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Spellling and grammmar issues are overemphasize [duplicate]

tldr; Don't bump minor edits for old posts. While we can all agree that if you notice questoin in a post, it should be corrected to question, I think we can all also agree that correction shouldn't ...
Travis J's user avatar
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Organizing Edits Without Bumping [duplicate]

Why do we need this feature? Sometimes community leaders (community members who care their community and its meta issues) decide to make some minor edits on a certain set of posts (which may include ...
Later's user avatar
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243 votes
119 answers

Review queue workflows - Final release

All good things must come to an end and so must the review queues project. This project would not have been successful without the community. Thank you all for the hours of reviewing, testing, and ...
Lisa Park's user avatar
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68 votes
46 answers

Magic wand time - what does your community need?

Continuing in my series of questions to you: Last week, I heard some great origin stories. This week, I’d like to refocus a bit on what could be better (in your view). I’m very curious about whether ...
Philippe's user avatar
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115 votes
8 answers

Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers?

It would be nice to allow users to mark a change in an answer (or question) as minor (e.g. for a simple spelling or grammar correction). A change marked as minor wouldn't push the question on top of ...
Pascal Thivent's user avatar
75 votes
5 answers

Is there a way to edit a question without bumping it to the front page?

Given that the Stack Overflow trilogy is to be a resource for googlers, I usually try to go back over my questions/answers and improve them in whatever way that I can. However, I feel this may be ...
Richie Marquez's user avatar
110 votes
1 answer

Tool for peer-reviewed no-bump mass retagging

Cleaning up a bad or ambiguous tag is a very annoying and disruptive process. While there are moderator tools for renaming and merging tags, there is no tool that helps splitting a tag or removing a ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
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3 answers

Should we add any friction to edits on posts that are old or probably obsolete?

Lately I've seen a lot of small edits here on Meta to posts that are obsolete -- for example, past Winterbashes, site functionality that has since been changed, and bugs that were status-completed ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
26 votes
2 answers

The flip side of no minor edits

While I agree that minor edits as implemented are a bad idea, there are many questions that simply have bad English, but are still intelligible. Fixing them is usually something that I would call a ...
soandos's user avatar
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17 votes
3 answers

Retagging/Bumping Etiquette

(Semi-related to Too much retagging) I have been going through a bunch of single-use tags on Super User (misspellings, tag synonyms etc.) and retagging them with proper, commonly-used tags. However, ...
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11 votes
3 answers

Unintended consequences of the new /review on small and beta sites?

I've been using the new /review on a couple of the smaller sites on the network. In general it works very well, I've been doing a lot more review. But there in may lie a problem, in that it is easy ...
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What do you use to mark questions that need editing when you want to avoid excessive bumping?

As far as I can tell, on many sites there is a consensus that it is better to avoid bumping too many questions at the same time. (At least on the sites I visit frequently I have seen some discussions ...
Martin's user avatar
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38 votes
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System to enable hand-sorted moderator retagging for sizeable disambiguation jobs

This is a hopefully less complex alternative to this old request, directed mostly at the same problem. This request was inspired from Jeff Atwood's comment on this answer, quoted for quick reference: ...
Grace Note's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer

How to deal with mass typos fixing, should they be a part of homepage?

There are several questions about the issue, but related to low-rep users, e.g. Are we discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on Stack Exchange sites? I would like to discuss how should we ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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1 answer

Are edited questions bumped to the front page?

I got a warning for multiple edits to a question on Mathematics, stating "Editing posts, even deleted ones, bumps them to the front page which takes precious front page real estate, and can be ...
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Wouldn't it be better for posts to not move up in active when only tags are added/edited? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for peer-reviewed no-bump mass retagging The Issue Most would agree that it is beneficial to add quality, relevant keywords to a post. It helps them be found ...
Andy Fleming's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer

Option to limit main page username associations to post authors

Question and answer posts are the meat of SE sites. A significant portion of posts could potentially benefit from editing, but editing is a background curation function that, by definition, is not ...
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Possible incentive problem since edits bump questions

I posted Is armageddon more fair in a Vickrey auction? in Chess Stack Exchange on February 9th 2023. It was bumped a year later when someone edited my post on 18th March 2024. Why doesn't this create ...
BCLC's user avatar
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The system for adding a new tag to old questions is broken

Tags are useful for lots of reasons. Accurate and specific tags: much more-so. When a site does't have a particular tag, it's easy enough to add a new tag to an existing question. But, applying a new ...
Elements In Space's user avatar
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1 answer

"minor edit" classification redux

I want to enable minor edits and I think might have gotten close enough to how to do it right to talk about it here. I'll try not to waste your time. Add up all the costs of minor edits; it's more ...
jthill's user avatar
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8 votes
1 answer

Resolving the dissonance on edits and bumps

Should we make "trivial" edits to posts? And what counts as a "trivial" edit? And when should edits or retags "bump" a post to the front page? This long-running debate could use some resolution, or ...
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26 votes
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Provide a bulk-rollback mechanism for all features that can be bulk-approved

On Programmers, thanks to the shiny new badge no doubt, dozens of tag wikis were suggested that directly copied Wikipedia and Stack Overflow's tag wikis. This violates the attribution requirement of ...
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7 votes
1 answer

Review queue to approve edits to very old posts with/without bumping

Following up on the discussion here, I make the following proposal to address the problem of edits to lots of very old posts causing newer posts to be bumped down. Create a new review queue for edits ...
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3 votes
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Marking Micro edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers? It would be nice to have some kind of checkbox when editing, that says micro edit (no content ...
Nobody moving away from SE's user avatar
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Possibility to restrict search results by date of the most recent answer (or any answer)?

According to search help there are two possibilities how search results can be restricted to some date range. Namely created: and lastactive:. The latter is based on the last activity of the post, for ...
Martin's user avatar
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