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You're unable to force the system to allow you to stop people editing your posts, this is a feature of the StackExchange model, that anyone in the community is free to improve upon posts (once they reach a high enough rep to do so). Generally, its a great system which ensures the quality of questions and answers here. Usually, edits are for minor things ...


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The main addition to the question was yours, and this could reasonably be said to have changed the question. If you had additional specifications (e.g. wanting to see crystal field theory calculations) then you can specify those in the bounty text, it doesn't have to be an edit to the question. Honestly, the original wording which you added to the question ...


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Your question is approaching the ‘issue’ from the wrong angle and is probably based on a misunderstanding. The model of Stack Exchange is indeed that anyone can suggest an edit. When an edit is suggested, it enters a review queue and it also drops a note in the OP’s inbox. The edit can be approved or rejected by: two votes for either approve or reject from ...


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Unfortunately, there was nothing you could do. Once an edit is pending review, it is stuck there. (And if a reviewer misclicks — I’ve had that; I wanted to click Reject & edit and hit Reject instead — they’re stuck there, too.) If you check out the help centre, there is nothing explicit on the subject. However, there is the sentence: Edits are ...


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As pointed out in the post Loong linked to, the likely reason why you cannot suggest an edit is because there is already a pending suggested edit. The suggested edit has to be approved/rejected before you can suggest another edit. See also: Why is the edit button disabled?


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