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Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project! [closed]

In case you missed the first one, check out the se-quality-project tag. The quality project isn't one that we plan to ever finish, it's perennial and kicks in every 18 months or so after we've had ...
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Empowering tag-badge holders part II - let's look at silver?

Not long ago, we gave folks that have a gold tag badge the ability to instantly mark a question as a duplicate of another. This has worked out exceptionally well in practice. While there have been ...
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Is using reputation to scale the number of close votes the best way?

When we were working on the last se-quality-project, I wanted to introduce something into the review system that I still feel is pretty lacking. There's no way to really track your efficacy as a ...
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It’s time to retire the term “rep-whore”

Going forward, “rep-whore” (and its derivatives) will be treated like any other term that’s inconsistent with the community’s “be nice” policy: it will be removed. It’s totally okay if you’ve used ...
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Increase close vote weight for gold tag badge holders

In order to increase the efficiency with which poor quality questions are closed, it could make sense to have weighted close votes for a small subset of qualified users. A very good way to measure ...
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Let's give very-trusted users a Closehammer to go with their Dupehammer

I'm calling it a Closehammer rather than an Onholdhammer because... well, just look at how odd Onholdhammer looks. I'm proposing that trusted users be given the ability to instantly place a question ...
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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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Now that 20k users can delete answers, should we increase the number of daily delete votes?

With the new capability to vote to delete answers, 20k users now have another kind of content to vote to delete. However, we still are rate-limited to only 5 total delete votes we can cast per day (...
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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. ...
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Scale daily review caps more effectively to bring even busy queues to 0 instead of 1000

On a number of sites*, there's enough review flow to reliably keep certain queue backlogs in the dozens or even hundreds. This is discouraging to regular reviewers; some sites struggle recruiting more ...
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Give extra close votes, only accessible via /review

With question and answer up and down votes, one has so many they may cast per vote period. From What are the limits on how I can cast, change, and retract votes? : Thirty post votes per day per ...
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Let's have some better leaderboards for review tasks

#The problem @tchrist recently asked this question: Proposal to make close votes scale with rep While I completely agree with the sentiment, I wholeheartedly disagree with the solution. As one of the ...
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Should Close Votes review queue be presented 'oldest first'?

When reviewing Close Votes, it looks as if they are presented from the most recent back in time. Do I see this correctly? (If this premise is incorrect my question can be closed right now ;-) because ...