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Locking the votes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What is the justification for locking votes? Why can't I recast a vote (possible bug)?[edited] I just found that one can cast a vote, change their mind and uncast the ...
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Why are downvotes locked in so quickly? [duplicate]

Yesterday I downvoted on an answer, and posted a comment explaining why I disagree with the answer. The author of the answer replied to my comment, and his reply convinced me that the answer was ...
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Pros and Cons of locking in up-votes / down-votes on Answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the justification for locking votes? What are the pros and cons of locking in votes (that is, up-voting and down-voting an answer)... On StackOverflow a user answered ...
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Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited

Anyone seen this one yet? Vote too old to be changed, unless post is edited My vote was only a few hours old. Then I realized the answer was wrong. Updated my question and went to remove the vote. ...
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Don't lock votes on Meta sites

When I talk about Meta here, I mean any meta but this one. I understand the Idea behind "Your vote is now locked in unless this answer is edited". However, I don't think this reason applies ...
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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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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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1answer
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Disallow voting from accounts which are pending deletion?

If a user's account is scheduled for deletion (i.e. they've submitted a formal request for account deletion, but the button hasn't actually been pressed yet), can they be prevented from voting? I can'...
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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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Retract post-lock votes at rep cost, without erasing history

Background and History Presently, trying to change your vote on a question or answer more than a few minutes after casting it results in this message appearing: You last voted on this answer xx ...
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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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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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Allow un-upvote and re-upvote the comments as many times as user wants

In 2012 un-upvote of a comment was implemented Cancelling upvote on comment?, but with serious restrictions: Comment upvotes can only be undone for a short time and while you did not navigate ...