I am trying to do my duty by participating in the Review process but I find that when looking through the "Close Vote" review I have to look at the question in the normal view in order to see what answers it has already garnered.

Whilst there is an indication of how many, if any, answers there are at that point, would it be worthwhile for such answers to be shown up directly, below the question in the "Close vote" review without having to go looking for them?

I guess this question may have relevance on SEs beyond the RPi one so may benefit from going to the main meta site...

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    All I have to do now is to wait for ten upvotes to my meta answer to get another stupid hat. Certainly a reasonable expectation on a small site like ours.
    – Ghanima Mod
    Dec 22, 2018 at 9:28
  • You can, of course, see the answers if you right-click the title and open it in another window. But the answer by @Ghanima seems right to the question that you asked.
    – Brick
    Dec 24, 2018 at 13:30

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Concerning your last paragraph, well, that would be my guess too, this should be taken to MSE as it won't be solved on a per-site basis. It likely has been discussed over there already.

It could be (however remote the chances really are) that this is by design, as in judging the close-worthiness of the question strictly without its answers; e.g. a question that is clearly off-topic should be closed no matter how good and on spot the answers are. Note that closing a question with answers does not necessarily deletes the question (certain restrictions apply):

How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

  1. The system will automatically delete closed, unlocked questions with zero or negative score having no positively scored or accepted answers or pending reopen votes, that were closed for any reason other than duplicate nine or more days ago and haven't been edited in the past nine days. (RemoveAbandonedClosed)

So if there are any good answers to a question you would consider close-worthy consider giving the answre an upvote and vote close on the question. This way we get the best of the situation: that particular question stays on the site (while being closed) and the rules of site are "enforced", thus setting repeatedly a precedence what the community here deems appropriate content.

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