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Why is my post locked? [closed]

I posted this question on Stack Overflow: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20415261/how-to-get-the-threshold-of-pedometer-app-in-windows-phone minitech♦ locked it afterwards with the comment: ...
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2answers
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Why was this question closed, and why are the moderators not responding to my flag?

Recently I asked this question on stats.stackexchange.com. There was some discussion there about whether it was a stats question or a programming question, and ultimately it was called the latter and ...
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3answers
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Why are the voting arrows still displayed on the some locked questions?

For most locked questions, the arrows are now removed on the main question and on all answers. For example: However, on RegEx match open tags except XHTML self-contained tags, in which the question ...
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2answers
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How can someone downvote my post to a closed question? What does closing really mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “closed” question? There is a post that has been closed 5 months ago (the reason was because the question was not constructive); a few moments ago, ...
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2answers
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Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language

I think everyone agrees that it is great to have a lot of technology Q&A. In this way, anyone can quickly understand how to use a technology. The Stack Exchange engine is a quite complicated tool ...
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1answer
330 views

Could SO sponsor the FAQ tag on Meta?

If you go to the faq tag here in Meta, you are greeted with the complete list of the sofaq overhaul project. It occurred to me that the team could make the faq tag a sponsored one here on Meta, so it ...
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1answer
101 views

What's a frozen post?

When trying to add a comment to a deleted post (supposing I've managed to make the comment box and the "add comment" button appear, see this bug), I get the following error message (emphasis mine): ...
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1answer
205 views

How does vote lock work — can someone unupvote answers that are older than 4 years?

I have been receiving several unupvotes on my answers systematically. The unupvotes appear to be targeting my answers that have garnered more than two or three votes. These unupvotes seem to be ...
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2answers
158 views

Is there a way to close voting on your post?

I recently posted a question that turned out to be a duplicate, but already had multiple answers. I wanted to delete it, but I couldn't. I kept getting downvotes, ruining my reputation. I can't do ...
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2answers
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A special kind of lock?

I've now noticed two closed questions that didn't have a reopen link: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/174045/is-stack-overflow-killing-itself-by-parental-control and https://meta....
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1answer
130 views

Inconsistency of UI between locked and historically locked

From my 10k reputation point of view: locked questions (and possibly merged questions too) can't vote, but shows vote arrows can't edit, but shows edit button shows the flag button shows "comments ...
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2answers
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What is the deal with frequent re-tags, and how do we address it?

I was reading this really old question How do I move the turtle in LOGO? And noticed that it had 14 edits. Some of them seem absolutely bizarre. It seems like this was just a conflict of interest, ...
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1answer
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Why are “protected” questions marked also as “highly active”?

I’ve recently noticed that some questions are marked as “highly active“ while actually they are not. This is a recent example of a question that never hit the “Hot Network” list and its total views ...
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0answers
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What abilities are moderators given? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are diamond moderators? Out of curiosity, is there a list somewhere of all the abilities that moderators have? For instance, I just found out here that mods can lock ...
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1answer
192 views

Allow commenting on locked posts

If a question or answer is locked, one cannot comment on it either. One can flag it to share one's thoughts with a moderator, but one cannot address the specific moderator who locked it, or the user ...

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