Linked Questions

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How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome edits that make the post easier to understand and more valuable for readers. Because ...
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Who is Community, and why are they incorrectly editing questions for technical content? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community♦ user edit: How does it know what to edit? Those of us who hang around StackOverflow a bit have probably seen unanswered questions getting bumped by Community, the ...
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Is this really bot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community♦ user edit: How does it know what to edit? I know that there were a lot of questions about user with ID -1 (bot), but this one is, I think, unique. I just accessed ...
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Why did Community approve a suggested edit while there is no proof of it? [duplicate]

From my understanding, the Community user will approve or reject a suggested edit if there was a concurrent edit, or someone in the review queue clicked Improve & Edit or Reject & Edit. I ...
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Community user just made an edit? [duplicate]

I recently saw this in an edit summary: It appears that the Community user made an edit to a post. I thought that the Community user was an automated server-bot that pokes old questions - and here it ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Please do not “lie” that the Community user “modified” the question

If the Community user bumps a question, It says It has modified it: However, It did not really modify the question, It rather just visited it. The word "modified" is a bit unfortunate IMHO because it ...
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2answers
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Eeeek! “Community” user got sudden rep boost.. how come?

Until recently Mr. Community had one single reputation point, you can see it in this old screenshot: Now it has over 2K reputation all of a sudden.. what has caused this? Has it affected "real" ...
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Why are my suggested edits here approved by Community♦? [duplicate]

I just noticed that my suggested edits on meta are quickly approved by Community♦, sometimes almost instantaneously. As a guess: does this have anything to do with the fact that I have edit ...
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Suggested edits Review page shows the user who proposed the edit as Anonymous user

The past few hours or so, I've seen a huge spike in proposed suggested edits by Anonymous users correcting the grammar & actually fixing the posts. : Going by past trends, this isn't... right. ...
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User deletes questions as soon as they get answer

This has happened twice to me now and I'm sure it was the same user. I submitted an answer that was time consuming to prepare and the user immediately deletes the question once they have got what they ...
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Is there a way to suggest a decision by the “Community” bot may be wrong? [duplicate]

Is there a way to suggest that a decision by the "Community" bot could be wrong? I recently made (i.e. suggested) a minor edit to a question, mostly to remove the SHOUTING, which was rejected by ...
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Update profile description for Community user to include suggested edits from anonymous users

When an anonymous user makes a suggested edit, it appears to be made by the Community user. When this happened to me, I was very confused, because the changes didn't look like they could have been ...
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Shouldn't the Community user always be online?

Community user shouldn't always be online?
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Don't attribute edits by anonymous users to the Community user

I saw in this answer that when an edit is made by someone anonymous and someone with sufficient rep approves it, the edit is attributed to the Community user. I think it would be better if the system ...