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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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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Failed a review audit, even though the post was of low quality [migrated]

I was reviewing some questions on SO and I downvoted it as it was of low quality but to my surprise I was told I had failed. I don't consider this question a good quality post. There is no example of ...
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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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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 ...