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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Allow votes to be changed at any time, but warn and leave a note in the revision history if it's after the “window”

Meta regularly gets posts regarding the "vote too old" issue and the general consensus seems to be that most people hate it, but understand the reasons behind it. The current solution is to edit the ...
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Why do votes get locked?

I downvoted a question and now really can't say why, so I wanted to remove my downvote. However, I get the message: You last voted on this question yesterday Your vote is now locked in unless ...
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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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why can't i change my decision on downvote [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mistaken downvote cannot be undone after matter is being clarified by the answerer If I press the upvote or downvote by mistake and later I realize that I want to cancel the ...
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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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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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Cannot change my vote after Wiki status was changed

I am allowed to change my vote on some question or answer when it is edited. Apparently, this allowance does not extend to a change of the Community Wiki state. Case in question: Someone asked a ...
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Upvote downvoted answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem” By mistake I downvoted good answer that was upvoted by me earlier. Now I cannot upvote it again because ...
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Undo an up/down vote after a comment is left

If I made a mistake downvoting or upvoting a post, there's no way for me to fix that unless asking the person to edit its answer. Let's say I downvote something, then explain in a comment thinking ...
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Allow users one late vote change per day

This is not a duplicate of What is the justification for locking votes?. It doesn't address the suggestion brought up here to allow a certain limited quota of "unvotes" per week. It happens rarely,...
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Voting on a post after X hours after you edit it [duplicate]

After you try to vote on a post that was last edited X hours ago, you get the following message: There is an unfair workaround - You can make a trivial edit to the post, then vote again on it. While ...
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Is it intended to be possible to change your vote on a question, that YOU have edited? [duplicate]

I read a question, thought it was interesting, voted it up. It needed some editing, so I started fixing all the grammar mistakes, added punctuation, improved sentence structure; I realized that the ...
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What is the justification for locking votes?

Why am I not allowed to change my vote after some period of time? There are times when I go back to things I voted on, and decide they didn't deserve that specific vote. (I get wiser as I grow older)
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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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