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Distinguish close votes by reason

Even though a question may be closed by receiving 5 close votes, the votes do not necessarily need to agree. I think this is a good behavior, but recently I voted to close a question for being an ...
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Can we differentiate between migration and full closing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show all voted close types when a question is closed Distinguish votes to close by reason I've just unintentionally voted for this question to be closed, because I voted for ...
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Ability to change close reason before it gets closed

Was voting to close a question as 'Not a real question', but my mouse slipped to 'Blatantly Offensive'. Would it be possible to have some means of changing my close reason, before it gets closed?
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“Closed by” is incorrect

Do not give the impression that all votes are unanimously in favor of the winning close-reason. I closed for "belongs on superuser," yet SO claims I closed for a completely different reason. Source: ...
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3answers
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When you hover over the name of the person closing a question it should show the reason they've chosen

I originally posted this on UserVoice, but I'm moving it here. It is somewhat annoying when you close a question, but are not the last person closing it, that the official close reason doesn't ...
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How to handle a resubmission of a feature request?

Let's take an example. tvanfosson posted a feature request an hour ago about showing the reason the type of close vote each user voted for. This was suggested by me about a week ago and I agreed ...
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4answers
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Please define “Duplicate.” I think we're a bit unclear here

I'm convinced that we have no clear understanding of "duplicate" here. I recently had a question here closed because I asked for the "closed by" message to not credit votes to those who did not cast ...
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1answer
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How could the “close question” process be improved? [closed]

Here we have a perfectly formatted and clear question about things related to programming. There was 10 people voting +1 on the question, many more (20+) who voted for the answers, and still ... it ...
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1answer
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Show why a question was closed in the revisions list

The revisions list shows when a question was closed and who by but not why. This would make it useful to see the complete history of a question. Clarification: I'm talking about the revisions list ...
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1answer
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Leave auto-generated comment on closed as off-topic

That would be similar to the auto-generated comment after someone votes to close a question as duplicate. Imagine a question is off-topic and gets closed. The users that closed the question selected ...
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0answers
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Make it explicit that the majority (and not all) of 5 users closed a question for the mentioned reason [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Distinguish votes to close by reason It has been requested several times to list all reasons along with the user names who voted to close the question for those reasons, for ...
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1answer
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Please allow to re-close questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: “Closed by” is incorrect… When you hover over the name of the person closing a question it should show the reason they've chosen. I would like to ...