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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 am I used the get reviews from that queue within the first five minutes after the question (or the answer) ...
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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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Disable the Skip button once an action has been selected, allowing unselecting actions

With the recent changes to the Review Queues, it now takes two steps to perform an action. You have to first select the action and then click the Submit button: As you can see from the shading, the ...
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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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“How to use the Close/Reopen votes queue” help articles need updated screenshots

In the How do I use the Close Votes queue help article, the screenshots have been outdated. Currently, the screenshots of the review queues show the old UI, and look like this: But the design has ...
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Is there something wrong with the snippets?

I posted a question on Code Review. It did not meet the standards and was closed. I asked the same question on Stack Overflow. While the code in Code Review produces error, the code in Stack Overflow ...
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Case inconsistency on the review titles

There is inconsistency with the review title's wording case.   In the Review queues page, all the title's first character is only capital letters.   When we are navigating to individual review page, ...
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Grammar error in Reviewer Stats: “Approved 1 edit suggestions”

We's approved 1 edit suggestions, my precioussss... With apologies to Jeff Atwood, can we change that small error to "1 edit suggestion"?
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Review queues architecture wrap up

The planned work on Review Queues includes Backend Architecture changes (listed on our Public Platform roadmap for February). As this project is now concluded, I would like to report to the Community ...
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What if I learn I downvoted an answer that preceded edits to the question?

I got a question in my review queue, saw a bad answer, and downvoted it with a comment politely explaining why. The answerer politely told me that his answer was more appropriate before the question ...
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Too many “and's” in Reviewer Stats [duplicate]

In the Suggested Edits Reviewer Stats, I saw that the Reviewer has no commas and lots of "and"s: Whereas the Editor Stats do have commas and don't run on. Small bug, but can we give the ...
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Steward badge can now be awarded multiple times — backfill details

As we announced in our post on visual design changes to the Review Queues, the Steward badge can now be earned more than once per queue. The purpose of this post is not to debate the merits of this ...
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Badges awarded out of their time and seemingly without cause [duplicate]

There's a similar question from nearly six years ago, but without any answers. Just now, on Worldbuilding, I was awarded the Steward badge for completing 1,000 review tasks (close votes): You'll of ...
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Visual design changes to the review queues

The Public Platform team would like to announce another release in a series of planned work for the Review queues. This release focuses on refreshing the queue user interface in preparation for ...
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Did something change with the review queue system and badges? [duplicate]

Over on Science Fiction & Fantasy, I've just been re-awarded a Steward badge that I had earned almost a year ago. When I visit the badge page, I see that they say they're awarded for different ...
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“Close as duplicate” dialog doesn't count deleted answers but Duplicate tab does, in the close-vote review queue

UPDATE With the restyling of the Close/Reopen review queues, this appears to have been fixed, as that particular dropdown doesn't (seem to) exist anymore. When reviewing this close vote, I saw that ...
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Suggested edits queue for a question I edited and profile reflect different stats on the number of questions I have edited

(I think my question is different than this one because that is asking for help in a specific example about deleted posts while I am asking about inconsistency in general.) In the suggested edits ...
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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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Suggested edits stats show that a user who approved an edit rejected it [duplicate]

In the 10k suggested edits stats, there's a suggested edit that shows: Except that the hat-collecting arachnid actually approved it: This was reported 7 and a bit years ago, and was marked status-...
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Cite does not work from review

Just like following a post, citing a post (on sites with the citation feature enabled) from the First Posts and Late Answers queue doesn't work. (I'm not sure if citing is really useful from the ...
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After getting four reopen votes, why did it not reopen my question? Confused [duplicate]

My one question got four reopen votes. More than one day goes down, but still it did not reopen my question. What was wrong? Question link Someone explain, please I followed the question How long does ...
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Review option lists Inbox messages in Promotion page top bar

There is a bug reported about the Promotion page top bar loading issue. Currently all the top bar menu options are loading with the data, but there is an issue with that. While clicking on the Review ...
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Can moderators get a convenient way to see the review history of a non-completed review task?

The review history of a post can be accessed from the post's timeline or from the site's review history if one has the 10K tools. See an example here (where I do not have the 10K tools): However, if ...
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Review audit of deleted answer shows personal information

I just received a review audit. It used a deleted answer, but the answer contains personal information about that user including their phone number and email address. Here's the text with the personal ...
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Trivial edits of recently closed questions - inform editor of consequences? [duplicate]

Having yet again rejected a small edit[1] on a recently closed question because it will kill the OP's chances of it reaching a correct review to reopen, I wondered if it would be possible to inform ...
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Can we have some statistics on suggested edit reviews?

There are two (possibly three) ways to review suggested edits: via the review queues by visiting a Q&A page where the edit was made, and clicking on the edit (1) link underneath a post authors of ...
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Lifting/reducing review suspension ban when gaining edit privilege [duplicate]

If someone just gained the Edit Privilege (which will give access to the Suggested Edits queue) while they are suspended from reviewing, they are able to see a pending review on a post but still can't ...
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Protected questions page has broken experience

Protected questions view has broken experience in mobile browser, which makes reviewing difficult. Browser: Chrome Mobile: iPhone 12
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Can we know who voted to close a question and then retracted their vote?

Some time ago, I was browsing through the history of the close votes review queue of a group and I noticed that a certain question had been closed after five users having voted there to close it (and ...
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Please allow moderators to apply real permanent review suspensions

As users are now inbox-notified for each review suspension, there is now one edge case that may cause confusion to users -- Background On Stack Overflow, we have users1 who have over 50 previous ...
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Is the “Congratulations” message in the FP Queue misguiding use of VLQ?

There have been numerous discussions about the merits (or otherwise) of the "Very Low Quality" (VLQ) flag for questions, such as here on Meta.SE, along with many closely related questions on ...
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Time to allow suggested edit on per site metas? [duplicate]

So I was just answering a question on Ask Ubuntu meta about code formatting and it was brought to my attention that users under 2k cannot even click the edit button to view the formatting. Looking ...
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Feedback on The Loop: Adding review guidance to the help center

I just posted to our blog about our recent review guidance work for the help center. In the post, I go into detail about our motivations, thinking, and the work that took place to complete this ...

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