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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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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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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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Why does the suggested edit queue have a fixed size, and what is its size on each site?

Stack Exchange sites have a suggested edit queue, visible to the users who have the edit questions and answers privilege. What is the suggested edit queue's size limit? What happens when the queue is ...
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Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days

First time I've got the following message on SO: Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days. Although, I have made ~50 accepted edits this day. I'm sure that should outweigh the ~...
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Always show the edit button on questions

I don't yet have over 2000 rep on Stack Overflow so I can't edit at will there. At this moment I have 26 approved edits and 1 that's been rejected, so I think my account is in good standing. However, ...
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Disable 'Edit' option in new review queues if you have too many pending suggested edits

I was reviewing First Answers on a site where I don't have full edit privileges. I chose the 'Edit' option and clicked Submit. Only after editing the post and trying to submit the suggested edit, I ...
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When account is not allowed to suggest edits, add a link to the relevant FAQ

When a user is getting banned from suggesting edits he/she will have just a generic message telling they can't suggest edits anymore. It's really not trivial why this happened. Same way that a ...
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Missing edit link? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't I see an edit button under questions? Why is this post not editable?? It is not lock as I can see?
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Why can't I edit a question of another user? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is the edit button disabled? This is the first time that the following happened to me: I don't see the Edit button of a question asked by another user. I only see Link ...
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Wiki-tag edit error is non-descriptive

I've been editing some wiki entries on the new Expatriates site, and started to get the following error: When I go to a normal post, I see what is presumably the proper explanation: Can the Wiki Tag ...
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What actions are rate-limited, and why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide I've seen a number of time delay notifications on the sites. E.g.: you can only comment every x seconds What are all the situations that ...
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Edit suspension message for anonymous users links to a non-existent edit history

I just got insta-suspended from suggesting edits whilst not logged in* and got a message saying: You are currently suspended from suggesting edits. You will be able to suggest edits again in 7 days. ...
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Account is Not Allowed to Suggest Edits [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do suggested edits work? Why is the edit button disabled? For some odd reason, I am not allowed to suggest edits ... Why is that? This is on the main Unix & Linux ...
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Why is the edit link grayed out and retag link missing? [duplicate]

I was going to retag a question but it didn't have the link. Also the edit link was grayed out. It is 31 minutes old and I have they are there on other questions. What situations does this happen in?
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