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When reviewing Low Quality Posts, I accidentally pressed Skip instead of Recommend Deletion. So when I noticed my mistake, I went back by pressing the browser's "go back" button. The problem is that now the item is not reviewable:

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After some testing, I've figured out that it seems to happen every time I press Skip and then visit the review item again, either by pressing the browser's back button, following a link from my review history, or visiting that URL in any other way. However, refreshing the page or even closing the tab and then copy-pasting the URL into a new tab works just fine, so it seems to only happen after having pressed the Skip button. Also, pressing the Skip button and going back works just fine in other review queues such as Triage or First Posts.

Here are two examples where it happened:

Can this bug please be fixed?

  • Cross-site dupe – Nathan Tuggy Feb 20 '17 at 19:27
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    This bug is really annoying, since it encourages us to avoid skipping any review we think we might ever want to complete. I would be surprised if this weren't leading to numerous bad reviews. Whether unintentional or by design, the inability to return to a LQP review item we've skipped encourages us to behave irresponsibly while reviewing. – Eliah Kagan Sep 15 '17 at 21:08
  • I've found a way to work around this. Go to the review that you skipped, right click on the Next button, and select Inspect. Then the browser's developer tools will appear. In the developer tools, you will find somewhere where it says <input type="button" value="Next" title="review next item" data-result-type="254">. Change 254 to 7 for Looks OK, 5 for Edit and 9 for Recommend Deletion. I did that here and it worked, but it would still be nice if this bug could be fixed. – Donald Duck Feb 11 '18 at 8:26
  • Using the back button mess up JavaScript code that was executed before pressing it. Since the review use lots of JS, it's expected to break. – Shadow Wizard Feb 11 '18 at 12:09
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    @ShadowWizard It's not only the back button that does that. It also does that if you skip and then go into your review history, check the "show skipped reviews" checkbox, and then follow a link from there. It has nothing to do with the back button. – Donald Duck Feb 11 '18 at 12:13

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