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The close link on the mobile site gets mangled if you vote to close something that has existing close votes:

mangled mobile close link

This is a result of the response handler in StackExchange.vote_closingAndFlagging which does

b.text(b.text().replace(/\w?\(\d\)/, "") + " " + d.Message)

Since the mobile version of the site doesn't generate a space between the "close" and "(#)" portions, the \w? matches the "e" in addition to the count and cuts it off.

The mobile version of the site should likely have a space before the vote count, and the intended regular expression was probably /\s?\(\d\)/ (although removing the extra space isn't strictly necessary).

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    I would have probably stopped at the image. Nice job digging in and finding the cause of the bug. Oct 31 '12 at 18:37
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    I figure they have bigger (and potentially literal) fish to fry on account of the flooding, so I opted to provide as much information as possible.
    – Tim Stone
    Oct 31 '12 at 18:42
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Just gonna take your word on this one, the space will be there in the next build.

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