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I would suggest that we delete these questions after leaving a comment to explain to users why their question is off-topic. This would have to be largely done by moderators, but I don't think that would be a problem seeing as most of these questions are closed by moderators anyways.


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I am perplexed about why this was closed in the first place, as I don't see how it can be a question about aesthetics at all. Colors in a block-based language are an aspect of how organizing principles of code are communicated. A quick look at Snap! shows that these colors are not simply to be pretty, but rather to allow someone to easily be able to follow ...


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I agree with @thesecretmaster that these questions are a net negative on the site. They bury good questions, and for people who don't know what [on hold] means, they can also mislead new users about what is acceptable here. As our volume increases over the long term, this becomes less of a problem, but leaving them up now just to give the Roomba time to ...


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After a group discussion, we decided that we were unclear about OPs intentions, as there were multiple possible readings of the question. We discussed two possibilities: OP was asking about color choices specifically OP was asking about how to logically group commands by color in order to enhance student understanding. In the case of (1), this question ...


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I've been going back and forth on this question. I originally voted to close because I saw this less as a pedagogical discussion and more of a UX one. The design of an app for use in the classroom, while educational in the end, is initially about user experience; it just so happens that the users in this case are students. That fact doesn't necessarily make ...


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