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Lock the top-voted questions that are closed

Due to a huge amount of feedback received on Meta Stack Overflow regarding the deletion of massively-upvoted but off-topic/not-constructive questions, questions locked for historical reasons have ...
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What does "This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved." mean?

As an example, look at Can commented-out code be valuable documentation?. Why has it been locked, what does "This post has been locked while disputes about its content are being resolved." mean, and ...
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Create a special lock message for historical meta questions

Lets admit it, we've got lots of old things hanging around on meta. Much of it helps explain where we are today - and thats good. But it also confuses people. They may look at meta, search for some ...
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Is locking the end station for a question? it seems to me that frozen would be a better word. I stumbled upon the question What is the role of C++ today? and wanted to ask for clarification at one of the answers with a comment. But since ...
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Why was this question locked?

This question came up on my tag clean up, so I can't retag it. I can see it being closed for Not a Real Question, since it isn't good in it's present state. However, I did want to (like I said) retag ...
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Can we keep these questions open, but locked?

There are some highly-voted questions on our site that don't match the FAQ, but I feel are extremely valuable to programmers. I've only been programming a few years, and when I came across these ...
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What should an OP do if his post being locked indefinitely?

What should an OP do if his question on being locked by a moderator?
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