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Anything related to posts of low quality, such as flagging posts for "very low quality", or the low quality posts review task.

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How am I supposed to report an obviously incorrect answer if I can't downvote, comment, or flag?

I saw an answer to a question which completely misinterpreted it and does something completely different; it is also very short and lacks explanation. What am I supposed to do with one reputation only,...
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Inconsistent behavior in low-quality review queue with comment votes [duplicate]

I recently completed a couple of Low-Quality-Post reviews on Science-Fiction & Fantasy. The one that turned up first allowed me to upvote the comment there. The second one to turn up did not allow ...
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Low quality posts: Other Action

When reviewing answers in the Low quality posts review queue there seems like there should be an option for other action instead of just looks okay, edit, and delete/recommend deletion. I am asking ...
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Somebody needs to watch the health of review queues, network-wide

What I've noticed is that on many sites reviews fall by the wayside. They either don't get done, or there's some other major problem with how they're being done (e.g., robo-reviewing). This is most ...
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When is it not a good idea to rely on automatic handling of low answer quality score flags from the Community user?

The Community user flags some posts with Low Answer Quality Score flag. There are several options to handle such flags: Approve (with comment) Reject (with comment) Resolve flags automatically (no ...
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In the moderator interface, why can the value for a "Low answer quality score" be negative?

How can we explain a low answer quality score with a negative value in moderator flag processing? Related: Unable to translate "Low answer quality score" sentence for processed flags with ...
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Change wording for Close item in review queue

On low quality posts queue I faced with a weird situation: Screenshot was translated by Google.Translate Original strings for Close and Delete look very similar: This question cannot be fixed and ...
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Bounties and Low Quality Posts Queue

While reviewing a question in the low quality posts queue I ran into an issue with the question having a bounty which prevented me from taking action on the post. I had intended to vote to close the ...
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"Low answer quality score" translation is not used on "Posts" mod tool page

Recently, the "Low answer quality score" auto-flag reason was made translatable: Unable to translate "Low answer quality score" sentence Unfortunately on the /admin/posts mod-only ...
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Do bad-quality questions on the front page actually impact the company?

I've been seeing a lot more bad-quality posts across the network, a lot of which goes undeleted. (Most of these questions should be on SO.) I know this is because of the strike. How is this actually ...
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Is it a good idea to delete and recreate my account if my first contributions are badly received? [duplicate]

If I ask a question, and it gets downvoted and closed, would it be a good idea to delete and recreate my account, to erase the question from my question record? Doing so effectively disassociates the ...
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Unable to translate "Low answer quality score" sentence

There's no available source string for "Low answer quality score" on mod flags processing page: Could this please be made available to translate?
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What happens if I flag posts as "trash"? [closed]

What happens if I flag as "In need of moderator intervention" and then type "trash"? What kind of posts should I flag as "trash"?
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Clarify meaning of “Looks OK” in the Low Quality Answers queue

In the Low Quality Answers queue “Looks OK” option has a description It is an honest attempt at answering the question and is not low quality. In most of cases when a reviewer wants to click “Looks ...
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Is it "Low quality answers" or "low quality posts"? [duplicate]

I haven't visited Stack Overflow's review queues in a while, but this morning I did (thanks winter-bash-2022!), and noticed that unlike other sites I request (Super User, Open Source SE), Stack ...
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Why were the First Answers and Low Quality Posts reviews for this answer invalidated for no apparent reason?

What happened to the reviews for this (now) deleted answer? Why were they both invalidated without any visible trace? I looked at When is a review task "completed" or "invalidated"?...
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Duplicate canned comments from Low Quality Posts review queue

I'm not sure what happened here, but it seems like some kind of race condition and/or incomplete review item submission. Anyway, there's a 100% duplicate comment by the same user. Even the link is ...
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The Help Center is missing detail concerning Low Quality review queues not on per-site metas

Further to this question, this FAQ post states: Low Quality Posts does not exist on per-site metas However, this detail is absent from the Help Center section entitled What are review queues?: (...
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Alignment issue in the low quality review post

There is an alignment issue in the low quality review post. When a post was deleted already and a user is viewing the review post, the highlighted area for the deleted post is not aligned correctly ...
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Error Message when downvoting then recommending deletion in Low Quality Answers/Posts is misleading

I was served a review in Low Quality Answers on Stack Overflow. The post had a score of +1. This makes it ineligible for deletion, so the review options that were served to me were "Looks OK"...
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Making a constructive workflow for new users who post "me too" [non-]answers

I've noticed (particularly on 3D Printing SE, but as I understand it this happens across many sites) a number of instances of new users wrongly posting an answer to an old question to bump it, asking ...
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Should Very Low Quality flag be used on Answers that are link-only where link(s) lead to content that could answer question (i.e. are not SPAM)?

On 15 Aug 2020 I edited an answer by @TimPost to The limits to a Very Low Quality answer. That answer, after my edit, stated: If you use the 'Very Low Quality' flag, you're sending a signal to ...
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Should questions with answers but majority downvotes be deleted?

Recently, I asked this question on Physics SE. This was a case of myself not thinking things through before asking the question; in any case the question was not of high quality and subsequently (...
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When two users select to add the same comment from different reviews, automatically upvote the original instead of posting a new one

As you can see in the image below, the post has two comments that are exactly the same, but each came from different review queues (nobody commented from the VLQ review and Lou_is from Late Answers: ...
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Answers that were deleted from the low quality queue before April 2014 incorrectly show as "converted to a comment"

On answers deleted from the low quality posts/answers review queue, there is normally a history event recording when the answer was deleted. However, such history events only began to be recorded in ...
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Error message in LQP queue asking me to "Please try again" led to multiple comments posted

I checked the LQP queue and there was an answer with a score of 1. As it had a positive score, I was given the option to Recommend Deletion. I first downvoted the post to 0 from the review page, then ...
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How should I handle my low-quality questions?

