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Please enhance the behavior of the system-message bar

Since today evening I am seeing the notification "The Stack Overflow 2011 community moderator election is underway — nominations now being accepted."
Would it be possible to have close button for this notification so that once I read it I can click on the button to close it?

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marked as duplicate by waiwai933, Yi Jiang, Michael Mrozek, Jon Seigel, George Stocker Jan 19 '11 at 5:00

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No. It will haunt your days, and fuel your nightmares for 15 days, as it is written in the Book of JeffNJoel. – Adam Davis Jan 19 '11 at 2:57
@Pollyanna Is that the book ends after 87 chapters because Joel was tired of hearing himself talk? – George Stocker Jan 19 '11 at 5:01
@George - No, you must be confusing it with another book. This book will end in 6 to 8 weeks. – Adam Davis Jan 19 '11 at 14:51
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This notification will last for 48 hours, so all you need to do is wait.

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Is this 48 hour window specific to the nomination notice, or is that a global window for all notifications? A global 48 hour window would satisfy me as a solution for… – squillman Jan 20 '11 at 23:30

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