Linked Questions

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This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved

I posted an answer to this question, which did not satisfy the OP, hence his downvote. After some comments, he replaced his own question with bogus and walked through some of my recent answers to ...
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What does it mean for a question to be disputed?

I asked what I thought was a fairly straightforward question on a Meta site and gave an example of the problem. It attracted a single duplicate suggestion, and I edited the question to integrate it in....
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Better handling of locked questions and answers

There are a fair amount of locked questions and answers on StackOverflow. Trouble is, when visiting these questions and answers it is really easy to see whodunit, but often tricky to figure out why. ...
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Reputation level for close privilege should be subject to inflation [duplicate]

I've been using S.O. for a few years, and one thing which I have noticed these last few quarters, is that more and more questions get closed faster and faster. The questions closed are not just the ...
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Can an answer of a closed question be accepted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? If one of my questions were closed by somebody but I feel one of the answers were useful, can I still accept it? Also, can any answer ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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“Post Locked” should link to the meta FAQ on post locking

I recently ran into this locked question and noticed the bottom part says: It suggests I visit meta for more information. That does not seem very informative to me. Suggestions: The word locked ...
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When can a moderator undelete an answer?

Can you please tell me if there is a link where the rules for deleting one's own answers are specified? Aren't they the same for all sites in the network? I know by personal experience that one ...
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1answer
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Can anyone hack a question or an answer?

The answer to What is a "locked" post? mentions: A question where repeated voting or editing is happening in a way which games or hacks the system. Is it possible for someone to hack a question or ...
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Stackoverflow - My Question Was Deleted As Duplicate, Despite Having Non-Dup, Complex, Useful Answers

Even though two of my questions got closed, there were some exceedingly in-depth and useful answers provided for one of them, over 6-7 answers in fact, with time spent answering them on the part of ...
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3answers
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Protect a question from being spaminated, but allow legitimate users to carry on

Let moderators offer a protection status visa to certain questions under constant non-answer fire. Much like Wikipedia, this would allow users above a certain level of reputation (but at what level?)...
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Allow voting on locked posts

Very similar (but not exact duplicates): Can locking a post discourage new answers? (And a solution) Give Diamond Moderators the Ability to Partially Lock a Post I have a proposal for the ...
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Why was this question about increasing downvote weight locked?

I'm a bit unsure why the following question was locked: Should the weight of downvotes be increased? Typically, locked questions display a specific reason for being locked. Strangely, the linked post ...
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Will off-topic comments/answers lead to closing or locking of a question?

What will happen if a question gets off-topic answers or comments? Can someone else's answers or comments lead to the closing or locking of my question?
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Quality control of Hot Network Questions

The dynamics of many sites get totally whacked up once a post goes onto the Hot Network Questions queue. This is obviously by design and choice. However, the net result is that the entire character of ...

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