So I'm a trusted user on The Great Outdoors. Suddenly I can't protect questions anymore? Bug?
I'm pretty sure this was working yesterday.
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Which questions can be protected?
Any question at least a day old can be protected and unprotected by users that have the privilege.
And the question you showed is just 18 hours old, as I can see from the screenshot.
Only if you are a moderator, this restriction is removed.
asked 18 hours ago
Here's your problem. You can only protect questions that are one or more days old. (reference)