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Should questions be added to the reopen queue as soon as they're edited by the original author? [duplicate]

I'm listening to SE Podcast #37 – Back At It, Again and David mentioned that posts need one reopen vote to be added to the reopen review queue. He also mentioned that questions almost never get ...
Bill the Lizard's user avatar
7 votes
1 answer
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If I edit a closed question will it automatically enter the re-open queue? [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out why I saw a question in the re-open queue. It doesn't appear that the user requested that it be re-opened. It did have a recent edit from a different user on this site. If ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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3 answers
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Could we allow users to challenge moderators' decisions? [duplicate]

Currently, if a question gets put 'on hold' or is 'closed', the user is asked to edit the question so that it conforms to the website's guidelines. The problem with this system is that it assumes ...
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Review queue workflows - Final release

All good things must come to an end and so must the review queues project. This project would not have been successful without the community. Thank you all for the hours of reviewing, testing, and ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Changing the question reopening experience

Now that the Public Platform team is actively working on updating review queue workflows, it’s time we address the feedback and feature requests related to the question reopening experience. How it ...
Lisa Park's user avatar
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What are the review queues, and how do they work?

I see a "review" link on the top of the page, which takes me to a few "review queues". What is a "review queue"? What are the various queues for? What can I do in each queue? Return to FAQ index
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How do you reopen a closed question?

To reopen a closed question, up to five (5) people✝ with the ability to cast reopen votes must agree that the question is suitable for the site and cast votes to reopen the question. But: How does ...
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4 answers
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Vote to delete answers as duplicates of earlier answers

Scenario: An answer is posted that is substantially the same as an earlier posted one, and its existence adds no (more) value. Suggestion A specific new "duplicate" action, not a flag, like ...
Bohemian's user avatar
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Question flags, queues, edits, roomba, community♦, how does this actually work?

There is constant ongoing discussion about what flags to use when, review queue processing, review queue structure, flag handling, etc., but no one person seems to know exactly how this all works. ...
Jason C's user avatar
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Can we have the ability to flag for reopening?

TL;DR: Grant 500+ rep users (except the OP) the privilege to flag a question for reopening. Currently, you can flag a question for closing, and it automatically enters the Close votes review queue, ...
user000001's user avatar
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Give 2k users a 'don't put this in the reopen queue' checkbox

I'm 3k, and have been reviewing reopen votes. There are some items that show up the queue (some of the this question waseditedafter being closed ones), which have revisions obviously not intended to ...
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Nobody in my community has the power to re-open a question

I'm part of the LiveCode community. This community discovered Stack Exchange about a year ago and nobody in this community, including myself, has a high enough reputation to re-open questions. For ...
Mark's user avatar
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1 answer
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Why was the period for closed questions to enter the reopen queue extended from 5 days to 70 days?

It appears that on December 20, 2019, the team increased the period of time for questions to enter the reopen queue from 5 days to 70 days. There was no announcement made of this change at the time (...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
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Many reopen votes available in the review queue

I have just noticed that we have had 63 reopen votes in the review queue all of a sudden. I was doing reviews, it was zero when it got bumped all. I am wondering why this may have happened. See the ...
László Papp's user avatar
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1 answer
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Can multiple edits send an [on-hold] question to Reopen queue more than once? [duplicate]

I'd like to have this remark by animuson confirmed or refuted: This is unverified, but I remember reading somewhere that an edit can only bump a question into the Reopen Votes queue once. Further ...
user avatar
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1 answer
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Could we flag closes as inappropriate somehow?

I stumbled upon a question on Stack Overflow which concerns a specific, but common enough field of knowledge to have an own tag. It is this one: How to solve the Misra Warning about applying bitwise ...
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3 votes
2 answers
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How to get a question to reopen review queue?

There is a question: How to list open ports in iOS? Originally, it wasn't well written. It wasn't obvious that it has anything to do with programming. Also, it was quite short. And as happens to many ...
Victor Ronin's user avatar
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Question put on hold [closed]

My original question was put on hold with a message saying "If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit your question." I have edited my question to be very ...
user2260823's user avatar
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2 answers
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Automatic flagging of question for potential reopening if an answer reaches certain score

I have noticed that some closed questions have an answer that has quite a high score. A high answer score means that (many) people: have searched for and visited the question (high visit count) ...
Bohemian's user avatar
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1 answer
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Bug with the new reopen review queue

I know that there was a change to how questions are automatically added to the reopen queue But while reviewing today on Travel Stack Exchange I noticed that many questions were also in the queue ...
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Edits on closed posts

Should questions or answers on questions that are closed be edited, even if the question is closed and the edit does not change anything about the reason it's closed? Example: This answer was just ...
Fabian Röling's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
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Review reopen post queue suddenly increase

I usually observe other than close votes all review queue has small numbers but today reopen post also have 3 figure number. Is queue was blocked due to some bug?
Zaheer Ahmed's user avatar
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How can I self-answer my closed question? [duplicate]

I posted a question, however it was closed with a reason I don't understand. I've found the answer myself and I would like to share the answer with the community, is there any way I can leave the ...
Dmytro Brazhnyk's user avatar
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Duplicate questions are helpful and shouldn't be closed as duplicates [closed]

Some questions are closed as duplicates but mostly when I search randomly, the duplicates that I find are helpful. So why are they closed as duplicates? Even when the question is edited, moderators ...
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1 answer
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Allow me to flag to close even if I already used my close vote

When a question I voted to close gets reopened, I cannot vote to close it again, because everybody can vote to close a given question successfully only once. I understand this as it avoids close wars ...
Wrzlprmft's user avatar
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0 answers
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Reopen review queue showing wrong reason for reopening

Have a look at this reopen review. It was showing "This question was edited after it was closed" as a reason to reopen. But the question was not edited after it was closed. The last edit was on Oct ...
Himanshu's user avatar
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2 votes
1 answer
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Please allow new users to view close reasons on their questions [duplicate]

A new Stack Overflow user recently asked how he could improve a question that was not well received: Why am I receiving down votes for this question and how can I improve it? I told the user to click ...
user avatar
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3 answers
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My question was closed, how far can my edits go to get it reopened? [duplicate]

The help center states: Stack Exchange is collaboratively built, maintained, and moderated by the community. If you see a question and you disagree with the stated reason of its closure, you should ...
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1 answer
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Should I reopen closed question with a good answer?

I recently got Cast Close And Reopen Votes permission and I'm not sure how it should be used in a case that seems to be quite popular according to my first attempts to use it. Privelege page https://...
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