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Feature Request: New System for Agreeing and Discussing on Whether to Close Questions

There are VERY many questions on Stack Overflow nowadays that are being closed when they are possibly legitimate questions, and the community has very little part in this. I am not satisfied with this ...
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6answers
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Shouldn't popular questions require more votes to close?

Most questions are viewed by a few, say 10, people with close rights. If five of them vote to close, it gets closed, so that's around 50% agreement between close right persons. For popular questions,...
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3answers
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Difference between “Not Sure” and “Do Not Close” in Review? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Feature: Community Review Tasks - Now in Beta What is the functional difference between "Not Sure" and "Do Not Close" when casting votes in /review? I understand that ...
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2answers
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Getting your question reopened

In this comment, someone mentioned how hard it is to get a question reopened. This is a problem. Many new users, upon learning that their question is closed, will ask it again in a new post. This ...
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2answers
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How do I vote against pending delete votes?

I’ve opened someone’s existing old closed question and noticed that it has two pending delete votes. I disagree and want to vote against its deletion. How can I do it? The similar process for close is ...
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7answers
152 views

Should the amount of votes required on a site increased based on the number of moderators? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make Moderator abilities relate to Rep Inflation With the high number of 10K moderators on SO, would it be more effective to have the amount of votes required to move, close or ...
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3answers
277 views

Recourse for “bad” migrated questions?

It appears to be a bone of contention on many of the sites that subjectively lousy questions are being migrated/dumped on other sites rather than simply being closed as bad questions (the most recent ...
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1answer
330 views

Do we have a problem with follow-through on close votes? [closed]

I've been looking at the review queues lately, and something has caught my eye. The close vote queue just keeps growing. It hit 50k just a little ago, and is well on its way to 51. I've never actually ...
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2answers
329 views

STOP CLOSING legitimate questions. Should closing questions be made harder? [closed]

Raise the reputation required to close, raise the number of votes needed to close, allow "anti-close" votes to keep questions OPEN, do not let someone answer AND at the same time vote to close (or at ...
11
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1answer
238 views

Do I have to flag a question that is wrongly marked as a duplicate by the new system?

There's this new mechanism to detect duplicates that brings up a box like that: This question may already have an answer here: Incredible question 4 answers Today I found a question that fooled ...
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7answers
440 views

Are these sites about knowledge or popularity? [closed]

Recently I had the nerve to criticize the closing of questions and the ease someone could gain or lose points in this game ;). Here is the link: Why do some questions get closed for no reason? Now ...
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2answers
258 views

Allow voting “Vote to not close” from the question without being in a review

I just reached the 3k rep limit required for close votes and have started exploring the vote-to-close UI that's opened up to me, and I have a request. The review queue has a Do Not Close button, but ...
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1answer
330 views

Allow us to access a post's Reviews directly from the post itself?

Can you give us some way to access pending Reviews for a post from the post itself? I think this would also help improve the accuracy and quality of reviews done, as users that come across the post ...
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2answers
171 views

Remake the way close votes fundamentally work

Throughout the network, one of the biggest complaints is that questions that should stay open are getting closed and once they are closed they are too difficult to reopen. Personally I don't agree ...
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4answers
165 views

Why do I have to wait before nominating a question for deletion?

For one thing, the whole deletion thing for questions and answers needs to be totally revamped, since it's beyond broken, but one thing at a time, IMO. I should be able to mark any closed question as ...

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