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64 views

Let me handle Close reviews despite running out of Close votes

On MSO the bug I can still review in the CV queue after running out of CVs was reported and subsequently fixed. I verified in the comments what the consequences of this fix were: So...to be ...
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0answers
33 views

Closed question notification should have a link to the close vote

When you find a question which has been closed, this is the information you are presented with (for example): As you can see, the only links present are those for the users who closed the question, ...
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2answers
48 views

Leave Open should negate close votes

Currently SE review system allows questions' closure by the option of vote-to-close. There is an option of "Leave open" and I have read this to understand its use properly. I am suggesting that the ...
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0answers
24 views

Recommend Deletion in Low Quality Posts (answers) review queue: Give a form comment for “Don't post a link to a duplicate question”

This answer, for example, shouldn't exist. Instead. it should be flagged, or, with sufficient rep, voted to be closed. Can we get a reason like this: Instead of posting a link to another question ...
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0answers
28 views

In Review : Question which have closed should redirect to next question on click on popup cross mark

Here, I was reviewing the close vote queue, Question was already closed and I clicked on close button and it says message "to refresh the page for updated status". , I know this is not bad but not ...
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1answer
56 views

Show answers on review page for questions flagged as “unclear what you're asking”

When reviewing questions which have been flagged/voted as "unclear what you're asking", I need to distinguish between "I don't understand the question" and "no one understands the question". In this ...
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1answer
45 views

Show number of questions in the close review queue by tag

This idea isn't new, but so far I have only found it in answers or in more complex feature requests. So I want to propose this small (and hence hopefully doable) change to the site: There should be a ...
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1answer
59 views

Ability to vote for closure from within Review Queue

Just doing a bit of reviewing and came across this suggested edit. I voted for rejection based on "Too Minor" (a slight rewording of the question). But the question in question was asking for an ...
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0answers
135 views

Daily review limit and burning down review queue

After Shog9♦'s Let's burn down the close queue! topic, I guess some alterations might be done to daliy limit for close reviews, since some Stack Overflowians reach the limit in short time. Base Idea ...
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0answers
64 views

Make the review notification icon redirect to the queue of my choice

In Stack Overflow there is a notification icon with a number that you can easily click and jump into the reviewing process. Can we be allowed to customize the queue you get redirected to? I can see ...
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0answers
42 views

Increase review quota for very long queue

I understand perfectly well why the review quotas are implemented - this question is not about that. This quota works quite well, however I'm thinking that for very long queues this quota may be ...
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1answer
127 views

Are too many badges on question review the cause of a huge closed votes queue?

I am wondering if badges on question reviews are the cause of the huge closed votes queue. Shouldn't this be discussed or tested to see if the CV queue can be reduced eliminating some of the relevant ...
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0answers
68 views

If I flag a question, then get close vote privileges, I should be allowed to vote to close it

I've just passed the threshold for being able to vote to close on another SE site. Some of the questions I flagged prior to having this privilege are still in the review queue because not enough votes ...
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0answers
24 views

Disable the “Close” button for questions with a bounty in the Low Quality Review queue

I just received this Low Quality Review queue item, which has a bounty attached to it: Since you can't close questions with bounties on them (you receive the message "This question has an open ...
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1answer
36 views

Allow to filter for more than three tags in the close votes review queue

I've been reviewing the close votes for some lesser-used tags, and I've managed to review the entire queue for a few of these tags. This feels great! Now, I'd like to continue monitoring the close ...
71
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1answer
422 views

New bronze badge for using a filter on the Close Votes review queue

Many bronze badges are awarded for just for using features of the site. This is a simple and efficient way to advertise features. One feature that took me (and probably also others) a while to find ...
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0answers
100 views

Encourage reviewing using a drop down list of pending reviews

Been reading about the problems with the review system, and I noticed the following: Many users who have review privileges are not encouraged to make reviews. I myself don't feel encouraged by the ...
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2answers
390 views

Close Vote Review Limit Recommendations

Summary As many of us are aware, the number of questions in the close vote review queue has been increasing at what appears to be a faster pace than ever. During the month of December, I observed ...
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2answers
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Novice questions approval queue [duplicate]

Close vote review queue grows fast! Currently it has 101.7k questions pending. My idea, based on a simple research from this answer is to introduce another queue that will partially balance the close ...
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3answers
153 views

Warn about editing questions in the Close Votes review queue

Editing a question in the Close Votes review has a rather unexpected consequence: the question is immediately removed from the queue. I'm pretty certain that not all people noticed this. See for ...
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1answer
69 views

Why does SO tell me that the post is already closed when I vote to close?

I've seen this a couple of times in the Review Close Votes queue. I vote to close the question, but then a box pops up that tells me it's already closed, and to refresh the page. I understand that ...
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0answers
107 views

SO Close Vote Queue - Trust, but Verify

I propose that, in addition to existing checks for votes, answers, etc., we put items in the Close Vote Queue On Hold automatically when there is a flag or close vote, at least a month old it is a ...
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0answers
69 views

Remove Close Votes as duplicate of older questions when duplicate is deleted

I have this http://stackoverflow.com/review/close/113801 to review in the Close Votes queue. The question has 3 Close Votes as duplicate to a question that is deleted. Should the Close Votes as ...
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3answers
661 views

Stack Overflow needz moar ads

This got me thinking... Not about a contest though. I don't want people reviewing questions so that they'll get something in return; folks should be doing it because they care about the questions, ...
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0answers
50 views

Filter [review Close Votes] to the tags I marked interesting [duplicate]

The number of open close votes just reached over 100k and I've never seen it go down before. I tried a number of those, but a lot are about subjects I don't understand (for me that would eg be python, ...
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0answers
55 views

Prioritise unanswered questions in close queue?

