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Age close votes after 14 days, regardless of views, allowing recasting

I've been putting this off for a long time... Close vote aging - the deactivation of votes that haven't resulted in a question being closed - is a critical part of the vote-to-close system, but has ...
Shog9's user avatar
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174 votes
25 answers

Huge close votes review queue on Stack Overflow [closed]

Today, the size of the close-votes queue is 55k questions and growing. Is that a problem? Which action could be taken to clean it up? It seems to be growing faster than Stack Overflow members ...
Andriy's user avatar
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186 votes
24 answers

Close Votes review: I'm going on a strike! [closed]

I know this question is going to make me unpopular here – but I feel I have no other options. I have been concerned by the size of the close votes review queue for quite a while. When I ...
Shai's user avatar
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128 votes
7 answers

Please allow expired close/open votes to be re-cast [duplicate]

When a close vote expires, it can no longer be re-cast. This didn't use to be the case: back when close votes always expired in 4 days, you could re-cast your close vote after it had expired. This ...
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57 votes
2 answers

Daily close votes queue limit [closed]

This question is related to this (jan23), this (mar 12) and many others; with the difference that close queue on SO today is 20k longer = 74k. I read & understand about the fear for robot-...
Sergio's user avatar
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77 votes
2 answers

Close Votes expire too soon for low-traffic tags

On low-traffic tags, a bad question may pick up one or two close votes, but simply hasn't been viewed by very many people with the close-vote privilege. So, after 4 days, the close votes expire, and ...
Awesome Poodles's user avatar
29 votes
8 answers

Ideas for the close queue? [closed]

I am concerned on the growing close votes review queue size. I know it has been discussed before.. more than once, and I simply want to propose some ideas... Why not separate the single close votes ...
Inbar Rose's user avatar
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29 votes
2 answers

What Happened Here? Voted to Close 4 Days Ago, but No Close Votes Today? [duplicate]

Today I saw "Test to see if User/Pass entered for a WebService are correct or not", realized it was a duplicate and voted to close it. I then saw in the comments that I had voted to close it four ...
John Saunders's user avatar
25 votes
3 answers

Would raising the review limit help with the Close Votes queue? [closed]

We all know the problem with the close votes queue, but it seems the problem is people not reviewing enough. Whenever I had time, I would go through all 40 that I was given, but by then I wanted to do ...
Cole Tobin's user avatar
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23 votes
2 answers

Close votes daily limit increase [duplicate]

Due to large number of reviews waiting do be done - at the time about 46,000 - did you consider - maybe temporary increase daily close votes limit from 40 to higher number ? I know there is limit ...
bensiu's user avatar
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28 votes
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Strongly separate duplicates from "the rest" in close votes review queue

##Update: I wish I could downvote decline justification twice. "You can already filter down by close reason." Oh really , Do you see many reviewers using filter? Do you see Steward badges ...
gnat's user avatar
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32 votes
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100 view requirement for vote expiry should not be based on total views

Currently vote (e.g. to close/reopen) can expire n days after the last vote, provided the question has 100 total views. The 100 total views requirement is intended to avoid votes failing and an issue ...
Flexo's user avatar
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-10 votes
2 answers

Allow 1k users to review close votes, but count them only as 0.25 actual close votes

Wow.... 66.6k close votes at SO, and despite my willingness I cannot assist in revising them. It certainly makes sense that only >3k users who can vote to close can also review these votes, but I ...
Tobias Kienzler's user avatar
9 votes
2 answers

Daily Close-Vote review queue [closed]

The close-vote review queue gets bigger and bigger every day. Some say they are discouraged by the sheer number of outstanding close-votes. What can we do to encourage reviewing? Display a fake ...
juergen d's user avatar
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3 votes
2 answers

Looking for some close review statistics

I have an idea for encouraging Stack Overflow users to more actively review close votes, based on a theory that I have. Before I do this I want to do a little research to see if I can find any ...
Jason C's user avatar
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