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Why was this question about Neapolitan pizza ingredients closed?

I'm glad that we have a meta question on it, since the comments on the original question seemed to go off on too many tangents. TL;DR The reason the question was closed that it is what we nowadays ...
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How should mods handle obviously off-topic questions?

Since this hasn't gotten much attention, I thought I'd go ahead and just post a more clear version of what we're doing: We'll try to wait for community closure whenever possible. If it gets answered, ...
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I've followed the rules, I've even edited but still put on hold - what gives?

I'm sorry you're having trouble dealing with our site and community. We'd really like to make it work for you, and are very happy to explain anything you're having trouble with. However, that does ...
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how to reopen a post closed as duplicate to a canonical

As Stephie said, the procedure for reopening is the same. I must however mention that the question on "how long does it last" is a rather special case. In fact, the canonical answer was ...
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Close - Duplicate, when more recent question is more useful

I think you are quite right. Since nobody else has chimed in, I went ahead and closed it, placing the duplicates in the direction you suggested.
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What makes this off-topic?

There may be other reasons, but the one that jumps right out is: suggest a good recipe Asking for recipes is considered "off-topic", as it can generate too many responses, none of which ...
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how to reopen a post closed as duplicate to a canonical

The procedure is exactly the same as for every other duplicate: Questions that are edited within five days of being closed are automatically added to a reopening queue for community review. Closed ...
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