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I've noticed that the number of reviews required to remove a post from a queue varies. For example, to accept/reject a suggested edit, you need two votes of the same kind. If the votes are conflicting, the number goes higher. This seems to be the case for the other queues as well. (Additionally, I think that a mod-review is binding)

So, my question is:

What is the criteria for a post to be removed from the various queues?

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Don't suggested edit simply need 2 agreeing votes on all sites, expect SO where it is 3? – Bart Jan 19 '13 at 17:29
@Bart: Yeah, I think that's the case. But I'd like to know about the other queues as well. – Manishearth Jan 19 '13 at 17:31
What I know is: moderator review actions are binding :P – slhck Jan 19 '13 at 17:37
@slhck: yay! moar powaz for me! – Manishearth Jan 19 '13 at 17:39
up vote 34 down vote accepted

All Review Tasks

  • One (1) Moderator Action
  • Post Deleted Event
  • Post Locked Event

Close Votes

  • Three (3) Leave Open Actions
  • One (1) Edit Action
  • Post Closed Event
  • All Close Votes/Close Flags on the question become Retracted or Expired

Reopen Votes

  • Three (3) Leave Closed Actions
  • Post Reopened Event
  • All Reopen Votes on the question become Expired

Suggested Edits

  • Two (2) Approve Actions (Three on Stack Overflow)
  • Two (2) Reject Actions (Three on Stack Overflow)
  • One (1) Action from Original Poster
  • One (1) Edit Action (Improve Edit or Reject and Edit)
  • Edit Conflict (from Original Poster or User with Full Edit Privileges)
  • Rollback Event

Low Quality Posts

  • Six (6) Recommend Deletion Actions (for Answers)
  • One (1) Edit Action
  • One (1) Looks OK Action per Very Low Quality Flag on the Post*
  • Post Closed Event (for Questions)
  • Edit Event that makes the post no longer considered low quality
  • All flags dismissed by Moderator Action(s) in the flag queue

* Except where the system and a user cast a Very Low Quality flag, which only counts as one flag.

First Posts

  • One (1) Action of any kind

Late Answers

  • One (1) Action of any kind
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+1 for summary. I didn't know that only single action is required for first posts or late answers. Is it really so little - no consensus needed? – Danubian Sailor Dec 1 '13 at 16:31
@ŁukaszL. Yep, but we're fighting it. – animuson Dec 1 '13 at 16:32
Technically First Posts and Late Answers require both an action and a click on "Done"... the amount of times I've accidentally clicked "skip" :-). – ben is uǝq backwards Mar 26 '14 at 14:45

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