There have been a few of these posted lately. I have been down-voting and casting a vote to close. It's been pointed out that as puzzles, they are technically on topic, however, they aren't very useful. Should they be closed with a custom reason, or left open?

  • "Questions that have to do primarily with chess in its standard form are on-topic here. This includes questions about ... specific positions/games (including puzzles)..." (source). Feb 23 at 17:49
  • Herb, you beat me to it. I had the same question though I confess I had missed the nuance regarding the password angle. Feb 23 at 17:50

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Upvote if you think they should be allowed to stand



Upvote if you think they should be closed

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