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2014 SO Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection [closed]

In connection with the Stack Overflow moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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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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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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The robo-approvers are killing my will to review edits

Already I have lost all hope of looking at late answers etc. It's just a parade of meh. I can't make any kind of intelligent decision because I can't see the other answers to the question, for ...
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Let's get rid of the 10K flag queue

The 10K tools are pretty cool... You get a birds-eye view of activity on the site, a "dashboard" view of what's happening. Some of the individual tools haven't scaled particularly well with Stack ...
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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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Taking action to improve First Posts and Late Answers reviewing - Upvote is too easy

I found good questions about this subject (like that one) but they weren't quite narrowing to what I wanted to ask. So I wrote my own. The problem I have been reviewing for a few months now (~725 ...
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This post was of very poor quality?

I'm a bit embarrassed to admit this, but I failed the review honeypot at https://stackoverflow.com/review/first-posts/1126342. (The question is at How to create a link text in a table using c#.) I ...
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Is there an actual “accept ALL the suggested edits” problem?

One common complaint on MSO about suggested edits is that some users blindly accept all suggested edits, no matter how minor or incorrect they may be. It seems to come up especially frequently in the ...
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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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Are the review audits making a difference?

So now we have review audits on all the queues. Is anyone measuring anything (even the rate of whiny questions on meta about robo approvers) to see if it's making a difference? Some possible numbers: ...
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What repercussions are there to “not paying attention” when reviewing?

I just clicked "Do nothing" instead of skipping what turned out to be a trick post or at least what the system deemed a poor answer. I was derided by some text telling me to pay attention. Yes, the ...
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What about a Master badge

This Badge should be awarded after 10.000 review tasks. After gained the Steward badge for closing votes, and soon for other review types, I was wondering if we could aim higher. A gold badge, "...
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Badge suggestion: Attentive/Thorough

There seems to be a consensus that robo-upvoters are running rampant on Stack Overflow because of the Late Answer and First Post review queues. You've all seen it, spam that has been upvoted, ...
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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 ...

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