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I've just received a notification from SO that I need to review an edit of my answer. I clicked the link review in the notification and landed on a page where I saw old and new versions, and a list of other users which have already reviewed the edit, and BTW rejected it. I'd accept the edit (because it's correct), but I can't. I got the error:

You need at least 2k reputation to review Suggested Edits.

The question is: why SO asked me to review if I can not do this anyway due to low reputation limitation?

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Normally, the author of a post can accept or reject a suggested edit outright, regardless of your reputation level. – Martijn Pieters Dec 4 '12 at 17:55
I could't. I've got the error. Now I edited the answer myself. – Stan Dec 4 '12 at 17:56
I suspect the post was already rejected, and you ended up with the error message as a result of clicking Next or something like that. – Martijn Pieters Dec 4 '12 at 17:56
@KateGregory: That is a completed issue, and a different starting point altogether. Not a dupe, in my view. – Martijn Pieters Dec 4 '12 at 17:58
@MartijnPieters, can we see some docs on how to perform review in proper way? There were no any other buttons except "Next". If the post is already rejected by the time I open it, why SO do not show appropriate message? – Stan Dec 4 '12 at 18:00
@Stan: It would have said 'Rejected` in red on it. I guess you missed that. – Martijn Pieters Dec 4 '12 at 18:03
@MartijnPieters, I have a screenshot, so you're absolutely right, but this is not so obvious imho. I thought this small remark means rejected by those users, especially because I was admitted to that page - it implies the system still waits for my review, and I can change resolution. I'd make the inactive status more verbose, so people like me could know what happened (and that there is nothing to do anymore). – Stan Dec 4 '12 at 18:11
@Stan: I can see you were perhaps confused, but not linking to the suggested edit would have been more confusing. And what if the suggestion was rejected or approved between showing you the link and you clicking on it? The suggestion has a clear Rejected [datetime] or Approved [datetime] header. What it should perhaps not show you is the next button when you do not have the right to review other suggested edits. – Martijn Pieters Dec 4 '12 at 18:16
@MartijnPieters, no, I don't mean to eliminate linking to the suggested edit. I'd be happy to see more elaborated and noticable status message on the review screen. For example, "Review process is finished, you're late". You're right about the Next button. – Stan Dec 4 '12 at 18:24
@MartijnPieters, can I see some docs on how review page should look like and operate in normal conditions? – Stan Dec 4 '12 at 18:26
@Stan: No idea, I'm not sure such documentation exists at the moment. – Martijn Pieters Dec 4 '12 at 18:29
I just had this same problem. The edits appear to have been approved at some point, but I still got prompts implying I should be doing something, namely a big button that says "NEXT". I click that button and I get the 2k error. I can't believe this is not a bug, at least at the usability level. – abeger Apr 25 '13 at 21:28

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