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Whose votes on what is binding?

There's a lot of kinds of votes. Some are binding (i.e., 1 single vote is decisive to the result) while some requires more votes to be confirmed. Is there a category about what votes are "binding"?
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Do moderators still have binding close votes for duplicate questions?

We just got a new UI for duplicate close votes. When someone flags it as a duplicate, it asks the user to see the if question that it might be a dupe of answers their question. They have the option to ...
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What happens when a moderator clicks 'leave open' in the close-vote queue?

It takes 3 ordinary users clicking "leave open" in the close-vote queue to remove the question from the queue. How about diamond mods? Do they remove it from the queue in one click, or not?
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Which users appear on “on hold”/“closed” messages and why?

It was my understanding that 5 votes were required to put a question on hold or to close it. However, when users who voted to put a question on hold are listed there are often not 5. This question for ...
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How would dupehammer react on posts with > 1 tags?

I raised this question in a comment on MSO, but I think it'd help a wider audience as a separate question. Let us say, there is a question tagged with more than one badge (for sake of assumption, ...
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Why was this moderator's tag synonym vote not binding? [duplicate]

This is a strange sight to see (click image to enlarge): Why was this moderator's vote not binding? The tag synonym page shows it as a normal vote: Is this a bug? It was suggested just now, so ...
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Add ability for OP to “confirm” their question as a duplicate [duplicate]

Currently, when we vote to close a question as being a duplicate it provides a comment with a link to the duplicate question. The OP then has the option to follow that link to review the question. As ...
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Grant the OP a binding close as duplicate vote [duplicate]

Since the changes to the close as duplicate mechanism it is a lot more visible to the OP that there is/might be a duplicate to their question. Empirically, I've noticed a lot more people agreeing, in ...
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User with review super powers

Take a look on this user. Ordinary user, no diamond no text in the About Me indicating he's employee or anything like that. Now sift through his reviews. Exhibit A Exhibit B The user ...
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Add a way for moderators to cast a normal, non binding close/open vote

I think moderators should have the ability to cast a normal, non binding close and open vote like they were a normal user (while of course retaining their ability to cast a binding vote where ...