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Massive redundant retagging? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gaming the edit system with tiny edits? Related: Should adding redundant but related tags be encouraged or discouraged Suddenly the start page of my StackOverflow is flooded ...
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Should we do something about enormous numbers of edits in short times? [duplicate]

First of all, dear Antonio Carlos Ribeiro, please don't take it as a personal... Today, I just looked up the editor parts on Stackoverflow and I saw this user made 543 edits in 24 hours. When I look ...
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Review: more users control [duplicate]

Sometimes, when reviewing certain threads (for example, 'Suggested edits') I notice that there are series of edits from user (usually, low-rep.) with very minor changes. It's obvious that it is an ...
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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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Why no honeypot suggested edits?

While the review audits are great and much needed, as far as I can tell they do not apply for the suggested edits queue. Robo reviewers can still approve crap and smile all the way to their badges. ...
Shadow The GPT Wizard's user avatar
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Approve as too minor

This is going to be pretty short and somewhat to the point. I have a big problem with what goes on in the suggested edits section of /review. Obviously there is a lot of mindless approval going on, ...
Mick MacCallum's user avatar
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An alert to serial minor edits

I have noticed that this user, Jamie Hutton is doing a massive set of typo-correction edit suggestions. This is pushing the review queue right up (over 70 and over 90 at different points today) and ...
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What if a user is searching and is only removing profanity?

While reviewing "Suggested Edits" on Stack Overflow, I've noticed a lot of edits lately from the same user, and all of the edits consist of nothing but removing profanity. While I'm inclined to ...
WEFX's user avatar
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No reputation for continued tag edits

A certain user just got 42 reputation from removing the windows-ribbon-framework from a bunch of questions and doing nothing else. This seems very wrong, because the questions had other things wrong ...
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Is the @reply in a comment to the editor of a post broken?

According to Jeff's answer, @replies to post editors are implemented: So you can now @reply to editors of a post even if they haven't commented. Yet, I just tried to address the editor of a question ...
Erwin Brandstetter's user avatar
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Appropriate actions for user making multiple accepted incorrect edits

This user has made multiple edits recently where he adds Thanks in advance to the end. I know this is wrong to do because it puts words in the user's mouth and we are not supposed to say "thanks" or ...
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Edits I reject get approved; what next?

I've started reviewing edits on Stack Overflow and have seen that there are several suggestions which I reject which eventually get approved anyway. I was thinking for instance about this suggestion ...
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More serial minor edits

This user is searching for "Thanks & Regards" and removing it on each post he can find. About serial minor editing: An alert to serial minor edits and Flag a user as "serial minor editor&...
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Does Stack Exchange have an official stance on users doing a large number of trivial edits to old questions?

It drives me mildly insane to see the "Active" page of a Stack Exchange site filled with old questions that have all had trivial edits from one user. Modifications I consider trivial are: a single ...
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Yet another case of serial minor tag editing

Related This user has been suggesting tag-only edits that, for the most part, just add mysql to sql questions, without improving anything else. He's at 60 approved (!) and 12 rejected (:(). (update ...
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