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Should the reopen queue be available to users with less than 10k rep? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a “Review posts with reopen votes” review task? Questions that have a close vote are added to the Close votes queue on the review page. Closed questions are ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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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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Can we get some more review queues - questions with delete votes, recently closed etc.?

The new /review queues are great, but there are some other lists on the /tools pages that could do with the same treatment. Recently closed questions Questions with reopen votes (this has been ...
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Why is 10,000 rep needed to access moderation tools?

If you don't know what these tools are see here first. None of the tools have potential for abuse The vast majority of them can be useful for people with 3,000 rep or even less. Can't the tools be ...
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Add “Questions edited after closing” review task

As implied by user bemace here, what if the new /review included a "Questions edited after closing" list? This would make it much more likely that improved questions would be reopened, making SO a ...
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Has the new /review system changed closing behavior?

With the new /review route, the community is presented with a queue of posts they have to work through. One of these is Close Votes: It enforces a very strict pattern – you basically choose to either ...
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Was this question closed improperly? Possible improvements to the close/reopen process

When a question gets improperly closed, it seems much harder to reopen it than it was to improperly close it. From the FAQ (Scroll to "Is closure the end of the road for a question?"): Closed ...
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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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How should moderators handle a custom flag to re-open a question?

As a moderator I occasionally encounter a custom flag "in need of moderator intervention" with a request to re-open a closed question. I am generally reluctant to unilaterally override the decision of ...
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Inappropriate closure of question

The closure of Is "scroll" a valid CSS background attribute for IE? raised my eye brows. Why did this particular question get closed for being "Not constructive"? This question was ...
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Allow first reopen vote to add a reason or hint about adding a comment

I did a few reopen reviews. For some questions it was not at all apparent why others wanted to reopen the question. Perhaps it would be nice if the first user casting a reopen vote was asked to (...