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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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Thank you Jeff Atwood!

I'm quite a new user, so it feels somewhat inappropriate for me to post this (I kinda thought it would have appeared already ^^). But as a member of the Stack Exchange network who just read Jeff's ...
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A more "meta" logo? [closed]

I think that the Meta logo does not reflect its "meta" nature. What about something like that instead: Or or, as suggested by random, something more ouroboros such as: Any other ideas?
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Why isn't Meta funny anymore? [closed]

I remember when I first began to frequent Meta there were jokes galore. And the moderators seemed pretty lax with humorous questions (and sometimes answers). Then, something changed and Jeff began ...
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How should we notify people that they're eligible for "Microsoft Community Contributor" awards?

Microsoft has a program called the Microsoft Community Contributor Award. The way it works is that they search on online forums (TechNet, MSDN, and Answers.com) for people answering a lot of questions ...
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Why does Jeff Atwood still have the diamond symbol? [closed]

As far as I know, the diamond symbol is given to the folks who are the community elected moderators, for example, animuson are employees of the Stack Exchange, Inc., for example, Geoff Dalgas In ...
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Badge suggestion: HATER, LOVER, and FAIR AND BALANCED

I wanted to suggest three new badges: HATER: If you've downvoted any one person more than 20 times. LOVER: If you've upvoted any one person more than 20 times. FAIR AND BALANCED: If you've upvoted ...
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How are new Stack Overflow mini-sites created?

With the announcement of Facebook.StackOverflow, what are the critera/how does one go about getting a new mini-site created? Assuming that it is not possible today, are there plans to make it so in ...
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Is this a Truly democratic place?

You should add the following to the FAQ page as I have not found an answer there. If it is already there somewhere I apologize in advance for the oversight. How are decisions made here? Is there ...
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Will previous badges for the same question be removed as voting increases?

I am having one doubt regarding badges. There are all 3 type of badges for votes on a question. Nice question - 10 Good question - 25 Great question - 100. First, the user will get the "nice ...
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What does it mean to have 'Jeff-level access'?

I was searching something on Meta and came across this answer on undeleting accounts. Can anyone explain what the 'Jeff-level access' is the answer talks about? Is it something related to Jeff ...
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Lost 301 reputation after a manual reputation recalc

Poking around the site I found this link from the accepted answer to this post : The global reputation recalc of March 2010. After looking at the pretty numbers and feeling curious, I pressed the ...