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I'd almost recommend taking this to Meta.SE and suggesting a better Meta historical lock reason that could apply to all sites. An example: This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered representative of the current policies of this site. This question and its answers are frozen and cannot be changed. More info: help ...


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Yes, locking is a final state for a question. The purpose of a lock is to clearly identify that a question is not a good fit for the site, but it really shouldn't be deleted because it's important in some way. It may be because it has a high number of views (indicating that it may be referenced in other questions or on other sites, meaning that deleting it ...


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