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No, this is not automatic. Your first post on each Stack Exchange site is reviewed by other users in the First Posts review queue and users are encouraged to vote (up or down) those posts. On average, first posts by new users are lower quality, so if you write a decent post, chances are that reviewers are positively surprised and upvote your post, even ...


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This is one of the things SEDE can do. You can run this query to find out. Here are the results for your top site: SEDE is refreshed once a week, on Sunday morning. I wrote this one based on another query by resident SEDE guru @rene. As you probably notice when going through the list, there are various reasons to both close and answer the same question. I'...


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If your answer adds anything helpful to the post, I think you should keep it. And if the only reason you are considering deletion is because you think people are more inclined to look at the problem if no answers are given, that's not a good reason to delete a possibly helpful answer. Questions are meant to be answered (well, most of them anyway). Don't ...


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There is no need for this feature: All you have to do, if your vote has been locked in, is edit the post, and you will be able to reverse your vote. In response to your concerns about the edit-post-to-reverse-vote feature, it's been here for a while: If any problems had arisen from it, would they not have been reported? And if such a report exists that ...


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Since @Glorfindel has already provided an SEDE query to do what you have asked about, I want to add an answer that challenges whether this is (always) a poor behavior. I sometimes vote to close a question and more or less simultaneously provide an answer to it. At other times I may vote to close a question years after writing an answer to it. I do neither ...


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I think the "general" consensus is: you rather prefer to keep your answers around. See Should I delete my own downvoted answer? for example. The point is: anything that is "worth" asking about in the real world comes with context and nuances. Therefore questions that can be answered "100 percent" correctly are very rare (or ...


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How I ran into it After completing my post, I clicked 'sign in' > 'sign in with google' to leverage my network account that has Google login capability. As soon as the login+account was created, I was shown my post, and to my horror only the first 2 lines remained (out of 15 or so). I am using the most up-to-date version of Chrome on a Mac. I believe this ...


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