Questions tagged [review-audits]

Test items in review queues that are designed to help new reviewers hone their moderation skills, while nudging more experienced users that don't seem to be paying close attention to what they're reviewing.

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Upvotes on passed review audits disappear

I upvoted a review audit that I passed, but after I was told that I passed, the upvote I cast disappeared. Shouldn't upvotes on passed review audits like this remain?
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Get a list of audit reviews for each review queue

Is there a way (I suppose via Data Explorer request) to get a list of completed (with any result) audit review for each review queue on site?
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Review audit formatting bug

Some days ago on Mathematics StackExchange I failed the review audit. The system said I need to pay more attention. Here's the result of paying attention :) Description: The line escape character \n ...
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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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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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When I encounter an audit, can I write anything into the custom flag box?

When I review posts and encounter an audit, and I've confirmed that it's an audit that wants me to flag/downvote/close the post (by opening the actual question in another tab), is it a free ticket to ...
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Skip spam LQP review audits or click on Recommend deletion

From the reviewing guidelines FAQ for low quality posts: [QA] Spam or rude/abusive posts: click the "link" to the post, and cast its corresponding flag. Do not "close", "...
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Obviously wrong answer count in review reveals it's an audit at a glance

In the Meta Stack Exchange FAQ of review tests (audits), it is mentioned: Also, if you find something in the review audit system that makes audits extremely obvious (as in one can tell that a review ...
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Is it just me, or is this an obvious way to see in an instant whether or not a post to review is a test? [duplicate]

I've been reviewing posts for a while now, and I get tests, like everyone else. But, is it just me, or is there an obvious way to see in an instant whether or not a post is a test? The thing is, I ...
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Hide comments in audits [duplicate]

As shown, there is a comment which said, "Repeat Spammer. Flagged as spam." But the answer was posted few days ago, so this would have been deleted. So I immediately knew that this was an ...
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Why show an audit review answer if my review filter excludes answers? [duplicate]

I was performing some First Posts reviews on an SE site that has audit reviews enabled. And I had enabled the filter to limit it to Questions only (I wanted to skip all Answers to be reviewed). ...
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Award For Reviewing (Triage, First Posts, etc) [duplicate]

As stated before, reviewing questions is a thankless job. The OP of that question had a good point. Today, I noticed the Triage feature for the first time. I've probably spent a good 2-3 hours ...
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Suggested Edits Audits generate slowly [duplicate]

I noticed something, after reviewing many suggested edits audits in the past few months. The suggested edit audits generate slowly, so it is pretty easy to determine if a suggested edit is an audit. ...
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Why does the Need review counter often appear inaccurate after a passed review audit?

After passing a review audit, and after the congratulations screen is shown, I sometimes click the stats-link to find out how many additional posts need review. I noticed that the actual number shown,...
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Exclude posts with valid “rude or abusive” flags from appearing as review audits in all review queues

Recently our member reported about inappropriate content in the question in a First Posts review audit. The question was deleted by a moderator, because it contains NSFW pictures. Can you do ...
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Audit fail message and our more friendly community

I'm more of a reader than a contributor on SO, but I try to jump in sometimes when I can. I tried to triage a post today and it turned out to be an audit. I suggested a moderator review because it had ...
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Reopen Votes review audits use old JS confirm dialog instead of new Stacks prompt, making them too easy to identify

If I vote to reopen a question that appeared on the Reopen Votes queue and it turns out that it is an audit, I get this JS browser confirmation dialog: But if it is not an audit, then I get this ...
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Past audits on deleted posts fail to render due to JS error

I recently stumbled onto an old post which mentioned the following failed audit on this question (deleted): https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/19920226 This is what's rendered: (The ...
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Request: Link to reviewer guidelines from the review interface

Currently the review interface, at least for First Posts on Stack Overflow, looks like this: There are several lines of text describing the meaning of the various buttons, but almost no guidelines ...
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Audit is too obvious because button offers to “Recommend…” a vote

I just encountered the following question in SuperUser's VLQ review queue, which made the audit pathetically obvious because I haven't Recommended close votes for a long time: As a reviewer who ...
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While in an audit, you can't add a comment [duplicate]

Just got to decide if an answer should be deleted. It was only a link, no comments. So I wanted to add a comment explaining why link only answers aren't welcome, and got "This is an audit". This ...
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Exclude reopened questions from Close Vote audits

Apparently, poor questions which were quickly closed with no answers are used as audits even after such questions are edited, reopened and answered. Since audits present the latest revision of the ...
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Review audits should take question/answer filter mode into account

In some review queues like First Posts or Low Quality Posts, there is the ability to set a filter by the post type: question or answer. In case of audit there can be a wrong post type for review. For ...
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Lack of new contributor indicator outs review audits

Occasionally, when I get a known-good audit in the review queue, the system shows me a fake usercard of a new user to not make it obvious that it is an audit; as it was actually posted by a higher-rep ...
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Failing Review Audit because I added a comment that it was a duplicate post [duplicate]

I reviewed a post in the Super User First Post queue and thought it sounded familiar. I searched for the subject and found a previous post with the same question. I then added a comment ...
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Is the behavior of a user concerning audits used to decide whether they will get audits?

