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Would raising the review limit help with the Close Votes queue? [closed]

We all know the problem with the close votes queue, but it seems the problem is people not reviewing enough. Whenever I had time, I would go through all 40 that I was given, but by then I wanted to do ...
Cole Tobin's user avatar
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How do close votes age away?

The help center states, Close votes age away harmlessly if the threshold is not reached after a number of days. If the question has at least 100 views, close votes will age away after 4 days; ...
Rory's user avatar
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New bronze badge for using a filter on the Close Votes review queue

Many bronze badges are awarded for just for using features of the site. This is a simple and efficient way to advertise features. One feature that took me (and probably also others) a while to find ...
oberlies's user avatar
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Additional requirement for Steward or Reviewer badge to help new reviewers learn about using "Skip"

I propose to add a requirement for the steward-badge or reviewer-badge to help reviewers "Learn to love that Skip button". I believe that ignoring "Skip" in current badge requirements tends to ...
Amicable's user avatar
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How slow is the Close Votes queue being processed? And how large should it get daily when the backlog is gone? [duplicate]

After a few months, the Close Votes queue's large backlog is slowly climbing down, but in the short term we still see regular upward spikes. I'm curious, when it reaches a manageable size, how ...
bfavaretto's user avatar
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19 votes
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How to make close-review queue less thankless [closed]

It's been hovering around 50k for months now. I'll give the benefit of the doubt and assume these questions are well-prioritized so that the totally irrelevant-to-close questions according to some ...
djechlin's user avatar
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31 votes
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Close Vote Review Limit Recommendations

Summary As many of us are aware, the number of questions in the close vote review queue has been increasing at what appears to be a faster pace than ever. During the month of December, I observed that ...
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Strongly separate duplicates from "the rest" in close votes review queue

##Update: I wish I could downvote decline justification twice. "You can already filter down by close reason." Oh really , Do you see many reviewers using filter? Do you see Steward badges ...
gnat's user avatar
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Why are there so many close votes to review and so few of the others? [duplicate]

In the SO Review page, I see the following stats for questions awaiting review: Close votes: 51.8k (and rising) Suggested edits: 10 (fluctuates, but rarely goes ...
Spudley's user avatar
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8 votes
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Suggestion: close votes review queue [duplicate]

The size of the close-votes queue is 55k questions. 2,331 review were made today, It is decreasing but it really need some speed as it may take few years to match other review queues. I have some ...
Zaheer Ahmed's user avatar
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27 votes
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Reduce the number of reviews needed to complete an item in the CV queue

There are currently 95.3k items in the Close Vote queue, and 2 items in the Reopen Votes queue. The number of reviews needed to close a question from the CV queue is 5, which is ridiculously high. ...
Matt's user avatar
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How to tag questions related to size of The Queue? [closed]

Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions. ('tags' wiki excerpt) Questions related to size of Close Votes review queue at Stack Overflow are ...
gnat's user avatar
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Let me choose when I use my close votes

There have been some questions recently about how large the close-votes queue is and whether it can be improved along with requests for more close votes. On Stack Overflow I rarely use all my close ...
ben is uǝq backwards's user avatar
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Was this flag lost somehow?

I flagged this question almost a week ago now, and the flag is still waiting for review (it shows as "waiting for review" in my flagging history) Is there anything I need to do to get ...
jcsanyi's user avatar
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How many posts in SO CV queue aren't eligible for vote expiration, ie have no votes, only flags?

Is there a way to estimate amount of posts in queue that aren't eligible for vote expiration, that is have only flags? I'd like to understand how many posts are guaranteed to eventually leave the ...
gnat's user avatar
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