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What are the primary rationales for banning "recommendation" questions (to help decide when something should be CVed and when it shouldn't)

I was looking at this question, "Are there any keyboards that can let you do pitch-bend by directly manipulating the key," which has attracted several close votes as a "recommendation ...
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How can a question closed as "seeking recommendations for specific equipment" be made on-topic?

In particular, I am looking at this Q&A: Detect piano notes and chords. The original post was an explicit request for software recommendations: Is there an app or open source software that can ...
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Where do we draw the line on product recommendations?

When an answer recommends a product, only recommends a product, but is a relevant and seemingly genuine recommendation rather than spam, is that an acceptable answer? And if not, which of downvoting, ...
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Are there any Music XML sites on SE or Stack Overflow where I can ask questions about the code?

I want to ask a question either on here or on a Music XML forum because I'm trying to figure out how Finale made a flute part pitch bend in MIDI, and yet, upon opening the XML in notepad, I can't see ...
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May I ask for product reviews or is it considered a shopping question?

I would like to ask the following question In my country, you can't find Lee Oskar or Hohner or Suzuki harmonicas, i bought mine from the states on amazon. Everyone sells Yamaha here. I'm ...
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Community Wiki, List / Recommendation Questions, and You

I'd like to clarify some things regarding the Community Wiki Standard and elaborate on what constitutes a good question on Musical Practice & Performance (or Musicians, if you prefer the proposed ...
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Should questions asking for similar music be canonical?

The question https://music.stackexchange.com/questions/615/pieces-on-the-same-level-as-sarabande-in-d-minor is asking for other classical and famous pieces are on par with this one, so I will know ...
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