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The five-minute grace period is not gone, but it has been recently changed. Information can be found in Shog9's answer on MSE. In this particular instance what happened was [a] comment has been added to the post since the previous revision by anyone other than the editor. This ends the five-minute grace period, meaning a new edit will result in a ...


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Yes, I think it is enough time. You should make up your mind first and vote only then. If you cannot make up your mind, do not vote. Note also that if the post should change, then you could in fact change your vote.


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Generally it is considered that a small edit is permissible for this situation. (I'm pretty sure it was discussed before but couldn't locate the thread.) In the current case the markup of the Mathematica in- and output could definitely be improved. See one of the other answers for a good example. Once the edit has been approved (it'll have to be reviewed ...


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The line "access moderator tools" does not refer to any specific set of actions one can take, instead it refers to access to this page: https://math.stackexchange.com/tools This page mostly provides information on what is happening on the site. There are, e.g., lists of questions with recent close/reopen or delete/undelete votes, lists of questions with ...


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I use the edit function post-five-minutes frequently and certainly hope this feature/behavior is never revoked. As much as I find the "gotcha" feeling of finding out too late that I've passed the five minute mark even though I'd swear I had a few more seconds, I find the availability of edit without save is still very useful. Unless I'm mistaken, there ...


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