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810 votes
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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 ...
450 votes
26 answers

Should Stack Exchange in general be awarding "A"s for Effort?

This just came up again: homework is not acceptable if the asker has made no effort whatsoever I'm developing a bit of an involuntary twitch that manifests itself when I encounter the word "effort"...
69 votes
12 answers

Improving Review Queues - Design overview II: Changing review bans and other new features

This is one of three project announcements for Improving Review Queues. We’ve summarized the project objectives and goals here. As a reminder, this project is still in the early stages of discovery. ...
4 votes
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What determines when/how 'by type' and 'by tag' are shown in the review queues? [duplicate]

The review queue home pages look pretty much the same across the Stack Exchange network. However, I noticed that on Stack Overflow the Close Votes and Reopen Votes review queues have an option to ...
14 votes
1 answer

What difficulties could be there to show amount of posts that match my filter in the SO CV queue?

I am interested to track the progress in "my neck of woods", that is to roughly estimate how many posts in the queue match the filter I selected (FWIW, my current filter is "primarily opinion-based" ...
7 votes
1 answer

Show number of questions in the close review queue by tag

This idea isn't new, but so far I have only found it in answers or in more complex feature requests. So I want to propose this small (and hence hopefully doable) change to the site: There should be a ...
0 votes
1 answer

Let us filter all review types - especially using tags

Someone will probably close this as having already been discussed and dropped, but I will propose it anyway. It seems that one can now use some tags (the most used, presumably) for filtering the ...
4 votes
1 answer

First preference to the questions in the Close Vote RQ under a tag where the user is familiar with that tag

I am a bit familiar with these regex, bash, awk, sed SO tags. But the questions appeared first in the Close vote Review queue is not the ones with these tags. Without knowing anything about the tags ...
8 votes
1 answer

Changing the filter in the close vote queue doesn't work when having gotten there through a link

Using a direct link to the close vote with filters, as presented in Allow direct linking to a filtered /review queue... Trying to use "filter" when on that page doesn't work at all. Can we either ...
19 votes
1 answer

Show us how many posts are in our filtered Review Queues?

I was thinking about some of the things said in this post regarding the Close View Queue size and how so many questions seem surmountable. You've already given us a way to break down that queue into ...
6 votes
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Displaying close review queue size according to category [closed]

There are 116K items on close review queue now. But I just wonder, what is the distribution of these items according to close reason categories? Is there a way to see which queue have how much item, ...
78 votes
3 answers

Stack Overflow needz moar ads

This got me thinking... Not about a contest though. I don't want people reviewing questions so that they'll get something in return; folks should be doing it because they care about the questions, ...
12 votes
3 answers

What is important about closing questions

I've cast well over 1000 close votes (in review tasks and just seeing bad questions), only to see the queue continually grow. That's rather disheartening. But now I wonder why it was so important to ...
50 votes
2 answers

Allow direct linking to a filtered /review queue

I'm really missing the ability to give folks an easily-digestible chunk of the close review to chew on by simply handing them a link to the pending review items in their favorite tag. This was ...
57 votes
2 answers

Daily close votes queue limit [closed]

This question is related to this (jan23), this (mar 12) and many others; with the difference that close queue on SO today is 20k longer = 74k. I read & understand about the fear for robot-...
28 votes
2 answers

Strongly separate duplicates from "the rest" in close votes review queue

##Update: I wish I could downvote decline justification twice. "You can already filter down by close reason." Oh really , Do you see many reviewers using filter? Do you see Steward badges ...