Why does GaG close my questions after a few days?
I find it annoying because it prevents more people from seeing the question and so it reduces my chances to get a good answer :(
Is there a good reason why this happens?
Updates: Most Helpful Guy
Questions are closed to force people to reply to new questions, essentially. It happens after 2 days of inactivity. Or picking MHO (optionally).
Most Helpful Girl
It's due to one of the latest updates. Questions close after 48 hours of no new user activity. This is supposed to increase the number of questions answered overall since many were going unanswered.
What Guys Said 6
Just type bump into the little update box and send it that way a comment or activity has been put in and it won't close the question after 48 hours of inactivity.
It's a part of the new update, if there is no reply for 2 days then the question gets closed.
I absolutely hate this update as well, this was instilled about 2 weeks ago. I am usually objective and ok with most of the changes on GaG, but this automatic closing shit is fucking awful!
I think it was a really bad change GAG made. I agree with you on this.
My last question is still up and running and people post in it everyday even after I gave out MH
they get closed after 48hrs of inactivity.
if you notice that there hasn't been any replies for a day or so, update the question so it gets pushed back in the feed... ideally during prime time. if someone sees it and replies the timer gets reset
What Girls Said 2
A lot of questions don't recieve answers and the want to reduce the number of unanswered ones
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