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Missing edit link?

I clicked the edit link on this question only to be bounced to the 'Page Not Found' page. When I browsed back to the question, it was still there, but without an edit link: Question Without edit Link

Other questions appeared with edit links: Question With edit Link

After a minute or so, the edit link reappeared, along with a note that another user had recently edited the question: Original Question With edit Link

Just to clarify, does one user's edit block other edits from beginning? Does this only happen to users with < 2,000 rep (like me)? Is this is the FAQ or docs somewhere (I have not found it myself)?

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marked as duplicate by ChrisF, Adam Lear Nov 30 '11 at 20:56

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

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They have pending edits - meta.gamedev.stackexchange.com/questions/595/… – ChrisF Nov 30 '11 at 17:04
    
@ChrisF Yes, this seems to be the case. I did not find that post before posting. Apologies for the duplicate. – Andrew Kozak Nov 30 '11 at 17:47
    
Don't apologise - duplicate are hard to find. I only knew it existed because I asked the same question. – ChrisF Nov 30 '11 at 19:45
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Yes, when you have <2k and there is a pending edit, you are blocked from editing.

As for the page not found, the edit was probably submitted between you loading the page and hitting edit.

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