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Huge close votes review queue on Stack Overflow [closed]

Today, the size of the close-votes queue is 55k questions and growing. Is that a problem? Which action could be taken to clean it up? It seems to be growing faster than Stack Overflow members ...
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186 votes
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Close Votes review: I'm going on a strike! [closed]

I know this question is going to make me unpopular here – but I feel I have no other options. I have been concerned by the size of the close votes review queue for quite a while. When I ...
Shai's user avatar
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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-...
Sergio's user avatar
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102 votes
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When are moderator flags automatically dismissed as "aged away" by the system?

Moderator flags can be dismissed as aged away. What does this dismiss reason mean? What causes flags to be dismissed with this reason? Do aged away flags affect my daily flag amount? Can I cast a ...
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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 ...
gnat's user avatar
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Reduce the number of reviews needed to complete an item in the CV queue

There are currently 95.3k items in the Close Vote queue, and 2 items in the Reopen Votes queue. The number of reviews needed to close a question from the CV queue is 5, which is ridiculously high. ...
Matt's user avatar
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11 votes
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What actions in the 10k tools result in flags being dismissed?

As far as I can make out a single vote to close against a flagged question causes pending VLQ or Close flags to be dismissed as helpful to the flagger. (I inferred this from the "All the flags against ...
Flexo's user avatar
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Looking for some close review statistics

I have an idea for encouraging Stack Overflow users to more actively review close votes, based on a theory that I have. Before I do this I want to do a little research to see if I can find any ...
Jason C's user avatar
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Do flags to close expire like votes to close? [duplicate]

Votes to close are known to expire, for the reasons explained eg in answers to this question: Why do close votes expire? Does something like this happen to flags to close cast by users lacking CV ...
gnat's user avatar
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3 votes
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Breakdown of questions in VTC queue

I was looking at this answer about flags being shown in the VTC queue. I was wondering if flags counted as a significant part of the VTC queue, as the queue is over 100K. It would be nice to get some ...
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Can I query the SEDE for what fraction of close reviews are initiated by flags?

I would like to know what fraction of the recent close-vote review tasks were initiated by a flag cast by a user under 3k reputation (as opposed to tasks assigned to the queue by a close vote by a 3k+ ...
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