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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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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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Improve reviews of First Post/Late Answer Queue by posting full reviewed action

Right now, when a user reviews a post in either the First Post or Late Answer queue, the result display will show one of two things: Reviewed - Meaning, the user commented, upvoted/downvoted, flagged ...
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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". ...
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Can tag gold-badge holders take off their golden hat when casting close votes? [duplicate]

It was my understanding that when a tag gold-badge (TGB) holder casts a close vote for dupes, the question gets closed immediately. It doesn't matter in what order a TGB holder casts their vote. I ...
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Article review SE site

I've looked around on the Sites overview of Stack Exchange and noticed there is a site for code review, but none for (blog) article review. I myself always look for a couple of proofreaders for my ...
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Voting and editing isn't possible from review queue?

I am participating in the review queue for (nearly) the first time, on StackOverflow. I see that in the upper right hand corner, we can view our badge progress by hovering over the bar, as described ...
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Get own count stats for suggested edits

I guess that I may get a "duplicated question" but it's welcome, I can not find an answer ... How an user can access to his own accumulated review suggested edit stats (total number of approved and ...
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Give askers a way to challenge a duplicate closure

When I read about Stack Overflow or the Stack Exchange network in various other places on the internet, a lot of it are complaints about the moderation. There is one specific complaint I see a lot, ...
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Dark screen after trying to improve an edit that was already handled

Here's what happened. I went to a question page and saw that there was an edit pending. I clicked on "edit (1)" to see the edit and somehow got distracted by the cracked.com article link that the ...
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Text box overflows when adding a custom flagging reason

When flagging a comment (I was in the review queue when I did) the text box is wider than the gray area. I'm on Chrome, Version 65.0.3325.181 (Official Build) (64-bit).
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Why is the review-needed indicator red for an empty queue on ELL?

I just noticed that the Close Votes review-needed indicator is red for me on ELL: When I click on it, however, it shows that the queue has been cleared: I've read the explanation about how the ...
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Is it subjective, or common experience that moderators on stack exchange believe they know better what question you should ask? [closed]

In recent years, I subjectively experience an increase of the following outcome for a stack exchange question: In the comments, some people are quick to claim that the question is duplicate, not ...
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How to view the close reasons for failed close reviews?

Relevant screenshot: (full page link) This question's close review failed (3 x Leave Open, 1 x Close). I wish to know how to view the specific close reason which was given by the users who voted ...
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Question found in the VtC queue, but it doesn't have active close votes, how is it possible? [duplicate]

I found this question is the VtC review queue. If you can see that, the review entity is this. The question has no active close votes. I check the review queues of the related site multiple times in ...
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Show number of posts to be reviewed in the review indicator instead of the circular dots

I believe the area of grey circular dots could be better occupied by the numerical count of the number posts up for reviewing in that subsection. When there are no posts for reviewing in that ...
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What happens when one user approves and two reject a suggested edit?

User A rejects an edit. User B approves it, then User C rejects it again. Does this have consequences for User B? Will they lose the right to approve/reject edits?
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How to handle possible duplicate in first posts review section

I've seen a lot of questions recently in the first posts review section which could possibly be duplicates. I was wondering how to review posts such as this. The two options I had were the following: ...
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Is it legitimate to mass retag questions without edit privileges?

I've recently started with a large retag on the new Quantum Computing site. I first discussed with a user who can review and we thought that we knew what needed to be done. However, it appears that 1 ...
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Location of re-open questions

A question of mine on Stack Exchange's Writing Beta forum was put on hold, as someone marked it as a request for critique. Now, it kinda was, but I thought it was okay since a previous question of ...
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Close reasons window overlaps review actions bar

When you click "close" in the review queue, it pops up a form with some options. If you scroll down, it covers the top bar. Instead, it should go in-between the Q&A and the top bar.