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How can we make First Posts review actually useful?

There's now a feature-request based on this discussion; see: Let's have an explicit triage system for questions from new users I'm about fed up with the First Posts review queue. Oh, it was a ...
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4answers
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Rolling question rate limits are now network-wide

When you think of Q&A sites, you think of a place where you come to get answers to your questions. But, where do those answers come from? What doesn't immediately stand out for many folks is that ...
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Breaking down question blocks - let's talk about rate limits

I've been quite vocal about the fact that we're overhauling post blocks, and dropped some hints as to how we're contemplating improving them. The last few weeks of my professional existence has gone ...
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Allow comments for all users; create comments review queue [duplicate]

Low-rep users can't leave comments. This leads to many users posting their comments as answers. While the rationale behind this limitation is understandable, seen from the outside, it looks inane ...
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2answers
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Improve help text for the low-quality-posts queue

I was recently very surprised about the expected workflow for low-quality posts when stumbling across the Meta Post Am I reviewing correctly?. It would be nice if the guidelines, as discussed in ...
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Triage and Help & Improvement review queues at sites other than Stack Overflow?

TL;DR Does it make sense to establish (or at least test) new review queues at sites other than Stack Overflow? As far a I understand, answer to above question is not quite straightforward: This is ...
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Make New Users To Read On How To Write an Appropriate Question

I am tired of flagging and down-voting these nonsense questions (I mean it). No one seems to read the Help Center or show any effort. Off-topic questions like this one: https://stackoverflow.com/...
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1answer
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Reasoning behind changing the main portal's homepage and focus

http://stackexchange.com/ went through a major change somewhere between June 11th and June 12th according to the Wayback Machine. This is how it looked like before, with focus on the sites/...
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1answer
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First-Post “No Action Needed” should not count to review stats

A few years back, the "No action needed" option was added to the First Post review process to prevent an overabundance of voting. The pendulum has swung too far the other way, now, and people are ...
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1answer
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Why can questions be flagged but not closed for very low quality?

One of the possible flags for a question is: it is very low quality This question has severe formatting or content problems. This question is unlikely to be salvageable through editing, and ...
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2answers
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How long should I wait to cast a vote?

Is there a specific timing that I have to wait to vote in a post, be it up/down, to close/reopen, delete/undelete? Should I wait something to vote? Or can I do it immediately?
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1answer
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Area for reviewing and refining questions (Question Content Sandbox)

After some of my questions were voted down, I really think we could all benefit by a 'test area' for questions (not just the formatting). In the suggested area, the user asks a question, those who ...
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With Triage and Help & Improvement coming up, is there still a point in making suggestions to the low-quality, first-posts and late-answers queues? [closed]

I am not very active on StackOverflow, so I do not know very much about the current state of Triage and Help & Improvement, but as far as I can tell: They will replace or fundamentally change the ...
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1answer
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Removal of the delay on the first posts queue

Today on Electrical Engineering I noticed that the 15 minute delay on first post reviews has been removed. Checking Stack Overflow I noticed the same so presumably it's been changed network wide. I ...