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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Extending the grace period for account deletion

In this recent post, one user suggested to extend the grace period for account deletion, given that they felt those points were valuable or could be used in some way. Although the user has now ...
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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 ...