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Should the vote lock-in time be extended? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Isn't the “vote too old to be changed” a little too eager? I think that voting should take at least a day to lock in. Someone could vote down accidentally on a ...
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1answer
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Give me the opportunity to re-consider my vote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Isn’t the “vote too old to be changed” a little too eager? Scenario: I read the question, skim through the answers... one of them doesn't seem to answer the ...
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2answers
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“Vote too old to be changed”, again? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Isn’t the “vote too old to be changed” a little too eager? I've just encountered this on StackOverflow (svn revision: 4911): accidentally clicked upvote ...
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0answers
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can't cancel a vote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Isn’t the “vote too old to be changed” a little too eager? Why is my vote now too old to be changed? I cant cancel a vote, I get "vote is too old" which ...
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0answers
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Can anyone explain this vote-too-old behaviour? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Isn’t the “vote too old to be changed” a little too eager? I was reading this question on SO, and wanted to vote up one of the answers, so I did. After ...
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0answers
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Can't downvote after taking back [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: I was able to downvote an answer, and then unable to change it immediately after. Isn’t the “vote too old to be changed” a little too eager? I read an ...
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6answers
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If you just witnessed tactical downvoting, is it a reportable offense?

I don't want to be like the little kid that got beat up at school and runs home crying to mommy, but I just got tactically downvoted in a question. Someone else posted a virtually identical answer to ...
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6answers
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Undoing an old vote cannot be recast because vote is too old

Undoing a Vote There is a very brief window where you can undo a vote which allows you to take back a vote you accidently cast. After a brief time, it is "locked in" until the post is edited. The ...
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6answers
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Request change in behaviour: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited

I face the same problem raised in this question: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem”. I upvoted an answer which I now think shouldn't be promoted as helpful. I'd like to ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
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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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4answers
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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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3answers
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Is there somehow a way to find the questions which are the most referred to when closing duplicates?

Duplicated questions are a thing we want to avoid on these sites. However, it will happen anyway, this is why we get the "exact duplicate" close reason. There are some questions which are coming back ...
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1answer
386 views

Can we get rid of locked votes or have a longer grace period?

It has happened to me a few times. I've read through a question and answer, misunderstood some key point and accidentally voted the wrong way. Then a minute later I realize what I have done and try ...
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2answers
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Increase the “vote too old to be changed” window

The "vote too old" window must be increased to let people fix genuine "first impression" mistakes. I appreciate that you're trying to solve the Tactical Downvoting problem, but this way sucks, and ...

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