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A way to “downvote” a suggested edit and affect both the edit suggester and reviewers

I find a lot of suggested edits pretty poor. For me, it feels like that more than a half of the suggested edits doesn't properly address all issues in the post. The trigger of today was this ...
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Can we agree on a review 'policy'?

On the review page, there is a one-sentence guideline on reviewing. I think that as the number of reviewers increase, it is going to become increasingly necessary to come to some kind of agreement ...
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Is everyone in favor of the new “everyone can edit” idea? Is this really such a good idea?

As originally requested here and described in Diff is Hard, Let's Go Shopping!: [The team is] planning to open the floodgates and allow everybody to submit content edits on posts Am I the only ...
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Having a bad start. Is that normal?

I'm sorry to bother you with my thoughts but since I'm quite new here, I am not familiar with this. Stack Overflow was my first choice for help for a long time. I decided, now that I'm a bit better in ...
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Approve as too minor

This is going to be pretty short and somewhat to the point. I have a big problem with what goes on in the suggested edits section of /review. Obviously there is a lot of mindless approval going on, ...
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Review-beta: Obviously good answer in low-quality

Today I came across an OBVIOUSLY good answer in /review. It had 7 upvotes, contained lists, paragraphs of explanation, and well-applied sample code. It was also moderately long. How does a question ...
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Spam edit approved

Here's an edit that replaced the useful link with some youtube video: https://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/346238 I'm not sure how else to go about flagging it, but clearly the editor needs a ...
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Stop bothering me with suggested edit review audits

I have spent considerable time reviewing suggested edits. Less so lately, mainly because of the brokenness around improving, but more and more because those !*#^)(@^&#)@ audits are getting on my ...
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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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Add ability to Flag a User or Suggested Edit

I am aware this has been brought up before. I'm also aware it has been brought up specifically for edits before. However, new features on the site may warrant a fresh look. Specifically, suggested ...
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It takes two to tango?

Suggested edits approval or rejection always needed only one reviewer here on Meta. Today I noticed it requires two. (Example) Is this change intentional, or some glitch? If on purpose, what is the ...
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How can we be better at approving suggested edits that improve answers?

Having been fairly active on Stack Overflow's suggested edit review queue in the past couple of years, I observe that there are a number of worthwhile suggested edits that get rejected because they ...
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Is there a penalty for one's edit suggestion being rejected?

As mentioned in this Meta question, approval of an edit suggestion gives the suggester +2 reputation. If the suggestion is rejected, does it cost the suggester any rep?
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Rejected edits should have consequences

One of the special things that makes Stack Exchange different from sites like Reddit or countless discussion forums is the ability of anyone (with a minimum of rep) to suggest improvements to any post....
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Is there a page that explains how inline code spans should and should not be used?

I have done some reviews of new user's questions recently, and I noticed that most of these posts do not use inline code spans (e.g., "the main() method", "the HelloWorld class") - the things ...

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