While I understand the logic behind reviewing answered questions in the close queue - that is, bad questions should still be closed or put on hold in order to discourage people from asking them, even ...
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1answer
112 views

Roll implicit “filter of the day” for reviewers having default settings

Purpose of this feature request is to help SO CV reviewers understand how filter works. For why this is considered important, refer 1, 2, 3. Suggest that reviewers having default settings would be ...
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1answer
101 views

View older questions in the close votes queue?

Is it possible to show questions from year 2009, for example? Most of the questions I see in the close queue are new. It make sense to close the newest questions that are wrong. But sometimes it's ...
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6answers
446 views

Please add close flags, duplicate links and review data to the public data dump

Over the past year, a lot of meta data has been changed or added to the system: Review tasks and results Duplicate links (separate from close votes and ad-hoc editing conventions) Close votes as a ...
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1answer
159 views

Reset the close vote queue [closed]

This idea has already been proposed in response to one of many questions about the size of the close vote queue on Stack Overflow. So here it is again, as a separate feature request: Reset the close ...
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0answers
172 views

For Reviewers: Notes and History

Brainwave! Until this is implemented, if it is, consider leaving a comment on a post you are about to vote to close. Prefix it with a bolded VTC: to make it easier to identify, like so: ...
24
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1answer
213 views

Reduce the number of reviews needed to complete an item in the CV queue

There are currently 95.3k items in the Close Vote queue, and 2 items in the Reopen Votes queue. The number of reviews needed to close a question from the CV queue is 5, which is ridiculously high. ...
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2answers
267 views

Display the number of pending review tasks created in the past 24 hours for the Stack Overflow close review queue

This is just depressing: And I don't mean it's depressing that there are that many questions that might need to be closed. There are nearly 6 million open questions on Stack Overflow - if under 2% ...
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2answers
405 views

Allow direct linking to a filtered /review queue

I'm really missing the ability to give folks an easily-digestible chunk of the close review to chew on by simply handing them a link to the pending review items in their favorite tag. This was ...
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vote
1answer
95 views

Close review queue rep

From what I have read, StackOverflow is having a huge problem with close review questions. I just crossed over 400 rep on StackOverflow, and would like to help. I have been dismayed to find, however, ...
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2answers
233 views

We need to be able to vote to change the close reason

There are two different circumstances that motivate this request. A question is closed for the wrong reason This I see having two distinct sub-categories: a) Closed As Duplicate of a question that ...
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1answer
167 views

Show close votes on a question from the front page to help reduce the close vote queue

Idea one billion on how to reduce the close vote queue: Background Often when I see a question with downvotes I may visit it to see "what’s up" even if I'm not interested in the specific topic in ...
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0answers
42 views

“Review” UI does not reflect close vote limit

The UI on http://stackoverflow.com/review/ does not indicate that you are out of close votes in the way it indicates other limits being hit. Indicators that should be made: Close Votes section ...
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0answers
153 views

Please streamline VTC-as dupe in the review queue

I am trying to be a good sport and work on the close queue. Some days I use up all my votes, most days I don't. I hate to be a whiner, but there is a ton of clicking to agree with a possible dupe: ...
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1answer
110 views

Is there a way to see the reviews of a particular question?

I voted to close a question I thought was too localized, and four days later I see that my close vote has apparently been aged away. The question only has <100 views right now, so based on what ...
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0answers
27 views

Where there is an existing custom close reason show that in the review summary rather than “Other (add a comment to explain why)”

Background While reviewing for close votes the summary is invaluable in showing quickly how others have voted. However when a custom reason was previously selected it shows as "Other (add a comment ...
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3answers
447 views

Provide incentives for reviewing close votes in upcoming Winterbash 2013

Winterbash (hopefully) is coming up! Meaning fun and hats! We have a lot proposals how to reduce the close vote queue like a close party or free mugs. Why don't we put most attention to the review ...
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1answer
70 views

Quick-links on close vote review queue

Another close vote review queue suggestion... What about making quick-links for the close reasons already voted upon? This should make it a bit quicker to work through the queue. Example: ...
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2answers
429 views

Don't let flag-to-close flags linger for months in flag purgatory

Here is the close queue: Here is an active flag I have: I currently have 5 flags pending in the close queue. Some, like this one, are months old. This doesn't feel right and may ...
32
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4answers
553 views

Easy close review queue filtering interface

Short version: Make a filter selection page the default entry point for the review queues Show the size of the queues for tags they are likely able to work with - not the whole queue When all review ...
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0answers
87 views

Another idea for close-vote queue rejuvenation: Show the number of items added today, not the total number [duplicate]

This is just one more idea for a way to rejuvenate people's interest in the SO CV queue - which, at the time of this writing, is at 84.7k reviews needed. Some people are working hard to try to drum ...
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2answers
193 views

Should close votes expire with less than 100 views

I just got enough points to review some basic lists. I noticed that the Close Votes queue is 83.6K while the rest of the queues are very close to 0 at all times. I see that this has been asked ...
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0answers
209 views

Get Community involved in the close process

It's been noted that the Stack Overflow close vote queue has a few questions in it. More generally, it appears as though the Stack Overflow community cannot keep up with the volume of questions that ...
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2answers
215 views

An alternative approach to the close queue [duplicate]

Here's an alternative proposal for the stackoverflow.com close queue. Two queues. Queue #1 shows only questions that are no more than 24 hours old. The site would use this queue to get attention onto ...
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3answers
328 views

Give a broom to anyone who completes 10 close queue reviews successfully in a 24 hour period [duplicate]

Remember Winter Bash? How fun was that? I propose that we give a virtual broom to everyone who completes 10 reviews in any 24 given hour period. The broom would only last for 24 hours, so to keep ...