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Can we distinguish between “edit was already approved” and “edit has been improved?”

I am on record as frustrated by robo approvers. However I continue to work the queues partly because I don't want them to "win". As I explained in The robo-approvers are killing my will to review ...
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Warning reviewers if the sugested edit was made by an anonymous user

What I asked is basically for robot-approvers. Many times, while I was reviewing, I come across scenarios where I saw a suggested edit have problems (invalid or too minor etc). When I try to reject ...
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Misguided suggested edits to improve language by non-native speakers

Of late a huge number of suggested edits I review seem to come from people with a poor grasp of English attempting to improve the perceived poor English of others – example here. Questions often ...
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Could clicking “edit” be a way to pass any review audit?

While in the review queues of First Post and Late Answer and possibly others, review audits come up every now and then. When these audits come up you can easily click edit to pass (as a bad post or a ...
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Rethinking/discussing privileges

What are privileges for? Privileges are in place so that new users get to know the system and not spam closevotes everywhere, delete random posts, make incorrect edits, downvote everything, etc. ...
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Do I benefit from Stack Exchange badges/scores? [closed]

https://stackoverflow.com/review says there are no review queues available to you because one of my reviews wasn't helpful...Come back on Sep 3 at 6:41 to continue reviewing. OK. So the question ...
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What to do about terrible suggested edits that are approved? [duplicate]

I just can't fathom how terrible edits like this get through - all three reviewers approved. All he did was bold (instead of block-quote) the error message, and change one barely comprehensible ...
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Email notifications almost guaranteed to be pointless, stale for original poster on suggeted edits

This morning at "4:32 AM (6 hours ago)" -- Eastern Daylight, and times and time zones are relevant -- I was sent an email notification about "Suggested Edit" to a post I made last year: I've never ...
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Is this suggested edit approved right?

The below is a link to the post on Stack Overflow where I answered a users question. How to send data from fragment to fragment within same fragment activity? I suggested an answer and posted links ...
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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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Increase number of suggested edits reviewers if there is no consensus between them

There have been a number of highly voted discussions regarding incorrect suggested edits approved: first, second, third, fourth. I think that often when bad suggested edit is approved, it actually ...
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Reputation for close votes

Since I have the right to vote to close questions while reviewing I observe that the number of "Close Votes"-questions is raising. Why not getting reputation for voting to close? For example for 5 ...
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Review limit increment in base of review quality

Should the review queue limit increment if the review quality is higher?
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Review stampede - Do reviewers see other reviewers decisions?

I proposed two (very similar) edits to this answer and both were rejected in a close 3:2 vote. This is all fair enough (I don't want to dispute the vote), but I find it curious that in both cases, all ...
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Blind review/suggestion accepting tag-wikis?

I was just wondering about how many people blindly perform reviews. Personally, I have noticed that once in a while, I will accept a suggested edit if it looks good and has no spelling or grammar ...

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