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Should Webmasters allow 3 votes to close a question rather than 5?

I feel like it is currently too hard for non-moderators to close and re-open questions on Webmasters. According to 2021: a year in moderation in the last year our moderators closed 989 questions while ...
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Can't close as duplicate: "An error occurred while searching; please try again"

I'm trying to close a question as a duplicate of this question. When I enter the URL of the other question into the close question dialog, I get the error: An error occurred while searching; ...
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Close - Off topic pop up?

I've noticed on some questions when I click close and off topic I sometimes get no option to select another SE site to move the post to. Is there a reason why some questions let me select a SE site ...
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HTML5 and the Semantic Web: Relevance to Pro Webmasters

There is some disagreement regarding the relevance of HTML5/semantic web questions here at Pro Webmasters - in the interest of hearing all sides on the issue, I've created this topic for discussion. ...
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Closing/reopening questions

I've been a user of Stack Exchange for a while now. I usually see questions closed by vote, which gives the question-asker the ability to give reasons not to close the question (things the close-...