# Closing question based on inactivity

I want to know if there is a way to vote for closing questions based on inactivity from OP's side. There are more than 9000 unanswered question on https://datascience.stackexchange.com where some of them are more than 3 years old. Is there any way to give a vote like inactive for too long/no activity from OP?

If not, should this be implemented -

If a question is inactive from OP's side for about 3-4 years, then it should be closed.

The worst of these questions have already been deleted by an automatic process:

If the question is more than 365 days old, and ...

• has a score of 0 or less, or a score of 1 and a deleted owner
• is not locked
• has view count <= the age of the question in days times 1.5
• has 1 or 0 comments
• isn't on a meta site

... it will be automatically deleted. These are termed "abandoned" questions (RemoveAbandonedQuestions).

So there is something that keeps these questions from being deleted: somebody found it useful enough to upvote it, many people end up on the question via a search engine (so it might still be useful to answer it if possible, since many people have a similar problem).

Finally, posts with a negative score will be deleted earlier and with less strict criteria:

If the question is more than 30 days old, and ...

• has −1 or lower score
... it will be automatically deleted. These are termed "dead" questions (RemoveDeadQuestions,