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Could the close vote banner please be made less… well, wrong? [duplicate]

Take this example of a poor question and the outcome of its poverty: closed as not constructive by sgar91, ppeterka, Lightness Races in Orbit, R. Martinho Fernandes, kbok 38 secs ago Well, okay, ...
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Close off topic issue [duplicate]

I recently marked a post off topic, but after 5 votes it start showing my name as closed as duplicated. Which I do not. It should not count or at least state marked as duplicate by someone who ...
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Make it explicit that the majority (and not all) of 5 users closed a question for the mentioned reason [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Distinguish votes to close by reason It has been requested several times to list all reasons along with the user names who voted to close the question for those reasons, ...
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Can we differentiate between migration and full closing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show all voted close types when a question is closed Distinguish votes to close by reason I've just unintentionally voted for this question to be closed, because I ...
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Please anonymize rather than incorrectly attribute close reasons to users [duplicate]

When a question is closed and the reason is not unanimous (or if a mod steps in), the close text will list the names of those involved in the closure along with the ultimate close reason calculated by ...
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Closing changes: on hold, unclear, too broad, opinion-based, off-topic reasons, bye-bye to Too Localized

After a ton of discussion, work and input from the community, we're rolling out the remainder of major closing changes that you've helped us design, as discussed in these prior posts. They're live, ...
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The “on hold” instructions look like an ad

So my question was put on hold. Call me a newbie (I still am after 5 years); fact is, I didn't read the box with the information containing the reason why my question was put on hold, until I ...
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Show all voted close types when a question is closed

Currently it shows like this (a recent example) closed as "not programming related" by RSolberg, Tim J, Rob Kennedy, Paul Alexander, Michael Petrotta an hour ago How about it would show like ...
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When you hover over the name of the person closing a question it should show the reason they've chosen

I originally posted this on UV, but I'm moving it here. It is somewhat annoying when you close a question, but are not the last person closing it, that the official close reason doesn't necessarily ...
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“Closed by” is incorrect

Do not give the impression that all votes are unanimously in favor of the winning close-reason. I closed for "belongs on superuser," yet SO claims I closed for a completely different reason. Source: ...
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Add a “don't migrate crap” migration 'path' to all sites

Don't Migrate Crap This is the golden rule of migrations. And we do it far too often. I'll even admit to it. Its sometimes difficult to justify to one's self to spend more time drafting a custom ...
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Please use correct off-topic close reason

I've notice that many questions are being closed when they don't show the code as: Questions asking for code must demonstrate a minimal understanding of the problem being solved. Include attempted ...
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Vote to close as off topic should be a separate category

I think the current system doesn't make sense: TL;DR - Vote-to-close as off-topic should not offer a target site. There should be a separate vote-to-move-to-different-stackexchange-site category. ...
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Questions are being closed without unanimous votes

This question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3491706/smallest-footprint-for-web-application-server Got closed and migrated to SF after I cast the 5th close vote. But counting mine, there were ...

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