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I come across this comment while reviewing a suggested edit audit:

a very rude comment

I don't think system-generated messages should contain such language. Can they be chosen more carefully, please?

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    What did it say when you passed the audit? – random Nov 26 '13 at 17:11
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    It sometimes gets frustrated, as it can't leave its cage. – Oded Nov 26 '13 at 17:13
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    another reason to hate the edit audit reviews I suppose. Still think we are not doing these right – Kate Gregory Nov 26 '13 at 17:13
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    It's Won't's fault: Stop using real accounts in suggested edit audits – yannis Nov 26 '13 at 17:16
  • @Kate I think the edit audits are the best of the audits. I've never seen one that could be disputed. The other queue audits though... – jball Nov 26 '13 at 17:27
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    Oh yeah, I remember the user who attempted the edit this was based on. That guy was fun. I suppose when you seed these based on actual edits, you're eventually going to pull one from a troll. Maybe a little keyword filtering could keep titles like this out. – Brad Larson Nov 26 '13 at 17:31
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    @jball that's not my measure of a good audit. A good audit identifies bad reviewers without upsetting good ones or causing them to stop reviewing. I understand some people would fail an edit review that consisted of adding the word AUDIT 5 times in the body of the post with a summary comment that said "click REJECT if you're actually reading this because this is an audit" but I would prefer that to the gibberish and occasional swearing that happens now. What I really want is meta.stackexchange.com/questions/168374/… – Kate Gregory Nov 26 '13 at 17:31
  • @BradLarson The audit edits are not based on actual edits. Not sure about the edit description though. – yannis Nov 26 '13 at 17:44
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    @Yannis - Sorry, meant the descriptions. Those are based on ones from actual edits. – Brad Larson Nov 26 '13 at 17:51
  • @Kate, just to clarify, I'm not saying they are good, just that they're the least bad of the bunch. I think minimizing false positivies while still catching robo reviewers is more important than many other people do here, so I get that when I say best, it's not a universal thing. Anyhow, the suggested edits is the best in terms of false positives. The offensive potential should be mitigated though. Aside, I fully support your idea of bringing in a human factor to review selections. – jball Nov 26 '13 at 17:58
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    @Yannis: DISGUSTING PIG DIE DIE DIEEEEEE – Won't Nov 26 '13 at 18:33

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