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Fastest Gun in the West Problem

I feel like there's a problem with Stack Overflow, as the number of people prowling it increases. Each question's answers are sorted by descending score and then by descending time of posting. This ...
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Make first draft of a new answer part of the permanent revision history

I find the grace period can lend itself to some unscrupulous behavior on popular tags. I've often seen an earlier, minimalist answer be updated within the first 5 minutes, and incorporate something ...
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Vote can't be changed if answer is edited too quickly

I've looked through a number of the "Vote too old to be changed" questions, but I think this one's different. I gave a downvote to an answer I thought had a critical defect, and I left a comment ...
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Why can't I change my vote if the post has been edited during the initial 5mn grace period?

I've just downvoted an anwser with a comment explaining my downvote, the poster edited his answer, but I can't revert my vote because "vote is too old to be changed unless post is edited" I think ...
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Unlock votes if post is edited during the grace period [duplicate]

I downvoted an answer 17 seconds after it was posted, and left. I came back 17 minutes later (what a coincidence) and the post had been edited, but the system didn't let me undo my vote. I believe it ...
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Revert Downvote after Quick Edit [duplicate]

I have just downvoted a really bad one-line question. However the author then edited but because it was within the grace period and made good. The problem is because it appears that the question hasn'...
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Changing votes for an answer, which has been “edited” in the grace period [duplicate]

I upvoted an answer, and remained on the page and read a few more answers, while noticing that the user that I originally upvoted made several edits. I later noticed something from one of the edits ...
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0answers
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Grace period edits will still lock in votes [duplicate]

The usual rule is if I vote, it's locked in after 5 minutes or something, unless the question is edited. However, it seems if the edit takes place in a grace period of posting a question or the last ...
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Anyone notice that sometimes edits are not catalogued? [duplicate]

By virtue of the nature of the question, I can't give concrete evidence, since I don't record my screen, but over the past few days, I've tried to change a downvote or an upvote after an edit has ...
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0answers
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Cannot revert a downvote even though the author edited their answer after I downvoted [duplicate]

https://stackoverflow.com/a/17620328 I read this answer and didn't like it, so I downvoted. I also commented why I left the downvote. Later, the user edited the post to such a degree that I'm ...