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This question was closed and migrated to Math.SE 20 minutes ago (as of this writing). User Marek posted an answer to this question 15 minutes ago. I thought question closure/migration locks the quesion from being answerable? How did that happen?

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    $\begingroup$ Interesting indeed; the revision history does not reveal anything, so this is a question to the team. $\endgroup$ – user68 Jul 13 '11 at 16:12
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    $\begingroup$ Marek's answer definitely wasn't there when I migrated... odd indeed. $\endgroup$ – David Z Jul 13 '11 at 16:24
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    $\begingroup$ Oh, thanks for asking this, I also wondered whatever happened to the answer. I started to write the answer before migration and clicked to post after the migration (I presume). Obviously I hit some rare usecase. But as the question was migrated (and so inapropriate for this site) I didn't bother investigating this further. $\endgroup$ – Marek Jul 19 '11 at 8:58
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Closing does not necessarily block the question from getting answered, in that the server will accept answers but the UI generally tries to discourage this. See here:

Why was an answer allowed on a question that was merged into another one?

Migration does, however, when the question is locked.

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