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Should we eliminate protecting?

This poll is mostly nonsense because the ability to protect questions is built into the Stack Exchange system. I think it is safe to say that Stack Exchange will not turn this off for this, or any ...
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Finding protected questions

Users with 10K reputation can access the Protected Questions list. You can find this by going through the "review" link in the top bar, then choose the "Tools" tab and then the "stats" subtab, and ...
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Why can I unprotect questions but not protect them?

There was a recent change to the system that prevents the protecting of questions by 15K users unless additional criteria are met. From bluefeet's answer on Meta Stack Exchange (emphasis added): 15k ...
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What happened to the Protect/Unprotect button?

Since you're not giving an example, I can only assume that the following information is relevant: Which questions can be protected? Any question at least a day old can be protected and unprotected by ...
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How to add comment to protected question

Welcome to Math.SE. Your post and Comments are somewhat ambiguous about what you wanted to accomplish, e.g. post an Answer to the linked Question or merely to Comment on what is now a five and a half ...
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