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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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New Feature: Community Review Tasks - Now in Beta

Please post new bug reports, feature requests or discussions as individual questions tagged with at least review in addition to the requisite And thanks for all the great feedback so far! We are ...
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How can we make First Posts review actually useful?

There's now a feature-request based on this discussion; see: Let's have an explicit triage system for questions from new users I'm about fed up with the First Posts review queue. Oh, it was a ...
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“Late Answers” and “First Posts” encouraging unnecessary actions

I've come across many posts that can only be described as okay (see examples below). They're not good enough to deserve an Upvote and not bad enough to deserve a Downvote, there's no point in editing ...
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Why is voting removed from new review system?

In the old review system we could vote for posts while reviewing. We were able to upvote great posts and downvote bad quality posts: But in the new review system we are not able to vote on posts: ...
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Question flags, queues, edits, roomba, community♦, how does this actually work?

There is constant ongoing discussion about what flags to use when, review queue processing, review queue structure, flag handling, etc., but no one person seems to know exactly how this all works. ...
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Should there be a “No vote, but okay” option in reviewing first posts?

I'm happy to see the "first posts" facet arriving on the Beta Review system. I like that it encourages reviewers to make a decisive move on a question or answer, but frankly, I think there should be ...
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Include 101 rep users (i.e. those with the association bonus) in first questions/first answers within the review page

Problem This is behaviour I have been noticing for quite a while on Biology.SE. Consider this user who after 42 days on the site posted two answers for the first time this morning. Yet neither one of ...
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Do all Stack Exchange sites upvote a user's first question and/or answer?

I recently discovered that there are hundreds of Stack Exchange sites, and I joined the ones that I think I need. After posting my first question and/or answer in all sites, I realised that my post is ...
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New first-post review queue: “Upvoted comment” should be a valid action

The first post I saw in the new first-post review queue had three "Please post the code" comments, all without a single upvote. That's pretty noisy, ugly and not helpful to anyone So upvoting a ...
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“I'm Done” for late answers without voting

Wouldn't it make more sense to allow the "I'm Done" button without having to edit or vote up someone's late answer? If it is an answer that resolves someone's issue but you may not find it useful, ...
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Where did those over 300k first questions go?

There is a First Posts beta review task now. That one has currently about 34K posts. What stumps me a bit is that the old First Questions queue had over 300k posts in it yesterday. So what happend to ...
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Why is an answer shown instead of questions in review?

When I review a question on Physics using Chrome, I select Review First Question. Often I get answers to review too. I clicked This isn't bad, but still, is it a bug?
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Activate “I'm Done” button in New Post Review queue if I have already acted on the post

The Review Queue is not always the first place I visit when I hit a Stack Exchange site. I usually dive into the questions to see if there's something interesting that I can answer or something else ...
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Why doesn't meta have First Posts review anymore?

While looking at the timeline for an old question here on meta, I found that it was reviewed in First Posts (yes, it does exist). There have been 21 reviews in total, the last of which was done in ...

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