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Questions tagged [vote-to-reopen]

The process by which users can vote a question re-opened if it is closed due to some users seeing it as off-topic or otherwise disallowed by the /faq.

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Close-vote threshold lowered from five to three

There is a comment on the MSO post We’re lowering the close/reopen vote threshold from 5 to 3 for good Other sites can have whatever threshold is most appropriate for them, @gnat – Shog9 Dec 3 '19 at ...
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Vote to Reopen Prompt Bug

If any help, I'm using Google Chrome Version 78.0.3904.108 (Official Build) (64-bit) on a Mac. When I nominate a question to be reopened, the prompt window is still present after I click "Reopen". ...
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May I get my question opened as I finished the prerequisite of working code?

I have finished my code and awaiting a review. It would be appreciated if it was opened: Generate any n^2 x n^2 Sudoku in poly-time
Travis Wells's user avatar
5 votes
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Please reopen "PHP: Object for HTML hyperlink"

The question PHP: Object for HTML hyperlink was closed as off-topic with the reason, "Lacks concrete context: Code Review requires concrete code from a project, with sufficient context for reviewers ...
NewSites's user avatar
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Please reopen "Trick circumvents [position: sticky] restriction to parent"?

Trick circumvents [position: sticky] restriction to parent My question was put on hold. Please vote to reopen it.
clickbait's user avatar
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10 votes
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Request to re-open "Find out relation between Devices…" question

I had sought out review for a question about some proprietary code that I am working on. The code in question retrieves information from a list of one-to-many mappings and seeks to build a ...
ValarMorghulis's user avatar
-4 votes
1 answer

Please reopen this question on templates vs. non-templates in C++

Using templates and function overloads to set DOM attributes This question was quickly marked "on hold", which means new answers cannot be posted (not even by me, who's already posted one incomplete ...
Quuxplusone's user avatar
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Why was "Get minimum of four and maximum up to a limit" not reopened after the code was fixed?

With enough reason this question was closed for being out of scope. Meanwhile I gave some advice to the OP and the question seems to be in shape for a re-open vote. I already placed my vote. I also ...
Bruno Costa's user avatar
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6 votes
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Why can't I retract my reopen vote?

On this question, I voted to reopen after the second edit. I later realized that I shouldn't have voted to reopen, but I can't take it back. It seems the functionality doesn't exist. If I click "OK" ...
Malachi's user avatar
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13 votes
3 answers

"Function to erase a character in a string" question was unfairly closed

Function to erase a character in a string This question is currently closed with the hypothetical/stub/pseudocode close reason. Questions must involve real code that you own or maintain. ...
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2 votes
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Are mods notified when users edited a closed question?

Strangely enough, I'm used to vote for reopening others' questions on SO, but since I'm new on this site, I can't really vote to reopen my question. (Since it's put on hold by a mod I don't think ...
Derek 朕會功夫's user avatar
17 votes
2 answers

May another user fix broken code in a question to make it on-topic?

If we find that a question contains obviously broken code, our standard procedure is to close the question, sending the author back to the drawing board. But is it acceptable for another user to edit ...
200_success's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers

Reopen vote dialogue box still shows confirmation after cast

I've just noticed that the reopen vote confirmation Nominate this question for reopening? was displayed on a post that I've already nominated (and is still collecting votes). Is this a bug? I'm ...
Jamal's user avatar
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