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Questions tagged [review]

For questions about the /review path where users can view and act on posts by other users that the system thinks may need attention.

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Rephrase low-quality-posts comment about “reputation required to comment”

https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts has an option to select a comment This is commentary on another post, not an answer. “This does not provide an answer to the question. Once ...
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How to get to the “leave closed/reopen/etc” dialogue window of a question in the reopen queue?

I suspect this has been explained somewhere, but I could not find it. Apparently I have never needed to do the following before, so I lost my way. Anyway, here's what happened at Math.SE today. ...
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Flagging a question in a different language

I spend a lot of time in the Triage. More and more I am seeing questions that are in a different language, I have been flagging these questions as "off topic/unclear what you are asking" and leaving a ...
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Don't invalidate spam or abuse flags upon review deletion

This post was a blatant spam post, initially seeming like a bare link to a Google Drive file, but that was actually a misleading link that went to a spam site (the actual link URL was different from ...
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I can edit a question and have it change, but if I approve an edit from another, this is not enough to make the change happen

I don't need further approvers for my edits on Stack Overflow, but if I approve another person's edit (which is often the edit I wanted to make), the edit needs to wait for more approvers. Can ...
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Will you introduce (or do you already have) a deletion review process?

I recently contributed an answer to a question on a Stack Exchange site which clearly helped the OP solve the problem they were having, and in the easiest possible way, but did so using a free third ...
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When reviewing, indicate if a user has multiple answers on this question

Just now, I came across these two answer in review, in this order. https://scifi.stackexchange.com/review/late-answers/133351 https://scifi.stackexchange.com/review/late-answers/133349 As you can ...
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Review queues left menu bug

I want to report a bug in the layout in the review queues. As you can see there is a scroll bar on the bottom, so it's not responsive. That's not the problem. When I scroll to the right, the left ...
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Should the user's name be shown as part of review audits, or some other non-confusing alternative?

I was shown the below answer as part of "First Post" reviews. https://stackoverflow.com/a/52477657/9134487 The name was shown as a different user, with a recent timestamp, and with 0 upvotes. Though,...
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Marking questions which are posted as answers as “Looks OK”

Sometimes, while reviewing the Low Quality Posts queue, I get 4-5 consecutive answers which are actually a question. And by mistake I think is as a question that needs editing and do the same, marking ...
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Allow suggesting edits in the Close Votes review queue on beta sites

On Beta sites, you get the Close/Reopen privilege at 500 reputation, before the Edit privilege (1000 reputation). This means that the Edit button, which is normally visible in the Close Votes review ...
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How can someone review a late answer which was reviewed hours before? [duplicate]

I am quite confused by this sitution. At the time that I am writing, it states that: Review completed 9 hours ago:; two lines below, it says that a certain user “reviewed this 9 hours ago”...
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Enable keyboard shortcuts in review queues

I'm using the keyboard shortcuts quite often to vote posts up or down, and flagging or close-voting them. In the review queues, especially the First Posts and Late Answers, where these kind of ...
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Can we have more explanatory auto-comments when voting to close from review?

Right now, the delete-reasons and accompanying auto-comments on the VLQ-queue are as follows. No comment needed This is commentary on another post, not an answer "This does not provide an ...
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Disabled buttons not visible in /review on some sites

On some sites, when using the review queues, the button which is disabled (because it's not compatible with your (lack of) actions so far) has become invisible: (MathOverflow) (Puzzling Stack ...
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Don't show “my review history” link or change it to “full review history” if I'm already on it

We have question about similar issue for users with rep < 10k (those members can't see full history, so there is no sense to show them "my review history" link at all): Don't show the 'my ...
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While reviewing “The Late answers” should we compare it to other answers?

When I was reviewing the Late answers on Stack Overflow I "failed" on the following audit question: Which happened to be just a copy and paste of the of the accepted and well-received answer My ...
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Review queue tests WAY too easy to spot [duplicate]

I've been helping with the review queues, and everyonce in a while we get those: This was only a test, designed to make sure you were paying attention... But what I noticed is that those take a ...
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Review Notification, but no Reviews?

I was on Worldbuilding today when I saw the notification symbol on the review button in the top bar. I clicked on the button, and saw this: This isn't the first time this has happened either. I don'...
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Is it possible to find out whether a post got into the LQP review queue by an automated process or by manual flagging?

When a post appears in the review queue, it is possible to find out whether it was picked by software or whether it has been flagged manually? I recall seeing this message on some posts in the Low ...
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Let users editing a question know if editing it would add it to the reopen queue

This is sort of similar to Let reviewers know if a suggested edit will push the question into the reopen queue, which was positively received, but was declined for technical reasons. I propose that ...
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Stackoverflow UI Review Queues buttons shifted and hidden out of the screen

This happens apparently because of scrolling and because the windows is wider than the whole content. So, often the last button(s) (like Skip) not seen and unaccessible.
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Review Queue badge list displays unrelated badge

For some reason I'm unable to upload or add the screenshot as an image for this. I get a message about an error with imgur. Here's the screenshot link: https://i.imgur.com/saPpMX5.png In the review ...
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Allow edits by flaggers to push to the reopen queue under appropriate circumstances

Example The following events happened to this question: The question was asked being in a very unclear state (IMHO). I flagged the question for closure (not having the close privilege) due to being ...
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Can VLQ flags on answers raised by >2k rep users count as recommend-deletion votes instead of behaving like regular flags? [duplicate]

I've crossed 2k rep on a site and I frequently use the VLQ review queues there. However, I've noticed that there's no change in the system's behavior when I raise VLQ flags: my flags are simply sent ...
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Thirty reopen votes in one day

We’re normally limited to 20 reopen votes per day. I was working my way through the queue today, reached 20, it gave me another one. Okay, weird, whatever, I kept going. Reached 30. Looked around on ...
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I came across a review item from my family member. What should I do?

