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60 votes
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Allow us to additionally filter off-topic close reasons in the Close Vote Review Queue

Given the ever growing close vote review queue, I think it would help things along if we could streamline the filtering a little more. At the moment we can filter by tag and by close reason, but off-...
421 votes
5 answers

Add an "I don't understand" option for review audits

Background This is somewhat specific to Stack Overflow. My concern is the "I understand" button that appears when you fail a Review Audit. I had this experience twice recently (after never ...
362 votes
1 answer

What are review tests (audits) and how do they work?

I recently received this rather amusing message while reviewing a user's first post: Congratulations! This was only a test, designed to make sure you were paying attention. This post has already been ...
115 votes
3 answers

Someone flagged my question as already answered, but it's not

I asked a question regarding a very specific feature of a program and whether or not it works with a larger program. Within hours someone had marked it with "This question may already have an answer ...
42 votes
1 answer

How do close votes age away?

The help center states, Close votes age away harmlessly if the threshold is not reach after a number of days. If the question has at least 100 views, close votes will age away after 4 days; ...
37 votes
0 answers

Streamlining deletion of quality block evasion accounts

A quality block system is now in place across the network, where users who ask a series of poorly-received questions (or leave a string of inappropriate answers) are temporarily blocked from posting ...
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" ...
394 votes
8 answers

The robo-approvers are killing my will to review edits

Already I have lost all hope of looking at late answers etc. It's just a parade of meh. I can't make any kind of intelligent decision because I can't see the other answers to the question, for ...
7 votes
3 answers

Display specific earned badges as profile bling

What if we allowed users to show off specific badges, you know, like those holiday hats? (aka winterbash) I know that we can already see a badge count for users, so, for example, other users can see ...
46 votes
4 answers

Notify users of possible reviews on toolbar [duplicate]

I am under the impression that increased participation in the review queue is, on the whole a good thing. It encourages people to feel an ownership in the community and partially responsible for the ...
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 ...
66 votes
5 answers

What can be done about the massive Close Votes queue on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

There are (at the time of writing this; see edits at bottom of post) 54.2k questions with close votes on the review page on Stack Overflow. Unlike the other review tasks, which all usually return to 0 ...
174 votes
25 answers

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 ...
247 votes
75 answers

2014 SO Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection [closed]

In connection with the Stack Overflow moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
30 votes
2 answers

Close Vote Review Limit Recommendations

Summary As many of us are aware, the number of questions in the close vote review queue has been increasing at what appears to be a faster pace than ever. During the month of December, I observed that ...

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