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Reviewing our Custom Close Reasons

All SE sites are allowed a few 'custom close' reasons -- options for closing which are specific to that site (even if they've been stolen from other sites :) We currently only have the generic: "...
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Should we close questions with no overt “G&FH content”?

Consider some hypothetical pairs of questions: 1. (a) As a young child I was taken meet my great uncle X who immigrated from Y in the '70s. There's nobody alive I can ask now, and I'm not sure I'm ...
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Should questions that ask for “any information about family/person/etc” be off-topic?

Currently, our help page on What topics can I ask about here? includes these dot points: and it is not about: - Locating identifiable living individuals - Which genealogy software or website is “...
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Are we happy with our 'off-topic' subject areas?

Edited to summarise reactions: There doesn't seem to be any desire to change our off-topic areas, so I propose that we accept the default off-topic close reason, which says: This question does not ...