Currently, the descriptions under closed/locked/protected/bounty notices are in proper sentence case:

closed as noise or pointless by Jeff Atwood♦ just now

This question does not add anything useful; having it present on the site is actively harmful because it distracts from other more useful questions.

locked by Shog9♦ 2 hours ago

This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved. For more info visit meta.

protected by Community♦ yesterday

This question is protected to prevent "thanks!", "me too!", or spam answers by new users. To answer it, you must have earned at least 10 reputation on this site.

This question has an open bounty worth +500 reputation from Pekka ending in 7 days.

This question has not received enough attention.

However, the merge notice starts in lowercase:

merged by BoltClock♦ 2 days ago

this question was merged with Some exactly-cloned question because it is an exact duplicate of that question.

Is anyone up for correcting this inconsistency?

  • The open bounty notice heading is different, because it's a complete sentence... sufficiently different, IMO, to either warrant a different post or no action altogether. Commented Jun 3, 2012 at 3:51
  • I just posted a duplicate without realizing it: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/198800
    – user215114
    Commented Sep 29, 2013 at 23:50
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    Come on, guys...I've bountied this and still no response?!
    – user215114
    Commented Oct 16, 2013 at 21:58

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Fix went out with build rev 2015.1.6.2914 on meta and rev 2015.1.6.2145 on sites. Here's one question with that notice for verification.

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    That's great, long time passed already :) So the bounty is yours once I see the shiny capitals :D
    – nicael
    Commented Jan 5, 2015 at 17:36
  • So, status-completed? Or do you wait until the build is deployed? Commented Jan 6, 2015 at 8:28
  • waiting for the build to go out
    – m0sa
    Commented Jan 6, 2015 at 8:30
  • YESSSSSSSSSSS Commented Jan 6, 2015 at 17:16

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