Linked Questions

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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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Gender, Representativeness and Reputation in Stack Overflow [closed]

As a part of an on-going research effort on the impact of collaboration sites on the developers community, we would like to understand the demographics of Stack Overflow participants and their ...
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How can we help users who repeatedly ask similar questions or update constantly?

Before I ask my questions, I need to describe two types of low-quality users. Type P: A type P user will post a block of code, possibly with a stack trace, and text that boils down to "this doesn't ...
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User 'quits' and goes on a rampage

We have a long-time user on Travel.SE who has, for whatever reason, gotten overly frustrated, changed his account name, and unaccepted everything, wiping his answers and turning his questions into ...
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flagging a chatroom which has no technical discussion (2)

Since my comment yesterday to an answer by Jeff to the question with the very same title seems to have gone unnoticed, I feel the need to post this officially. According to Jeff's answer, that room ...
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Reject or approve suggested edits for “removed clutter”?

There have been many suggested edits with the sole purpose of removing expressions like: Thank you. Thanks in advance Thank you, Sean and so on, while many other aspects of the question are left ...
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What's the total rep cap limit on Suggested Edits?

According to How do suggested edits work? the limit is 1,000. When a suggested edit is approved, the user who suggested it gets +2 reputation. The regular daily reputation cap applies, and the ...
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Is something wrong with the editing reputation?

I wonder if someone is experiencing the same as me. My last +2 reputation coming from an edit was last December 20th. I have edited about 20 more posts since that date like, for example, ...
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What do I do if it looks like I have a Stack Overflow user that is messing with me?

I have some strange multiple undownvotes, downvotes, and reputation movement on my Stack Overflow account over the last 2 days: 6 - yesterday +2 03:00 undownvote defining date in json file +2 ...
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Problem with a user [closed]

I posted an answer on a question about PHP/MySQL, specifically something vaguely related to SQL injection prevention. I know this is a touchy subject for many developers, so I tried to be objective ...
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What to do about large amounts of plagiarizing in tag wikis? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Would it be OK to paste content from Wikipedia into a popular empty tag-wiki? I've recently noticed, by one user in particular, a rash of tag wiki updates where the text is ...