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Questions tagged [disputed-review-audits]

For questions related to specific review audits that appear to be faulty or with which you disagree.

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What is the correct way to report a questionable audit? [duplicate]

I failed a triage queue audit today, and received a two-day review ban. This was my first failed audit in (I think) weeks. But this is not a protest if audit ban injustice. Rather, I would like ...
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Bad review audit [closed]

On Stack Overflow, I was tested on this topic: https://stackoverflow.com/review/first-posts/17615602 I only wanted to comment on the good answer asking for further details and an explanation with ...
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Late Answers review audits are too hard

I have been always reviewing the "Late Answers" queue with fear. I always click out the question to see if the answer is deleted (to determine if it's an audit, and to checkout other answers). Late ...
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Review ban reason and warnings

When I'm entering reviews on Stack Overflow I'm seeing: https://stackoverflow.com/review/first-posts/14369458 is a textbook example of a poor question. "No action needed" is completely wrong. ...
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How to contest a review ban?

This post suggests a button to contest a failed audit and this other post as well as a few others agree on the fact that sometimes the audit system consider a comment on a perfect post as a negative ...
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Review Triage: How to protest against an audit? [closed]

This audit in the Review Triage looks like a legitimate question to me ("How to implement an upload progress bar?"). I was about to edit it to improve the English and remove the unnecessary link, ...
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What happens when I click: I do understand? [duplicate]

This is a followup to Is it required to click I Understand? which Anna answered with: Only the audit failures themselves are considered when determining if a user should be blocked from reviewing ...
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Review Audit failed when “late answer” answer is a duplicate

I just got a review audit where the "late answer" was a duplicate of the accepted answer, but flagging it on that basis failed the review. That seems like a bug to me. Question here: Is it better to ...
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Providing additional information about review audits

I just hit my first review audit on SuperUser. I actually saw through the audit & thought it was a bug, and so tried to report it as a bug by flagging for moderator attention. Instead, I was hit ...
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Why I was banned for a week for one not clear audit?

Here is the audit (low-quality one): However I can not longer learn from it, as it's empty. It was simple sentence answering the question, definitely not a spam. Sometimes people does that, e.g. ...
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Review Audit Fail - closed question served as known good in reopen queue

The review audit pulled a total fail today. As in a "Go home, Review Audit, you're appallingly drunk" fail. The subject question (Progs 10k+ only link) remains closed, and was closed by a ...
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“Add comment” button should not fail review audit [duplicate]

While reviewing first posts, I was shown this question. I thought it was a good question, and I wanted to ask what the term odr-used means, so I pressed add comment. For daring to taint a good ...
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Can a disagreement button and comment be allowed in audit tests? [duplicate]

The audit process seems very one-way....I'm not sure who decides whether one question/comment is good or bad or even the selection of question/answers for audit but I think that I am not alone in ...
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Late Answers audits should show comments

I just failed this Late Answers audit, where the answer by itself appears a reasonable self-answer, but it was apparently downvoted because, commenters alleged, it was a duplicate of an existing ...
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Review audit failed [duplicate]

I was reviewing some posts and this came up: https://stackoverflow.com/review/first-posts/4500300: class CreateComments < ActiveRecord::Migration def change create_table :comments do |t| t....
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7 days block for not passing controversial audit - why my passed audits are completely ignored?

I was a few times blocked from reviewing for not passing audits (rather controversial ones). Since the last block I can't remember any failed audits, but I've passed a couple of them. Now I've failed ...
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Automatically remove audits failed often

A lot of the proposed solutions to bad review audits require extra work, are too ambiguous, don't work in certain review types, or are impossible to implement at scale. I have a solution I believe ...
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Bad audit for Close votes review [duplicate]

I just stumbled upon this audit - it is not programming related, it is not about browsers and the tags are all wrong - it is not a question for SO. I obviously hit Close and it shows as failed audit. ...
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Failed a questionable audit?

I failed this audit earlier. I marked it as no action needed because as an answer I thought it was okay. I didn't see the question because it said the question was deleted (there was no title or ...
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Failed audit in late answers

So, I just failed an audit in the Late Answers queue by clicking 'No Action Needed'. https://stackoverflow.com/review/late-answers/4351344 In the interests of learning, what should I have flagged ...
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Misleading review audit

I just failed this answer audit, and I found out that it was a user posting an answer to their own question. The answer showed the code for the progress that they had made so far (the problem had not ...
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Is this late answer low-quality?

I just got a late answer audit on this question: Exporting a MySQL database with FTP access only. I am not sure if you can see the actual review, so I am pasting the answer: Yes you can...download ...
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Should this question be kept open or closed?

How can I quickly and easily configure GHC integration for Emacs? Asking because it was an audit for me in the close vote review queue. I clicked close and failed the audit. I don't fail many audits, ...
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dispute review audit [duplicate]

I have just failed a review audit and was told that this question did not have any problem. To my understanding of the SO asking rules, that question is not actually on an implementation problem, but ...
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issue with an audit in the low quality review queue [closed]

While I was in the review queue for low quality posts, I was given an audit: Open a popup containing ASPX postback result I have an aspx page with many fields that generate a PDF documents when I ...
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Failed review audit - for me quite clearly off-topic, can it be removed from the audit set?

