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I haven't read the question, but FWIW -9 downvotes (and counting), and zero upvotes, is a sign that the question isn't controversial at all. Only troll types of questions get that type of verdict. And just the very first line of the question is such a huge troll that it warrants a downvote and close vote then and there. Controversial questions get positive ...


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I'd just let the 'roller coaster' do its thing because that seems to be entirely by design. There are certain time limits to the close votes so the roller coaster won't go on infinitely (at least not in the short term). All in all, it's not ideal that questions get closed and reopened repeatedly, but it's not the end of the world either. Fewer close votes As ...


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The wording is confusing, but reopen votes and the reopen review queue are actually 2 separate things. A question gets reopened when it gets sufficient reopen votes. To enable improved or improperly closed questions to get reopened, certain actions get the question put into the reopen queue to get additional attention. In the queue, people can review the ...


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I never saw this 'reopen' question appear in my review queue That's because you already voted to reopen it. This started the review task, which is to be performed by others, as all review tasks in the system do. Three 'Leave Closed' reviews complete a Reopen Votes review queue task (just like three 'Leave Open' reviews complete a Close Votes review queue ...


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The "non-edits" you have linked to are actually edits, and this auto-reopening nomination works as intended. What reviewing users can do (in general) is reject trivial edits, especially to closed questions. I too often see users approving edits here that are no real improvement. Sometimes, this has no real downsides, but sometimes it does. Besides the ...


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