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Pretty unnecessary use of italics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can we do to stop bad edits getting accepted? There seems to be a trend recently to "italicise" words like in this suggested edit for example. Using italic to highlight ...
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Edits that add nothing but random formatting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can we do to stop bad edits getting accepted? If it is in italic, it must be pretty Edits like this one: Com Add-In not showing up in Com Add-Ins window in Excel 2003 ...
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What to do about terrible suggested edits that are approved? [duplicate]

I just can't fathom how terrible edits like this get through - all three reviewers approved. All he did was bold (instead of block-quote) the error message, and change one barely comprehensible ...
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Somebody actually approved this edit [duplicate]

It's bad enough when somebody tries to "fix" the code in an answer, or worse, an accepted answer. But, is there any doubt that this suggested edit is completely improper? The user couldn't post a ...
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Trigger happy Edit Suggestion approvals - what can we do? [duplicate]

I have just seen an approval for a Suggested Edit that takes the cake, and makes me wonder exactly how much attention some people are paying to what they do. In this edit suggestion the editor ...
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Implement some mechanism to avoid robo-approvers [duplicate]

Sorry if this has been asked before and has some ranting in it, but I'm beginning to feel fed off by robo-approvers. This week happened at least ten times to me: I carefully reviewed an edit on a ...
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Reviewing Suggested Edits [duplicate]

I have noticed lately since I have been reviewing more regularly on Stackoverflow, that there are a lot of people who don't properly review posts. A lot of people simply click "Approve" just to move ...
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The current review system encourages fake reviews; some people upvote everything rather than actually fixing problems

I went to a Late Answers review queue that had four items in it and started reviewing the first one by editing it into shape rather heavily. By the time I was done, someone else had reviewed the ...
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10answers
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Decision on rejected edits should be displayed as a notification to the editor

Update, April 2014: I fully support Shog9's proposal of adding the message where it belongs—in the actual editing form. This is less intrusive than displaying it as a notification, but it serves the ...
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8answers
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The robo-approvers are killing my will to review edits

Already I have lost all hope of looking at late answers etc. It's just a parade of meh. I can't make any kind of intelligent decision because I can't see the other answers to the question, for ...
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21answers
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Empowering tag-badge holders part II - let's look at silver?

Not long ago, we gave folks that have a gold tag badge the ability to instantly mark a question as a duplicate of another. This has worked out exceptionally well in practice. While there have been ...
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6answers
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Reject an already-approved suggested edit when rolling it back

The content of this post has been sanitized in response to anonymous feedback that the formatting was making it completely unreadable by assistive technology (AT). I strongly value making content ...
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Can we now discourage the use of and burninate the homework tag? [closed]

I present to you the following indisputable (depending on your frame of reference) facts: homework is a meta-tag. It describes the status from which the question is being asked, not the content of ...
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Improvements to a suggested edit cannot be submitted when the suggestion is approved during editing

I was reviewing a suggested edit and decided that while the edit was incorrect, there were things to improve about the post. So I clicked “Improve” and set about my business. When I tried to submit ...
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6answers
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What are the guidelines for reviewing?

About reviewing The review queues contain posts that possibly need further action from the community, like improvement, closure or deletion. By presenting those posts for peer-review, the system aims ...

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