Test items in review queues that are designed to help new reviewers hone their moderation skills, while nudging more experienced users that don't seem to be paying close attention to what they're reviewing.

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Don't include posts in known good when a plurality of reviews on the post recommend deletion

Take for example, this review which failed with a 'recommend deletion' for something that wasn't an answer: I'm a developer at Spotify. We know that there are some regressions in the new client, ...
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Review audit ignores closereason filter [duplicate]

I think there is a small loophole in review audits. It basically ignores closereason filter which I've selected. For example when I'm selecting filter only duplicates (or any other), the audit will ...
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Review audits are broken? [duplicate]

So I can't review for 2 days because of too many incorrect reviews. I just got to review an answer that was good. Just a good answer. Some explanation and a piece of code that matches the question. I ...
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Review audits shouldn't show me my own posts

I was going through the close vote review queue when I received an audit for my own question. This feels a little wrong. I don't know if this is a real problem—it's probably fairly rare, and I can't ...
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My failed audit shows another user

I got a review ban when my mouse lagged. This is what I'm seeing now: Looks normal. However, when I visit the review page, I see this: For that very review I'm seeing another user listed who ...
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Reopen queue audits are very obvious

In the reopen queue, questions are displayed with most of the influential information removed, usually giving you just the revision information. In my case, I am given just the markdown changes, ...
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Protected question statement visible in test review of question

In a review of this question, the 'Protected by Community' template is visible in the test. Unfortunately, I flubbed the screenshot of the actual test question, so here's what it looks like afterward. ...
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Misleading message on trying to edit a “known good” audit

I wanted to edit an answer in the Low Quality review queue. It was a "known good" audit, so the message said: If you still want to edit it, use the link to the right to return to the post. ...
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Inconsistent display of post scores on “known good” audits in the Low Quality review queue

When an answer is presented as an "known good" audit in the Low Quality review queue, its score is shown as 0. The real (positive) score is revealed only after user's decision on the audit. its real ...
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Why is downvoting labeled an “acceptable action” on audits that came from flagged posts?

At times I see an answer in Late Answers or First Posts that is blatantly not an answer, or sometimes needs a flag of some other sort, and also turns out to be an audit. But in such cases, downvoting ...
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Should audits include can't-be-reproduced/typo closures?

Recently ran into a first post audit for a question on SO that was closed (and deleted) as being caused either by a typo or some sort of heisenbug. I don't know which, but the important thing is that ...
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Nearly impossible late answer audit

So, I got this late answer audit (link). It is based on this deleted answer. Note that it can't be flagged, voted on, or commented on. This is likely because the question it is part of is also a ...
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Increasing frequency of Test in Review when about to get badge?

I was reviewing the Close Votes queue on StackOverflow today morning. And I got 4-5 audit reviews for testing if I am paying attention. This hasn't been so frequent in past. I thought that might be ...
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How should I approach an obvious review audit?

I recently reviewed a late answer that looked suspiciously like an audit (and passed I guess?) After my review (I commented, then clicked "I'm done") it doesn't show up in my review history. I ...
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Should close vote audits include questions that I closed?

I just got this reopen audit, on a question I closed: Surely it would be sensible to not give audits of questions to the close voters?
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Close votes review bug when daily limit is reached

SE site: http://magento.stackexchange.com Scenario: - I'm reviewing the "close votes" section. - I only have one more close vote for today. - I choose to close the question I'm reviewing. ...
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Votes on review audit are not placed on the question

During a review on SO, I upvoted a question because it was of decent quality. Turned out to be an audit. The upvote halted the review, revealing it was an audit, got my pat on the head, etc. ...
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Should audits not scrub comments from the question/answer?

A recent question on Meta.StackOverflow makes me question the practice of scrubbing comments from audits.* The user in question was presented with a poorly formatted but decent answer. There was ...
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Strange behaviour in close vote review audit (“This item is not available for review”)

I've done the most close (and re-open) reviewing on Server Fault. Interestingly, the odd behaviour I've run into recently only shows up because I'm not a robo-reviewer: In many cases, if it's not ...
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Audit give-away on deleted posts with comments

I was doing a review, and came across a Very Low Quality answer that I was going to recommend for deletion, but only after leaving a detailed comment to help the poster learn for the future. I typed ...
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“Reject and Edit” failed me in review audit. Why?

I was reviewing a suggested edit which is clearly wrong and I chose to reject it and then edit the post. Why did I fail? Here is a screenshot:
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Inconsistency of button positions in review queues

The buttons of 4 of the review queues can be characterized as positive, somewhat positive, negative and neutral (skip). The problem is that the order of the buttons is not consistent across the review ...
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Don't use spam post as audits in the low quality review queue

Spam posts, without proper context, specially those tricky one, can be extremely difficult to asset; and even when you successfully identify it as "spam" the review queue doesn't allow you to flag it ...
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Add tag wiki/excerpt audits with copied content

In line with the proposal of Shog to improve the reject reasons, I think we should also teach reviewers to search for plagiarization whenever they hit a tag wiki/excerpt edit. So, I suggest that ...
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Audit first-post review not anonymized (3.5k user answer used as the audit)

This could be a bug affecting the whole StackExchange network, but it has happened on StackOverflow (this is the reason I post this here) I have posted earlier this question on Meta.SO : How can an ...
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How does a site initiate a request for having review audits?

