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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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-...
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Increase close votes in /review [duplicate]

This is a feature request to increase the number of close votes in /review, and somewhat similar to close votes daily limit increase. I know the concern is robo reviewers in search of a badge, but it ...
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Would raising the review limit help with the Close Votes queue? [closed]

We all know the problem with the close votes queue, but it seems the problem is people not reviewing enough. Whenever I had time, I would go through all 40 that I was given, but by then I wanted to do ...
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What Happened Here? Voted to Close 4 Days Ago, but No Close Votes Today? [duplicate]

Today I saw "Test to see if User/Pass entered for a WebService are correct or not", realized it was a duplicate and voted to close it. I then saw in the comments that I had voted to close it four ...
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Close votes daily limit increase [duplicate]

Due to large number of reviews waiting do be done - at the time about 46,000 - did you consider - maybe temporary increase daily close votes limit from 40 to higher number ? I know there is limit ...
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Lowering rep requirement for reviewing activities

I can speak for the situation on GameDev.SE, where we have few active over 3k rep members doing maintenance work. There are lower rep members who would do it though. I think the 3k rep limit for ...
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Should the Daily Close Limit be Higher?

I spend too much time on SO. One result of that is that it's fairly easy for me to see questions that are duplicates of one posted a few days before - I still remember seeing that one. About half the ...
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Which is more common: rep cap on meta, using all close votes, or …?

There are a number of behaviours common to those who want to make SO better. Each of them carries a "you've done all you can today" achievement with it: Post questions or answers on Meta that are ...
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Please streamline VTC-as dupe in the review queue

I am trying to be a good sport and work on the close queue. Some days I use up all my votes, most days I don't. I hate to be a whiner, but there is a ton of clicking to agree with a possible dupe: ...
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Reviewing Close Votes, is just too painful, make it easier [duplicate]

I have been reviewing close voted questions for a while now. And I am not feeling encouraged to close questions since the numbers are just growing. I feel really responsible for allowing SO to have so ...
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Create a test for members below 3K reputation in order to be granted access to the close vote review queue

Background We've heard varying reasons as to why the Close Vote Review Queue is not declining. One of those most notable reasons is that the queue is not fun to work on, but the prominent reason that ...
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Increase review quota for very long queue

I understand perfectly well why the review quotas are implemented - this question is not about that. This quota works quite well, however I'm thinking that for very long queues this quota may be ...

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