This happened to me on the ELU stack exchange, though I figure perhaps this could happen on the other sites.

The review tab has a red dot on the left of the first post review tab, however it's usually grey. I clicked to review the first posts, however nothing seemed to be out of the ordinary.

What does the red dot mean?

This is a screenshot of what happened.

This is the red dot

  • It means the number of total number of available review tasks for all users in that queue is above a certain threshold.
    – rene
    Jan 2, 2019 at 14:45
  • Heh, now that you've closed it as a duplicate I can edit the originals myself. Forgot about that.
    – Glorfindel Mod
    Jan 2, 2019 at 14:50
  • 2
    The thing about my duplicate questions is that I don't know names for them so I can't necessarily find the duplicates. Jan 2, 2019 at 14:54
  • 3
    I agree that the intended answer is buried deep down the search results, so I've upvoted your question.
    – Glorfindel Mod
    Jan 2, 2019 at 15:44


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