I spend most of my time on the culture and religion Stack Exchange sites. I'd like to think I've done my fair share of reviewing.

Here on M.SO, I keep seeing questions about 'failing audits.' I can't for the life of me remember actually even seeing if I've been audited!

So, three questions:

  1. Is automated Review Auditing part of all graduated sites, or just SO?
  2. How do I know if I had one?
  3. How do I know if I passed?
  1. Audits are not enabled on most sites. We enable audits on a site-by-site basis, depending on traffic and need.
  2. You will be told that you have passed/failed an audit as soon as you have taken an action on the audit item.
  3. See #2.

An example of a passed audit would look something like:

passed an audit!

A failed audit would look like:

oh noes! I failed an audit - boo hoo, hiss

  • Tsk tsk... no failed audit screenshot? – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Oct 2 '13 at 12:51
  • @ShaWizDowArd - It needs to happen before I can take a screen shot of it, you know? JK - this is on my local box where every review is an audit. – Oded Oct 2 '13 at 12:52
  • Hmm.. I always thought the "STOP!" is in red. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Oct 2 '13 at 12:54
  • Should play sounds and blink too. – Wooble Oct 2 '13 at 12:57
  • @ShaWizDowArd - it might be. I was using the MSO theme at the time. It probably looks different on SO and the other sites. – Oded Oct 2 '13 at 12:58
  • @Wooble - feature-request (and don't forget to ask for the window to shake as well) – Oded Oct 2 '13 at 12:59
  • @Wooble that would be a great way to lose some rep, yeah. :) – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Oct 2 '13 at 13:00
  • Failing an audit - alarms should sound and a hand comes out of the monitor and slap you. – Oded Oct 2 '13 at 13:02
  • .. or shuts your computer down. – Laf Oct 2 '13 at 13:23
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    Yeah, definitely alarms, and maybe the screen should flash red and white, since the failed audit text is so light handed and non judgemental. – jball Oct 2 '13 at 15:49

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