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Meaning of Cleanup badge (First rollback ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a 'rollback'? I don't understand meaning of first roll back badges. When I move cursor on CleanUp badge it shows message "First Rollback". What the meaning of ...
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Someone edited my post - how can I tell what they did and why? [duplicate]

I have a number of issues with the concept of editing other peoples' posts, but this is a key concern (one of two, actually). How can I tell who edited my post and why it was edited? Do others see ...
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Undo a revision [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a 'rollback'? I was just curious; if I make a revision, then realize that my revision made a question or answer was not correct, is there a way to revert back ...
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What is a 'rollback' in Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

What is the role of rollbacks for badges on Stack Exchange? Anyone told me it's used for badges; then, how do I get this?
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Getting some badges [duplicate]

How do you get the following badges? Cleanup: First rollback. What is rollback? Analytical: Visited every section of the FAQ (retired)Does that mean i can no longer get that badge? well i have seen ...
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How does a rollback work? [duplicate]

I have seen a badge Cleanup awared for the First Rollback. What does a rollback mean and how do we execute a rollback? Does it mean removing our question or answer?
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How can I cancel an editing on my answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a ‘rollback’? Some guy has edited my answer, which I wrote about half an a year ago and was upvoted by many people who were helped by this answer. I want my answer to ...
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question ...
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Reject an already-approved suggested edit when rolling it back

The content of this post has been sanitized in response to anonymous feedback that the formatting was making it completely unreadable by assistive technology (AT). I strongly value making content ...
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Could we be permitted to provide a reason for rolling back?

I just had an occasion where someone reformatted the code in my question, not because it was ill-formatted, but to match his preferred style. I would have liked to be able to type a reason for rolling ...
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Allow another close vote after retraction

tl;dr Users that have retracted a close vote should be able to vote again on that same question. I don't believe there is any danger in allowing this, provided some controls are in place (see below)...
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Is there such a thing as an edit-troll?

Yesterday I got a Stack Overflow notification that someone edited a question of mine that had been idling since April. Looking at the edit (revision 5), it was made by a user with quite a respectable ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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Is my question considered poor just because it is simple?

I asked a question on Friday which sounded totally different than the after a 'suggested' edit has been made to it. It was a very simple question (in terms of complexity): are two things the same or ...
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Report vandalism in edits?

Is there a way to report vandalism on edits? I don't mean on suggested edits, but edits that go through, as for example where the editing user has edit privileges? I have just experienced another ...
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How do I deal with wrong or irrelevant edits made to my posts?

So... from a while back, I posted a question dealing with implementing a certain feature within an iPad app (no specifics, see link for question), and I noticed that there was an approved edit by a ...
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Don't show Cleanup badge until you can earn it

I read this: Meaning of Cleanup badge (First rollback ) and this: What is a 'rollback'? If this badge is only available for users with 2000 rep and above, why do I see it? It should be ...
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Minor edit of an old question

I saw other questions regarding this but I'd like to bring this issue up again: I got a notification today saying a very old question of mine was edited. The edit? Removed my "Thanks, Noich" postfix (...
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How to revoke a suggested edit? [duplicate]

While trying to update (by editing) my answer, I accidentally edited another answer and submitted the edit. A message told me that the edit wouldn't be visible until it was peer reviewed. How can I ...
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Dilemma after someone else edits a spam post

Should spam posts be edited? - Everyone knows: No. Today someone edited a NSFW spam link (10k on Stack Overflow) into [NSFW spam link] Before clicking on the image, please note that there is an ...
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Misusing edit options for users with reputation of 2000+

Assume that a user with 2000+ reputation (whose edits are applied immediately and don't need approval) by mistake or intentionally edits a good question or answer and just puts rubbish instead. Can ...
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how to accept or reject review? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does editing work? I want to know how I can accept or reject reviews of my questions or answers? I can see my question has been reviewed or edited but I found nowhere to ...
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How to restrict someone from editing my post?

I had recently asked a question on Stack Overflow and a few people had edited my question which was distorting the information provided by me. How can I restrict a post to be edited by others?
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Review a suggested edit to my post so that I can accept or decline it [duplicate]

I think there should be a way for the user to review and accept the Edit from someone else. If I am willing to ask a question for example, if somebody else hasn't understood it, edited the question ...
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What should be done when a user edit a question to remove it?

I answered a question and the user accepted my answer but then he edited the question to replace it with... something that is not a question. Should I edit back the question? (Although in this ...
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Discard a suggested edit before it's accepted in peer review [duplicate]

Should there be an option to discard an suggested edit to a question or answer before it is accepted in peer review? I saw a badly formatted and non-edited question, edited it and saved my changes ...
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What are some guidelines for editing questions, and how to respond to massive edits?

Are there any official guidelines or rules for editing (others') questions? and/or What is your opinion on what is reasonable? If someone seriously changes my question in a way I don't like, (when) ...
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Rolling back not really rolling back?

I've just edited my post and I saw this in the corner: I did not receive the rollback badge for this. But how can it display me it will be a rollback, but it won't count for a rollback?
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Can other users revert the edit of the original poster?

I stumbled across this question where the original poster edited her own question to replace the entire content of the question with multiple "delete" words. This change has been reverted by another ...

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