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What happens when a moderator clicks 'leave open' in the close-vote queue? [duplicate]

It takes 3 ordinary users clicking "leave open" in the close-vote queue to remove the question from the queue. How about diamond mods? Do they remove it from the queue in one click, or not?
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When does the Community ♦ moderator vote to close a question?

Occasionally, there are questions for which one of the close voters is the Community ♦ user. When does this happen, and why? What is the difference between this and a deleted user? For instance, one ...
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Is there a way to see the reviews of a particular question?

I voted to close a question I thought was too localized, and four days later I see that my close vote has apparently been aged away. The question only has <100 views right now, so based on what ...
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Why are questions that are too old to migrate being migrated?

Coming upon this question I felt that it was off-topic for StackOverflow, so I immediately clicked on close. I was promptly informed that this question was too old to migrate so, presumably, I would ...
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Do close votes on old questions really ever age away? [duplicate]

So now and then I stumble upon an older question which is essentially a duplicate of a yet older and/or more popular/canonical question. Today's example is What's the difference between ...
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The [expiration] date of this tag is near

The expiration tag has 23 questions, no tag wiki or excerpt. It seems primarily to be used for asking questions about aged-away close/reopen votes, but is also on other questions covering topics such ...
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What is the result when a diamond Moderator chooses "Leave Open"? [duplicate]

If a diamond Moderator uses the Close Votes review queue and chooses "Leave open", what happens? Does their vote count as just one of several that might kick the question out of the queue, or does it ...
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How are flags handled?

Just out of pure curiosity: How are flags handled? Searching through Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow, I have found bits and pieces on how the flagging works and what is happening behind ...
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Removing 'may already have an answer' flags

Related to this question, is it feasible for users above a certain rating to be able to remove the 'This question may already have an answer here: [link]' panel. For example, I know my recent question ...
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Is a closed question without any other votes in four consecutive days still possible to reopen?

I have asked a question: What is the Type? [closed] It has been closed and might not have any casting vote changed in the past four days. Before I ask this meta question, I have read What ...
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How to remove the "possible duplicate" banner? (before the question is actually closed)

How could you change a post that is marked as "possible duplicate" (only OP can see the banner) after receiving dupe flags or close votes, but was changed to make it not a duplicate? Can it be changed ...
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Get Community involved in the close process

It's been noted that the Stack Overflow close vote queue has a few questions in it. More generally, it appears as though the Stack Overflow community cannot keep up with the volume of questions that ...
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Improving the reopen system

I'd like to find a method of making a larger proportion of the community involved in the reopen process and remove some of the opacity in this process. At the moment there are three ways to reopen a ...
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Does the close vote aging script run twice on Saturdays? [duplicate]

I'm a regular close vote queue handler and for that reason interested in the close vote queue size. (the size itself is fine/too high/too low/depressing/suicidal/whatever: we don't need another ...
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Do reopen votes have an expiry time? [duplicate]

Once I asked a question but unfortunately it got closed. So I edited my post and voted for it it to be reopened. 2 days later I got 4 votes, but never got the last one. Yesterday I spotted that the ...

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