I just failed this review audit: https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/4243797 For me, it's quite clearly an off-topic question. It asks for a toolkit recommendation and nothing else. ...
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Confused about a review

I just tried to do a review. I tried to flag it as a duplicate because I felt it was a duplicate of a different question. I even Google'ed to be sure that it was a similar question, because I thought ...
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Unjust treatment of both asker and reviewer

While reviewing I came along a question which is now closed but I could save a screenshot: First I got very surprised about the STOP! Look and Listen blast. I feel unjustly treated here as the ...
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Confused by audit failure [duplicate]

https://stackoverflow.com/review/close/4192913 This question was presented as possibly off-topic and when I agreed I got the "You failed" message. The question is about navigating a Haskell site and ...
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How isn't this review-audit spam?

I recently failed a First-Post review audit because I "Improperly" wanted to downvote (and then flag as spam) the following answer: https://stackoverflow.com/a/21457293/27678 While the post may ...
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Failed Audit : 4118533 - Close Votes Review Queue [closed]

This seems too broad and/or off topic (for finding a tool). https://stackoverflow.com/review/close/4118533 So I clicked close, but I got this : Am I right that this question should be closed? Or ...
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Why is this answer VLQ ? (audit) [closed]

I've come across an audit I failed while reviewing the VLQ queue. The question was about a PHP hit counter that wasn't working (it was due to an incorrect filename extension). The answer was: ...
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Audit failed, and now unsure about my judgment

I received this question in the first post review queue, and was about to vote to close as Off-topic: Questions asking us to recommend or find a tool, library or favorite off-site resource [...] ...
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Odd answer that is considered high quality in review audit

I was just asked to review this answer, which turned out to be a review audit. I pressed the comment button to remark about this portion of the answer: Based on Interleave bits by Binary Magic ...
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Is adding comments to apparently good quality answers inappropriate? [duplicate]

I came across this answer in the review queue: Sort the other range only, and then use std::merge. I thought, that answer may be the solution, but instead of simply posting a link, the AP should ...
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Cheated audit with faked tags? [duplicate]

I've failed this audit on this question. The problem is I've seen in my audit window something else as there actually is. The question in audit had javascript tag, while actually it has no such tag, ...
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Gotcha's in Close Vote queue are sometimes too subjective [duplicate]

Let me start out by saying that I do my best to give every question due diligence in the Close Votes queue. However, every now and then, Stack Overflow likes to throw in a gotcha question to make sure ...
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Failed a close audit (what is too broad about this topic)?

I recently failed a close audit on "The operator -> in c++": https://stackoverflow.com/review/close/3800577. When the question was presented, it showed -3 votes and I thought the voting members were ...
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Failed Review Audit - Reopen question after typo was fixed

I failed this review audit, and it seems unfair. The "show differences" tab showed one word changed from interestring to interesting, with no other revisions. This seems like more of a trick than an ...
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Failed audit - question is off topic

I failed this review audit, but I believe this question belongs on ServerFault since there is no specific question regarding programming, errors, etc, and it asks about http-proxying, web server ...
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Faulty audit question: Opinion-based request for code review

I failed this audit, which is kind of ridiculous. I voted to close the question, because it: really belongs on Programmers or Code Review, not Stack Overflow; is broad; is multi-part; doesn't ...
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How is this an acceptable question? [closed]

I just failed this audit. I don't get this one; it is open-ended, asks for general opinions about how to handle GPS in Android systems, and even ends with a section titled "What do i want," which ...
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This isn't question and I failed the audit when closing it

I am confused as to why I failed this audit. I voted to close it as unclear what you are asking because it's not even a question. It's a statement (and a bit of a complaint about how a language works)...
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I failed a close queue review audit on SO

I failed a review audit based on this question Markdown in other Statistics packages than R I recommended it for closure (largely opinion based). But this is not what the audit expected. Can anyone ...
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Bad audit once again

I have accepted the fact we occasionally run into bad audits. I, myself, have already seen plenty, as well as others have reported to meta where the system is tricked by the amount of upvotes, etc. ...
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Review audit problem - whether answer answers question properly is subjective

I have already posted this question: It is possible to detect some audits - should it be? but that was asking something in general rather than flagging a disputed review audit. The answer that came ...
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Close vote tests on StackOverflow [duplicate]

I've been seeing a few failed tests when I vote to close questions on SO. Apparently others thought the questions were valid enough, but they lacked (for instance) code, or were not code-related. One ...
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Review audit problem - flagged off-topic but was really a duplicate

https://stackoverflow.com/review/close/3474702 The question was presented during review as off-topic, but was a very clear duplicate of another question with an excellent answer. When I went to VTC ...
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I disagree with that audit - low effort convert-that-for-me-question

I've just 'failed' an audit in close queue for that question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20061359/how-to-convert-a-for-loop-to-a-while-loop-in-java I think that it should be closed as off-...
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A recommendation question and answer in an audit. Gotta be kidding

This question appears as an audit in reopen queue. I mean both, the question asks for a recommendation and the answer recommends [..]. This shouldn't be an audit in the first place - specially the ...