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Should questions be added to the reopen queue as soon as they're edited by the original author? [duplicate]

I'm listening to SE Podcast #37 – Back At It, Again and David mentioned that posts need one reopen vote to be added to the reopen review queue. He also mentioned that questions almost never get ...
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If I edit a closed question will it automatically enter the re-open queue? [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out why I saw a question in the re-open queue. It doesn't appear that the user requested that it be re-opened. It did have a recent edit from a different user on this site. If ...
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Could we allow users to challenge moderators' decisions? [duplicate]

Currently, if a question gets put 'on hold' or is 'closed', the user is asked to edit the question so that it conforms to the website's guidelines. The problem with this system is that it assumes ...
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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 do you reopen a closed question?

To reopen a closed question, five (5) people with at least 3000 reputation must agree that the question is suitable for the site and cast votes to reopen the question. But: How does one actually ...
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Vote to delete answers as duplicates of earlier answers

Scenario: An answer is posted that is substantially the same as an earlier posted one, and its existence adds no (more) value. Suggestion A specific new "duplicate" action, not a flag, like the "...
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Question flags, queues, edits, roomba, community♦, how does this actually work?

There is constant ongoing discussion about what flags to use when, review queue processing, review queue structure, flag handling, etc., but no one person seems to know exactly how this all works. ...
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Can we have the ability to flag for reopening?

TLDR: Grant 500 rep users (except the OP) the priviledge to flag a question for reopening. Currently, you can flag a question for closing, and it automatically enters in the "Close Votes" review ...
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Nobody in my community has the power to re-open a question

I'm part of the LiveCode community. This community discovered Stack Exchange about a year ago and nobody in this community, including myself, has a high enough reputation to re-open questions. For ...
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Give 2k users a 'don't put this in the reopen queue' checkbox

I'm 3k, and have been reviewing reopen votes. There are some items that show up the queue (some of the this question waseditedafter being closed ones), which have revisions obviously not intended to ...
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Many reopen votes available in the review queue

I have just noticed that we have had 63 reopen votes in the review queue all of a sudden. I was doing reviews, it was zero when it got bumped all. I am wondering why this may have happened. See the ...
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Can multiple edits send an [on-hold] question to Reopen queue more than once?

I'd like to have this remark by animuson confirmed or refuted: This is unverified, but I remember reading somewhere that an edit can only bump a question into the Reopen Votes queue once. Further ...
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Could we flag closes as inappropriate somehow?

I stumbled upon a question on Stack Overflow which concerns a specific, but common enough field of knowledge to have an own tag. It is this one: How to solve the Misra Warning about applying bitwise ...
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Automatic flagging of question for potential reopening if an answer reaches certain score

I have noticed that some closed questions have an answer that has quite a high score. A high answer score means that (many) people: have searched for and visited the question (high visit count) ...
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How to get a question to reopen review queue?

There is a question: How to list open ports in iOS? Originally, it wasn't well written. It wasn't obvious that it has anything to do with programming. Also, it was quite short. And as happens to many ...

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