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I looked at the history of this question using a mod tool, and it was the asker that made their question Community Wiki. I suspect that why they did that is alluded to when they said: if someone would be so kind to walk me through the process, including links to the files/folders I will need I would be happy to do a screen cast to continue to share ...


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I could see no likely reason for the author making this particular answer Community Wiki (CW), and so I too am assuming that it resulted from a mis-click or a misunderstanding of when CW is used. Consequently, I have removed the CW status from the answer.


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I am against historical locking questions in such situations, because it bothers me not being able to edit a post I authored, even if that post had the community wiki status (then, I would had coauthored). Other arguments can be found in @KHibma's answer in Using wiki answer lock on particular highly upvoted community wiki question that would be closed if ...


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Not sure if there is an official/correct answer for this question, but here are some arguments that might help explaining it: The fact in which Community Wiki (CW) content usually is opinion-based makes reputation not so relevant under a "validity" point of view. For example: What makes a map beautiful? is very subjective and visual. No reputation is ...


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That question has a Wiki Answer lock so its answers should be editable by anybody with a reputation of 100 or more. For more information on why I think it is sensibly locked see my answer to Are software recommendations good candidates for being wiki locked? There is no need for you to involve a moderator to edit any of the answers to a Wiki Answer-...


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How Community Wiki is used across Stack Exchange sites has changed considerably since its inception and since this question was asked in 2012. It is now described at What are "Community Wiki" posts? If you wish "to ask a question to get peoples' opinions and the question doesn't have a particular answer" then I think the solution is not to make ...


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