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What to do with fixable request for psak questions

The body of this question asks specifically about the case where editing isn't possible. I'm going to give a broader response based on the question in the title. We have a custom here of not editing ...
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What to do with fixable request for psak questions

I endorse both msh210's answer and Monica Cellio's, which I'll summarize as two alternatives for what to do right away: msh210: Close the question, leave a nice, welcoming, explanatory comment, and ...
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What to do with fixable request for psak questions

I think it's important for askers of such questions to realize that this site is not meant for p'sak and that they should consult a rabbi. While it's possible to improve the post by editing out the p'...
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OMG I accidentally posted my question to the wrong place so now it is marked "Closed. This question is off-topic." How do I move it & apologize!

Where you asked it is no worse than "here". The problem, as explained in the "off-topic" notice's fine print, is that [q]uestions asking for a practical ruling (p'sak halacha) are ...
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What to do with fixable request for psak questions

I think that some users do not know the nuance. Look at the Ritba Eruvin 63a about to teach Halacha when the Rabbi is here: ...דלא מתסר אלא בששואלים ממנו הלכה למעשה, אבל כשאין שואלים ממנו אלא פסק הלכה ...
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