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Changing the question reopening experience

Now that the Public Platform team is actively working on updating review queue workflows, it’s time we address the feedback and feature requests related to the question reopening experience. How it ...
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Why is information about triage and help and improvement review queues there in help centers of non-SO sites?

In the What are review queues? help center articles of non-Stack Overflow sites, there is some information about triage and help and improvement review queues. Triage – Stack Overflow only - 500 ...
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Overlapping text in side-by-side view of edit review queue [duplicate]

While reviewing a suggested edit on this question on Stack Overflow, I noticed that the question's title has a long, non-breakable word in it (specifically, com.example.accountproject.models....
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Distinguish the “Our system has identified this post as possible spam…” notice from the post it applies to

On English Language Learners, many of our questions ask about statements similar to the "Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully" notice that appears ...
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Why can't I improve / reject and edit this suggested edit?

I just encountered a suggested edit on a post that is possibly spam. Given its score, it's likely to have a couple of pending spam flags already. What is interesting, and a possible bug, is that the ...
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Show the answer author in suggested edit reviews

Today, I was going through a suggested edit and found that it was shortening the code (something that we don't allow on our site (Code Golf)). However, when I tried to reject it, it had already been ...
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Can we change the design of the reviews' indicator in the top bar?

In the old days, we used to have a number when there were reviews that need to be done. I understand why that had to go. I'm not asking to bring it back. But one issue that I've noticed with myself, ...
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Why does this particular reopen review task incorrectly show with the old wording of the duplicate close reason?

Prior to February 2013, the duplicate close reason notice used to have the following wording: This question covers exactly the same content as earlier questions on this topic; its answers may be ...
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When does the community user review first posts? [duplicate]

I was going through some posts in Ask Ubuntu and found a post which was reviewed by the community user. https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/1121292 Does the community user review first posts once ...
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Change “reopen” to “leave open” in Close Votes queue [duplicate]

It seems that "reopen" should be changed to "leave open" in Close Votes queue tips box: since there's no option as "Reopen" but "Leave open" has.
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Prevent starting to suggest an edit from the First Posts review queue if there is already a pending edit

Clicking the 'edit' link if there is a pending edit results in an error message: However, that message does not appear if you click the 'edit' link from the First Posts review queue. It only appears ...
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User links and edit rejection reasons in reviews are harder to read in the new UI; please increase their contrast ratio

I've been finding some of the text in the new review UI a bit hard to read. The blue background of the UI tends to greatly decrease the contrast of the text, making it hard to read. In particular, it ...
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Review questions are missing “edit tags” button

I was reviewing First Posts on Astronomy SE and noticed that the "Edit tags" button was missing. As I have access to the moderator tools, which include an Edit Tags feature, I was a little ...
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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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Alignment/spacing issues in the review interface

The review interface has recently (in the past day or so, I think) developed some alignment issues: the score and answer count are misaligned, and I don't remember that top section taking up so much ...
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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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“Learn more” link in review queue page is not responding on “Stats” and “History” tabs

There is a "Learn more" link available on all the review queue pages, clicking on it opens a popup with that review queue's information. That "Learn more" link is responding in the ...
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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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Testing three-vote close and reopen on 13 network sites

Test is live! The 13 sites below have their votes to close set at 3. I've also reduced the votes needed for migrations to 2 (down from 3). Almost two years ago I ran a test for single vote closure/...
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Trapped in reviewing: “I'm done” vs “No action needed”

A question I'm reviewing includes an "Update" section that provides an answer. I don't notice that it provides an answer. I select "No action needed". Then I notice the answer ...
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Can we have suggested edits reviews be a pop-up while reviewing another queue? [duplicate]

When reviewing the Late Answers queue (this might apply to other queues, I encountered it with this one) we might want to edit the answer. If we do, the edit window will be inside the scope of the ...
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Daily reviews doesn't match votes available. Why is that?

What's the difference between "your daily reviews" and the "votes left today" in the review queues? Here's a visual from SO's close vote queue where you can cast 40 close votes (...
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Why does accepting an edit require additional reviewers even when I as a reviewer can singlehandedly edit without any need for approval?

This question has been asked more than ten years ago already, but was de-facto declined by a staff member. Many questions in the field of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript can be presented as a runnable ...
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Add the share button to (other) answers in review queues

When reviewing an answer in one of the Low Quality Posts, First Posts, or Late Answers queues, there is the option to watch the Other answers of the question. This gives a more "naked" view ...
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How to see Review Queue help boxes again?

