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Migrate it to Worldbuilding where they are used to answer open-ended hypothetical but science-based questions: Where could you obtain neon/argon in 1931 Las Vegas? How would one develop a transistor in a medieval setting What would be the best way to get clean, drinkable water in a medieval city?


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I don't think the question is off topic. The problem seemed to be that DosBox isn't designed to run Windows, which is a problem with DosBox, and therefore with the modern software environment. However, the user asking the question can't be expected to know what the answer is. In general questions about running Windows 95 on modern hardware should be on topic....


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Done. In general, the best course of action is to ping a moderator in chat – or failing that, raise a chat flag. All network moderators would be able to help you with this. (Though meta's never a bad bet; the three Retrocomputing mods get notified when a question goes up here.) If you want to prevent a room from being automatically frozen or deleted, posting ...


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Thinking that a question is not valuable is not a valid reason for deletion. I see no reason for the question to be deleted. Thank you for your concern regarding the quality of the site as a whole, that is appreciated. However, the general rule is to delete questions only if they are off-topic (or spam of course). If you wish to delete this particular ...


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Would it be better if you now modify the original question to include the clarifications, on behalf of the questioner? This seems more in keeping with the intent of comments, which are not meant for extended dialogue. This would make it much easier for anyone reading the question in future to understand without having to read through the chat or the comments....


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I think it's clearly off-topic, even though emulation is generally on topic. This is a case that we know the configuration is unsupported by the emulator's developers, and trying to get it to work is better directed at looking at a different emulator. Entire forks of this particular emulator exist to run out-of-original-scope applications. Any question “How ...


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