Linked Questions

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Is editing posts to only introduce bold emphasis acceptable?

Using the review queue for Suggested Edits I've noticed there's a user editing questions and answers for "better highlights". This is basically making the most relevant words (to the user's criteria) ...
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Add info to the help center stating what not to edit

The Help Center has a nice section titled "When should I edit posts?". It comes with a couple of helpful editing suggestions. What is not made clear in there however is when/what you shouldn't edit. ...
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Giving edit privilege based on number of trustworthy edits

I've made 50+ edits on SO, and I always have to wait for my edits to be peer-reviewed because my reputation (672) isn't high enough yet. Shouldn't we give edit privileges based on the number of "...
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1answer
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Please facilitate undoing the harm from bad suggested edits

I've seen a stream of bad suggested edits recently: they don't improve anything but screw up the formatting. (Examples: 1, 2, 3. Note: if you approved one of these, do feel called out. If you're the ...
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1answer
576 views

Mechanism to provide feedback to reviewers who rubber stamp?

During a recent Review Suggested Edits session, I came across a reviewer who is clearly rubber stamping edits (Approved 550 edit suggestions and rejected 7), and who had missed an obvious case of ...
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2answers
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bypassing the review queue for avid editors

I often see very good posts on SO which go unacknowledged because of bad grammar / lack of clarity. Unfortunately, if the errors aren't fixed quickly the posts tend to die. I would like to see some ...
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3answers
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Not everyone who makes minor edits is looking for reputation

Original Statement: I know Stack Overflow a bit (because of some of the other sites in the network). This is not really a question, but just for reference' sake: not everyone who makes minor edits is ...
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4answers
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Would it better the community if we got compensated for posts? Even with minuscule alt coins?

If we are effectively generating more traffic to Stack Exchange sites, would it become a better community if users were compensated somehow besides rep points? Even with minuscule alt coins?
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Suggested edit approved despite being rejected five times

I would like an explanation for the aforementioned incident that happened on EL&U. But before I begin, I tried looking for any possible duplicates using the search function; is:question suggested ...
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2answers
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Show rejected edits in inbox to users who approved

This is part 2 of a two-part suggestion. Part 1 is here. Many borderline or bad suggested edits are still getting approved. At the moment, there is no good way to educate users who make bad reviews. ...
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1answer
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Serial edit approving; a problem? [closed]

Well, while approving edits today.. in my opinion I came across a slight problem. Users serial-approving edits without even checking the content. I question whether there should be some sort of ...
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1answer
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What should I do about bad edits getting accepted?

I'm aware of this question, which is asking about long term global solutions to the problem, but pending that, what am I supposed to do with things like this and this? Rolling back the edit will ...
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2answers
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Is it just me who sees it, or is the new review system really effective?

I tried (for the first time) the shining new review page a few days ago, as I understood that there is a new, smarter way to do it. It seems that the big pile of "Low quality posts" goes down much ...
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2answers
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Make the system keep suggested edits away from code blocks

As a >2k user on SO, I often review suggested edits. If an edit formats code, I will accept. If an edit changes code, I (along with everyone else) reject it. In fact, I've yet to see an edit that ...
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1answer
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What about a Master badge

This Badge should be awarded after 10.000 review tasks. After gained the Steward badge for closing votes, and soon for other review types, I was wondering if we could aim higher. A gold badge, "...

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