This is a follow-up question to Which sites currently have review-audits? Not every site has review audits active. So, how does a site go about requesting to have review audits initiated? Is there ...
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Don't let users comment on review audit questions

When reviewing reopen votes, I was given this question as a review audit. I commented, nonsensically, that I didn't understand why the question was closed as primarily-opinion based, as that's what ...
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Which sites currently have review-audits?

Some sites have review audits, and some don't. Which ones currently do and what is the criteria for activating this feature?
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Is there statistical data on 'review task' to ban ratio?

I wanted to compare myself to others to see how well I am performing (or rather under-performing) on doing review tasks. I am assuming that averages will represent total data well enough, as I would ...
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Where can I see a list of reviews where I have approved but it was rejected and vise-versa?

I recently got review ban for failing single audit, which would imply that I wasn't doing fair work for a while - since as I understand one does not get banned for single failed audit. To better ...
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Attempting to vote on a comment revealed that an answer was a low quality queue audit

Audit Link (answer only visible to 10k users) My reaction here was to up vote Kidd's comment on the off chance it wasn't a troll, and then hit the recommend deletion button. The error message I got ...
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Completely anonymise ALL review tasks and audits

I feel it would be beneficial in the long term if we completely anonymised all review tasks, either by completely removing all user cards, or by simply replacing them with a placeholder "A #StackSite# ...
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Review First post - Test reviews [duplicate]

When you make a First Post review, some time appears a review-audit to test if you're making attention in review tasks. However I note that some times this review-audits appears to be made by user who ...
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Review Audit Fail - closed question served as known good in reopen queue

The review audit pulled a total fail today. As in a "Go home, Review Audit, you're appallingly drunk" fail. The subject question (Progs 10k+ only link) remains closed, and was closed by a ...
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When reviewing queue tagged by ``[tag]`` test question should be honestly related to the tag

When I'm reviewing close queue by tag (python) but thats irrevelant sometimes I get questions that are not related to python at all, but are tagged python. Obvious solution would be to edit them to ...
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A question I voted to close is presented to me as a review audit

I just encountered this review audit. As you can see, I am one of the people who voted to close this question in the first place, and the question hasn't been edited. This seems wrong to me. While ...
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Low Quality Posts review audits show score before any action is taken

Usually, when you review a review audit, the score is shown as 0. However, in the low quality posts queue, I've been getting audits that show what the score is before I've taken any action on it. ...
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Don't insult my intelligence [duplicate]

At least the audits could try to be subtle :p I understand the "making sure you're paying attention", but even if I weren't this audit is just a tad too obvious... Unless that's by design?
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Audits mess up on migrated questions

Well, I was reviewing in the Close Vote queue earlier when I hit this strange review task: There's no review buttons except for skip. So I looked at the question. Apparently, it was migrated to ...
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“Add comment” button should not fail review audit [duplicate]

While reviewing first posts, I was shown this question. I thought it was a good question, and I wanted to ask what the term odr-used means, so I pressed add comment. For daring to taint a good ...
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Users under 10k flagging posts that were deleted by review several weeks before

I just reviewed a custom flag on an answer that basically said it was not an answer. This answer had been deleted by review on April 29. The flag was raised today. This is the second time I've had to ...
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Bug in close vote review audit - can't close a known bad

So I was doing some reviews and got this one. I clicked the 'close' button and was shown this: Note that its May 16th, not April 30th and its a review based on this question I was more expecting ...
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Add feedback for review audits [duplicate]

Having just tripped a review audit I disagree with, and having already complained in another post about these types of things, I realized an important step that could be used to help in the future. ...
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Can a disagreement button and comment be allowed in audit tests? [duplicate]

The audit process seems very one-way....I'm not sure who decides whether one question/comment is good or bad or even the selection of question/answers for audit but I think that I am not alone in ...
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First posts review audit should not fail you for commenting [duplicate]

I got a first posts audit (http://serverfault.com/review/first-posts/121442, on Monday morning mistake: sudo rm -rf --no-preserve-root /), and not knowing it was an audit, I wanted to leave a comment ...
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No markdown on review of Low Quality Posts, and Edit fails review

Sometimes rendered output isn't enough to review a post. From the Low Quality Posts review queue, there's no way to review markdown which is sometimes necessary to perform a review. Reviewing low ...
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Too many edits get approved [duplicate]

I’ve recently noticed that many of my posts get edited by new users, and the edits are subsequently approved (often unanimously). Great, right? Yes. Except that many of these edits are spurious, or ...
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Can my “up” vote on Review Audits be treated as actual vote?

While reviewing the First Posts queue and Late Answers queue I often come across some excellent posts (both questions and answers) and up-vote them which later turn out to just be Review audits. ...
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Looks like it could be a dupe to me

I recently failed this audit when I clicked "Close". I did so because it looked like a very possible duplicate of the suggested answer in the comments (this one here) Now, I'm not an iOS developer so ...
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Audits onset time make them easily detectable

There's a little break in the audit system. It seems to require much time to generate and display an audit than to display a review. This is understandable, and I guess it mainly depends of the posts ...