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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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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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Enable editing for high rep users even if under editing review [duplicate]

As I understand it, approval of edits now takes more than one reviewer. I am a high rep user on http://stats.stackexchange.com and thus, I often edit questions to improve them. Today I came across a ...
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Remove 2 vote requirement to approve suggested edit [duplicate]

What is the reasoning for the 2 vote requirement to approve a suggested edit? If a 2000+ rep user has the ability to edit on their own, then why do they need to vote to approve a suggested edit? I ...
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Inconsistent editing privileges [duplicate]

How come I have the ability to edit questions and answers without the edit being reviewed, but if someone else’s edit is pending review, my approval of it is insufficient? Is this a bug or a feature?
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The way suggested edits are handled in questions seems oddly inefficient [duplicate]

I recently visited a question with unformatted code. Before I could format it however, a low-rep user made an edit that was basically what I was going to do. Here's the problem: I'm now not given the ...
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Do we need a 'reject and improve' button?

Have a look at this simple example: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/5349764/revisions. There is a approved suggested edit, and an improvement was added on by a 10k user. The interesting thing is that ...
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Why does approving an edit require more than one vote?

When a user with low reputation has edited a question or answer, the edit must be approved by at least 2 (?) users with high reputation. Why is more than one approval required in that case? I mean, ...
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Don't allow suggested edits until post is one hour old

There's an annoying case that comes up with suggested edits for those who have full edit privileges: new question is posted without code formatting someone suggests edit to fix formatting 2k+ users ...
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1answer
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Why do edits need two approvals, even from high rep users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why multiple approvers for proposed edits I have about a zillion rep on SO. I can edit pretty much anything anywhere without needing approval...with one exception. If a low-...
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Editing questions does not need a second opinion, but approving an edit does [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why multiple approvers for proposed edits I've come across what seems to be a strange behavior of stackoverflow: I have the privilege to edit other user's questions. When I ...
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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 ...
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How does improving a "suggested-edit" work?

This question kind of proceeds from a comment I made on another thread yesterday. At the time I commented I had just been blocked from editing but I hadn't explored the functionality further. I have ...