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There is a user who has been foiling my suggested edit rejections, and I noticed they currently have 237 approvals with 0 rejections. That struck me as a little odd, because I figured they would have at least rejected an audit or two. Then again, maybe not.

So, being bored, I started going through their review history, and I can't find a single instance of a suggested edit audit, either passed or failed.

I figure this user would have to be a prime candidate for an audit, so:

  • How does the system determine who gets audited and who doesn't?
  • Is this particular instance a case of the user not being audited, or simply detecting and skipping all audits for some reason?
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How does the system determine who gets audited and who doesn't? My guess is you won't get an answer for that and that it will remain "undisclosed". – Servy Feb 21 '13 at 16:05
@Servy - that was my gut feeling as well; hopefully this will at least help the algorithms being used to be refined – LittleBobbyTables Feb 21 '13 at 16:07
I am really interested in the second option though; perhaps there will need to be some mod tool to indicate an overly high percentage of skips on audit items (if such a thing doesn't already exist). – Servy Feb 21 '13 at 16:09
A couple of days ago there was a post mentioning 1 in 20 reviews. – Toon Krijthe Feb 21 '13 at 16:16
One reason for skipping obvious audits is to save the prescious votes for something better. I sometimes consider doing that, to earn an extra reject vote. :-) – Bo Persson Feb 21 '13 at 16:34

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