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Questions tagged [grace-period]

Grace period is time within which actions can be revised without a trace in the system. This includes a period in which you can undo and change your vote; a period where editing posts can be done freely without showing up; or a period in which you can edit and remove chat messages.

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What exactly are the moderator privileges? Can they edit comments after 5 mins?

I recently passed the 10k reputation milestone to be granted moderator privileges. I'm enjoying reading deleted questions. But I'm curious what exactly else are my new moderator privileges? I saw the ...
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Why isn't there enough time to change our opinion?

I can't remove a vote I made on an answer because 'I last voted 6 min ago'. Do you think this is enough time? people always change their opinion about things, there should be a longer time for ...
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How to remove downvote after the grace period expired?

I accidentally cast a downvote which I want to remove (Computing $\cos\frac{\pi}{7}$). I found about it too late to reverse my vote and am looking for help in what I can do. The Help desk was no ...
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Why doesn't the 'edit comment' button disappear after 5 minutes?

If you type a comment, and click on the 'edit' button after 5 minutes, it says that "Comments can be edited for only 5 minutes". Why can't the button just disappear after 5 minutes, so we can assume ...
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Is the 5-minute grace period suddenly gone, or is it just me?

If you take a look at this particular revision history, I made an edit to my answer at 05:41:36Z, which is just under 3 minutes after the original timestamp of ...
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Grace period when a question is closed

Didn't there use to be a grace period of 5 minutes after a question was closed where answers could still be submitted, but where one can't start writing an answer? If there wasn't (and I have just ...