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Questions may be protected by users with 15k reputation or by diamond moderators, the only effect of which is that only users with at least 10 reputation may answer it.

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I cannot post answers

Reputation points are required to comment, post answers and vote. But reputation points are primarily gained by comments, answers being voted up, and by questions being voted up. These leave the only ...
Lawrence's user avatar
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Unlock protection on protected question

Currently, I want to answer the question here, but it's locked. As my comment was accepted as answer, would you like to unlocked it..?
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Can my question be protected? It's attracting too many low quality/comments as "answers"

Recently, I posted a question on Android SE here asking what was creating gibberish files in my SD card. It got a few hundred views, but also attracted a lot of "answers" as comments. Can it get ...
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Could this "question" be converted to an answer, to a protected question?

A new user posted a question that is really an answer. As @AndrewT observed, it seems to be an answer to this protected question. While I cannot determine if the answer is correct, it does seem to ...
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What answers were deleted on this question that caused it to be protected by Community?

I'd like to know what answers were deleted on Display screen keeps waking up when locked that caused it to be protected by Community. I know the criteria for that, but I don't have enough rep to see ...
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Why can't I answer a protected question? [duplicate]

I came across this question and was going to post an answer to help them root their phone since I recently did a similar phone, but it says it's protected. OK, I get that but what I don't is that it ...
GµårÐïåñ's user avatar
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Can see "unprotect" link; should I?

I was a Moderator here once upon a time. During my "reign" I protected this question due to the number of junk answers it was getting. (Ignore, for now, the fact that we probably wouldn't let such a ...
ale's user avatar
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Question not automatically protected

I direct your attention to this question: How to import contacts from symbian mobile to android mobile? It has, as of this moment, five deleted answers. All are of the "me too" or "thanks that worked!...
ale's user avatar
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Why can't I answer a question

This question is protected and requires at least 10 reputation to answer. I have 101 reputation, but I am not able to enter an answer. Why is this?
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