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Reduce the close-vote threshold when the question is heavily downvoted

Can we reduce the number of close votes required when people really really don't like the question? When a question has a -4 score, should it still require five people to close it? Why not four? Or ...
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Should the create-new-tag threshold be increased?

There seems to be a general consensus that we have plenty of tags on SO, and I frequently see some to be cleaned up. A script was recently introduced to eliminate single-use tags after 6 months. ...
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Why must I wait between upvoting comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why the 5s Comment voting limit? Is there a reason that I must wait 5 seconds whenever I see two great comments next to each other? The effect is usually that I either only ...
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SO reputation thresholds a bit odd 15, 50, 100 rather than 15, 63, 127

In the SO FAQ most of the threshold values seem a bit odd. The pattern of 2n-1 is lost and changes to something a bit obscure, x*10n. Here is a recommended improvement: 15 -> 15 50 -> 63 100 -> 63 or ...
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Compromise for the minimum character limit for comments

My original suggestion was: Change the minimum character limit for comments to an “Are you sure” instead of a requirement - similar to the minimum for question titles. I think that Sid Meier had a ...
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Please raise the tag creation reputation threshold on Meta

Similar to what was done on Stack Overflow, I would like the threshold for creating new tags to be increased on Meta. I'm proposing a new threshold of 1,000 reputation (from the current 99) -- this ...
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How many votes are needed to undelete?

Based on the new rules for deletion, a question with a high total score (on itself and its answers) takes more votes to delete. But how many does it take to then undelete it? Still just 3 undelete ...
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99 bottles of beer vs 3 undelete votes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many votes are needed to undelete? Whenever I've checked undelete votes required, it always appears to be three. To check, find any deleted question with undelete votes, ...
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Should proposing a site have a higher threshold?

In concept, I like the idea that most users can propose a site. The problem is that I also like the "one proposal per user per day rule". It would appear that the low threshold for site proposals ...