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Drop the required vote to close to 3 [duplicate]

Most if not all questions that requires closing are need to be closed for obvious reasons. If I say most is because some duplicates are questionable and up to discussion about if they are a duplicate ...
ʞunɥdɐpɐɥd's user avatar
419 votes
17 answers

Add a way for moderators to cast a normal, non binding close/open vote

I think moderators should have the ability to cast a normal, non binding close and open vote like they were a normal user (while of course retaining their ability to cast a binding vote where ...
Andreas Bonini's user avatar
77 votes
16 answers

What posts should be escalated to staff using [status-review], and how do I escalate them?

For context on how this process came to be, please see our initial commitment to responding to Meta and Mods, our guidelines for the testing period, and the results of the initial test and next steps. ...
JNat's user avatar
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80 votes
5 answers

How Do I Opt Out of Privileges?

According to multiple mods, gold badge holders can now unilaterally close questions as duplicates. I hold seven gold badges for tags on SO, which means I can, on my own, close questions as duplicates ...
CommonsWare's user avatar
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211 votes
1 answer

What is a "closed" or "duplicate" question?

Questions can be closed or marked as duplicates. What does it mean for a question to be "closed"? What does it mean for a question to be marked as a "duplicate"? Who can close a ...
73 votes
4 answers

Restrict the delete/undelete vote privilege to once per post

I am aware of the reasons delete has not been restricted before, but the reasoning has begun to unravel on Stack Overflow, where a fairly large pool of users now have access to that privilege. I give ...
Machavity's user avatar
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22 votes
7 answers

Community team Q4/2021 Roadmap

This is just an FYI: I've just published the Q4 2021 Community team roadmap on the blog (and it's early, even!). I'm taking questions or comments here, or over there. :-)
Philippe's user avatar
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25 votes
3 answers

Would raising the review limit help with the Close Votes queue? [closed]

We all know the problem with the close votes queue, but it seems the problem is people not reviewing enough. Whenever I had time, I would go through all 40 that I was given, but by then I wanted to do ...
Cole Tobin's user avatar
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57 votes
1 answer

2020: a year in closing

I am thrilled to share that this year we are continuing a tradition started by Shog9 five years ago. Please welcome stats that highlight how many questions were closed on different Stack Exchange ...
Nicolas Chabanovsky's user avatar
38 votes
1 answer

What is the status of three-vote closure testing on non-SO sites?

In the Community Roadmap for Q4 of 2020, one of the goals for November 2020 is Three-vote Close and Reopen Tests Three-vote closure has been requested by many many sites, including the one I ...
wimi's user avatar
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8 votes
2 answers

Is there a limit to how many questions can be added to the duplicate list?

A question can be a duplicate of more than one question. Moderators and users with gold tag badges can add questions to the list of questions that a given question is a duplicate of. I was recently ...
Alex's user avatar
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10 votes
2 answers

Is there a reason for >3k users to "Submit for review"?

Following the latest Review queue workflows - Final release, we now have the option to decide if edits of closed questions should actually send it to the reopen votes queue or not (as was done ...
Tomerikoo's user avatar
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54 votes
0 answers

Three-vote close/reopen test - results

Three-vote close and reopen has been something I've been thinking about for ... a really long time. I'm really happy to finally be able to present the results of this test to you all. This post is ...
Catija's user avatar
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-25 votes
2 answers

Lower reputation requirement for "reopen" privilege [duplicate]

Some questions are closed by mistake and the current procedure for reopening is very... uhm... bureaucratic. Take a look at this question for example. We have 170 upvotes (the question clearly has ...
jitbit's user avatar
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31 votes
1 answer

Notify new users of close votes, explain what that means, and recommend next steps

tl;dr: New users aren't notified of close votes, and probably wouldn't know how to check for them When a question is closed: New users don't know what this means (it's valuable feedback!) Limited ...
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