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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

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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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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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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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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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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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Why would I be told it's too late to change my vote when I have yet to cast a vote?

I just accepted an answer to one of my questions on SU and wanted to throw the guy an upvote as well, but I was denied. alt text http://img154.imageshack.us/img154/333/20090927134158.png As you can ...
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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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“Last voted” date never updates after you change your vote

Once, I voted on an answer. 20 minutes later, the answer was edited, and I realized I erred on my vote. After changing my vote, I realized I erred again, but I knew it was too late. Nevertheless, I ...
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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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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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Vote undo/redo race condition

An answer is given. I upvote it. Later, I realize that there is a problem with the answer. I return to the page and click the orange arrow, undoing my previous upvote. Now, as a vote-undoing-newbie, I ...
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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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Not allowed to vote on post which I haven't voted on [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem” I voted on an answer and then cancled my vote (within the allowed time span), an hour later I want to ...
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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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