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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 ...
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118 votes
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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
103 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
74 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
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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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16 votes
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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, ...
squircle's user avatar
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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
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 ...
C. Ross'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
9 votes
2 answers

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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8 votes
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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 ...
feetwet's user avatar
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7 votes
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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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