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Why can't you vote to leave open after previously voting to close and reopen?

Here's an interesting scenario: A question was closed as off-topic. I voted to reopen it and it was eventually reopened. However, in the process of getting reopened the question was edited. I closed ...
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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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Why do close votes have priority? [duplicate]

At present, any votes that are to close have priority. Normally thing would be that if someone wants the thread closed that a single vote should be registered. Then if someone wants to keep the thread ...
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Specify that three "Leave Open" votes are required in the Help Center

From Help Center > Privileges > cast close and reopen votes: Edits or a sufficient number of "Leave Open" reviews will remove the question from review and immediately begin aging the close votes. ...
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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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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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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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Leave Open should negate close votes

Currently SE review system allows questions' closure by the option of vote-to-close. There is an option of "Leave open" and I have read this to understand its use properly. I am suggesting that the ...
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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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Reopen votes expiring too early?

Per this explanation, reopen votes should expire at a rate of 1 per day after 4 days of no new reopen votes, providing the question has over 100 views. But I've seen at least two cases now where this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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