Privileges control what you can do on Ask Ubuntu. Gain more privileges by increasing your reputation (points you receive from your fellow users for posting helpful questions and answers)

15,000
protect questions
Mark questions as protected
10,000
access to moderator tools
Access reports, delete questions, review reviews
5,000
approve tag wiki edits
Approve edits to tag wikis made by regular users
3,000
cast close and reopen votes
Help decide whether posts are off-topic or duplicates
2,500
create tag synonyms
Decide which tags have the same meaning as others
2,000
edit questions and answers
Edits to any question or answer are applied immediately
500
access review queues
Access first posts and late answers review queues
250
view close votes
View and cast close/reopen votes on your own questions
125
vote down
Indicate when questions and answers are not useful
15
flag posts
Bring content to the attention of the community via flags
15
vote up
Indicate when questions and answers are useful