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Look at this suggested Edit. In this the anonymous user has added a line

please i want to do project that going to done on reporting system so help me

and also ruined the formatting of the code. Still it was approved by the community. What should be done in the cases like this?

EDIT:As suggested I have rolled back the changes, but shouldn't there be some kind of a flag or something to flag those approvers(who I think approved the post even without reading the edit).?

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Oh, for the power to send those robot-approvers a piece of my mind.. –  Martijn Pieters Nov 17 '12 at 12:13
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I'm at least one of the approvers of the edit and that was a mistake. –  rene Nov 17 '12 at 12:59
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WTF 3 approvers for such an obviously bad edit. –  CodesInChaos Nov 17 '12 at 13:05
    
@CodesInChaos Yes, these are moment that I'm not proud on myself....WTF indeed... –  rene Nov 17 '12 at 13:12
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up vote 7 down vote accepted

If you have over 2,000 reputation just roll it back.

If you have less then 2,000 reputation flag it for moderator attention so they can roll it back.

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Ok, thanks I have rolled back the changes. –  Ankur Mittal Nov 17 '12 at 12:13
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Even if you have the ability to roll the edit back, I'd still recommend flagging this, because we may want to have a conversation with the reviewers involved. Flags like this have also helped us see connections between reviewers and suggesters on at least one occasion. –  Brad Larson Nov 17 '12 at 13:37
    
@Brad, care to post that comment as an answer in What can we do to stop bad edits getting accepted? as well? –  Arjan Nov 17 '12 at 14:25
    
@BradLarson I have flagged the question, can't see an option to flag a suggested edit –  Ankur Mittal Nov 17 '12 at 17:41
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