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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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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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5answers
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Inline Code Spans should not be used for emphasis, right?

When reviewing Suggested Edits on Stack Overflow, I often come across "fixed formatting" suggestions that use inline code spans to place emphasis on certain keywords, but isn't actual code. For ...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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How are suggested edits in the review queue to be handled? [duplicate]

I recently crossed 2k rep on SO, which got me access to the review queue for suggested edits. I am not clear on what basis edits are to be accepted/rejected. I did a search for FAQ and suggested edits ...
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2answers
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How to approach a major grammar edit?

The text of this question is written with broken English and very little grammar. I understand it is completely acceptable for me to go in and edit specific grammar issues, but what are the rules ...
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2answers
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Should users with edit capabilities be altering people's style of answering?

I've just noticed a few users with edit permissions basically scan through entire questions and answers, post by post, changing the smallest issues. i.e. modifying 'i' with 'I', re-spacing words, or ...
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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
228 views

Have an edit approval review page so we correct incorrect approvals and educate users

This is something that came out of recent discussions on acceptance of poor edits on this question Pretty unnecessary use of italics. It would be useful if there was a page that listed all recent ...
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1answer
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Quality of suggested edit reviews

I have been doing a fair bit of reviewing, particularly of suggested edits in the last week, since the Review Tasks (beta) went live. Partly to get a better feel for the rejection reasons and partly ...
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1answer
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Are backtick/<br>-only edits to be banned?

This question and my recent experiences in the suggested edits review queue (e.g. this one or that one) made me realize a very typical pattern: Keywords are put into backticks and line-breaks not ...
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0answers
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Allow @ replies to bounty poster on questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are bounty placers notified of comments? Currently there is no way to ping the poster of a bounty. Could we have the ability to @reply the poster of a bounty so we can inquire ...
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Edit blocked because it must be more substantive than an approved 2 hour old edit [closed]

Having been alerted to some edits that were not entirely helpful by Meta this morning, I decided to go through and fix up what I could. However, I find that I'm unable to provide an edit (albeit a ...
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0answers
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Why sometimes SO is loaded only in HTML view? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CSS for Stack Overflow didn't load Sometimes SO website is loaded only in HTML view like this: I face this problem at least once a week! It does not happen due to my Internet ...

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