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Added code not always visible as a change in the Reopen Votes review queue

Here is a Reopen Votes review queue item, where the author added some code to the question. However, that is not displayed in the 'Inline' and 'Side-by-side' tabs, which just show some grammar ...
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On some sites the "Leave Closed Reasons" dialog is missing the second page, for reasons

In the announcement "Review queue workflows - Final release", where bug reports after Sept 10, 2021 are to be reported in a new question, it shows the reopen dialog in section 3 (Leave ...
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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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What are the policies with regards to edits that are submitted to a post, when no action is taken from the OP?

I read this answer, and noticed this paragraph: With regards to the OP's approval of an edit, if the edit is not approved by the OP it will most likely be reversed or rolled back after a while. If ...
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Votes do not appear to be reflected when viewing review tasks from review task history [duplicate]

I recently down voted an answer (on Arqade) as indicated by this screenshot (downvote arrow is blue): This answer was also previously in the Low Quality Posts review queue, but it is now only ...
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Notify or make it easier to see when the edit queue is no longer full

Recently, even though I checked the site several times, the edit queue on Stack Overflow was often full. Then finally, I was able to click on "edit", but by the time I had entered my edit ...
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Add "improve and reopen/leave closed" options to the question edit queue

Whenever a significant edit is made to a closed question, the editor can choose to let it enter the reopen queue (with the "This edit resolves the original close reason and the question should be ...
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Failed audit adding to my Stats - Is it a Bug or a Feature?

Earlier today, I failed a review audit on Stack Overflow (yes, that does happen occasionally). Now, I'm not here to dispute that audit – my action (voting to reopen) was controversial, at best, and ...
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Limit the number of times an author can choose "Submit for review" when editing a closed question

When a question is closed, anyone can make an edit and submit the question for reopening: This can be done an indefinite amount of times, which can lead to situations where authors are making ...
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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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Is the Low Quality review queue missing from (LawSE) Meta? [duplicate]

LawSE is the only site where I can view review queues, so I cannot say if this is network wide... The Help Centre section entitled What are review queues? includes this: (Note: The First questions, ...
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What is the threshold for the review-needed indicator (the red circle) in the First Questions and First Answers?

In the dropdown for review, we sometimes have an indicator (red circle) showing that there are many reviews - and that this particular review queue needs attention. The thresholds are mentioned in ...
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Give back the ability to indicate that a suggested edit is not helpful when improving

Prior to 2014, the ways by which a reviewer of a suggested edit could apply another edit when reviewing were different. The "Reject and Edit" option didn't exist, and the only option was to &...
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'Suggested edit queue is full' displayed on every question I try to edit [duplicate]

I've tried editing more than 20 questions as a test and they all showed that Suggested edit queue is full message. Then I tried again literally 4 seconds after a question was uploaded (when I clicked ...
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Have covert review audits been secretly rolled-out on some sites?

Recently, in the last few weeks I've noticed a shift, reviews turning-up particularly in the reopen queue which show no indication of having been edited to be any more on-topic. (Of course, they've ...
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Is there a way to get my edited post to be reviewed faster?

When I click on the "Edit" button in a post in stackoverflow.com, I always get a red box saying Suggested edit queue is full Where can I find my last edited post that is in the queue to be ...
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User avatar overlap

When reviewing some questions, I saw this: Is this a bug? The user avatar characters aren't even fully visible either. Related: Alt text overlap for Top Network Askers with broken avatar
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Let moderators delete comments while reviewing

Moderators can delete comments from Q&A pages by hovering over them; a red link appears, similar to how deleting one's own comments works: However, this functionality is not available in the ...
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Can the tool tip for the close votes review number be changed to denote the amount of votes and the amount of flags?

I recently asked this question where I noticed that the review item had a "(5)" for the number of "votes" it received to be closed. It confused me, since 5 votes on Arqade is what ...
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How does this close votes review have 5 votes already but is still open? [duplicate]

I was going through the close votes review queue on Arqade, and came across this review which apparently has 5 votes to close already (the number needed to close a post on Arqade), yet its still in ...
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Improve wording of banner shown after reviewing a suggested edit on one of your own posts

If you've reviewed a suggested edit on one of your own posts, you get a special banner since this feature request was implemented (emphasis mine): You voted on this suggested edit to your post as ...
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No feedback after submitting a closed question for review [closed]

My question was closed 3 days ago for being off-topic Programming Exercises UX I made the necessary changes in order to comply with the guidelines, following the feedback I was given. I haven't heard ...
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How many reviewers can perform an action on a review task? [duplicate]

I am trying to learn how review tasks are implemented, but not finding enough details. Basically my question boils down to what actions can a user perform, how many users can perform an action on the ...
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Timeline doesn't show review task results if you don't have the minimum reputation required to access any review queue

It seems that on sites where you don't have the access review queues privilege, you don't see the results of reviews in the timeline. Example: However, you are able to click on the review itself to ...
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OP rejected my edit and resubmitted it under their name

Recently I stumbled upon an answer which had a small bug (incorrect variable name) pointed out in the comments. To achieve better reader experience, I edited this comment into the answer. The OP of ...
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Why can't I submit this meta tag wiki edit?

