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Should grammar edits of closed questions be approved? [duplicate]

If a question is closed or put on hold, usually nobody bothers to fix spelling mistakes in it. But if a new user does it, should the edit be approved? It does technically edit the post, although not ...
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Discouraging repwhoring - Reverse rep from answers posted shortly before the question gets closed

TL;DR I'm proposing the following: When someone posts an answer and the corresponding question is closed within a certain amount of time after that, then, for certain close reasons, all rep gained ...
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Is downvoting a question that has been closed by the moderators allowed? [duplicate]

One of my questions on stats.stackexchange had been closed. Two users have downvoted it and the score has been reduced by 4. I would like to see the rule. If it is there.
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do questions closed as 'off-topic' still generate reputation for answers?

I have seen several questions on SO communities that are closed as 'off-topic', yet have popular answers. Negating points for such questions (as well as removed questions) would remove the incentive ...
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Reputation based on lifetime of the question?

So, this comes from looking at Why reward an answer to a low quality question?. Basically, I don't like legalism, so rather than ask questions about specific cases, I'm trying to acquire a general ...
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Stop the Gamers - Neutralize Rep Earned on Answers to Questions Closed Within 24 Hours

The Problem Summary It is no secret that certain tags attract very basic questions which are easily answered by even a novice. regex and php come immediately to mind. Many of these questions are ...
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Cause some closed questions to not grant answer rep

I was just reading this question and thinking about potentially better ways to improve on the situation presented there So - we take as a given that we want to discourage people from making poor ...
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Reputation on closed questions? [duplicate]

I though that once a question or answer was deleted or closed, the points awarded/decucted by up/down votes were nullified. I just had a closed question get down voted and it deducted my rep. Why is ...
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Not constructive questions getting the most upvote

I think everybody have met with the fact, that usually closed questions, specifically not constructive questions get the most upvote. It wouldn't be wise to forbid voting on these questions, of ...
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I think moderators start to close every single question possible before the election to gain rep [closed]

I'm looking at closed questions by moderators that nominate at current election, and I feel like 70% of question the closed are usual questions, with no real reason to close them. I have checked ...
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Should closed questions not award reputation to discourage asking poor questions?

I would assume part of the role of closing questions is to disincentivize users from asking such questions as they are not welcome in this community. However, often these questions, in particular and ...
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Hover hint against users listed as question closer/deleter

I was going to put a comment against a question that had a very high velocity of views - it was very dramatic with answers quickly given, upvotes attracted, close votes attracted and closed - all in ...
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Why do closed questions still give reputation to the asker?

I'm sorry if I'm asking something that doesn't belong here, but: Why are questions that are closed, still able to be up/down voted? This is quite disruptive to the quality of the scoring. As far as I'...
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Questions that are closed as not a real question should not penalize downvoters of said question [closed]

I apologize if this has been suggested already; I have found many similar posts but none dealing with this case; If a user downvotes a question due to lack of quality or not a real question; and the ...
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Will deleting my question also remove the reputation awarded to answerers?

One of my questions got closed, as it was very similar to some other posted questions (though I don't feel the linked questions answered what I was trying to ask). There's no point to the question ...
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If a question gets closed does it cause reputation loss?

If a question has been closed for some reason like "exact duplicate" or off-topic, etc., does it cause reputation loss?
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What happens with reputation earned on a closed question?

If a question gets closed, does any reputation earned on that question go away when the question goes away?
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Should there be a reputation requirement for voting on closed questions?

Should there be a higher reputation requirement to vote on questions that are already closed? This would be to prevent kicking "misguided" users into the ground with downvotes (and also to prevent ...
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Dis-incentive to ask questions that will get closed?

Recently, a question was asked on SO and the user who posted it also posted two answers. Both the question and answers gained both up and down votes. In total, he gained (according to his profile) 120 ...