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How do I view everything in the "close votes" review queue without dismissing them?

As a moderator, I would like to be able to keep an eye on the questions that are garnering close votes. I usually don't want to act on those; as a mod I have the "big stick" so I don't vote to close ...
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Allow to flag a question for closure without casting a vote if I'm out of close votes

This is not a duplicate of I'm out of close votes. Can I use moderator flags instead? because that is a support question asking if one can use moderator attention flags to indicate that questions ...
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Am I wrong in thinking this review audit is incorrect?

I am of the opinion that such a question doesn't fit the Q&A format. From reading the FAQ, I thought it qualified as a chatty, open-ended question. Based on the answers in the question, it was ...
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Do moderators not have a way to just push a post into the close queue?

This is not a duplicate of Add a way for moderators to cast a normal, non binding close/open vote as that asks for the ability for moderators to cast a non-binding vote. This, on the other hand, asks ...
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To improve first poster experience, can questions have a suspend state before they can be voted for close? [duplicate]

Possible names for this feature: "Suspended" "Under review" I am sure newbies find it quite confronting to ask a question and then have it "closed". A suspend state ...
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How should moderators handle a custom flag to re-open a question?

As a moderator I occasionally encounter a custom flag "in need of moderator intervention" with a request to re-open a closed question. I am generally reluctant to unilaterally override the decision of ...
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1answer
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How should you handle non-closed, non-down-voted questions if you are not a moderator?

I would like to ask about the following, systematically observed, moderation-style of the biology site that I would loosely interpret as planting "answer traps". Here an example of what I ...
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How can a mod retract their own accidental close vote?

How can I undo my vote to close a question? I accidentally closed this question - it was in the close review queue and (mea culpa) half asleep I accidentally hit the close button. It already had three ...
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Are HTML authoring questions acceptable on Stack Overflow?

Is question 2528290, "Should we include period “.” in link text?", acceptable on Stack Overflow?
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How to mark a question as a “maybe-duplicate”, when you don't want to use the dupe hammer? [duplicate]

I have a gold badge on some tag, which apparently lets me decide all by myself that a question is a duplicate of another. However - I don't always want to do that. In fact, I usually want to, at ...
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1answer
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Questions migration: enlarge your "belongs on.." suggestion list

Will you add http://unix.stackexchange.com to the list of available migration sites which are suggested whenever someone decides to close the question as off-topic? I also wonder if an option to ...
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1answer
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Allow me to flag to close even if I already used my close vote

When a question I voted to close gets reopened, I cannot vote to close it again, because everybody can vote to close a given question successfully only once. I understand this as it avoids close wars ...
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Request to re-open a question

The question Can HTTP headers be too big for browsers? Why it should be re-opened This question got closed by 1 moderator as being a duplicate. Even though I clearly stated that the questions marked ...
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Are mods allowed to use secondary account(s) to cast non-decisive votes? [duplicate]

(Motivated by this, now falsely dupe-closed question.) Mods can not cast non-decisive votes. Sometimes they would like to. Sometimes they would like to talk with users so that the diamond does not ...
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Moderators should not close crap, flamebait questions, let the community [closed]

When a moderator comes across a question that deserves to be closed, they should not. This should be left to the community to handle. Here's a fresh example right out of the Stack Overflow oven: "...

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