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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Review audit detection scripts - acceptable?

I noticed that there's a userscript on StackApps which detects review audits and warns you about them (It can also be done 100% reliably by monitoring the AJAX requests to /review) and there's at ...
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How to report a bad result in spam check on review late answers?

I just reviewed this question: http://stackoverflow.com/review/late-answers/10899637 I choose: No action needed, but the system says im failed becouse its a spam answer: "As far as I know, global ...
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Late answer review audit on a locked question does not give me any options

Review audit gave me answer, without any possibility to do anything else than "No action needed" or "Skip" (see attached image). There is no way to vote, no way to comment, no way to flag. The ...
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Review Triage: How to protest against an audit? [closed]

This audit in the Review Triage looks like a legitimate question to me ("How to implement an upload progress bar?"). I was about to edit it to improve the English and remove the unnecessary link, ...
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Don't manipulate existing answers for review audits

I was reviewing Low Quality Post(s) when I've been shown this (then unknown) audit: I checked the link, noticed it was clearly spam and duly went to the answer to report it as such (as the review ...
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How can I know how if I have been reviewing correctly?

A while back, I had an audit failure, a right one at that. So, that prompted me to ask this question. On the same lines, in general, how do I know how I have been doing at reviews ? I can see the 'all ...
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why does my audit ban increase despite passing dozens of audits since my last failure? [duplicate]

Ask Ubuntu user here. Recently I was banned for 7 days from reviewing. I know that particular post was audit and I clicked on Edit ( I know it was better to use delete than edit- but I thought I ...
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An error occurred during comment submission while on audit posts

There is a red error showing on audit posts when reviewer wants to post a comment. I think this is something that should be fixed, as it's confusing behaviour. See the demonstration below: I ...
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Can moderators see the close/reopen _votes_ (and _not_ the reviews)?

Yes I know, mods (and 10k+ users) can see others' reviews, including the close/reopen reviews. But what if a close or reopen vote happens from any review indepently? As I can see, in this case it ...
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Do let users comment on review audit questions (sometimes)

The interaction between auditing and commenting keeps wasting my time. I just had the complementary experience to "Don't let users comment on review audit questions". Whether the post is good or bad, ...
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Duplicate Review Item

I've been doing a lot of reviewing lately. I came across an item that seemed familiar. Cross Forest Authentication - RDP - Have to Manually Specify Domain I had flagged the question previously and ...
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Posts destroyed as spam should trigger a retroactive audit failure for previous “No Action Needed” votes

As a moderator on Stack Overflow, I regularly look through the review history of obvious spam that has lasted more than an hour or so on the site. I often find one or two reviewers who voted "No ...
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Make the review ban be specific to the queue where I failed the audit

I recently failed two review audits of late answers at Super User, and due to the failure of review audits I was banned from reviewing late-answers which is fine. Now what's the point behind ...
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Add more and better audits to suggested edits by drawing from “maximally unanimous” reviews

I've been dissatisfied with the quality of the audits in suggested edits for a while now; the auto-generated text is OK for checking if someone's even looking at the screen, but that's about it. And ...
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Can I perform reviews from the mobile app? [duplicate]

Went on mobile, I have more free moments here and there – as compared with when I'm at my desk. I could use the time to moderate and perform reviews. Maybe this could be limited to a subset of ...
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Review Audit failed when “late answer” answer is a duplicate

I just got a review audit where the "late answer" was a duplicate of the accepted answer, but flagging it on that basis failed the review. That seems like a bug to me. Question here: Is it better to ...
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Warn reviewers about audits on the privileges page?

When I first gained 500 reputation and did some reviewing, I came across a question that was your typical new-user spam. I clicked on the link to it and found that it was closed. Not wanting to ...
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Review queue audit questions give themselves away by displaying inconsistent information

The questions used as "audit" questions in the review queues generally show modified values for these fields, which clearly helps to disguise the fact that they're actually high-ranked questions: ...
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Can I increase my review reputation?

Is there any action we can do to increase our reputation in review? For example, imagine I was banned from the review queues for 30 days. After this period, is there something I can do that will end ...
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Review Audit for deleted answer failed

Why would I fail an audit in the following situation. I was presented with an answer, I clicked the link to look at the question and was presented with a page telling me the author had deleted the ...
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Failed audit by commenting on it [duplicate]

I was given http://stackoverflow.com/review/first-posts/8973480 as an audit to 'first question' asked by a user. I wrote a (rather lengthy) comment that the question could be structured better by ...
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How are audit questions decided [duplicate]

So I took my first cautious peek into the review queue and failed an audit, I was presented with an answer that I down voted. I didn't think the answer I was presented with was specific enough in ...
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Don't give me known good audits on questions I've down voted

I came across a 'known good' audit in the Low Quality Posts review. When I saw it, I was "I'm sure I've seen this before..." Yep. Sure enough, I had. And I had down voted it. I ...
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Review audits on a beta site

I saw this post earlier, saying that there were only review audits on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, Programmers, Ask Ubuntu, and Mathematics. However, I got a review audit on a beta site ...
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What's the point of using good/quality posts in First Post audits?

When reviewing First Posts, I found no point to have a test review of an "already good post", since the answer of it is "No action needed". All normal-to-good questions we just need to click the "No ...
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Two-Point (or more) advantage to give the result for Review

As current Review's Result will judge by whoever's Q/A have 3 Point will get result (ex. Looks ok, Should be improved, Unsalvageable). however, some Q/A is really between unsalvageable and normal ...
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Worst…audit…ever

I'm posting this just as feedback and discussion point. Perhaps it could be used to tweak the audit system in some way. (Plus it's amusing) The audit (possible spam) The problem, & 2 ...
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Approve button appears on question which I have already reviewed. Is this a bug?

While reviewing questions for suggested edits I approved a question from the direct question source and also I was able to approve the same question in the review queue. Is this a bug in system? ...
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Why aren't “helpful flags” considered for review audits / suspensions?

The review audit is a little fault-prone in my eyes. I did quite some reviews the last days because I think this is one of the best ways to see new posts and maybe find one to answer while doing ...
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Don't allow honeypots for questions that I've voted on, or that I've already passed an audit on

When reviewing, it has happened that I get a review-audit for a question I've already voted on (this is not the first time, it is only the most recent). If I know I've upvoted a question, and I know ...
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Add 'Stack Exchange Community FAQ' pages to 'help' search results

As sort of an 'inverse' to this request, "Add help link to FAQ," I propose tying in the "FAQ for Stack Exchange sites" content into the 'help' search function on all SE network sites. Even if just ...
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Providing additional information about review audits

I just hit my first review audit on SuperUser. I actually saw through the audit & thought it was a bug, and so tried to report it as a bug by flagging for moderator attention. Instead, I was hit ...
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Review Commenting/Auditing Issue - “You didn't pass” [duplicate]

My first failed audit was today (as I've read a number of posts to start out this way). When I see a question that I personally have knowledge on, I will comment on it to further the question. Well, I ...
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Constantly voting not like others in review queues

Are there any rules against constantly voting not like others in review queues? If yes, do the rules apply only to sites where they are enforced by the engine, in the form of review audits*, or are ...
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Has the criteria for the audits changed?

On Meta.AskUbuntu.com we have these two new questions: Should voting to close a correctly closed question for the right reason really be considered failure? Failed audit - unclear really? From ...
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What happens if I skip a review audit?

As the title states, I can't find any record of what happens if I hit the Skip button on a review item that happened to be an audit. This brilliant answer doesn't seem to cover it. Will I be flagged ...
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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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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?