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Review queue workflows - Final release

All good things must come to an end and so must the review queues project. This project would not have been successful without the community. Thank you all for the hours of reviewing, testing, and ...
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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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Add an "I don't understand" option for review audits

Background This is somewhat specific to Stack Overflow. My concern is the "I understand" button that appears when you fail a Review Audit. I had this experience twice recently (after never ...
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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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Adding a comment should not make me fail the review audit

I just failed these review audits in First Post, I read the question and thought it seemed reasonable but the user was deleted so to be on the safe side I clicked add comment and I failed the audit. ...
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3answers
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Close vote review audit flawed - fails without casting vote

Having just failed my first review audit from any of the queues, it was reviewing close votes; however, this audit was flawed in that I didn't even cast a close vote. Often I press the Close button ...
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Improving the Quality of Reviews: Project Honeypot

There has been a lot of discussion/complaints about the quality of reviews. Many have noted that a large (maybe even a majority) of reviews are rubber stamps in pursuit of a Steward badge (especially ...
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3answers
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My fingers are too fat for the "No further action" dialog

It's Sunday afternoon. It's snowing outside, and I have a pounding headache. A perfect time to go through the flags queue on my little tablet. ...Except, some of the flags are completely bogus. And ...
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Review audits are too error-prone when reviewing on a mobile device

I review a lot on SO, typically on my phone throughout the day when I have down time. I mentioned in my previous question, “STOP! Look and Listen” audit tricked me, that the audit system fails because ...
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3answers
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Can't I upvote and THEN edit a review task?

I know this is a bad question, but I was about to edit it. Instead, after upvoting it, I immediately failed the audit. Isn't it better to tell me I've failed after I've failed? I.e. After clicking ?...
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2answers
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In the review queue, audits should only fail (or pass) you once you actually would take action [duplicate]

I just had a review queue audit question "fail" because I clicked "Close" on a post that the community felt should be left open. This particular meta question is about the close vote review queue, but ...
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Poorly formatted honeypot item in low quality posts is claimed "high-quality as-is", editing triggers audit failure

I came across a post that was of OK quality, but poorly formatted. Clicking "Edit" I got back This post already looks pretty good! While there are probably minor improvements that can be made, ...
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I failed a review audit by clicking Improve [duplicate]

See: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/1581133. I clicked Improve to see what exactly has been changed in the title. And then StackOverflow told me that I failed a review audit. Now, ...
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1answer
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What are review tests (audits) and how do they work?

I recently received this rather amusing message while reviewing a user's first post: Congratulations! This was only a test, designed to make sure you were paying attention. This post has already been ...
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1answer
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Review Audit/Commenting on good questions discouraged?

Today I failed yet another review audit (and was subsequently banned) while reviewing first posts. It was a perfectly good post, and I intended to comment on it to point out the name of what they ...
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1answer
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Another indicator of a review audit: Question has no tags

I have found another indicator that reveals a post to be an audit in the review queue. The question did not show the tags, although they are normally shown. Here is the image(the image is after I ...
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1answer
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Allow high rep users to indicate that a honeypot question is a false-positive [duplicate]

Having seen at least two questions here on Meta today about reviewers running into honeypot questions that may have been edited into shape in the meantime and undeleted, I think there needs to be a ...
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1answer
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Don't fail audit right away when improving a suggested edit [duplicate]

I was testing something out with suggested edits so I went into the review queue and picked the first edit. After reading it, I planned on rejecting it because it seemed to drastically change the post....
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1answer
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This audit looks completely obvious. Is it really needed?

Has the AI developed a sense of humour now ? Does such an audit serve any purpose ?
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1answer
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Is the delay in the activation of the review buttons intentional?

I was doing some reviews today and I noticed the I'm done and Not sure buttons are activated after a small delay and not as soon as the next question (or answer) loads. I know this is a silly ...
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1answer
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I still want to edit a vandalizing edit [duplicate]

The review system flagged me down in an audit for trying to edit a vandalizing edit. The vandalism was trivially undoable (two clicks and delete), and I had an edit in mind anyway - so I was trying to ...
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1answer
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Broken UI on audit caused me to fail -- again

Just like my popular post, "STOP! Look and Listen" audit tricked me, I have once again been fooled by an audit having a distracting and unusual UI that does not happen for a non-audit review. Just ...
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Make Review Audits more Friendly

I often click on add comment before actually reviewing, then decide whether or not to say anything. In this audit, I followed my habit and click on "Add Comment" and was immediately slammed with a "...
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Incorrect failed audit count

I recently failed an edit (started with a comment, instead of downvoting first). It marked the audit as failed, and blocked me from reviewing for two days, saying that I had failed too many recent ...
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Project HoneyPot Review Feature Bug

I was recently carrying out a few reviews on SO when I came across one of the Honeypot ones. I believe that there was a bug with it however in that when I went to view the question, it said "question ...
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0answers
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Close vote review audits should not be failed before choosing the reason and clicking "Vote To Close" [duplicate]

What is this about? The close vote review workflow is currently like this: You are given a question. You read the question and decide whether to close it or not. If you click on Leave Open, goto 5 ...