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Is allowing voting and accepting answers on closed questions best practice?

I'm curious what people think about being able to vote on a question that has been closed? Should it be allowed, or once a question is closed should all voting cease?

Case in point: When's the best day and best time to post a question to Stackoverflow.com?

Question closed and some tool (I won't mention names) makes a comment after its been closed. I retort in jest and apparently I hurt her feelings and as a retaliation she down-votes my answer.

So what do you think, should voting continue on closed questions?

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marked as duplicate by Shog9, Sampson Mar 17 '10 at 21:52

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Apparently I didnt look hard enough.. please downvote, delete, or close this question. – Locutus Mar 17 '10 at 21:40
up vote 3 down vote accepted

The accepted answer isn't always the best or even correct. The community needs a way to say which answer is best even after an answer is accepted.

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+1 + accept to help boost your rep – Locutus Mar 17 '10 at 22:18

Yes, the community still needs to rate questions and answers after they're closed.

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So long as the question has not been deleted and therefore is still viewable by the world at large, I believe there is still value in capturing votes, since it will still affect how answers are sorted for that question.

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