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Upvote icon appears enabled when upvoting is impossible

I tried to upvote a comment just now and got a message saying that the comment couldn't be upvoted. As far as I can tell, this issue occurs on all on-hold questions in Meta. (I'm not sure of the ...
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'Post closed' activity should say 'Post put on hold'

Since we put questions 'on hold' now instead of 'closed', shouldn't the activity change to say 'Put on hold' instead of 'closed'? If you look at the actual question (for reference: Product Support ...
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Why is the “washing machine having windows” question opinion-based?

Going through the question Why do washing machines have windows? I couldn't find anything opinion-based about it. The question describes a general observation and is seeking an explanation for it. ...
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“This site is not currently accepting any new posts” message when posting

I'm frustrated :-) I'm new on this website and I tried to construct a detailed answer to a subject, put it in the comment form and have "This site is not currently accepting any new posts." when I ...
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Edited question never reviewed?

I edited the title of this question to be more specific and added a comment asking for suggestions but no one answered. It seems it was simply closed after the holding period without the edit being ...
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What if I disagree with the closing of another person's question?

This question was recently closed because it was thought to be a duplicate of "Do users understand the browser back button?". In my comment I explained why I disagree: there are situations where a ...
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Move to Graphics Design instead of close?

Recently, this question was closed on UX. I think that that is a pity, even though it does not belong on UX. The question IMHO shows real effort. Would this question be welcome on Graphics Design ...
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Should “Why does x company do…”or “Is there a reason why x does y” questions be removed?

There are many questions (including one of my own) that fall into the category of "Why did X company do Y?" Should these questions be removed for not being constructive? Examples: iOS multitasking ...
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Why was this question closed?

I asked this question ages ago and I received some answers as well. I just want to understand why it was closed as not a real question. it is clearly a question about how a search page is designed and ...
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Improve linking between “exact duplicate” questions

When a question is closed as an exact duplicate, the behaviour is not ideal at all. For reference, here's an example question I'll use. Firstly, the closed message which describes why it was closed ...
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Can we reopen this question? What needs to change?

I really like the responses on Which UI/UX sketching software is recommended?, and I see it as a valuable resource, however the question itself is lacking. Is there a more constructive question that ...
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Help moderate UX yourself! Closing questions and you

Something I've noticed is that when I come across a not constructive, chatty or otherwise ill-fitting post, it generally only has one or two close votes on it. As a community we're not closing posts, ...
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Edit closed question or ask a new one?

Yesterday there was a question heavily discussed on the context of naming a Q'n'A site according to the title of the job, or the activity of the work. It was rightfully closed as "too localized" since ...
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Would someone be able to help me phrase a question better to get it reopened?

I posted this question earlier today about the name/brand of specific stack exchange sites, and was asking if it is confusing to new users to have a name/brand based on the target audience instead of ...
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Should we close old questions that no longer fit the SE question criteria?

UX.StackExchange has been out of beta for several months now and there are a significant number of old questions from the early beta days as well as those that came across during the merger with ...
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Stop closing subjective questions that are ON TOPIC

This is just killing me and drastically limiting the value of the community. Let's say SOME people want really targeted questions with targeted answers. Let's also say SOME OTHER people want to ...