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22 votes
1 answer
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Sudden spike in the number "First Posts" in the StackOverflow review queue [duplicate]

I was just looking at the review queue on Stackoverflow and there were zero "First Posts" to be reviewed. A minute later, there was suddenly 9.9k "First Posts" in the review queue. Is this a bug? I ...
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3 votes
1 answer
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Reviewing Late Answers - All Old Answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the late-answer review queue sometimes spike in size by over 5000? I just reviewed some late answers and they were all posted 10 months ago. Why are old answers shown ...
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-3 votes
1 answer
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Number of review items [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the late-answer review queue sometimes spike in size by over 5000? Most of the time, when I go to the review area, let's say in the 'Late answers' queue, there are ...
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4 votes
0 answers
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Why is a very old post showing in my late answer queue today? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the late-answer review queue sometimes spike in size by over 5000? This answer (below) showed up for the first time in my Review queue today and was provided over 5 ...
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2 votes
0 answers
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Why have 8k+ late answers just appeared? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the late-answer review queue sometimes spike in size by over 5000? Whoa - I've just noticed that more than 8k+ late answers have just appeared in the review section. ...
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-1 votes
1 answer
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Why did this old post suddenly appear in the Late Answers review queue? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the late-answer review queue sometimes spike in size by over 5000? I just reviewed an answer on the Late Answers queue, and after flagging as "not an answer" and ...
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10 votes
1 answer
188 views

Why did the low quality posts review queue suddenly jump to 21k

(Eeeek!) I was messing around with site settings, something I often do to relax in the evenings, when I happened to glance at the /review queues. I recoiled in shock, unwilling to believe my eyes - ...
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10 votes
2 answers
105 views

Give some indication that review parameters have been tweaked

Whenever the review parameters are tweaked to include more posts, questions like these are bound to be asked: Why does the late-answer review queue sometimes spike in size by over 5000? Why have 8k+ ...
23 votes
0 answers
385 views

Why did the late answer queue spike on Sep 29, 2015? [duplicate]

The late answer queue just went to 1.2k on Mathematics. On other sites the same happened (EL&U 850, SO 1.5k, TeX-LaTeX 500). Why did this happen? According to a comment on this post, there are ...
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10 votes
1 answer
168 views

Request for the late answer queue on SO to be reinitialized with earlier date

As per this answer. I have <2k rep, so I can only review first posts & late answers, and I'm getting bored. Can our lovely mods tweak the SQL statement to add another few thousand posts to the ...
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4 votes
1 answer
128 views

Is the `First Posts` queue full on SO?

Since this morning, I haven't seen any new first posts to review in the First Posts queue (at least from about 2012-12-10 01:28:29Z). There have been some. One can tell because the number of reviews ...
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1 vote
2 answers
76 views

logic behind review functionality [duplicate]

Since I discovered the review functionality, once in a while I have a look in and try to give my contribution in doing review tasks. Generally, there are from 0 to max. 10 First Posts, which can be ...
7 votes
0 answers
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Why does community user 'editing' a 2012 answer show up in late answer review queue in 2015?

What's with this late answer to an old question review? I clicked 'No action needed' to verify that is was not an audit review (it wasn't). My first reaction was to comment "Do not answer closed ...
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