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Make new close reasons dialog experience-sensitive.

I used to click "close" to vote to close things. I would get a tooltip with the reasons for closing, and I'd pick one and press enter, and then I'd be done.

Now I click "close" to vote to close things, and I get a ginourmous tooltip with the reasons for closing and paragraphs explaining each one in detail, and I have to scroll to pick the reason I want half the time.

I think the expanded tooltip is a great idea, but perhaps it should revert back to the original, shorter version for users over a certain reputation threshold, or who have cast a certain number of close votes, or are otherwise experienced enough that we can trust them to understand the close reasons.

marked as duplicate by Greg Hewgill, random, Adam Davis, alex, ChrisF Feb 11 '10 at 8:59

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    you've been duped. – Adam Davis Feb 11 '10 at 7:28
  • But I can't find it, and it's bedtime. Pretty recent, though. Lots of people complained about it. – Adam Davis Feb 11 '10 at 7:31
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    I'm sure the new close box is truly awesome on a netbook. – Greg Hewgill Feb 11 '10 at 7:34
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    @Greg: Yes, it takes up more than my screen height, even on Chrome with bookmarks gone. – Jon Skeet Feb 11 '10 at 7:36
  • I haven't gone to bed yet. Silly me. Here's the dupe, in case you don't want to click "close" and find out yourself: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/38680/… – Adam Davis Feb 11 '10 at 7:44
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    @Greg - You should check it out on an iPhone! – Adam Davis Feb 11 '10 at 7:44
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    @Pollyanna iPhone + SO = a world of hurt. – alex Feb 11 '10 at 8:11
  • @alex no, because we disable WMD when iPhone user agents are detected. And are you REALLY closing items on an iPhone? – Jeff Atwood Feb 11 '10 at 9:53
  • greasemonkey to the rescue: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/38680/… – quack quixote Feb 11 '10 at 14:56