Questions tagged [late-answers]

Questions about answers which are added to questions well after the question was posted.

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Nearly impossible late answer audit

So, I got this late answer audit (link). It is based on this deleted answer. Note that it can't be flagged, voted on, or commented on. This is likely because the question it is part of is also a ...
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Remove the extra 15-minute delay for late answers entering the review queue

On one of the sites where I participate, brand new users often answer an old question for their first post. That post appears within a few minutes in the "first post" queue, but nothing shows up in ...
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Reviewing a suggested edit should count as an action in the First Posts/Late Answers review queues

When reviewing First Posts or Late Answers, one of the options offered by the UI is to review a pending suggested edit on the post; the 'edit (1)' link invites you to do so. However, after returning ...
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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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Second filter moderation on late answers (minimum reputation and tag badge required)

This is not a feature-request, just a suggestion for discussion. Lately I was surprised with the great number of "late answers" which were either not answers, answers with just a link, or simple and ...
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If I'm reviewing late answers, please don't remind me repeatedly to vote on questions

This request is based on the new review queue, but if the old review page sticks around for a while, it's just as problematic there. I understand the fact that the system will likely remind me if I ...
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Why does community user 'editing' a 2012 answer show up in late answer review queue in 2015?

What's with this late answer to an old question review? I clicked 'No action needed' to verify that is was not an audit review (it wasn't). My first reaction was to comment "Do not answer closed ...
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Empty but already deleted answers don't appear "deleted"

When going through new answers to old question it's normally pretty easy to tell if an answer has been deleted already or not. A couple of times now I've seen totally blank answers that have already ...
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Why is downvoting labeled an "acceptable action" on audits that came from flagged posts?

At times I see an answer in Late Answers or First Posts that is blatantly not an answer, or sometimes needs a flag of some other sort, and also turns out to be an audit. But in such cases, downvoting ...
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Adding a post notice to a late answer doesn't count in review

When a moderator is in review => Late Answers I've found if I add a post notice to a one line sentence seeking for a better answer it will not count but the system moves to the next late answer. ...
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Review a late answer but the question is "not found"

I just see an answer in the late answer review associated to a question not found. Here it is. I guess the question was just deleted because it seems that the user was temporarily suspended for ...
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Review action should happen within the context of the queue the item is accessed from

Some items can show up in multiple review queues. This answer in particular showed up in the Late Answers review queue. At the time it also had a suggested edit pending against it. I hit the edit ...
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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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No Action Needed + I'm Done simultaneously enabled in Late Answers review queue when I have already acted on that post

Happens (spurious only, couldn't find a pattern) when I had already acted on a post before I review it in the queue, last seen after flagging concededly minor, just slightly irritating Update ...
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Reviewing Late Answers in First Post Queue

I have noticed it is not uncommon for new users to post short, sometime barely related, answers to questions that are more than a year old. Obviously if it should be a comment, is spam, or is not ...
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Should the same user be able to review the same answer as First Post and also as Late Answer?

Here are 2 reviews that were completed today (on Unix.SE): A First Post review. A Late Answer review. Things to notice about these reviews: both reviews are related to the very same answer, and ...
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How to report a bad result in spam check on review late answers?

I just reviewed this question. I choose: No action needed, but the system says I failed because it's a spam answer: "As far as I know, global variables are not passed to the workers, thus the above ...