Why is the author of a post not notified when a question is about to close? Many times I have found the question closed only when I visit the question for a probable answer barring the author to clarify his question.

  • Have you tried rediting the closed question? I'm pretty sure the author can still edit a closed question? Oct 1, 2012 at 15:41
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    @JorgeCastro will re-editing the closed question will re-open the question
    – Namshum
    Oct 1, 2012 at 15:44
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    No, but you can certainly edit to mention why you don't think it's a duplicate and fix it up so that people can vote to reopen it. Oct 1, 2012 at 16:42
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    Just edit it, or propose one, and then flag for moderation the question explaining what was changed and why do you think it should be re-opened. Normally a small improvement and a request from the OP to re-open a question are enough for us to take action. Oct 1, 2012 at 19:20


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