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Closing of questions seems very inconsistent

Writing a puzzle is like building a castle. Bear with me, this analogy gets stretchy. Assume each answer is an attempt to gain entry, and that we say each castle should only have one valid entrance ...
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How do we prove that a math-based question has a clever solution?

The only solutions I can think of would be to provide the answer in the question text Nah, don't do that. Even if you spoilertag it, it kind of ruins the fun because any answerer could have checked ...
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How do we prove that a math-based question has a clever solution?

My thoughts: Questions with math-problem type solutions are not appropriate for this site and can be asked on other mathematics forums. A question can be closed if it is solvable with standard math. ...
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Closing of questions seems very inconsistent

As the person who casts the first vote on a lot of "Speculative Answers" questions... Is there something fundamentally wrong with just the sheer number of answers ... why not close all ...
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My question has been closed even with huge views and upvotes? "1 moderator is no better than 10K users"

My question ... has been closed because of jealousy of upvotes and views. I'm not one of the close-voters, but the reason for the closure was that your puzzle was open-ended enough to attract ...
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