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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 ...
Sandip Armal Patil's user avatar
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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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How do I revert an edit to my question? [duplicate]

Someone else edited my question inappropriately (IMO). What is the right way to revert their changes? There is a Rollback link for all the other revisions in the history but not for the top one, just ...
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Undo a revision [duplicate]

I was just curious, if I make an edit, then realize that my edit made a question or answer to be incorrect: is there a way to revert back to the original other than editing it again, back to the ...
Brian Mains's user avatar
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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 ...
Anshu Dwibhashi's user avatar
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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

Notes: 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 on the post. You may also want to take a look at the ...
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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 Badges ...
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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 ...
BoltClock's a Unicorn's user avatar
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1 answer
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How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome edits that make the post easier to understand and more valuable for readers. Because ...
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5 answers
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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 ...
L. Cornelius Dol's user avatar
112 votes
1 answer
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Why does the Community user approve and reject edits?

Why does the Community user sometimes approve or reject edits? How does a machine know if my edit is valid? What does it mean if my edit was rejected by Community? See also: Who is the ...
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9 answers
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Can I prevent others from editing my question?

George Stocker edited my question, What unspecified functionality do you put in your software? where I specifically said that our software sending back stacktrace to one of our servers was a user-...
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3 answers
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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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2 answers
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Why does a suggested edit without any rejections get classified as ... a rejected edit?

I suggested an edit (for the tag wiki and the tag excerpt) for the special tag [untagged], on the Super User site. The first reviewer of both of these suggested edits approved my suggestion. But later ...
Pierre.Vriens's user avatar
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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. Asking ...
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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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12 votes
1 answer
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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 ...
user39722's user avatar
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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 ...
iBug says Reinstate Monica's user avatar
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2 answers
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How to interact with a moderator in this/other sites (technical/specific instructions)

How can I interact with a moderator? what specific actions are available for interacting with moderators, and how (literally, which page do I go to, what do I click on, etc) to perform these? ...
Martin's user avatar
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The Cleanup badge is awarded for bad behaviour

On Stack Exchange sites, being able to edit a post requires a certain amount of reputation points (depending on the site and the kind of post). Users below the reputation threshold can only submit ...
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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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Why aren't rollbacks invalidating spam/rude flags?

According to both FAQ, rollbacks invalidate spam/rude flags. To test this theory and have the accurate representation of what the system does, I flagged this answer as spam and proceeded to roll it ...
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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 ...
Ashkan Mobayen Khiabani's user avatar
7 votes
1 answer
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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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