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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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What is a “rollforward” [closed]

What is a 'rollforward' on Stack Exchange sites? I haven't seen this mentioned but I do understand the term. As for each OP of a question or answer there is the "rollback" option (FAQ here)... ...
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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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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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Please reword the “rollback” link

In a post's revision history, every time I go to rollback an edit, I have to scroll up and down to figure out whether the link means "rollback this revision" or "rollback to this revision" (eventually ...
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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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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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What do you do when someone (obviously) erroneously edits your answer? [duplicate]

Today someone accidentally edited one of my answers (he thought he was editing his own). He quickly noticed his error and reverted it, but it left me thinking: What should I have done if he hadn't ...
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How to reverse a bad suggested edit?

Is there a way (besides going back and editing a post to where it was before) to reverse a suggested edit that is incorrect? In some cases, I could see going back and editing taking time if there are ...
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how to contest edit

I wrote: cross platform compilation and installers someone did edit it. English is not my mother tongue. So I have no problem being corrected. I'm happy to learn. But changing: "assume you wrote" ...
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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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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 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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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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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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