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protect questions

Privilege type: Moderation privilege

Awarded at: 15,000 reputation

What are protected questions?

A protected question prevents answers being added by anonymous and very new users.

Questions should be protected when they are garnering lots of views and newbies are adding "me too!", "thanks!" and possibly even spam non-answers.

Which questions can be protected?

Any question at least a day old can be protected and unprotected by users that have the privilege.