According to How was this answer posted after this question was closed? (found by Joseph Wright in the comments) the server accepts answers to closed questions for a grace period of up to four hours after they were closed. If one starts writing an answer before the question is closed or just has the question opened in a tab in un-closed state one can just ...


This is the limit on edits: Users with 2K+ reputation: These users have the edit privilege, implying they can make edits without it requiring approval by peers; Users with < 2K reputation: These users are subject to peer-reviewed edits (by those above) that should be substantive. Substantive here means at "at least 6 characters". First of all,...


Internationalization seems to be the Vietnam of Stack Exchange Network. A fix has been pushed out and we've even improved the tools a bit, so hopefully this won't happen again*. * I'm not betting on that, though :)


No. In the same way that mod votes are binding as we are expected to have experience in using them, once you have shown knowledge in a particular tag it's expected that you do know about it. So you are in a position to judge if a question should be closed.


I've just tried to repro and couldn't. Given the age of the question and the number of refactorings we've gone through, my best guess is that we fixed this sometime in 2013. :-)


The protected question list is nothing special and compares well with the moderator tools page (viewable at 10k reputation). For some users it is helpful to identify posts that may need attention, while for others it's only something they visit once a month, or once a year, if at all. Both provide access to information that the average user most likely won't ...


A tag score of 1,000 on a minimum of 200 answers shows that you have a huge experience in that field. The golden tag badge shows that, and it shows the trust in your expertise. This trust comes with the privileges to instantly close a question as a duplicate instantly reopen a question closed as a duplicate that has that tag, with the condition that the ...

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