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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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1answer
4k views

Why is the edit button disabled?

I edited some questions before, but now I get an error message when clicking the edit button. I thought there was a problem with the specific question, but I cannot click it on any question. What's ...
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5answers
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Rate limit suggested edits

We need a hard rate limit on suggested edits, to limit the damage someone can do with blasting the review queue with minor edit suggestions. Case in point: this user peppered the site with a whopping ...
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1answer
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Suggested edit rejections for concurrent edits should not count for the suggested edit ban

Sometimes a suggested edit is rejected (by Community) because of a concurrent direct edit that takes precedence. Since this is no fault of the edit suggestor, such rejections should not count against ...
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1answer
630 views

Serial pointless editing

I am just wondering if there is anything that can stop a user from making a more than significant amount of pointless edits? I quite realize that with such a silly method one can easily cap the ...
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1answer
229 views

How was this suggested edit rejected with only one vote? [duplicate]

I was just reviewing suggested edits, and I rejected this edit. Does anyone have an explanation as to why this edit was rejected with only one vote? Usually it requires 3 votes unless the author ...
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3answers
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An alert to serial minor edits

I have noticed that this user, Jamie Hutton is doing a massive set of typo-correction edit suggestions. This is pushing the review queue right up (over 70 and over 90 at different points today) and ...
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1answer
214 views

Should users be penalized for rejected suggested edits? [duplicate]

I have been paying more attention to the suggested edits pending approval area in my shiny new 10K tools, and I have noticed (just a few) very poor suggested edits. Reputation is a rough measure of ...
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1answer
212 views

Trying to improve a tag wiki while blocked causes incorrect 'This post has been deleted'

Scenario: Assume you are a user suffering some type of being banned, where if you try to suggest an edit. You will not be able to do so, and instead you get a message like "You are temporarily banned ...
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2answers
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Suggested edit approved despite being rejected five times

I would like an explanation for the aforementioned incident that happened on EL&U. But before I begin, I tried looking for any possible duplicates using the search function; is:question suggested ...
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1answer
343 views

It's been more than 10 days, Am I permanently banned for suggesting edits? [closed]

To reference this question I understood that I'm having too many edits rejected. Everyday, whenever I'm trying to edit a post it gives me error You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits - ...
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0answers
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Reject suggested edit cooldown [duplicate]

I am a frequent reviewer, mostly in suggested edits, and something I notice a lot is people submitting the same kinds of stupid and incorrect suggested edits over and over, most of the time being ...
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2answers
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Losing the ability to suggest edits

On Stack Overflow, I've lost my permission to edit other's questions, and after reading some posts (like this one), I guess it's because I have made too many "minor edits". I think this edit is ...
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2answers
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Have temporary editing bans for rejected edits been removed? [duplicate]

I've done a fair number of reviews this morning, and have repeatedly rejected one particular user's edits as they've been very minor (i.e., changing "i" to "I" and adding newlines). So far, I've ...
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1answer
125 views

How can I find whether my suggested edit was approved or rejected?

I checked with Rejected Statistics for me, UserID: 696134, it shows only 2 records for rejected. While in picture below it says 24 edits rejected for me (Jennis). As per this question formula is: (...

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