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What are review tests (audits) and how do they work?

I recently received this rather amusing message while reviewing a user's first post: Congratulations! This was only a test, designed to make sure you were paying attention. This post has already been ...
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Clearly wrong close review audit - what action to take? [duplicate]

I'm failing a non-zero amount of review audit question. Some of them are borderline which are a teaching moment for me. Others are clearly incorrect, and the question is totally inappropriate for ...
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Why should this question have been reopened? [duplicate]

I was doing some reviews today, and I stumbled upon a question in the "Reopen Votes" queue that I decided to leave closed, while it was apparently an audit. Here is the audit that I failed. I'm ...
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Reopen audits choosing borderline cases? [duplicate]

Recently, the reopen queue audit system presented me with this question. I voted to leave closed and was surprised to see I had failed. I'm not writing here to complain about having failed, I was ...
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Bring a “human factor” into review audit composition/selection

Some people are complaining about the automatically generated audits. They are based on close reasons and apparently are a little controversial :-) Failed low-quality review audit Reopen Question ...
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Was this question a suitable review queue audit test?

I just got tripped up in the /review queue on this question It showed up in the Re-Open queue, and seemed terribly written, and overly broad, so I voted to keep it closed. The audit notification ...
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Request for review: close/reopen “known good” audits

The difficulty of some review audits in the /close and /reopen queues has been brought up here a few times recently. It's true: a few of these audits are difficult, if not outright misleading. We've ...
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Would you have failed this reopen audit?

https://stackoverflow.com/review/reopen/2976851 Would you have failed that reopen audit? I actually commented on one of the answers on the same day the question was originally asked. I was positive ...
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Can't I upvote and THEN edit a review task?

I know this is a bad question, but I was about to edit it. Instead, after upvoting it, I immediately failed the audit. Isn't it better to tell me I've failed after I've failed? I.e. After clicking ?...
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Failed Audit : 4118533 - Close Votes Review Queue [closed]

This seems too broad and/or off topic (for finding a tool). https://stackoverflow.com/review/close/4118533 So I clicked close, but I got this : Am I right that this question should be closed? Or ...
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Post I voted down and close is shown to me as known good audit?

Post that has been presented as a "known good" audit item is one I voted down and close about two weeks ago (close vote expired). Is the algorithm to pick such items designed to allow posts having ...
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Don't use very old posts for audits

I just failed a review audit by attempting to comment on an answer the system considered excellent. I thought it was fine, not great and was going to add a comment asking for a little more context in ...
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Audit failed, and now unsure about my judgment [closed]

I received this question in the first post review queue, and was about to vote to close as Off-topic: Questions asking us to recommend or find a tool, library or favorite off-site resource [...] ...
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Am I wrong in thinking this review audit is incorrect?

I am of the opinion that such a question doesn't fit the Q&A format. From reading the FAQ, I thought it qualified as a chatty, open-ended question. Based on the answers in the question, it was ...
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Who audits the audit reviews?

I just failed an audit by not voting to reopen this SO question. But, IMHO, it's a poor fit for SO and should be closed. I wouldn't hesitate to close it if I stumbled upon it as "off topic" or maybe ...

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