Votes count overflowing box for questions with more than 1000 votes
Why isn't 1K votes instead of 1118 votes for Hidden features of C#?
First, it's an edge case that is probably not worth fixing (yet - if ever).
Second, in the long discussions regarding the views (12.4 kviews vs 12k views) Jeff indicated that precision was important, and thus they weren't planning on postfixing numbers with k, m, etc. Although you can see that they do with some question views (such as the highest voted questions)
Third, precision is very important on the page itself - when people vote, they want to see the number increment. It will be very dissatisfying to vote up, and see
I expect that 4 digits (up to 9999) will be sufficient for quite some time, and since it's an uncommon edge case anyway, a fix is unlikely.