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Edit queue: Feedback on rejected edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Pending Approvals - Reasons to Reject On a number of edit queue entries, I've rejected a well-intentioned edit for reasons I'd like to explain to the editor (eg, "You should ...
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Approving / rejecting proposed edits should allow entering a reason [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Pending approvals: allow for adding reasons to rejections It would be great to be able to enter a reason when approving or rejecting a proposed edit. There would be two ...
Stefan Steinegger's user avatar
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Adding reject reason when choosing to reject suggested edit [duplicate]

Sometimes rejecting a suggested edit is not obvious and having reason will help both the people who need to cast the second vote and the people viewing the suggested edit history later, as well as the ...
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Possibility to add a comment to a rejected suggested edit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Pending approvals: allow for adding reasons to rejections I would like to see the possibility to add a comment to why I reject a proposed edit. This would serve two purposes: ...
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Question edits that contain answers from other users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Suggested edits that add an answer to the question Pending approvals: allow for adding reasons to rejections In the moderator tools, I see a rash of pending edits from ...
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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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Decision on rejected edits should be displayed as a notification to the editor

Update, April 2014: I fully support Shog9's proposal of adding the message where it belongs—in the actual editing form. This is less intrusive than displaying it as a notification, but it serves the ...
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Proposed flag decline reasons?

As a precursor to adding decline reasons for suggested edits we have added decline reasons for moderator flags. Because flagging for moderator attention can result in some fairly severe unilateral ...
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What are the rejection reasons for suggested edits?

In response to: Pending approvals: allow for adding reasons to rejections we will be implementing rejection reasons for suggested edits. This means each time you reject an edit you will be able to ...
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When is it appropriate to edit another user's answer?

I had an incident recently where another user decided my answer was wrong, and simply edited my answer to change it, and commented on the question that it was previously wrong, without any explanation ...
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Can I submit an edit for approval after earning 2k reputation?

I have now enough reputation points on Stack Overflow to edit every post directly. But sometimes (especially if this is about a field where I'm not savvy, or when I try to edit a question title ...
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Options for rejecting an edit are insufficient

In the suggested edits queue, I found this edit. It added a datetime tag, which I think is not correct, because the question wasn't about the DateTime type (I have no idea whether ActionScript even ...
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My edit was rejected for incorrect (and seemingly random) reasons. How do I justify and resubmit it without starting a little edit fight?

I recently submitted this edit suggestion. It makes some small but obvious improvements to the question: The title "SQL Server Service Broker" is not a question and gives no clue as to what you're ...
Nick Chammas's user avatar
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How to edit? Can we agree on an editing 'policy'?

We've been hashing out editing policy here for a long time now. It's pretty optimistic to think that people who are new to editing (let alone to SO/SE) will somehow 'know' how things work. It would be ...
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"Invalid edit" reject reason does not make sense for tag wiki edits

I just rejected an edit to a tag wiki excerpt that was just … wrong. The edit suggested a tag synonym. The invalid edit rejection reason, however, does not make sense for tag wikis: You can't "...
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