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The "First Posts" review queue is ineffective and toothless [duplicate]

As it stands, the "First Posts" review queue is empty on Stack Overflow. As I seldom review that queue, it isn't empty because I have no posts to review; it's empty because, well it's empty. However, ...
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The current review system encourages fake reviews; some people upvote everything rather than actually fixing problems

I went to a Late Answers review queue that had four items in it and started reviewing the first one by editing it into shape rather heavily. By the time I was done, someone else had reviewed the ...
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Let's get rid of the 10K flag queue

The 10K tools are pretty cool... You get a birds-eye view of activity on the site, a "dashboard" view of what's happening. Some of the individual tools haven't scaled particularly well with ...
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What happens to new users?

I've been looking at what happens when new users post their first questions on Stack Overflow... Not really done yet, but I figured I'd toss what I have up here in case anyone else has useful ...
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New Review Queue: First Posts

We're grinding through the old /review queues, moving them into the new Community Review Dashboard format. Recently, Emmett's been slaving over a hot compiler to bring you: the First Posts queue: ...
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Let's have an explicit triage system for questions from new users

This is a follow-up feature-request based on: How can we make First Posts review actually useful? - big thanks to everyone who participated there, I've tried to incorporate the feedback into the ...
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Why is voting removed from new review system?

In the old review system we could vote for posts while reviewing. We were able to upvote great posts and downvote bad quality posts: But in the new review system we are not able to vote on posts: ...
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Make three "No Action Needed" required to remove something from First Posts and Late answers

So I've recently learned my lesson about "No Action Needed" in the First Posts and Late answers queue. This has been discussed to death: So I failed this review audit Failed and banned for ...
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Should ♦ mods be spending significant time in ordinary review queues?

On a site I review¹, I notice one or two of the ♦ mods (especially newly elected) seem to be spending a fair amount of time in the review queues (FP, LA, SE, LQP, CV, etc). But those queues are almost ...
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How is this user able to review posts so long after they were completed originally?

This is a revisit of Are certain users favored the opportunity to review posts? that seems to have grown stale without any solid answer. Just recently I was baffled by a user's ability to review a &...
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Revoke review queue badges after an audit

A user with 5 review queue badges recently got a 7 day review ban after hitting too many audits Shouldn't his stats/badges take a hit1 in such cases? Even better, keep a warning on the queue (or at ...
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Additional requirement for Steward or Reviewer badge to help new reviewers learn about using "Skip"

I propose to add a requirement for the steward-badge or reviewer-badge to help reviewers "Learn to love that Skip button". I believe that ignoring "Skip" in current badge requirements tends to ...
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Is it OK to make a bounty to draw attention to my answer?

I posted a late answer to a featured Meta.SE question last week, and was really interested in getting feedback on it. Because it was posted late, and the question was featured on SO before I posted, ...
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Include 101 rep users (i.e. those with the association bonus) in first questions/first answers within the review page

Problem This is behaviour I have been noticing for quite a while on Biology.SE. Consider this user who after 42 days on the site posted two answers for the first time this morning. Yet neither one of ...
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Review Update Pattern

I have a simple question about the review section on Stack Overflow. I only have enough reputation to review the First Posts and Late Answers, so I only notice them. I've noticed that the recent ...
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Filtering the good homework from the bad

You all know the problem, trying to eliminate the bad homework stuff and keep the good. I code off and on and my personal website has a filter on every input box to eliminate the stuff I don't want ...
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Require a minimum proportion of each action review

There is a serious problem with the review system, which is that all the review queues offer a simple gaming option: keep clicking on the same no-effort decision, and you get an easy set of badges. ...
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Android app sometimes fails to load the last answer if there's lots of them [closed]

Observed in Android app v1.0.43 and earlier, on a HTC One running Android 4.4.2. Visit a question with lots of answers. "Lots" could be more than half a dozen, I'm not sure how many yet. This one ...