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This is a revisit of Are certain users favored the opportunity to review posts? that seems to have grown stale without any solid answer.

Just recently I was baffled by a user's ability to review a "First Post" almost 6 hours after it had been reviewed previously:

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In my experience, certain review queues seem to be more inclined to "single-user reviews" (like First Posts and/or Late Answers), while others are more geared to "multi-user reviews" (like Close Votes and/or Suggested Edits). This does not seem to be the case here.

The "requirement" for such late, duplicate reviews are questionable and does seem privileged when considering the multiple examples in the First Post review queue (just even from reviews within the last month or so). Even being able to review already deleted posts (I highly doubt this was an instance of keeping the review window open for more than an hour and only reviewing it post mortem - first post reviews are dealt with far more quickly than most other review queues):

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While these examples do not speak to the legitimacy of the reviews, it sure seems biased. Something is amiss...

Over at TeX.SE we have a far smaller community, so these situations are far more noticeable.


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FWIW, I've reproduced this problem across several queues on several different sites, only the Suggested Edits queue being exempt (not giving details on what's causing it though). –  animuson Sep 29 '13 at 16:09
    
@animuson: True. While the question mentions/focuses on the First Post review, I've also noticed it to have a broader scope. –  Werner Sep 29 '13 at 17:29
    
I can assure you, though, that the user isn't receiving any sort of "special treatment" that allows him to review more. I'd personally classify this as a bug, even an exploit. But again, I don't really want to give away details about it. –  animuson Sep 29 '13 at 18:17
    
@animuson: In conversation with the user it doesn't seem like there was anything different in terms of their usage of the site (apart from using multiple computers). What I find strange though is the time difference between reviews. The review of a deleted post is particularly peculiar, so I really don't know what's going on. –  Werner Sep 30 '13 at 0:33

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