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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Suggested edits unlock votes on old posts

TL;DR: Suggested edits shouldn't unlock votes on a post until they are approved. Votes on posts get locked in after a certain time. The reason given for this behavior is to prevent tactical ...
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1answer
190 views

incidental votes can occur when using touch devices

​When I am scrolling answers on my iPad, my taps are sometimes considered as votes. Usually I notice it immediately and undo it, but a couple times I've noticed it too late and my vote was already ...
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9answers
337 views

Reduce or eliminate accepted answer bonus

Accept rate dunning has become a meme around here. Yes, we have the accelerated comment deletion feature, but I don't think it's enough. So long as the green check is such a large rep bonus, it will ...
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2answers
67 views

Locked-in votes are unhelpful for old answers with new solutions

I just spent the last few hours implementing and testing a HTML parsing solution based on a library that was pointed to in a top answer, only to find out that the recommended HTML tidying library is ...
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1answer
90 views

Change vote after time limit has been exceeded [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem” I made a downvote on an answer because I felt that the answer was outside the scope of the question, ...
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1answer
370 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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1answer
80 views

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 ...
4
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0answers
71 views

Upvote/Downvote lock should happen only if upvoted/downvoted

Recently there was a new feature introduced in the SE sites where your upvotes/downvotes are locked after few minutes. you will not be able to upvote/downvote the same question or answer after that ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
636 views

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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vote
0answers
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Not allowed to vote on post which I haven't voted on [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem” I voted on an answer and then cancled my vote (within the allowed time span), an hour later I want to ...
1
vote
0answers
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My lack of a vote is now locked in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited “problem” I voted an answer up, then unvoted it up beacuse I realized it was actually wrong, then waited 10 ...

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