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Seeking support/feedback about closure flags not resulting in a page closure

I am not debating the validity of your individual flags. The validity of each flag can be debated for a lot of flags. I think this question is based on a lack of information and feedback due to your ...
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Close Vote review queue 40 or 20?

The close queue is dynamic. If all the pending task are over 1,000 the amount of alloted reviews for each user rise to 40. Once the queue is below 1,000 the queue returns to the original 20. ...
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How can we encourage 3k+ users to review more Close Votes

As can be seen in your screenshot I'm the second user with most reviews completed and will tell, from my perspective, you what the problem is: Y U FLAGGING CRAPPY QUESTIONS AS DUPLICATED!?!?!? ...
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2021: a year in moderation - Handled Question Flags

A flag to close a post is considered to be handled if it is marked helpful. This happens if the post receives at least one close vote, regardless of the outcome of the close review. For example, you ...
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Methods for combating EOL questions

Your points here ignore the simple fact that not all questions about EOL releases are automatically off-topic so any system that attempts to look at tags needs to be intelligent enough to work out ...
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Creating a good question: Feedback along with Close votes?

The reasons for close voting gives you at least some information on why. I can understand you'd like to have more information, however: Reviewing is quite a burden to the site. We already have a ...
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What effect does voting to Leave Open have?

Leave open starts a 3 strikes system. 3 leave open votes will remove the question from the queue. If you notice lots of close votes on a question you do not think should be closed, it is a very good ...
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Should questions be closed as duplicates based on warnings when the actual issue and error messages are unrelated to the linked question?

Since it's possible to close a question as a duplicate of multiple other questions and thus provide a solution to each one of the multiple problems apparent in it*, closing a question about a complex ...
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How can we encourage 3k+ users to review more Close Votes

I used to like it when we had the regulators room open. That way, if I didn't really want to deal with the most questionable 25%-50 of the close-vote questions - and someone spent serious time ...
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Why is the Close Vote queue so long?

It is so long because not enough users go there every day and cast enough close (or "leave open") votes to overcome the questions newly added to the queue. Although it is stagnated now, there was some ...
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