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Cannot close question as a duplicate: need to improve user experience

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Update You can only close a question when you have 250 rep. Hence, the user experience needs to be improved. My suggestion: hide close button until user has 250 rep.

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I tried to close my question Why is it not possible to accept answers? as a duplicate of Suggestion for allowing to mark answers as "accepted", "outdated" or "dangerous". But when I press Close this post, I get the message:

Failed 403

Failed 403

How to reproduce:

  1. Go to Why is it not possible to accept answers?
  2. Press Close.
  3. Press the duplicate radio button.
  4. Paste this URL: https://meta.codidact.com/questions/277957
  5. Press Close this post.

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