Podcast #128: We chat with Kent C Dodds about why he loves React and discuss what life was like in the dark days before Git. Listen now.

"The Dupehammer" refers to the ability of tag gold badge owners to unilaterally close and reopen duplicates which were asked in tags of which they have a golden badge.

It is assumed that tag gold badge holders are well-versed and community-trusted for the specific tag they hold a gold badge of. As such, their vote-to-close power is proportionally reflected by means of this "privilege".


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