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Drain Close Queue [duplicate]

Preferred duplicate: How about a "Vote not to close" option to counter the "Vote to close"? Possible Duplicate: What exactly happens with the new “Do Not Close”? EDIT: I'm ...
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Do enough "leave open" votes make an item fail the close-vote-queue? [duplicate]

This question is similar to a feature request from a week ago, but it's different. Background: On German Language we currently have problems with good questions being closed "too fast" / &...
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Effect of "Leave Open" in review of close votes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What exactly happens with the new “Do Not Close”? What happens when you click the "Leave Open" button when reviewing close votes? I expect I should already know this somewhow, ...
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Is there any difference between "Leave Open" and "Skip" in Close Votes Reviews? [duplicate]

I often review Close Votes in my favorite SE site ever since I got the close vote privilege and I have seen both Leave Open and Skip in the queues. What is the difference between both. From my ...
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How does reviewing influence closing? [duplicate]

Consider a question that has been marked as duplicate for no good reason. The indicated duplicate uses the notion difference list in the title. But there is no more commonality than that. After being ...
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New Feature: Community Review Tasks - Now in Beta

Please post new bug reports, feature requests or discussions as individual questions tagged with at least review in addition to the requisite And thanks for all the great feedback so far! We are ...
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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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What can be done about the massive Close Votes queue on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

There are (at the time of writing this; see edits at bottom of post) 54.2k questions with close votes on the review page on Stack Overflow. Unlike the other review tasks, which all usually return to 0 ...
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26,000 questions have close votes, now what? [duplicate]

In Close Votes expire too soon for low-traffic tags Jeff exclaimed: Brock, this is GENIUS! I am hereby using my super-upvote on this feature-request: Close votes (and probably reopen votes) ...
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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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Help me make myself a better moderator—give me statistics about my own close vote accuracy!

In a recent answer on Meta Stack Overflow, Shog9 made the following note: Accuracy is all over the map too. Some of our most prolific close voters routinely toss votes at questions that don't get ...
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How slow is the Close Votes queue being processed? And how large should it get daily when the backlog is gone? [duplicate]

After a few months, the Close Votes queue's large backlog is slowly climbing down, but in the short term we still see regular upward spikes. I'm curious, when it reaches a manageable size, how ...
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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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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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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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