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Please stop the spell-check police! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: An alert to serial minor edits This user is going through every single post that has ever misspelled "framework" or "expression" to edit the titles. Many of these posts are ...
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Approving edits for “solved” questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should tiny edits be accepted or rejected in review? An alert to serial minor edits Over the course of the past two weeks the user Zachary Schuessler has proposed a LOT of ...
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Do we need a 'reject and improve' button?

Have a look at this simple example: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/5349764/revisions. There is a approved suggested edit, and an improvement was added on by a 10k user. The interesting thing is that ...
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How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome edits that make the post easier to understand and more valuable for readers. Because ...
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7answers
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Can we do something against serial “Do Not Close” users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can (or should) anything be done about someone who votes “Do not Close” a lot in /Review? I came across some users that are heavily trained to hit the Do Not Close button. ...
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Too Minor rejection reason needs either to be reworded or removed

At the moment the reviewers are split into two camps, one is accepting minor edits, the others don't. But first, let's start with some basics: too minor This edit is too minor; suggested edits ...
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2answers
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Should tiny edits be accepted or rejected in review?

I regularly review suggested edits on the review page. One common situation is that a user will propose a tiny edit, like capitalising a single letter, or removing only the salutation from a post. In ...
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4answers
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Is correcting a common misspelling too minor an edit?

I've come across a fellow that is apparently trawling SO looking for the common "calender" misspelling and correcting instances to "calendar." He often does only that... leaving things like "Thanks" ...
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5answers
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Editing policy is contradictory and unclear

The current guidelines for editing are very scarce. I would especially like to know the actual consensus on the philosophy of editing the answers of others. Current policy We welcome all ...
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Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days

First time I've got the following message on SO: Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. Although, I have made ~50 accepted edits this day. I'm sure that should outweigh the ~...
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6answers
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What if a user is searching and is only removing profanity?

While reviewing "Suggested Edits" on Stack Overflow, I've noticed a lot of edits lately from the same user, and all of the edits consist of nothing but removing profanity. While I'm inclined to ...
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2answers
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Gaming the edit system with tiny edits?

I was on the Suggested Edit's review tab today, and noticed that this user (take a look at today's reputation), was putting in hundreds of edits adding the C# tag to questions that didn't really need ...
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2answers
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Some users gaming the edit system by searching for misspelled words

I looked at the edit queue and saw the following set of edits all from the same user changing "alot" to "a lot", with no other value-add to the post: https://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/19349 ...
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Limit the number of suggested edits that a user can make in a day [duplicate]

I'm throwing this feature request out in response to the following two questions. Too Minor rejection reason needs either to be reworded or removed An alert to serial minor edits The current system ...
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3answers
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Do small title edits constitute trivial edits?

Being a fairly new user something I don't seem to be able to locate is information on whether small edits to the title are considered as trivial edits. I see the usual recommendation when suggesting ...

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