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21k rep but “Not enough reputation to answer or unprotect”

I got a notice that an answer I gave a while ago got upvoted. Looks like there's been some activity on the question. I saw a notice saying that I don't have enough rep to vote or unprotect the ...
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Adjustments to some automated moderator flags

The Stack Exchange platform has automatic triggers in place based on number of answers, number of answers per unit of time, answers from new users per day, answers from new users that get deleted, ...
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Is this the intended use of question protection?

Found this question in the review queue: Best way to accelerate data access to two data warehouses? and noticed that it is protected. As I understand it: Questions should be protected when they ...
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After my answer, question has been “protected” because it has “attracted low-quality answers”, why?

I had a rather interesting response when offering an answer to this question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/102593/tips-on-converting-a-c-program-to-pure-python The ...
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Misleading “protected” message on closed question shown to users who are not logged in or have less than 10 on-site rep

Should I choose Doctrine 2 or Propel 1.5/1.6, and why? Is this the intended behavior? I was searching for the "answer" button because I read that I need at least 10 reputation because the question ...
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Why didn't auto-protection kick in in this question?

Per my reading of the timeline, this question has got 3 answers in 24 hours from new users (i.e. users who earned less than 10 reputation on the site, excluding any association bonuses): https://...
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Cannot Answer Protected Question with 101 Rep

I was browsing and I noticed this somewhat old question: here. I just got an association bonus from my other accounts, so now my reputation is at 101. However, I still get: protected by GlenH7 Dec ...
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Questions featured at Ars Technica

Per my understanding, for a while there was a sort of informal agreement to protect questions that are going to be featured at Ars Technica. Recently this approach has been challenged, so I would like ...