I reviewed this suggest edit by an anonymous user, it looks strange for me, is this normal ? for me it looks like hack, because I can not able to see the user who suggested that edit see the screenshot. Instead it simply shows anonymous user and also he introduce spam like URL.

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    We allow suggested edits by anonymous users. No problem here. (Also, thank you for rejecting blatant spam. (I mean, BBCode? Really?)) Oct 29, 2013 at 9:56
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    Looks like spam - and the correct actions happened (It was rejected)
    – Fluffeh
    Oct 29, 2013 at 9:57
  • Spammers will try all sorts of things to get their spam out there. I've even seen spam in tag wikis before.
    – JonW
    Oct 29, 2013 at 9:58
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    Nothing strange. This happens everyday. That's why we have a rejection reason for that which you used.
    – Himanshu
    Oct 29, 2013 at 10:00

1 Answer 1


Anonymous users are permitted to make suggested edits. Because we have good users standing at the gates preventing the bad edits getting through the spammers largely give up and we are not overwhelmed by these edit suggestions.

You correctly rejected this edit as

This edit introduces spam, defaces the post in some way, or is otherwise inappropriate.

because it does

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    Worth to mention, accidents do happen - clever spammers can trick even the best of us. So it's important to keep an open eye even on approved edits and catch those. Oct 29, 2013 at 12:18

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