I have asked some questions that have been voted down. Now I think it is not a good question and I want to delete it. But sometimes it tells me that a user answered this question which took the user's ...
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Could we talk about turd polishing better?

Aside from the fact that you can actually polish a turd, it's a bit of scatology that might potentially be best flushed away. It came up in an answer to another question and I feel like it's worth ...
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Why is there an inconsistency in the display order of delete voters? Can it be made consistent?

When an answer is deleted, not by the answer poster themselves or by the Community bot, the users who contributed to deleting the answer are shown in the following order: If the post was deleted by ...
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Is flagging too many posts to add the citation banner grounds for suspension? [closed]

This question arises from my personal experience - Suppose I have a per day flag limit of 90 flags, and I have been incessantly working hard on hunting out bad content across the main site to flag low ...
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Unable to downvote *and* vote to delete from the review page as it used to work

As you know, trusted users can vote Delete instead of Recommend Deletion for answers with score ≤ 0 (see here, and ≤ -1 if not from review). Very often, a non-answer gets an upvote (so it has a score ...
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Insufficient options in the low-quality review queue

I believe that Add downvote option to Low Quality Review Queue list of potential actions needs to be revisited. When using the low-quality post review queue, there are three options for answers: looks ...
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Can we have more options for low-quality reviews?

This post is motivated in part by a post I made on a site's meta, Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"? When an answer is wrong, and the consensus is not to delete because it is an ...
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I did not flag all these posts as Very Low Quality

And yet, the flag dialog claims I did: It's not every post, but it's a lot of them. For instance, this question and this now-deleted answer (though it stopped showing up on that answer once I ...
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Reviewing the Stack Exchange Policy on Low-quality Contribution [closed]

Need A Discussion discussion To clarify the subject, let me start this post with a real example. I, as a novice user, posted several posts which were deleted naturally or unnaturally. Since some ...
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Low-quality answer auto-comments sound a little hard to new users

When reviewing low quality posts, I came across this post and recommended its deletion. The system automatically left a comment saying, If you have a new question, please ask it by clicking the Ask ...
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Close questions with reputation > 5K

Edit 02 Mar 2021: in line with the suggestions in the comments below, I asked a new question on Quant SE Meta here, with a clearly defined and narrower scope than the previous one. With no down-votes ...
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Increase the file size limit for animated GIFs (currently 2 MiB)

Currently, the file size limit for animated GIFs is 2 MiB, the same for still pictures. As a result, users are often posting low-resolution animated GIFs, and waste quite some time trying to make them ...
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How do I have 32 reviews in the low quality posts queue?

I noticed I somehow have 32 reviews today in the LQP queue on Stack Overflow: Only after my 32nd review did I get the message that I'm only allowed 20 reviews. This is not a new problem, every day I ...
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While reviewing questions in the Low quality posts queue, the reviewed item should display the content of the post [duplicate]

Following How can a low quality post can get more than 15 or 20 reviewers?, I found out that currently you cannot view the content of the question you just reviewed in the Low quality post review ...
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How can a low quality post can get more than 15 or 20 reviewers?

I just went through an item in the Low quality posts review queue in Stack Overflow en español. It sounded strange to me to have it there, since its timestamp was from around September. In any case, I ...
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Challenge delete policy for a question with a low quality answer

On my first question on a specific Stack Exchange site, someone basically answered: "You can find the answer online". Since they're top 2%, and the answer has upvotes, it's not my place to ...
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No post content on review result page for Low Quality Posts queue if review resolution set to close [duplicate]

On the history tab of Low Quality Posts there is a column with review resolution: When you click on a link with "Close" resolution there is no post content on the result page, e.g.: Any ...
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Skip spam LQP review audits or click on Recommend deletion

From the reviewing guidelines FAQ for low quality posts: [QA] Spam or rude/abusive posts: click the "link" to the post, and cast its corresponding flag. Do not "close", "...
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Answer in Low Quality Posts review queue without flag

I encountered this Low Quality Posts review queue item on Chess Stack Exchange. I was curious who had flagged it, but to my surprise the mod timeline doesn't show a Very Low Quality / Not An Answer ...
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Add a warning when seemingly low quality posts by a new contributor are upvoted

Observations We often notice that postings by new contributors receive upvotes after being downvoted before, despite these posts are very low quality completely unclear obvious duplicates (no ...
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Don't say "Your question is ready to publish!" if "This post does not meet our quality standards"

Don't say "Your question is ready to publish!" if "This post does not meet our quality standards". Steps to reproduce this: Go to https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/ask (...
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Quality of search results in general

I didn't really know how to break this down or ask it in a way that would be focused and concretely provable and answerable. It may very well be "in my head", but I am reasonably confident it is not, ...
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Post not shown in completed low-quality reviews of questions [duplicate]

I reviewed a couple of low-quality posts, and when I want back to get the question, all I get is the review status, not the post itself: https://askubuntu.com/review/low-quality-posts/1029505: https:...
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Low Quality Post review is unreadable

I opened up a Low Quality Post review, and the visuals on it are horrendous. It's borderline impossible to read the content of the post, and the Stack Exchange logo along with the Home, Question, etc. ...
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