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What are the review queues, and how do they work?

I see a "review" link on the top of the page, which takes me to a few "review queues". What is a "review queue"? What are the various queues for? What can I do in each queue? Return to FAQ index
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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question ...
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The review audit system needs improvement [duplicate]

This is the first time I've accessed the new-user review queue on Stack Overflow. I just spent a while researching and providing a thoughtful comment to a new user in my queue, only to have a pop up ...
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Building guided tour on how to review?

When I had enough rep to review I had no idea how that works. I looked at it and said: Ok, I come back in a few months when I have a clue about it. I could of course have read a handful of meta posts ...
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Reopen Votes review audits use old JS confirm dialog instead of new Stacks prompt, making them too easy to identify

If I vote to reopen a question that appeared on the Reopen Votes queue and it turns out that it is an audit, I get this JS browser confirmation dialog: But if it is not an audit, then I get this ...
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What happens when a review is reviewed after the post gets edited?

I don't think I would have made this review. Otherwise it was an unintentional mistake which earned me a frustrating review ban. I am also not able to view the deleted post and hence look at its edit ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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Why am I getting the message “You've failed too many recent review audits”? [duplicate]

Today I clicked on Review and saw the message below. You've failed too many recent review audits - looks like you might need a break. Come back in in 7 days and try again. Why does this type of ...
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Filter by tag in Close Votes review gives question without that tag

I was reviewing python Close Votes in the review queues. When I pressed 'Next' in the review page, it gives me a question which is not related to python. Check below screenshot
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How are privilege abuses after quick rep gain by new users being avoided?

Bob, on his first day, asks a question on a site, and it goes viral. It gets lots of upvotes. Reasons of virality can be some update in a new tool or it can be a common query like Why is processing a ...
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Review Audit failed when “late answer” answer is a duplicate

I just got a review audit where the "late answer" was a duplicate of the accepted answer, but flagging it on that basis failed the review. That seems like a bug to me. Question here: Is it better to ...
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Tricked by Audit [duplicate]

I was reviewing the queues for the first time and was asked to evaluate the accepted answer for the question below, as an audit: NameError even with a direct, unconditional assignment on the line ...
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Exclude reopened questions from Close Vote audits

Apparently, poor questions which were quickly closed with no answers are used as audits even after such questions are edited, reopened and answered. Since audits present the latest revision of the ...
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Is there something wrong with 'Community'? [duplicate]

I was reviewing some edits when I came across this edit by Community (you know, this 1 reputation moderator NPC acccount). It seems to be spam: P.S.: I tagged this 'support' because I didn't think ...
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Failing Review Audit because I added a comment that it was a duplicate post [duplicate]

I reviewed a post in the Super User First Post queue and thought it sounded familiar. I searched for the subject and found a previous post with the same question. I then added a comment ...

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