to distinguish C-i from TAB? How to bind C-i as different from TAB? In ...
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Should a minimal effort to find the answer be required for a question?

See this exchange in the comments, about closing the question. I would like to see, as a possible reason to close a question, a judgment as to whether the OP made a minimal effort to find the answer. ...
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Cannot close as duplicate questions that were posed on StackOverflow?

Consider this question. I went to close it as a duplicate of these two [emacs]-tagged questions on StackOverflow:
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