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Stats of close votes review queue for SO? [duplicate]

Are there any stats (chart would be nice) for how the size of the review queue for StackOverflow has changed in time? Currently it's about 52-53k, but I have impression it's growing slowly. I'm ...
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Stack Overflow technology makes me write bad answers

Today I had some time and felt like writing a relatively good answer on Stack Overflow; explaining both the underlying mechanisms and good practices, unlike usual declarative answers in a "do that" ...
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Huge close votes review queue on Stack Overflow [closed]

Today, the size of the close-votes queue is 55k questions and growing. Is that a problem? Which action could be taken to clean it up? It seems to be growing faster than Stack Overflow members ...
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Daily close votes queue limit [closed]

This question is related to this (jan23), this (mar 12) and many others; with the difference that close queue on SO today is 20k longer = 74k. I read & understand about the fear for robot-...
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What exactly happens with the button “Leave Open” (previously “Do Not Close”)?

I've noticed and used the new (at least for me) button Leave Open, but I can't find any explanation as to the implication of clicking it. I've found a highly voted status-declined question: How ...
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Ideas for the close queue? [closed]

I am concerned on the growing close votes review queue size. I know it has been discussed before.. more than once, and I simply want to propose some ideas... Why not separate the single close votes ...
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Increase close votes in /review [duplicate]

This is a feature request to increase the number of close votes in /review, and somewhat similar to close votes daily limit increase. I know the concern is robo reviewers in search of a badge, but it ...
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Should we focus the moderator flag queue?

Basically, after reading through (again) the Theory of Moderation post, it got me thinking. A lot of flags that reach moderators (as well as 10k users, but not enough users actually do something ...
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Remove 20 reviews per day for people who gained gold badge for that review type

I realize that the 20 reviews per user per day limitation is to prevent gaming the system into awarding badges (That limitation fails miserably by the way, but that's not the topic of discussion). I ...
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Strongly separate duplicates from “the rest” in close votes review queue

Update: I wish I could downvote decline justification twice. "You can already filter down by close reason." Oh really , Do you see many reviewers using filter? Do you see Steward badges awarded for ...
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Can someone analyze the Close Vote queue on StackOverflow? [duplicate]

Can someone with access to the right data produce some analysis of the Close Vote queue? When I work out how, or when I can do it, there will be a substantial (for me) Bounty for something effective. ...
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Automatically filter the Close Votes review queue to active tags for newbies

I am a little puzzled over this subject. Why does the number of items in the "close votes review queue" is always increasing? Compared to "suggested edits" - there are fewer items in the close votes ...
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Automatically close flagged questions

The review queue for close votes is very large, currently just below 54k (!) questions to review. This means that up to 200k votes have to be cast to empty this queue. At the current limit of 50 ...
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What happens when the Close Queue is empty…?

https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/223497/lets-burn-down-the-close-queue is one of the more exciting things I've read lately -- and not just because of the animated Fred gif... I feel the same ...