I think this is somewhat a rare case. We are allowed to invite friends and family members to join an Area 51 proposal and contribute to the proposal. We can also share a link to Social media plat ...
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In what order are questions in the close queue presented to a user. and why are they presented in that order? [duplicate]

I am very curious about the factors which determine the order in which a specific reviewer is presented with questions in the "close" queue. I ask about the close queue, because on mathematics.se, ...
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The new sticky top bar covers the review queue sticky bar [duplicate]

The new sticky top bar cover up the review queue buttons in the sticky top bar in review queues. Without sticky top bar: With sticky top bar: Ideally the review queue bar should be still sticky, ...
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When I edit a post in Stack Overflow, who reviews that for its verification? [duplicate]

When I edit a post in stack communities such as Stack Overflow, I am encountered with the following text: Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer-reviewed....
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How can I correct a reviewer's opinion?

My edit to an answer was accepted by two of the three reviewers, with the third rejecting with a claim that part of my edit was incorrect. In fact, my proposed edit was entirely and demonstrably ...
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Why was my answer deleted as 'not an answer' when it answered the question? [closed]

One of my answers was deleted as low quality. A reviewer said "This does not provide an answer to the question." https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/20245109 My answer was one line of ...
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Add “Skips” to Advanced Review Statistics

So on Code Review we currently have a rather wide margin of time that's used on close-vote reviews. The "slowest" user is averaging out at 180 seconds per review, the "fastest" is clocking in at 10. ...
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Review page body oddly clipped on desktop

The review page body for me is weirdly clipped and scrollable horizontally, even though that's not the case for pretty much anywhere else on the site, nor is it the case for the site header. I'm on ...
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Add “review later” option instead of irrevocably skipping in Review Queues

I usually do reviews on Sports SE and wish there was an option of reviewing later an item instead of skipping it irrevocably. Let's say I'm reviewing close votes queue and there's a question where I ...
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Is it possible to estimate the active reviewer population using the SEDE data?

My main site has, I think, a problem with a shrinking reviewer population, and I would like to use the SEDE data to estimate whether this is indeed the case and, if so, how bad it is and how it has ...
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Inline suggested edit reviews are truncated in medium-width windows

When reviewing a suggested edit inline (not from the queue) on a site with the new “responsive” design, at a window width where normal content does fit, the diff window is truncated on both sides, as ...
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Why can't I review posts?

A few days ago I earned a privilege; now I have access to a review queue for First Posts and Late Answers. I got a notification that from now onward I can review First Posts and Late Answers from ...
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It still “Looks Good” in Network Profile

Review option in Very Low Quality review queue has been changed to "Looks OK" from "Looks Good" a few years ago. If we select "Looks OK" in the review queue, it still shows "Looks Good" in network ...
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Viewing vote counts while reviewing immediately unmasks review audits

Assume you're performing a review of either a First post or Late answer (on any SE site where audit reviews are enabled). If you do have the Established Users privilege on that site, you can also "...
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Can't see the specific off-topic reason in the Reopen queue

When I am doing the Reopen Review queue, I like to see why the question was closed. If the question is closed due to it being "off-topic" however, I can't see the specific off-topic reason: It just ...
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Review process should have better explanation and termnology [duplicate]

Recently I was introduced to the review feature for the first time. I was happy for the option to help improve SO so even though it was late I put some effort and reviewed a few questions. One ...
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Wrong dates in comments in Triage review [closed]

I see wrong dates for comments in the Triage review queue. The question is asked 29 minutes ago (today), but the comments are dated 24 May.
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How do I handle partially correct edits in the Suggested Edits review queue?

Contradicting Instructions While going through the suggested edits review queue, one sometimes stumbles upon partially useful edits like this one. Trying to follow the instructions listed in the ...
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Please don't show the red dot indicator for review items I can't do

This is not a duplicate of Please don't red alert me for queues I've handled, because this reports different things from that question. That question is specifically about the case where the ...
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Red dot indicator appears even when I'm banned from reviewing [duplicate]

I am seeing the red dot indicator for SO's review queues even though I've been temporarily banned from them. Can we remove the indicator?
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Is it appropriate to approve an edit that only adds a link to documentation?

I see that happen quite often on answers with code, and mostly to the official documentation of a function. I believe a comment would be better, but I'm not sure what the consensus here is.
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Comment upvotes and flags don't work when reviewing on mobile

Normally, when I browse a site in desktop mode on my iPhone, I can tap a comment and the upvote and flag options will appear: However, this doesn't work when reviewing from mobile. I can tap or long-...
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Why even let me edit when another edit is awaiting approval for a post?

I was going through some questions and one of them looked nasty and not properly formatted. I decided to edit it and clicked the edit button. The edit page loaded and I did a lot of work there — ...
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How to handle low quality answers in LQP queue?

This comes up often in the queue. People write bad short answers. My mouse wanders towards the downvote button, except that it's hidden in the LQP review queue. The post certainly doesn't "Looks OK". ...