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Rate limit suggested edits

We need a hard rate limit on suggested edits, to limit the damage someone can do with blasting the review queue with minor edit suggestions. Case in point: this user peppered the site with a whopping ...
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7answers
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A proposal for tag hierarchy on Stack Exchange sites

Executive summary Introduction of sparse hierarchy (partial inheritance relation) into the set of tags on Stack Exchange sites, in order to allow more efficient question organization/filtering/...
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Is there a penalty for one's edit suggestion being rejected?

As mentioned in this Meta question, approval of an edit suggestion gives the suggester +2 reputation. If the suggestion is rejected, does it cost the suggester any rep?
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4answers
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Should questions be tagged with both a tag and a “sub-tag”?

In my retagging madness today, I came across a few questions tagged similar to the following: [visual-studio], [visual-studio-2005] My question is: should questions be tagged like this with both ...
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3answers
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Why was suggested edit rejected?

Here is the history of my suggested edit of one of the answers to this question. But I don't understand, why was this suggested edit rejected by the community?
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2answers
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Implicit tagging hierarchy

I am aware of similar requests but I ask this regarding SE-2.0 sites, as the example I will take gaming: Both answers on the question Should questions always be tagged with either a console/platform ...
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2answers
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Spelling clean-up: “jquerry” and “querry”

There are over 300 "querry" (aka query) and over 100 "jquerry" (aka jquery) typos that need to be corrected. I have started to go through the questions and answers but it would be great if some ...
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1answer
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Serial pointless editing

I am just wondering if there is anything that can stop a user from making a more than significant amount of pointless edits? I quite realize that with such a silly method one can easily cap the ...
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2answers
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How to ensure that questions get super tags?

By super tagging I mean for example adding tags such as visual-studio to a question tagged visual-studio-2010. Why this would be desirable: it is easier to ignore / follow a single super tag rather ...
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What to do about mass edits of old questions

There's a user on SO (this one, if you must know) doing heaps of edits to old questions, just to remove one tag from them which he feels does not belong. How can we tell him that It's never a good ...