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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 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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Help page for first question review is treating questions as answers

I took a look at the help page for the new first question review (Using Security.SE as an example) and it says: Share feedback if the post has the potential of being a good answer, but cannot be ...
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In review queues, when clicking “links” with `href="#"`, the popstate event is dispatched without a state, throwing a TypeError

While trying to reproduce another bug, I found this error in the browser console while in the review queues: Uncaught TypeError: can't access property "reviewTaskId", t.state is null ...
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Previous helpful flags do not count as an 'other action' in the First Questions review queue

When reviewing First Questions, if you've already raised a flag on the question before the review, this counts as an action and you can select 'Other action', which will result in a 'Reviewed' review ...
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Unable to edit duplicate lists from the first questions review queue, after closing a duplicate question

As a gold tag badge holder, I have the ability to unilaterally close questions (with those tags) as duplicates and, by extension, I also have the ability to edit the duplicate links on those questions....
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Meta SE's "access review queues" privilege mentions queues that don't exist

Having just earned 2k reputation, I received access to the first available review queues. This is what the description on the Privileges page says: Access the First posts and Late answers review ...
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What determines the "reason" for leaving closed in review that's shown in the close notice?

Today, when reviewing to leave a question closed in the reopen queue, there's an option to select which close reason still applies to the question, or that the original close reason was not resolved. ...
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Reviewing a First Answer with red flags leads to "Possible spam" notice shown for question

There is a First Answers review item about a (questionable) answer that received four (still pending) rude/abusive flags. That leads to the familiar notice Our system has identified this post as ...
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Allow submitting a "Close" review on a question if it gets closed while I'm reviewing it

A while ago, I was reviewing in the close votes queue, and was shown a review task of a question that had four close votes at the time it was shown. The question was clearly not a good fit for the ...
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Why is "Your daily reviews" count shown when I am not logged in?

I was going through one of my suggested edits without logging in and I noticed this: Why is the "Your daily reviews" count shown to me when I am not logged in?
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How can I prevent the Review task queue clearing after switching to 'Stats' or 'History' tab?

I thought I'd ask this here to see if anyone else is experiencing this. When I am conducting reviews, if I switch over to the 'Stats' or 'History' tabs and then back to the review tasks tab, it always ...
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Privilege page 'Access review queues' still says that Triage is "Stack Overflow only"

Similar to Help Center still says that Triage is "Stack Overflow only"; however, it's enabled on Physics since September, there is another Help Center page that lists the review queues ...
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What happens when a late answer is upvoted?

I have a doubt concerning the way the Late Answers review queue works. Suppose that, at the moment that an answer is posted, it qualifies to be sent to the Late Answers review queue. That is (please ...
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No confirmation after submitting edited closed question for reopen review

After I edited a closed question of mine, I checked the checkbox, "This edit resolves the original close reason and the question should be considered for reopening." After clicking "...
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Allow moderators to forgive review suspensions

Following up on applying permanent review suspensions, I noticed several permabanned* users are suitable/eligible for review unsuspension due to the review suspension system overhaul (in particular - ...
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Don't make refreshing a Review page behave like a Skip

I often contribute to Stack Exchange via my mobile phone (on Chrome browser). I was reviewing the only entry in the First Question Review Queue on the mobile-version on my phone, then wanted to see ...
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Reasons shown for "remain closed" votes in the Reopen Votes review queue should be listed in the same order as reasons in Close dialog

Since the Review queue workflows - Final release, when voting to leave a question closed in the Reopen Votes review queue, you have to select an option why it should remain closed: These correspond ...
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Indicate or limit character capacity in custom comment textarea of review modal

I was reviewing a first question from a new user today in the review queue and wrote a custom comment that was evidently too long. At the time of writing, I didn't realize that I exceeded the ...
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Progress towards both Reviewer and Steward? [duplicate]

Looking at my progress in the First Answers queue on Super User, it shows a progress of 201/250 for the reviewer badge, but 248/1000 for the Steward badge. I'm guessing at least one of these figures ...
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Can the review-needed indicator be based on votes about to age away, rather than total tasks?

