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Do close votes on old questions really ever age away? [duplicate]

So now and then I stumble upon an older question which is essentially a duplicate of a yet older and/or more popular/canonical question. Today's example is What's the difference between ...
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Find the time left before expiration of votes?

Trying to reduce the size of the close vote review queue on SO (currently at 7.8k), I'm wondering if there is a way to find the time left before votes begin expiring on a post. There's some scripts ...
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Expired close vote prevents voting to close again from the review process (item is not reviewable)

I just got this review item in the close queue, and was surprised to see "This item is not reviewable": Going to the question at stake, I noticed this comment of mine which means I have cast a ...
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Autoflag after N expired close votes

So I read Are “close as duplicate” votes being timed out too quickly?, and it got me thinking about close vote expiry. Under the current system, your close vote is not refunded if it expires (that is, ...
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How do re-open votes expire?

How do re-open votes expire? I couldn't find anything in the help center, but I did find https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/123786/38765 I voted to re-open How to follow only specific issues on Github,...
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Edits trump VLQ flags, close votes expire… and delete votes are forever. Why?

If I flag something (at least as VLQ, maybe other flags too?) and somebody edits the post, my flag is "resolved" (disputed) and does no further harm. If I vote to close (or reopen) and not enough ...
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Reopen votes expiring too early?

Per this explanation, reopen votes should expire at a rate of 1 per day after 4 days of no new reopen votes, providing the question has over 100 views. But I've seen at least two cases now where this ...
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Show successful close/reopen votes in SEDE regardless of if they've expired or not?

Currently Data.SE only show currently active close and reopen votes. Once these votes expire, they're removed from the Votes table. This makes them rather useless when trying to query anything related ...
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Should we stop auto-deleting dupe-closed questions?

In this meta posting, Shog9 writes: But don't delete duplicates Seriously, don't. Unless they're literally word-for-word duplicates, just leave them be - folks tend to find all sorts of ...
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Do not expire single use tags on Beta sites

Tags that have exactly one question are automatically pruned after six months, leaving their questions untagged, and their wikis orphaned. This is problematic on Beta sites, where it's not uncommon ...
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Add option to have question expire after some period of time for poll/list/suggestion questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Self delete or expire time sensitive questions I have seen some good questions which were closed because they were poll/suggestions/list types of questions. (even that is ...
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Do we need email for bounties that can't be awarded?

I got me an email for a bounty that was going to expire in 23 hours, so I went to see if I could award it. It turns out the question has only been answered by myself, so I can't award a bounty. ...
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Do delete votes ever expire? [duplicate]

Lately, I've been casting a lot of delete votes on old questions, but I find myself pretty much alone in doing so. So, I would like to know if I should stop bothering. Do those delete votes expire at ...
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Expiration date for questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Self delete or expire time sensitive questions I want to suggest an expiration (to delete or to archive) questions, When you ask a question you can also set an expiration ...
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How can I assign a bounty that expired before I noticed an answer that didn't appear in my inbox due to a bug?

I didn't notice the answer to What parts of the Central or South Coast of California should I consider when looking for a surfing beach with beachfront hotels? because the answer didn't appear in my ...
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What happens if there are 2 answers with same highest number of votes when the bounty is expired? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the bounty system work? This is a really weird case but I wonder what happens if the bounty expires and there are multiple answers with same highest number of votes? (...
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Please allow expired close/open votes to be re-cast [duplicate]

When a close vote expires, it can no longer be re-cast. This didn't use to be the case: back when close votes always expired in 4 days, you could re-cast your close vote after it had expired. This ...
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Expire time for suggested edits

Close look here didn't reveal that there is currently any expire time for suggested edits. My request is simple: if suggested edit is not approved or rejected within 24 hours, silently ignore it as ...
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Do comment flags eventually auto-expire?

It appears that comment flags will never expire? I think that comment flags should also expire, because if a comment hasn't been flagged 6 times within a given period, it no-longer deemed note-worthy,...
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Expiration of answers for questions with novel solutions

A lot of questions seem to be answered at the time an answer is posted, but a year or two down the road there are clearly better answers. Is there any mechanism for flagging a question as one that ...
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What Happened Here? Voted to Close 4 Days Ago, but No Close Votes Today? [duplicate]

Today I saw "Test to see if User/Pass entered for a WebService are correct or not", realized it was a duplicate and voted to close it. I then saw in the comments that I had voted to close it four ...
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Do proposals on Area 51 expire?

Is there any kind of time frame in which new proposals are expected to attain the requisite number of followers to move to the next phase? I can see where if it takes a year to gather enough ...