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Self editing undoes vote locks.. sorta [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old Why would I be told it’s too late to change my vote when I have yet to cast a vote? Ok, so I recently ...
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Can't upvote an answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old This happens here: How to run only the latest/a given test using Rspec? No upvote/downvote is marked: And if I ...
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Changing your mind about changing your vote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old If somebody edits their question, you can change your vote. But if you change your mind about changing the vote, ...
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Can't upvote an answer (says the vote is too old) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old I got an answer to a question that had me very very stuck. (This is it: WPF - Change a style in code behind) I ...
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Got “your vote is too old” when I don't have a vote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old On this question: Hamcrest's lessThan doesn't compile, tried to vote an answer and got the said error, ...
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Upvote Removal, can't put back [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old I gave a good post an upvote earlier this morning. I then accidentally clicked the up vote button again canceling ...
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Why do votes get locked?

I downvoted a question and now really can't say why, so I wanted to remove my downvote. However, I get the message: You last voted on this question yesterday Your vote is now locked in unless ...
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“Vote too old to be changed”… but I haven't voted!

I saw what looked like a good answer, and immediately upvoted it. Then, as a good citizen, I decided to reserve my right to vote until I'd ensured that the answer was valid. So I immediately ...
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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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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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Vote Reversal Time Limit Concerns

I understand the reasons for decreasing the time window on being able to reverse a vote, but I think it ultimately is going to cause more problems than it solves. I addressed this in a comment to one ...
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Cancel a vote so that the tally goes back to zero and not minus

If I vote up a post, the vote score will increase from 0 to 1. But then I might change my mind or repent my actions and wish to take back that vote. If I vote it down, the score will be minus ...
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What's the meaning of downvotes on a reproducible bug report?

I filed a bug on Meta about the voting mechanism across browser tabs/windows which is always reproducible. But I got a downvote for that (and one upvote for what it matters). How should one ...
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(Undoing or) Confirming downvotes (and upvotes ?)

Occasionally, I will check my smartphone for possible news from SE. I noticed that, while scrolling with my finger, I will occasionally push a button without noticing, and I end up in particular ...
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I can't vote on an answer issue

So, I cast a vote on an answer, and then almost right away, I cancelled that vote by hitting the arrow again, since I realized I didn't understand the answer. At this point neither arrow is ...

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