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Huge close votes review queue on Stack Overflow [closed]

Today, the size of the close-votes queue is 55k questions and growing. Is that a problem? Which action could be taken to clean it up? It seems to be growing faster than Stack Overflow members ...
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Can we have the ability to retract a close vote before it closes?

Sometimes you vote to close something and the OP then changes it to fix the issue or issues. You can't take a close vote back though. It would be nice if you could. With the new Duplicate close ...
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How about a “Vote not to close” option to counter the “Vote to close”?

My request is simple: Many times, there will be a question where some people feel like it should be closed. At the same time, I'll feel like it's a perfectly legit question, and it should therefore ...
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Proposed improvement to flagging, for answers

Currently the Flag feature, on answers, offers five choices. Three of them request moderator attention: Not an answer Very low quality "Other" In the spirit of reducing the burden on moderators, and ...
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What exactly happens with the button “Leave Open” (previously “Do Not Close”)?

I've noticed and used the new (at least for me) button Leave Open, but I can't find any explanation as to the implication of clicking it. I've found a highly voted status-declined question: How ...
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Close Votes expire too soon for low-traffic tags

On low-traffic tags, a bad question may pick up one or two close votes, but simply hasn't been viewed by very many people with the close-vote privilege. So, after 4 days, the close votes expire, and ...
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Let SEDE users get hold of data on unsuccessful close votes for stats

I have the feeling that with the growing influx of questions, an increasing number of questions that are clear closing candidates (i.e. it is totally obvious and undisputed that they belong closed ...
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Is the close system working as expected? [duplicate]

The review system is pretty nice, but I've noticed that there are a huge number of questions pending closing and it's rising over time. Right now, there are 59.5k questions awaiting close votes in ...
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Could we split up revision queues to get counts closer to zero? [closed]

One of the really clever little aspects of the review tab is that it shows the number of posts in the queue, giving people some psychological incentive to work on it in order to make it reach zero. ...
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Reward me for my community service

Guess what... The queue again. So many good proposals, and these are only the ones in the feed right now. Close review queue rep A non-competitive, chat-based event for reviewing close-votes? ...
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facebook.stackoverflow.com tools show flags on non-Facebook SO questions [closed]

On the Stack Overflow Facebook minisite tools page, flags are shown without tag restrictions, meaning that flags from the main Stack Overflow site on non-Facebook questions are shown. screenshot http:...
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Make better use of poor peoples close-flags?

The 10k queue currently has and always has a large number of close question flags from people who don't yet have the vote-to-close privilege (3000 rep) that never get checked. A while ago waffles ...
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Automatically close flagged questions

The review queue for close votes is very large, currently just below 54k (!) questions to review. This means that up to 200k votes have to be cast to empty this queue. At the current limit of 50 ...