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Historical lock for preserving old, low quality questions

The question Compute $ \lim\limits_{n \to \infty }\sin \sin \dots\sin n$ was recently closed (then reopened and historical-locked). I agree that, by modern standards, the question is not a good one. ...
Xander Henderson's user avatar
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Regarding the question on "Conics passing through integer lattice points".

I am making this post in regards to the ongoing delete/undelete skirmish (let's at least change the monotonicity of the use of "war"). The old version of the question is here, the current version (...
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Contest problem boilerplate lock reason

Given our current contest problem policy, I would like to request there be a customised post-notice for handling the locking of those questions. Proposed notice text: This question is locked in ...
Willie Wong's user avatar
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Should we close/lock old questions with many answers at some point?

From time to time you see someone posting yet another answer to very old questions which have many answers. It is almost always the case that the newly added answer is in fact a duplicate or a ...
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Locked question concerning contest problem

This question has come to my attention: Prove this inequality with $xyz\le 1$. It has been locked and it seems appropriate to make a meta post about it. I'm not requesting to unlock, I just think ...
Bart Michels's user avatar
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Getting a question unlocked.

One of my questions has been locked while dispute about it's content is being resolved. This makes me unable to place a bounty on my question. How do I go about doing this?
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