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Why were my suggested edits rejected?

Now, I'll start off by saying that I'm mostly a SU contributer. SO is normally just a resource I refer to, and I rarely contribute there so I am not very familiar with some specifics of the site. ...
13
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1answer
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Clear rules on reviewing edits

While typing up my answer to this question: Why did my suggested edit get rejected?, I came to realize that suggested edits can, in some cases be technically valid, but reduce the chance of a ...
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How do I review tag wiki edits for new tags?

When reviewing in the edit queue, I constantly come across tag wiki edits like the following example: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/1792156 The tag wiki that the person wrote was ...
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Request: Link to reviewer guidelines from the review interface

Currently the review interface, at least for First Posts on Stack Overflow, looks like this: There are several lines of text describing the meaning of the various buttons, but almost no guidelines ...
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2answers
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Improve the review audit system

This is more or less a feature-request version of https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/157383/178438 Even though the review audit system and manual banning has been put into place, there are still many ...
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Create detailed "How-to-review" meta posts and link to them from the Review queues?

I've seen all kinds of material on MSO about how to perform reviews correctly, what you should accept, and what you should reject, but I am quite surprised to find there is no link on the Review page ...
12
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2answers
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Should we augment or improve answers using edits?

As far as I can tell, we have no consistent stance or policy on this one. Per our proposed/staged review guidelines: Edits that change an answer's explanation or code, with a supposedly "better" ...
12
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1answer
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Skip spam LQP review audits or click on Recommend deletion

From the reviewing guidelines FAQ for low quality posts: [QA] Spam or rude/abusive posts: click the "link" to the post, and cast its corresponding flag. Do not "close", "...
5
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1answer
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Is it more appropriate to add a new answer or edit the best answer to add new information?

Suppose a new API feature is added to Java which makes a task much easier. The originally-accepted answer has more than 100 upvotes and is still correct, but it makes no mention of the new feature, ...
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1answer
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Do I really need to add "useless" questions in order to interact? [duplicate]

I have decades of coding history in my pocket. Still I have many of areas in which I am looking for answers. When Google sends me here to this platform its mostly a good result. Thus that means ...
9
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1answer
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Are there examples of good reviews and edits

This new reviewer would find it helpful to be able to view "good" edits and reviews from other users. As a user of the site I have seen and received "good" and "less good" edits, but it would be ...
3
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2answers
211 views

Should a question's closed reason be changed from NARQ to duplicate if a duplicate is found?

I just answered a C# question that was asked by someone who clearly doesn't know C#. The question was almost immediately closed. I don't have a problem with the question being closed, but I do have ...
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1answer
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What can I do if I disagree on the reason a question was closed, and believe it should have instead been closed as a duplicate? [duplicate]

What can I do if a question was closed for reason A but I believe that it should have been closed for reason B? Is the only option to vote to reopen it and then vote to close it again with reason B? ...
12
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1answer
124 views

Edit Guidelines vs. Reviewing Practice

The Help Center documentation on reviewing does not seem to be in sync with the accepted practice regarding collaboratively-edited answers. The general consensus on the site is that edits should ...
8
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1answer
205 views

Why does a new question "appear to be a duplicate of" a deleted question?

I made a mistake and asked a question with my personal account when I wanted to ask it anonymously. So I deleted the question just after posting, logged off, and then tried to ask it again anonymously....

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