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Why can one continue to downvote a closed question?

Once a question has been CLOSED, it seems that users should not be able to either UP or DOWN vote the question. To do otherwise seems a little unfair in the downvoting case. Especially since ...
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Bounty an exceptional answer on a closed question

On the question Why does x86 represent 32bit when x64 represents 64bit?, Daniel C. Sobral gave an amazing answer. I'd like to bounty it because I never could find any of the information he shared. ...
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Why was my question closed on Server Fault?

I asked this question on Server Fault, related to my iPhone not detecting my Wireless Network. Five people voted to close the question as it was off topic as questions on Server Fault are supposed to ...
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Why were my questions deleted and account suspended?

I was recently blocked from serverfault for 1 month. Apparently for asking questions (gasp). I have asked 5 questions over a period of many months, and all have been closed/deleted (all unfairly in ...
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Shopping Question? Why?

Why is my question a shopping type of question? I really do not understand? Why do people mark a question to be closed without any note/explanation? I asked and later it was marked to be closed by 2 ...
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Should my question or the proposal be reopened?

This question was closed as off topic. Also, this proposal was closed as duplicated of ServerFault. Shouldn't one of them be reopened?
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Why is my question on dd test closed?

Refer to this question, it is being closed as off-topic But I don't really know what makes it an off-topic question?
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Why is HopelessN00b stalking me?

Why is HopelessN00b stalking me and mass-closing my questions?
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Rules regarding comments and edits and holds

Can somebody please direct me to a resource that explains when people are actually allowed to put a question on hold? Thanks. Trying to help another user. This user has edited their question multiple ...
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VirtualBox question

https://serverfault.com/questions/554486/backup-restore-oracle-virtualbox-vm?noredirect=1#comment641555_554486 It seems silly to post about it here but the moderator insisted that I do so, which he ...
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Why are closed or migrated questions listed in the "related" box?

Looking at the downvoted question https://serverfault.com/questions/297473/unable-to-browse-hosted-site-on-server you can see on the right side the "Related" box. At the second item you find https://...
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The reason for closing my question about a VNC server problem is false

My question Remote mouse pointer not visible in VNC was just closed because it is allegedly not related to "professional server, networking, or related infrastructure administration". This is not true....
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Reopen this question?

This question was, I concede, initially poorly constructed. It got an immediate downvote and garnered the necessary votes to close/hold it. It has evolved and now I dare to differ that - how to ...
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Question closed by moderator on assumption that it was 'home stuff' which is incorrect!

My question was closed by freiheit because he assumed my question related to 'home stuff' whereas it was very much related to my business and concerns hardware at my business address even! How can I ...
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Dispute Off-Topic

How can I dispute one of my questions having had been marked as off-topic? I have asked this question on Server Fault after I discovered that I should put the question on Server Fault.
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Close votes should be blind, in order to preserve objectivity and original thought [closed]

If you watch the frequency of close votes, I presume you would find that close votes cause close votes. That is to say, a question might receive its first close vote on its third day of existence, ...
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Where can i get an idea other than here?

https://serverfault.com/questions/533609/why-isnt-qmail-been-downloading-from-a-version-control-system Above question of me is down voted and i think it is going to be closed
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Where should I ask this question

I posted a question earlier that was almost immediately deleted due to off topic. While the question does originate from a home environment, I suspect a Verizon backbone connectivity issue is HARDLY ...
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Why was my question on high-performance-networking put on hold?

testing network connectivity on a server with Gigabit Ethernet Let me quote the bolded out part from the question: only control one server tool that would let me download a 100MB file in several ...
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Why should questions about interactions between my server and bots off-topic?

I understand that this site has an established history of prejudice (🙃) towards questions about shared hostings or control panels. However, I still can't see how these questions (1, 2) not comply ...
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Where do questions regarding labs for enterprise equipment & software belong if not SF?

So this is in regards to https://serverfault.com/questions/733438/nested-esxi-vlan-trunking-not-working, which was closed because it was considered off topic. I had a chance to discuss this with EEAA, ...
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