As a moderator, I generally ignore the close votes queue for the reasons outlined here, on the (apparently false) assumption that if a review queue requires attention, then it will turn red. However, ...
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Add link to help center in the canned First question comments

When reviewing a user's first question, we can opt to leave a comment, and there is the option of picking 2 canned comments: Please clarify your specific problem or provide additional details to ...
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First answers review queue - Edit queue is full at the moment

I have recently reached the possibility of using the "review queues". Often and willingly I try to help the community of Stack Overflow as I can, focusing mainly on the "first questions&...
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We should earn Steward without using the queue or we should be able to look more than 3 tags on filter

If we see a question that has a number on the close link, this indicates a problem with the question. If we properly read the question and agree on this close reason then we can immediately click ...
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If I've already left a comment in review, the system doesn't need to suggest an automated comment

I couldn't see this suggested elsewhere, but if I leave a comment during review, I don't need an automated comment suggested to me. If the option to leave a comment has some other purpose (moves it to ...
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Reviewing First answers: Is a flag enough or should I also leave a comment?

I was recently awarded privileges to review 'First answers'. I was asked to review an answer that was this: Answered and solved by @other_user And the @other_user had submitted an answer themselves. ...
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Why can't I review a suggested edit which popped up in the review queue?

Occasionally I get items in the suggested edit queue which I can not review. Instead of the controls to approve/reject, I just see You are not able to review this item. I just got this (screenshot ...
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"Approved and Leave Closed" overlaps with the post title in the activity tab [duplicate]

The bug is the title. Screenshot: I chose "Approve and Leave Closed", but the text is overlapping with the title of the post I reviewed. It looks bad... It's a bug surely.
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Question with six close votes can still be reviewed in the review queue

I got this question for review in the Close Votes queue: Six people seem to have voted to close it, and it still lets me review it and add an additional close vote. I am aware of this, but there it ...
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Bug in tabbing order of Share Feedback modal

I've discovered a bug in the tabbing order when the Share Feedback modal is shown from the Review Queue. Select "Share feedback" Click "Submit" to open the modal Ensure that "...
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How to encourage 'real' responses from review, rather than rubber-stamp comments

We've now all seen the message Please clarify your specific problem or provide additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it's hard to tell exactly what you're ...
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The in-review-queues edit layout is different from the normal (out-of-review-queues) edit layout on mobile. How can I always use the former?

Overview I can't always be in front of a computer, so I sometimes use an Android/Apple phone (with Firefox browser) to use Ask Ubuntu. There I have noticed that when I edit a post in the review-queues ...
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Remove diamonds in reviews done by moderators before becoming moderators

I was going through this post's timeline: Is a clean install better than upgrading? Looking at the events in the timeline is quite confusing TBH. First, let's take a look at this event: https://...
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Missing text for reaching the First Answers review queue [duplicate]

I've reached the review limit for the First Answers queue in Super User. It renders a blue rectangle on https://superuser.com/review, but instead of having some explanatory text in it, it's empty:
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Show suggested edit reviewers the original close reason

When reviewing question edits, I saw a post in the Suggested Edits queue where the edit author selected "submit for review". It was closed as one of the five site-specific reasons, but the ...
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Getting review task/suggested edit is very slow

Someone suggested an edit to one of my old answers on Stack Overflow. When I followed the notification, I noticed that loading the suggested edit took quite a bit longer than I expected. I reloaded ...
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Forward links different from the original stackoverflow community

I'm going to use the Code Review community as an example, but it works for several others as well: When we are seeing a question on stackoverflow and we click on the icon on the top left side, we are ...
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Curse of the red blob (more than usual)

On the biology stack I comparatively recently started performing basic reviews, the last two days (this being the third) the first-post review queue has contained a notification red-blob, and during ...
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Review queue totals showing incorrect values?

It appears that the review queue totals are incorrect for the First Answer and First Question queues. The total for the badges is just one, while in reality I have completed 5 reviews in this ...
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When two users select to add the same comment from different reviews, automatically upvote the original instead of posting a new one

As you can see in the image below, the post has two comments that are exactly the same, but each came from different review queues (nobody commented from the VLQ review and Lou_is from Late Answers: ...
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