On low quality posts queue I faced with a weird situation:

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Screenshot was translated by Google.Translate

Original strings for Close and Delete look very similar:

  • This question cannot be fixed and should be closed.
  • This post cannot be fixed and should be deleted.

It seems that the wording for Close item should be rephrased to state that fixing is potentially possible but by someone else, not a reviewer. In other words:

  • Looks OK - No need to edit
  • Edit - I do edit
  • Close - Someone does edit
  • Delete - Nobody does edit
  • Delete in this context means to immediately remove the question. Close means to immediately close a question pending post-editing. Commented Sep 24, 2023 at 12:10
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    Um... Is delete even supposed to be an option here - or is it possible that only mods see it? Unless I'm missing something, non-moderators can't delete questions that haven't been closed. Do non mods see this option? If not, I'd recommend we just jettison it entirely (on question reviews) and/or remove and add back the "delete" option under the question itself, which isn't there. The help pages only even talk about deleting answers, so I'm curious if we broke something that should have prevented this from appearing on questions.
    – Catija
    Commented Sep 24, 2023 at 12:36
  • Low quality messages? Test tasks? Story? Why is it that the translations to Russian and then back to English makes it like that?
    – CPlus
    Commented Sep 24, 2023 at 16:34
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    @user16217248 that's how translation works (unfortunately). To improve that I have a FR. Commented Sep 24, 2023 at 16:43
  • If I recall correctly, non-mods don't see that option. (@Catija) Commented Sep 24, 2023 at 18:53
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    @user16217248 The author's primarily active site is SO in Russian. They used to provide the original Russian screenshots but people complained of them not being understandable so switched to providing machine translations. Commented Sep 24, 2023 at 18:54


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