When I edit a post, same time the other user also change the post, his post is accepted and my edit is rejected. But both of the edit is same in some times. I lost the edit privileged for an week? Why?

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    @KnightswhosayNi His latest edit wasn't rejected by a user, it was auto-rejected by Community. I'm slightly surprised that an automatic rejection can trigger a block.
    – Jeremy
    Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 3:14
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    Must say he had a lot of suggestion rejected by only Community (which means the op edited the question at the same time). That's pretty unlucky. Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 3:15
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    He's only had 4 user-rejected edits out of 21 suggestions, but has had several more auto-rejected by Community.
    – Jeremy
    Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 3:17
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    Even more infuriating when you spend a significant amount of time actually improving a post only to be overridden by some hasty fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants editor, being much less constructive. The ban you received is a low blow, though. Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 7:14
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    Related feature request: Add a reject reason when the Community user rejects an edit
    – Jeremy
    Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 13:03
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    Kudos to you for apparently trying to carefully and thoughtfully improve posts. Hopefully this edge case will be fixed! Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 13:11
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    This is the most relevant feature-request: Suggested edit rejections for concurrent edits should not count for the suggested edit ban
    – Aditya
    Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 13:32
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    It might be a good idea not to edit posts during the first 5 minutes. The original poster is perhaps not done yet, and it is easy to get into the simultaneous edit problem.
    – Bo Persson
    Commented Apr 23, 2013 at 14:16