I am reviewing some tag edit suggestions on Meta Joomla Stack Exchange from a user looking to fix a broad-reaching problem. The suggested edit by the user wasn't as full as what is on Stack Overflow, ...
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Don't use answers with a "Very low quality" flag on them as review audits

"Very low quality" flags are quite ambiguous as to their purpose, without a whole lot of agreement. More relevantly, they're marked helpful by an edit—any edit, even correcting a typo‐often ...
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Error when reviewing suggested edit on a deleted post from Q&A page

A post that, after an edit was suggested, is deleted, still has the "Edit (1)" link in the post menu. When you try to review that suggested edit from the Q&A page, and click 'Approve' in ...
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Is there a maximum time limit to approve a suggested edit?

Usually, my suggestions are approved within 48 hours, but I have a suggested edit that is pending now for several days. In this case, I don't see any chance that it will be either approved or rejected ...
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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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Review queue history is not directly accessible to low-rep users, but is still accessible via URL enumeration

One of the 10k privileges is the ability to see reviews by other users in the review history pages, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/close/history. (With less reputation, you only see your ...
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Show suggested edits in Markdown diff mode when something inside a spoiler is changed

I just encountered this suggested edit which states added some periods; rewording It opens in the side-by-side view, which only shows the change in the non-spoiler part of the edit: It would be ...
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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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Why was there no review task generated for my first answer on a site?

I've asked a similar question before: Why are there no review tasks generated for a couple of my recent First Posts on a site? but that has been fixed. Yesterday, I posted my first answer on a site ...
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Tag wiki edit action wording: "This edit clearly improves the post"

I found a wording bug when reviewing a tag wiki excerpt edit: The action options given refer to "the post" where they really should refer to "the tag wiki excerpt" instead, or ...
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Suggestion: exclude the author from the pool of edit review candidates to limit bias? [duplicate]

Sometimes I suggest an edit even on an SE site on which I have few reputation points, just to improve readability. In such cases the edit awaits review by a user with more reputation. But here's the ...
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Same First Answer reappears in queue after being deleted

I just opened a First Answer in the review queue on English Language Learning. I switched tabs to read the question and gloss over the other answers. When getting back to the answer, it had been ...
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Disable "First Questions" Queue for those who have spent all their Close Votes

When a reviewer has used up their daily close vote quota (50 on SO), the "Close Votes" review queue is no longer available to them and does not show up in the "Review queues" ...
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Why didn't my edit go in the Review Queue? And if it did why didn't I get +2 rep? [duplicate]

I edited this question to show the current terminology, and was expecting the canned response saying it was waiting for peer review - however the question updated immediately. My rep at the time was ...
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Review queue sizes are incorrect

The review queue sizes on the /review page on Stack Apps (and maybe other sites as well) are off. When I visit https://stackapps.com/review/ in a private browser window (or while logged in with a ...
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Editing a post during review doesn't show an "edit not possible" message (again)

I have encountered this problem before: Editing a post during review doesn't show an "edit not possible" message, but it was fixed later on I guess the Review queue workflows - Final ...
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Pending Edits, and Limit on Number of Edits [duplicate]

I am trying to Edit the questions posted on Computer Science. But, I am receiving this: You have too many pending edits. Further edits cannot be submitted until prior edits have been approved. My ...
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Allow moderators to issue warnings to reviewers using the review suspension system

This would basically function as a zero-day suspension: the reviewer would get the message in exactly the same way they would for a review suspension, except that they can keep reviewing afterward. ...
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Why is my vote not visible in the reviews which I completed? [duplicate]

I was reviewing answers from the First answers review queue in Ask Ubuntu. I noticed a post which was not an answer. I downvoted the post, flagged it as 'not an answer' and completed the review. I ...
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Completed review item does not show whether you voted or followed the post anymore

When you navigated back to a review queue item, at least in the First Posts queue, we used to be able to see whether we up- or downvoted, just like on the normal Q&A page. This is no longer the ...
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Keep showing the post after casting the final spam flag while reviewing

When casting the final spam flag from the First Questions/First Answers/Late Answers queue, the post disappears and 'question/answer not found' is shown instead: This makes it difficult for example ...
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What is the correct procedure for reviewing when you have too many edits pending?

I was recently working through some of the Late Answers review queue on Stack Overflow, but had a question regarding what to do when a user has "too many pending edits" and is unable to take ...
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Should a comment lock invalidate a reopen review?

Does anyone know why this question's reopen review was invalidated? Can I say "the US people"? Timeline (before I cast the third and final reopen vote): Post is closed Someone cast a reopen ...
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Approve and leave closed, review again in reopen queue

In the suggested edit review queue I voted to Approve and leave closed, while another reviewer voted Approve and reopen. The other reviewer's action sent the post to the Reopen queue, which is by ...
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