I've just been doing some reviews in the "Reopen Votes" queue and, during this process, I noticed a change to a new pop-up when I select "Reopen". The new pop-up has a much nicer look:

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However, after clicking the "Vote to reopen" button, the dialog doesn't close! The next post in the queue comes along, but the dialog(ue) box stays active. (If I change my mind and click "Cancel," then it closes properly.)

I'm assuming this is a bug, not a feature!

  • Deleting and reposting would be faster.
    – Mast
    Nov 13, 2019 at 14:44
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    This new banner shows on other sites too I think. I'm sure I saw it this morning on SFF. Nov 13, 2019 at 14:44
  • @TheLethalCoder I hope it didn't mention Stack Overflow in that banner?
    – Mast
    Nov 13, 2019 at 14:45
  • Also on a related issue, the banner for audits is still the old one which makes reviewing audits easy to find. Nov 13, 2019 at 14:45
  • @TheLethalCoder Then shall I leave it here? (Still learning how these Meta sites work!) Nov 13, 2019 at 14:45
  • @Mast It was a few hours ago but IIRC it did say SFF yeah. Nov 13, 2019 at 14:45
  • @Adrian-ReinstateMonica Technically here or SO meta is fine but as (if I am indeed remembering correctly) it is a network change, here is fine. Nov 13, 2019 at 14:46
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    Yup, if it has been reproduced on other sites it's a network-wide bug and should remain here.
    – Mast
    Nov 13, 2019 at 14:47
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    Or the AI powering software development for SE is nudging you towards leaving it closed.
    – muru
    Nov 13, 2019 at 14:48
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    @muru Actually, I think the danger is more that folks will think their click didn't register and click again - thus inadvertently nominating both that and the next item for reopening … and possibly ad nauseam? Nov 13, 2019 at 14:53
  • Also reproduced on CR.SE: codereview.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/9413/…
    – user651518
    Nov 26, 2019 at 12:43

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Turns out this was broken on question pages as well, but there we reload the page so the dialog looks like it closes.

I pushed a fix up into the build pipeline. It'll go into production with the next build. Thanks for the report!


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