For questions regarding locked posts and locking functionality. Diamond moderators can lock a question or answer.

For questions regarding locked posts and locking functionality. Diamond moderators can lock a question or answer.

A locked question no longer accepts:

  • new answers
  • close & reopen votes
  • edits (though the answers can be edited by users with full editing privileges. source)
  • up-votes & down-votes
  • comments & comment up-votes
  • bounties

A locked answer no longer accepts:

  • edits
  • up-votes & down-votes
  • comments & comment up-votes

Diamond moderators can still perform these actions, regardless of the lock.

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