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The edit privilege could require some approved edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Giving edit privilege based on number of trustworthy edits Once you hit 2000 reputation you gain the privilege to edit questions and answers even if you have never done so ...
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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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Make edits always count as review [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The current review system encourages faux reviews: some people upvote everything rather than actually fixing it Unfortunately, there are some users that want to review as much ...
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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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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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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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How do we improve the training effect of edit queues?

This grew out of the comments at this answer. The basic concern is that the existing system is failing at training new users to edit posts. Some concerns include Users don't know why (or for the ...
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What to do if an edit vandalising the original post is approved?

Look at this suggested Edit. In this the anonymous user has added a line please i want to do project that going to done on reporting system so help me and also ruined the formatting of the code....
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Suggested edits create loophole

A new user with less than 10 reputation points normally is not allowed to post two or more hyperlinks or images. The suggested edits feature allows them to bypass this restriction by suggesting an ...
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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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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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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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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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Could this suggested edit be useful? [closed]

I was reviewing suggested edits and came across a suggested edit from an anonymous to a highly upvoted answer dated 2008. I rarely make a decision when it comes to edits on answers, I usually skip ...
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Increase number of suggested edits reviewers if there is no consensus between them

There have been a number of highly voted discussions regarding incorrect suggested edits approved: first, second, third, fourth. I think that often when bad suggested edit is approved, it actually ...

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