Linked Questions

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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean when ...
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We need to stop hoping for change in, or help from, SO Inc

This is a message primarily aimed at the avid SE users. Those of us who spend several hours, most every day, asking or answering or editing or closing or reopening or otherwise contributing to the ...
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Why do we need multiple approvers for suggested edits?

I already have the "Edit Questions And Answers" privilege. Yet, if I approve someone else's edit, I'm told that more votes will be required before the edit is accepted. This seems a bit peculiar to ...
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4answers
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Spam-polishing audits

A truly horrific thing happened on 2014-02-26: In case you can't see that, that's blatant spam. With a suggested edit to fix its link. That edit was unanimously approved. A suggested edit to fix ...
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4answers
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Is anyone monitoring people rejecting good edits or approving bad ones?

Right now I can say "good" or "bad" to a proposed edit at my discretion, but is anyone able to see this decision and moderate it? I recently saw a good edit that I was going to approve, but when I ...
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4answers
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Are these suggested edits really worth rejecting?

I'm a bit unhappy with the way people are reviewing edit suggestions. It seems more automated than it really should be. Examples: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/2939307 https://...
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3answers
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Editing title only gives “Too few characters” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Title edit plus minor body edit return 'too short' error This Ask Ubuntu question has to do with Unity and panels, but its original title was "ronald plopper 999" (the ...
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Shouldn't we open “flood gates” for comments too?

Now we have 'suggest an edit' turned on and the Sun didn't go down. In fact, the queue is almost always empty. And although people tend to approve edits a tad too fast (~20 seconds, from my ...
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1answer
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Instant edit approval for high-rep users [duplicate]

I know this has been asked before, but obviously there's still something that keeps this from being implemented/fixed. I am a pretty active editor on Stack Overflow. In fact, I do edit a lot ...
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4answers
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Users with edit privileges should have the ability to unilaterally approve (or reject) suggested edits [duplicate]

So I go to edit a post, and it already has a suggested edit on it, blocking me from editing. Well, fine. The suggested editor fixed all of the spelling errors, so I'll just approve his edit. 1 ...
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1answer
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Can we be more stringent about the edits we accept?

I saw a new edit pending approval in the edit toolbar this morning, and was about to reject the edit when I noticed it had already been approved: The problem with approving this edit is that the ...
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2answers
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Why did this not get migrated?

I flagged this question: Android : how to identify where the shortcut is pointing at? In my flag I put "belongs on android.stackexchange.com" As I was instructed to do here My flag was marked as ...
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Review on basis of votes

The new review feature confuses me and I feel insecure using it. For example, on atheism.SE there was a review pending that I rejected because in my opinion it completely changed the meaning of the ...
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1answer
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Unable to edit my own answer until all other suggested edits are approved/rejected

I wanted to edit one of my answers - however, it had a suggested edit by someone else at the time. Found out I couldn't edit my own answer until the pending edit was either approved or rejected. I ...
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1answer
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Do suggested edit reviewers make judgments too hastily?

Ever since the suggested edit system was introduced, people have been consistently — if not loudly — griping that suggested edit reviewers need to do better jobs. After reading another ...

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