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Why wouldn't we reset all the votes on the question that is marked as dup?

Because, in general, it isn't a big issue. If someone tired to do it as a way of farming reputation, it would be evidenced by a massive percentage of closed questions, which would probably lead to a ...
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Can we get StackOverflow's stock off-topic reason about debugging help?

We do get 3 custom close reasons. We can make this one of them as we currently use 2. We should reevaluate this when a 4th close reason becomes apparent. Note that it needs another moderator ...
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There is a new Selenium 4 version that does some things a fair bit differently than selenium 3, should get its own tag?

Absolutely it should. There is selenium which is for Selenium 1, and also selenium2 and selenium3 - no reason not to continue the trend which appears to be working. Let's just make sure we're diligent ...
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Display of informative message over SQA site

I noticed this the flashing messages on SO when downvoting question to please let a comment or flag to "show what's going wrong" (not cited but I think you get it). I couldn't see that this is depent ...
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Display of informative message over SQA site

I'm not 100% sure, but I believe this kind of thing is related to your rep. If you have under 200 rep, you might see that on some of the other sites, where you won't when you're on established sites. ...
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Justification for re-opening

Questions do not need a reason to be open. They only need a reason to be closed. By definition, a question that is being voted to be re-opened simply means it has been edited to no longer have any ...
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Justification for re-opening

Part of the confusion is that there's an automatic reopen vote caused by any kind of edit to a question, no matter how trivial the edit happens to be. I think having some kind of argument for a ...
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Lowering the privileges threshold depending on popularity of site

To be perfectly honest, I don't believe it would. First, keep in mind that 125 points is only 25 question upvotes or 13 answer upvotes. If someone asked one question and answered one question every ...
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How do I receive a signal the question voted for closure is worth close-vote retracting

I wouldn't particularly worry about it. If the question has your close vote, but doesn't get closed (presumably because the OP fixed the post and people stopped putting more close votes on it) then ...
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In few cases, Can we restrict the question before getting posted?

I've been absent for a few days now with a family vacation, so I'm sorry some of those haven't been cleaned up yet. First, yes there are actions the moderation team can take to prevent users from ...
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