Suppose that I fail to pass several review audits in a short time span. Will the system take that into account, in the sense that more of my reviews will be audits? I mean, in order to check whether ...
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In Stack Overflow en español, review audits do not show in the activity tab

On October 2018, review audits were activated in Stack Overflow en español. They have been working well and we all are very happy. However, I noticed that audit reviews do not show in the activity ...
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Why are comments shown in this audit, but I cannot click the two additional comments?

I just passed this audit. Why is there one comment shown (which basically gives you a hint, that this is possibly spam)? Clicking the additional comments won't work and tells you, and this is an ...
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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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Review audit questions in a foreign language need a translated version so we can easily see if they are SPAM, migratable, or should simply be deleted

During review audits sometimes questions are written in a foreign language and determining what would be the fairest outcome for the person requires the auditor to either be fluent in a foreign ...
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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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Can we have a mod tool to prevent posts from being selected for review audits, without invalidating flags?

I've been wanting to ask this question for some time. This question is a clear example of the need for the request: Wrong review question? Quoting from the answer: I handled the flags and ...
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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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Comments shown in review audits should be re-dated

Inspired by this question, where this review audit shows the question as posted as a few minutes ago, while the comments are much older (May 24th). This makes it very easy to see it's a review audit. ...
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Why do you fail audit by using the edit link while viewing is allowed?

Apart of what I described in Does edit of an audit review question/answer now always result in a failed audit?, I now noticed that it is still OK to browse a question during an audit review (by just ...
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Does edit of an audit review question/answer now always result in a failed audit?

Over the past week or so, on some SE site, I failed an audit review. And this happened after I used the "edit" link during such review. It was about a terribly formatted question, so I used the "edit" ...
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Are comments review test (audit) posted?

When doing a review, I added a comment, then clicked "I'm done". The system said "This was only a test, ...". Will my comment be posted anyway?
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Don't accept comments during review audit

For the nth time this month, I've written a considered, thought-out comment to help guide the poster of an off-topic question to a more useful resource - only to find that after all my thought and ...
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Pre-generate Review audits to avoid the lag?

When reviewing on Suggested Edits: Normal suggested edits are displayed instantly. Review audits take 2 seconds to load (and that's not because of my ISP). So whenever I see the loading animation ...
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Reviewing “timeout” period for audit failure

I have searched high and low but have been unable to find an explanation of why the timeout period for audit failures gets longer and longer. I fully understand and support the use of the audits and, ...
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How to distinguish audits from real reviews in SEDE data?

I was trying to look at some statistics on review outcomes using SEDE, but hit upon a snag: apparently, the SEDE ReviewTasks table also includes audit tasks, and there doesn't seem to be any way to ...
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“Race condition” prevention not implemented on review audits

Link to the strange behavior: https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/18484797 I identified it's a spam and clicked "Recommend Deletion", then hit "Delete", and there was no doubt I was ...
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Is there a way to know whether a post is being used as a pending audit?

Currently, on the sites with review audits enabled (SO, SU, SF, AU, SoftwareEng, Maths), you can see if a post is used for review audits by visiting its timeline: https://<siteurl>/posts/<id&...
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Be more friendly to hard-working reviewers

I had been banned from review 2 times on Stack Overflow before this event came up. After my 2nd ban, I've been working carefully, doing 80+ reviews every day and passing ~30 audits (I think there's ...
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“Fetch vote count” on a review audit immediately reveals it [duplicate]

I'm reviewing Stack Overflow on my 5.5" Android phone. (yes I'm adding this information because that's how I spot this bug) I just came across a bad post in FP and was about to vote it down. Because ...
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Answers which are considered too short to be a good answer shouldn't be used for review audits [duplicate]

I have had review audits several times in the review queues which are mostly fine. They usually included a short (non comprehensive) description of the solution and a link to a howto with the full ...
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Missing cancel button when editing some audit review questions/answers reveals it is an audit review

If you perform a "first posts" review of a question, and you use the "edit" link below the question, then for a question that is NOT a review audit, you'll get a message above the question that looks ...
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What is the correct way to report a questionable audit? [duplicate]

I failed a triage queue audit today, and received a two-day review ban. This was my first failed audit in (I think) weeks. But this is not a protest if audit ban injustice. Rather, I would like ...
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Why is offensive content added to review “trick” questions?

Why I even ask I'm over in Super User review and see an item pop up in suggested edits that appeared to be vandalism with hate crime type speech in it of prejudice based on skin color with the ...
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Bug or Feature in Audit “STOP! Look and Listen.”? Answer to review in audit not visible outside audit [duplicate]

I just got access to the review queues (late answers). I tried to be thorough and opened the question in a new tab, since the answer I should review was odd and I thought maybe someone just copied an ...

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