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Could authors overturn recent community review decisions?

When new users edit a post, the review is posted to a review queue and other reputable users can review the edit and choose to approve or reject it. However, I feel that a lot of people do it pretty ...
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2answers
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Allow the original poster the option to apply a rejected suggested edit on their own post [duplicate]

This isn't to change to the current rejection process or review queue in any way. There was recently a rejected edit on one of my answers. It was correct to reject from the reviewer's point of ...
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Override Rejections to Edits on my Post [duplicate]

I recently answered this question. One of the users who read my answer felt that it would have been helpful if I included the output (from terminal) to the code I used in my answer: You should ...
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Allow OP to override the result of suggested-edits review [duplicate]

Background Currently all suggested edits with code changes are rejected. Some people belive that a suggested edit that fixes the code should not be rejected, I don't see any other option because: If ...
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0answers
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Retroactively approve suggested and rejected edits [duplicate]

There were already several support questions on applying rejected suggested edits to one's own post. Could this functionality be implemented? It is always possible to do so by hand, but this does ...
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1answer
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How should I deal with a good suggested edit to my answer which was incorrectly rejected? [duplicate]

The edit was in source code due to an API that changed. It's actually an awesome edit because I would have never have noticed the error in an old answer. I'm not sure why the edit was rejected, by ...
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1answer
516 views

User suggested great corrective edit to my answer, but the edit was rejected. What can I do to approve it? [duplicate]

A nice user suggested a good corrective edit to my answer. The edit, though very good and desirable, was rejected. I do not understand the reasons, and I did not find a way to contact those people who ...
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3answers
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How does the community feel about edits that change the author's point of view?

This question got me thinking: what edits, suggested or "full," are generally welcome in our community? The reason for this question is that I see lots of edits that change ("correct") an author's ...
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Valid edit to my post was rejected. How to bring it back? [duplicate]

Some anonymous guy edited my answer recently. Here it is: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/897372 Five users reviewed this edit and three of them rejected it as invalid. I think that ...
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1answer
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Can I somehow apply a suggested edit that got voted to be rejected? [duplicate]

Someone suggested a reasonable edit to a question of mine. Unfortunately it got rejected: Is there an easy way for me to still apply this edit, without re-typing the key tags?
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1answer
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Correct way to deal with minor detail in answer

I recently asked a question, where someone gave an incorrect, but extremely close answer. I'd like to leave the correct answer, somewhere where other people can see, in case someone finds it later, ...
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1answer
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Does using rejected suggested edit text without attribution violate the attribution requirement?

I recently posted an answer to which a useful edit was suggested. It added a paragraph to the answer, and got rejected as an attempt to reply. It actually made a good point, and I ended up adjusting ...
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2answers
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Why were my edits on an answer rejected?

I tried twice (sorry, didn't see the first rejected edit) to edit an answer that had a small typo and a small "bug". The "bug" was that a parameter is passed to the function but never used in it. ...
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1answer
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A good edit to my answer was incorrectly rejected [duplicate]

This edit to my answer was nice and added example code. It improved the answer. Somehow four reviewers have rejected it! I have since manually added the code to the answer, but the reviews were IMHO ...