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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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Can moderators turn off vote closing?

In an edit/close war do moderators have the ability to shut off those functions to non-moderators? It hardly seems right for a question to be locked because it gets in a close war but deserves to be ...
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Some answers don't allow comments. Why?

I found a question similar to what I would ask. I wanted to add subquestion as before others did in grey (dimmed), but I didn't find a way. In some questions I saw, that there is a posibility to "add ...
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Proper course of action for a close war?

There is a close war on one of the questions on Stack Overflow. My question here is about the proper course of action to take. I would think the answer would be applicable site-wide, which is why I ...
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Regarding the acedemic elitism or 'rule' by small intellectual 'oligarchies' that seems to be present in these sites [closed]

I asked a simple question Science Fiction & Fantasy about why the majority of science fiction stories make references to supernatural or psychic phenomena and the few that responded did seem to ...
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Why is this question locked [duplicate]

The following question which was migrated from stats.stack-exchange.com, has been locked. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16362242/book-bar-code-scanner I tried to edit the question, because It ...
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Locked message should reference Help Center

I noticed that the locked message still references the FAQ. See example: locked by Bill the Lizard♦ yesterday This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a ...
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Require Locks to reference a meta post

At the time of this writing, this post is locked, with a comment sending people off to Meta SO, but not to any specific post. This is rather annoying. IMHO locking a post should require/encourage ...
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Vote locking on questions: why?

I understand (without agreeing with) the vote-locking for answers. But is tactical downvoting a problem for questions? Or is that just a technical accident: all voting uses the same system, so vote ...
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What kind of comment is not eligible for voting or flagging

ON https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4556145/setting-up-a-network-e-mail-server I saw a comment Server setup -> not programming -> belongs on Serverfault.com – marc_s 27 secs ago and tried to ...
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Why is this CW post saying 36% unknown? [duplicate]

Looking at this post it says "36% unknown". No user by the name of 'unknown' appears in the revision history (screenshot just in case some wag changes his username to 'unknown') What madness is ...
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What is the severity of your question being locked?

I know that when you post a lot of questions marked with duplicate, closed, and put on hold etc. you will be banned from asking. So I guess there is a "bad question counter" to track your bad ...
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Is it possible to edit a locked answer?

I did something stupid and posted a bit of an answer including a placeholder for something I was working on at the time. I've since completed what I wanted to link to and decided to go back and edit ...
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Would like to vote but can't find a way

Sometimes I get a message to be sure to vote, but I can't seem to find a place to do it. Some answers are just great, and I'd like to give them a positive rating. Please tell me how to do this.
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Editing my answer on a question that gets closed in the meantime

Let's say I have submitted an answer to a question. Then I spot something that could benefit from an edit. Then I spot a typo. Then I spot something else with it, yet again. You get the picture. What ...

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