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I recently crossed the 3k threshold and now have access in the Review Queues to Close/Re-open Votes (I actually have the ability to cast such votes). My question is simply: what should I read before casting votes? Obviously I need to read the question/answer and any comments. But the question is more specifically about site policy--how do you decide when something crosses a threshold of badness/incompleteness that it merits being closed? Should I just vote to close things that I would have flagged in the Low Quality queue? There I was a little less worried because I knew someone else would eventually have to vote and decide whether I was right or wrong. Now, it feels like it is (partly) my job to decide when those flags are right or wrong.

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    $\begingroup$ "Obviously I need to read the question/answer and any comments."Actually to consider the answer is not necessary. Sometimes I do, and you can if you want. But taken strictly, the question should be evaluated on its own merits. $\endgroup$ – quid May 9 '15 at 19:47
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    $\begingroup$ @quid, I guess I forgot that questions get closed and answers get deleted. I meant by that, whatever it was that was being reviewed. $\endgroup$ – TravisJ May 9 '15 at 19:50
  • $\begingroup$ When starting out, I enforced my own personal view of quality on the posts. Then, after voting, I'd click the "back" button to see how other users have voted. After doing this for a bit, I got a feeling for where I was being too strict/not. As I spent more time on Meta, I started to identify certain policies I agreed with/didn't, and enforced those appropriately. $\endgroup$ – apnorton May 10 '15 at 0:52

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