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Why are other users allowed to approve third party edits? [duplicate]

A while back I answered a question and another user recently made a factually incorrect edit to my answer. The edit was approved by a third user, and my post was altered. I was able to reject the edit,...
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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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What can we do to stop bad edits getting accepted?

A worryingly high number of bad suggested edits get accepted. For example: edits that add bad formatting to random words edits that break the formatting of a block of code edits that add wrong tags ...
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How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: You do not have edit privileges. Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome all constructive edits, but please make them substantial. ...
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Allow low-rep users to suggest edits

Today, it requires 2000 reputation to edit questions/answers; most users don't have that much reputation. Quora allows anyone to click on a "Suggest Edits" button; it launches the editor and ...
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PostType = Wiki, Wiki + Reputation can it be done?

I would like to propose a new PostType to the tetralogy. PostType = Wiki. What should be Wiki? I think the ideal candidates for wiki style posts would be posts that are long and already are ...
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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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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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Suggested edits should not lock the ability for others to edit

I found a suggested edit that was OK but not that great, I wanted to fix the question myself since it was a quick and easy thing to do. But I could not do that. If I click edit, it brings up the ...
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Is there an analysis of what % of total site pageviews comes from users with a certain amount of rep?

This question got me curious: What percentage of total page-views of the site are from users with editing privileges? Whether that information is truly important or not is debatable, but it shows ...
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Tag wiki/excerpt suggestion don't have a minimum character limit

I saw that this edit was allowed to pass, even through visually it doesn't comply with the minimum character limit. They indeed are not rejected by the system and I don't think this is the intended ...
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Approval voting blocks edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to edit posts with pending edits Suggested edits should not lock the ability for others to edit This question has some minor formatting errors, and could perhaps do ...