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Mistaken downvote cannot be undone after matter is being clarified by the answerer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Undo a up/down vote after a comment is left Problem: I've found multiple times that people downvote, and give reasons why they do so, but that they are actually wrong. The ...
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Should votes be unlocked after comments, not just edits? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undo a up/down vote after a comment is left A hypothetical situation: I downvote a question or answer and leave a comment as the pop-up notification suggests. The author ...
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1answer
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Vote locked, new insight (different commenter) makes me rethink the vote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undo a up/down vote after a comment is left Should votes be unlocked after comments, not just edits? I got this: You last voted on this answer Feb 8 '11 at 16:40 Your ...
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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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6answers
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Request change in behaviour: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited

I face the same problem raised in this question: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem”. I upvoted an answer which I now think shouldn't be promoted as helpful. I'd like to ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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Is it bad form to edit someone's answer to say “please check the other answers”?

I came across the following question recently: How do I properly clean up Excel interop objects? The first answer was of high quality, had 120 upvotes, and was marked as the answer. I was almost ...
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2answers
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Upvote/downvote should be reversible within an hour

It would be nice not to lock a vote for first hour or so because it is quite common one can make a mistake and want to reverse their vote. Or, at least the original poster is nice enough to comment on ...
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2answers
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Locked votes can be changed by editing a post

This is somewhat related to this question: Self editing undoes vote locks.. sorta But relates more to the senario that when a vote has been locked for a particular post, the user can edit the post (...
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1answer
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Have downvotes cost more, to be refunded when a comment on that question/answer gets an upvote

This is an idea I have seen around, but I have not seen a feature request for it, so here it is. Downvotes that have no comments are frustrating and difficult to manage. This is a way to help ...
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1answer
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How far back can you edit a vote?

How far back can you change a vote?
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2answers
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Count comments as 'post is edited' for vote changing

People make mistakes. We are humans - just like you, forgive us. I know it's been discussed here before, but I suggest a different approach. Sometimes I up/down vote an answer because I believe it's ...
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1answer
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Allow votes to be changed at any time, but warn and leave a note in the revision history if it's after the “window”

Meta regularly gets posts regarding the "vote too old" issue and the general consensus seems to be that most people hate it, but understand the reasons behind it. The current solution is to edit the ...
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1answer
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Suggested edits unlock votes on old posts

TL;DR: Suggested edits shouldn't unlock votes on a post until they are approved. Votes on posts get locked in after a certain time. The reason given for this behavior is to prevent tactical ...
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0answers
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How do I publicise the fact that an answer with 38 upvotes is undeniably incorrect? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to deal with upvoted yet clearly wrong answers An incorrect answer with high votes can do a lot of damage. I'm specifically concerned here with answers that are clearly ...

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