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Re-evaluate the historical lock on 'What are some easter eggs that went wrong'

I'm going to give the community a chance to disagree, but I think it should be deleted. I don't think that the low view count warrants the historical lock. The net score of the question and top ...
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Historical locked trash, please delete

I don't see a purpose in deleting this question. I removed the low quality tag of junior-programmers and deleted all of the negatively scored answers. I've also removed the mod notice about long ...
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7 votes
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Delete/Unlock the "Historically Locked" How and where do you store your private work/sourcecode?

The answers were...abysmal. Yes, it had a lot of views, but I don't see how it can serve as a useful reference based on the answers there.
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Reconsider historical lock on "How many monitors do you use? Why? How they are used?"

As someone who answered this question in 2011, I agree with you on both points: In its current form, it shouldn't exist: it's a poll and most answers are less than constructive. The lock makes it ...
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5 votes
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Reevaluate historical lock on "Is Java “dead in the water” ..."

Deleted. The low view count was more than enough to me.
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4 votes
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Popular question closed instead of migrated

Questions older than 60 days can no longer be migrated, not even by moderators. Your question, albeit being off topic on both Programmers and Stack Overflow, is fairly popular and generated a few ...
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Why does "Tabs vs Spaces" have an accepted answer?

First, you surely noted that your question was already asked in a comment in 2011, and that comment was already answered in the following comment: Remember that an accepted answer is not an answer ...
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Why was this newly historically locked?

EDIT: I received 5 downvotes so I unlocked and deleted I was the one who historical locked it responding to a flag requesting the same. Here is my opinion on historical locks: It is at least 3 ...
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Locked questions cleanup

locked:yes views:0..2000 score:0..3 duplicate:no migrated:no After a few days, we should have enough agreement on this batch of 49 questions to move forward with the actions in the below headings. ...
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Why is this question locked?

I can only speculate, but it did have 5,000+ views so perhaps maple_shaft thought it was worth locking for that reason. If something, while being off topic, is popular (looking at its age, votes and ...
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Reevaluate the historical lock on "What are the things Java got right?"

I wholeheartedly agree. I unlocked and deleted this question. The views just don't justify keeping it around. If you disagree and would like Wiki Answer Lock this instead then please volunteer. I ...
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Why was this newly historically locked?

TL;DR Suggest to undelete the question since it was edited to a better shape and made match the top answer. After that, remove "poll item" answers invalidated by the question edit and reopen. I think ...
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