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The user Josh Unger has been submitting a ton of suggested edits, where the only change is to add the internet-explorer-7 tag to questions that mention IE7. This is being done without addressing any other concerns in the questions.

Normally when someone asks or answers a question poorly, I am able to comment and try to help them out. I am not sure how to contact this user to help them recognize that they need to do more thorough and careful edits.

So, I'm asking this question: What can be done about such a user?

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Why is this a problem? –  Robert Harvey Mar 1 '13 at 22:08
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16 edits per day, for the last 3 days. Damn impressive speeds. –  hjpotter92 Mar 1 '13 at 22:08
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@RobertHarvey, well, all of his edits are very minor. Since the guy clearly wants to edit (either to help the site or get a badge), it would be nice if he were making larger, more constructive edits. –  Wilduck Mar 1 '13 at 22:10
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@RobertHarvey Would this not be consider a "too minor" edit? –  Josh Mein Mar 1 '13 at 22:10
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If you feel that his edits are insubstantial, reject them as too minor. That's all, thank you. Nothing more to see here, move along. –  Robert Harvey Mar 1 '13 at 22:12
    
@RobertHarvey That sounds like a perfectly reasonable response. Worth an answer instead of a comment? –  Wilduck Mar 1 '13 at 22:13
    
Just to confirm: he gets no rep for retagging (provided he doesn't edit the content)? –  hayd Mar 1 '13 at 23:35
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up vote 10 down vote accepted

I came across these edits too. All these posts are found with a search for ie7 easily, and given the stats, they are rarely relevant anymore.

Good tagging is important. But ignoring even basic things like Thanks and similar noise doesn’t help. Reject too minor edits as too minor, that’s why this reject reason exists. Or, even better, improve the posts. :)

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