Are "What do you think...?" questions, violations? Or "Which do you prefer..."?

These types of questions are asking for an opinion. Is asking for an opinion a violation?

If you think these are violations, then please show me in the Community Guidelines where they are prohibited.

Thank you.
Update: The responses so far do not illustrate where the Community Guidelines prohibit these types of questions. The rules presented prohibit "chat." Why is asking for someone's opinion, a chat violation? Why is asking someone's opinion different from asking for someone's advice? Aren't advice... show more The responses so far do not illustrate where the Community Guidelines prohibit these types of questions. The rules presented prohibit "chat." Why is asking for someone's opinion, a chat violation? Why is asking someone's opinion different from asking for someone's advice? Aren't advice and opinion often the same thing?

Please try again. Thank you.
Update 2: One responder admits the rules don't prohibit these sorts of questions but they used to, so therefore they are prohibited. Huh? How is a new user supposed to know the old rules when the old rules aren't shown? That's ridiculous. And wouldn't the new rules supersede the old rules? AND if you're... show more One responder admits the rules don't prohibit these sorts of questions but they used to, so therefore they are prohibited. Huh? How is a new user supposed to know the old rules when the old rules aren't shown? That's ridiculous. And wouldn't the new rules supersede the old rules? AND if you're going to go by the old rules, there was a section in the old rules that defended "strong opinion." Which must mean asking for an opinion ("What do you think? Which do you prefer?) was an okay thing to do.
Update 3: Please try again. Thank you.
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