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Why can't I re-vote after having unvoted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Vote too old to be changed”… but I haven't voted! I thought if I clear my vote, I could re-vote later. Apparently not. I upvoted, cancelled the ...
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Non-existing vote too old to be changed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Vote too old to be changed”… but I haven’t voted! I was in doubt whether to upvote or downvote this answer. I quickly undid both my up- and ...
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Votes get locked in even if they are canceled [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Vote too old to be changed”… but I haven't voted! I get the "vote is now locked in" error if I vote for a post, then cancel it. This is annoying ...
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Voting + undoing, causes system to think you've voted on answer when you haven't [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Vote Reversal Time Limit Concerns “Vote too old to be changed”… but I haven't voted! Do the following on StackOverflow (or any of the spinoff sites): ...
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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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Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited

Anyone seen this one yet? Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited My vote was only a few hours old. Then I realized the answer was wrong. Updated my question and went to remove the vote. ...
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1answer
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What are the limits on how I can cast, change, and retract votes?

What limits are there on how I can vote? How often can I vote? How do my votes become locked/unlocked? Return to FAQ index
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If you just witnessed tactical downvoting, is it a reportable offense?

I don't want to be like the little kid that got beat up at school and runs home crying to mommy, but I just got tactically downvoted in a question. Someone else posted a virtually identical answer to ...
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Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old

Undoing a Vote There is a very brief window where you can undo a vote which allows you to take back a vote you accidently cast. After a brief time, it is "locked in" until the post is edited. The ...
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3answers
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Isn't the “vote too old to be changed” a little too eager?

My vote was only seconds old, minutes at the most. Didn't it occur to SO coders that sometimes, on a second read, you realize that the answer is actually wrong (perhaps when you read the right one a ...
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You last voted on this answer 6 mins ago / locked — too short?

It seems to me the current Vote-Lock time is rather short. (What is it exactly anyway?) If I scan through answers, and find one helpful, I might upvote it. 5 answers further down I might note that ...
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Upvote doesn't register

I clicked the upvote button on this question, and the vote count did not increase! Oh well. Then I clicked the upvote button again, to undo my upvote, but a message box told me that I had voted on the ...
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1answer
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I'm getting “Your vote is too old to be changed…” for a vote I made less than 5 minutes ago

I'm trying to remove one of my upvotes for this question, but I'm getting the "Your vote is too old to be changed..." message. I made the vote less than 5 minutes ago. Edit: It seems that this is ...
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1answer
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Remove vote locking for high Privilege users

I am requesting that the vote-locking mechanism be turned off for users with high Privilege levels. It seems absurd to say that one is a "Trusted User" and not allow him vote reversals. There are ...
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2answers
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Old votes not shown in color anymore

On SO, I wanted to vote on a question where both the up- and down-vote symbols were showing in gray. I got the "Vote too old" message. I probably did vote earlier. I checked a few other (older) ...

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