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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]

A hypothetical situation: I downvote a question or answer and leave a comment as the pop-up notification suggests. The author responds to my comment in another comment explaining or clarifying ...
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Vote locked, new insight (different commenter) makes me rethink the vote [duplicate]

I got this: You last voted on this answer Feb 8 '11 at 16:40 Your vote is now locked in unless this answer is edited (click on this box to dismiss) So this was shown to me on stackoverflow. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Allow changing your vote if a new answer is posted?

This isn't Allow changing votes on answers if the question is edited Sometimes I vote on an answer because at the time it is correct (upvote), or they do not explain very well and it looks wrong (...
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Replace vote locking with vote-reputation locking

Stack Exchange has vote locking: This feature should be removed. Instead, if an upvote is revoked enough time later, no reputation is changed (the poster keeps the reputation the upvote originally ...
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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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Allow you to change upvotes to downvotes after adding comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow me to change my vote if I discover an answer is wrong after I upvote it A few times I see an answer that upon reading seems to be exactly what I want -- the perfect ...
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How far back can you edit a vote?

How far back can you change a vote?
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7 votes
2 answers
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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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