Recently new help boxes for Review Queues were displayed to users. E.g.: The box above is about a specific queue. There is also a main box for queues in general like shown here. After dismissing, ...
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Standardise the order which Review Queues are in across the site [duplicate]

Can the order that the queues appear in on the review page and in the review drop down be made consistent? Right now the review queue page is ordered by size of queue, while the drop down has a static ...
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Pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip

There is a pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip. For the 1 vote, it is displayed as 1 votes This community-specific close reason received 1 votes Screenshot for ...
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Workflow changes for review queues

[Update: June 01, 2021] First and foremost, thanks again to the community members for providing their thoughts and feedback on this phase of the project. We read through the community responses and ...
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Help center page on reopening questions no longer correctly states the time frame in which edited questions are added to the reopen queue

In the help center entry for reopening a closed question, the article states: Closed questions that receive edits within the first 5 days of closure are automatically put into a review queue to be ...
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New onboarding for review queues

The Public Platform team is continuing to work towards improving the review queues and we’re here today to announce a new onboarding experience for the review queues. In the product discovery phase (...
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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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Change in the way the first posts review queue works?

Was there a recent change in the way the first posts review queue works? I ask this because I am used to getting the reviews from that queue within the first five minutes after the question (or the ...
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Why is SO letting me enter edit mode if the edit queue is full? [duplicate]

This is happening quite frequently and this is so annoying While I'm reviewing First Posts, I see some posts that require better formatting and corrections. So, I press the edit button to enter the ...
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Why does my daily reviews count go up and down depending on the amount of outstanding reviews?

On some sites such as SO, it may happen that for specific review queues there are hundreds (thousands?) of outstanding reviews. For such queues, users may be allowed to perform up to 40 (instead of 20)...
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Require close voters to continually interact with questions they voted to close [closed]

People who vote to close a question should be responsible for being active with the question poster. Meaning that if you vote to close the ownus is on you, the voter, to see the changes that you have ...
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Review queues can be accessed after reached 500 reputation, but the review queue page says differently

As per the Review Queues introduction page, "First Posts" and "Late Answers" can be earned at 2,000 reputation. But I can access those review queues, after reached 500 reputation ...
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Is 'or' considered as a tag when filtering?

In review queues I'm trying to filter tasks like this [python] or [javascript] or [c++] but I get an message saying A maximum of 3 tags are allowed. Is this supposed to happen? Is 'or' also ...
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Review help page contains “How do I use the First posts queue?” page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have “First Posts” review queue [duplicate]

Meta Stack Exchange review help page contains "How do I use the First posts queue?" page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have "First Posts" review queue itself. Also in other site'...
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Improve/remove the First Posts review guidance text about (voting to) delete

When reviewing First Posts, the guidance text is slightly off when reviewing answers; one of the bullet points is Delete questions that are noise or are of extremely poor quality The text is already ...
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Unchecking “Show skipped reviews” on the last page leads to an empty review list

When user's review queue history have a different number of pages for with and without skipped items, navigation to the last page and unchecking the box "Show skipped reviews" leads to a ...
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Add link to return to Review queues after reaching your daily reviews limit

After clearing some review queue (i.e. there are no more posts to be reviewed for that queue, and you didn't reach your daily review limit for that queue yet), you get a page which looks like so: ...
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Deletion of Zombie Questions [duplicate]

This 12-year-old question was just resurrected by a brand-new user: fatal error C1034: windows.h: no include path set The Community system user has a habit of providing attention to un-answered ...
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The checkbox on the review page history tab is fully selected on Firefox browser

The checkbox on the review page history tab is fully selected on Firefox browser. There is no issue in the Chrome browser. StackApps: Stack Overflow: Configuration Version Operating System Windows ...
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Edit-rejection string “edit does not improve the quality of the post” needs to be added to Transifex

At this suggested edit on SO in Spanish, the edit-rejection reason: The edit does not improve the quality of the post. Changes to the content are unnecessary or make the post more confusing. Is in ...
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Code marked as deleted does not look good in side by side markdown view in dark mode

Can't see deleted code I have come across a situation in dark mode. This is a serious contrast problem according to the following preview: It is too expensive to distinguish the text from the ...
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“Submit” button in review queues remains Disabled

I noticed that when reviewing the review queues the "Submit" button is not being enable to finish the review. I checked on U&L, AU, SO, SU but none working (in all review queues same ...
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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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First posts escape review when user deletes and undeletes post

Similar to First posts escape review when new user self-deletes account, it seems to be possible to avoid your first post from being reviewed simply by deleting it, waiting a few minutes (until the ...
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Get rid of (or raise) the flag limit for reviewers

First of all, I know I only have 500 reputation points on SO, and I'm new to the reviewers team. Yes. But maybe the best ideas can come when you are new, no? Anyways, as I said I'm new to reviewing, ...
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The approve, reject or improve edit option makes the Rendered output window appear on the right

The approve, reject or improve edit option in a post makes the Rendered output window to appear on the right instead of the usual way of appearing on left. This forces us to scroll to the right to see ...

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