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Why are answerers not notified when there's a change in the question? [duplicate]

This question is different from this one here. I'm asking "Why". And, putting a tag of 'feature request' to improve this site. It has happened with me a couple of times. I answer the question and ...
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1answer
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Encourage users to retract their downvote [duplicate]

Most downvoters quickly express their opinion, navigate away, and never come back. That's an issue because even though a poor answer or question has been edited for the better, downvotes are rarely ...
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1answer
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Poke user feature request [duplicate]

Quite often I find myself writing comments like => Please, check my question for details. I find them quite useless and redundant in general. It might be a good idea to add feature with which I ...
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1answer
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Can I be notified when a post that I answered was edited? [duplicate]

Sometimes the OP change something significant in his question which affects my answer. Is there some way I can be notified when: A certain question was edited? Question that I answered was edited?
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1answer
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Is there a way to get notified when a question I answered gets modified? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notify us when the question has been edited after posting an answer I keep noticing that some of my answers become rather off topic or even irrelevant due to the question it ...
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1answer
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A special notification when questions get edited [duplicate]

Often times it happens, that someone answers a question in its original and specific kind. Also often times it happens, that the questioner edits the question when he realizes the given answer(s) is/...
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45answers
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The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

We are happy to announce that the previously announced follow question and answer feature is now live across the Network, including Stack Overflow, all Stack Exchange sites, and all Meta sites. (...
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11answers
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How about a "Vote not to close" option to counter the "Vote to close"?

My request is simple: Many times, there will be a question where some people feel like it should be closed. At the same time, I'll feel like it's a perfectly legit question, and it should therefore ...
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7answers
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Favorites improvements - search, categorize, personal tags, add note, favorite answer

I'm a big fan of the favorites feature. I usually mark questions with good answers of code snippets for later use. Most of the time I can't find the favorite I'm looking for so quickly as desired. I ...
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5answers
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Notify us when one of our posts is edited

Your summary page shows "N Edits to your posts" for the selected time period but you really have to be looking for it. Could we add edits to the notification feed? You could put the reason for the ...
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4answers
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Notify us when an answer we've accepted has been edited

This could potentially completely change the answer. We should be given the opportunity to review it and if necessary comment or change our minds about accepting it. Of course we can do that now but ...
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2answers
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Moderator's edit to a question potentially changed its meaning and rendered an existing answer nonsensical

Shog9's edit to this question specified that the version of Xcode being used was Xcode 5. This wasn't previously detailed in the question, and as a result, this answer (which basically consists of "...
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2answers
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Notification that question has been edited or re-tagged while answering

Related to Notify us when the question has been edited after posting an answer I believe a notification that a question has been edited or re-tagged would be very useful. If I am in the middle of ...
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2answers
665 views

Show rep lost or gained from rescinded votes

My rep on SO just changed from 14,546 to 14,558. Checking my recent activity, I saw that I'd received one upvote which only accounts for 10 of the 12 points. Obviously someone has rescinded a ...
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1answer
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Warning on extensive question editing

I've seen this (annoying) pattern too many times: a user posts a simple question, which I answer precisely. But then the OP says "yeah but my issue is actually like this" and proceeds to entirely ...

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