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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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Some audits are greyed out in the review queues

There is a bug concerning the audits, which make them very easy to spot. They have a grayish look, as in the picture below. It must be added that this occurs only with some audits, not with all of ...
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Can there be suggested edit audits that should be approved?

There has been some discussion over the years about the quality of suggested edit audits and the possibility of there being audits where the correct action is approve: Are there tests of suggested ...
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Missing guidance in audits: Keeping in mind what guidance above?

I just 'failed' a First Questions audit. The message reads: STOP! Look and Listen. This was an audit, designed to see if you were paying attention. You didn't pass. Don't worry, we've already ...
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Normalize strings related to review audit

There is pair of strings related to review audit: This was an audit, designed to see if you were paying attention. You didn't pass. This was only a test, designed to make sure you were paying ...
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Congratulations Text for "Known Bad" Reopen Queue Audits is Wrong

On successfully passing a "known bad" audit in the Reopen Votes review queue (i.e., correctly voting to "Leave Closed"), we are presented with the following congratulatory banner: ...
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Audit failed because I voted as duplicate - seems counterproductive/-intuitive

So I have a suggestion for the audit system for Close Votes: I suggest that the audit system always let you pass if you vote to close as a duplicate! Because failing on this premise seems ...
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Please add a label for review audits in review history

Let's take a look at my First questions review history: The second task mentioned in the history is a review audit. It would be great if we can use a label for review audits like we have a label for ...
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Failed audit adding to my Stats - Is it a Bug or a Feature?

Earlier today, I failed a review audit on Stack Overflow (yes, that does happen occasionally). Now, I'm not here to dispute that audit – my action (voting to reopen) was controversial, at best, and ...
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Have covert review audits been secretly rolled-out on some sites?

Recently, in the last few weeks I've noticed a shift, reviews turning-up particularly in the reopen queue which show no indication of having been edited to be any more on-topic. (Of course, they've ...
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How many reviewers can perform an action on a review task? [duplicate]

I am trying to learn how review tasks are implemented, but not finding enough details. Basically my question boils down to what actions can a user perform, how many users can perform an action on the ...
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Don't use answers with a "Very low quality" flag on them as review audits

"Very low quality" flags are quite ambiguous as to their purpose, without a whole lot of agreement. More relevantly, they're marked helpful by an edit—any edit, even correcting a typo‐often ...
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Why was this question audited ~10 times over 1 month as "First questions"? [duplicate]

https://superuser.com/posts/1708371/timeline: Why was this question audited ~10 times over 1 month as "First questions"? The OP has ~500 questions, ~18k rep and no bans on this SE. The ...
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Review Audit with a "Pending Edit" - What happens if I approve the edit?

Earlier today, I was presented with this audit in the First Questions review queue on Stack Overflow. (Actually, I have been given that audit twice today, within a 20 minute time-frame, and four times ...
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Repeated review audit (5 times so far)

I was reviewing posts in the First questions review queue in Ask Ubuntu. Take a look at this: I had to do the same review audit twice. The links of the review tasks are: https://askubuntu.com/review/...
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Please reinstate flag option in low quality review queue

In the Low Quality review queue we need a flag option. (Which we used to have not so long ago). A simple example which would have been best as a comment, instead I'd need to leave the review queue, ...
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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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Unable to pass First Question / First Answer review audits

There's something wrong with some review audit like this First Questions one. I recognized the question from the Hot Network Questions (and the 6k views is also a giveaway - interesting that it isn't ...
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Incorrect syntax highlight in review audit

Today I found a review audit that apparently had incorrect syntax highlight. To me this seemed like a rare case so I decided to post it here as a possible bug or support question. This is the review ...
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Closing a question that's being used as a known good audit should immediately remove it from the audit pool

We've identified a problem on SO with "known good" audits: Question is asked and quickly upvoted Question is selected as a "known good" audit candidate Question is closed (often ...
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Review audits in post timeline

I just found this question that is being used as a review audit. In the question's timeline audits completed by users are being shown. Is this a bug or intentional? It seems to pollute the timeline ...
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Frequency of appearing of audits in review queues - WHEN do they appear?

I've asked the same question on Mathematics Stack Exchange meta, as my experience explained below was on the MathSE site. It seemed that the situation is something network-wide, and therefore I tried ...
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Review audits are not working in sync with filter in First posts review queue [duplicate]

I was in the First posts review queue reviewing posts. I noticed this suddenly: Link: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/1163303 As you can see in the screenshot, I have used the filter option ...
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When voting on review audit posts and refreshing the page, the vote arrow remains lit, but the vote score is reset

While reviewing a post in the Triage queue on Stack Overflow, I often come upon a fake review, which I understand is intended to make sure that I'm paying attention and not just clicking the buttons ...
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Escaped "\n" in failed-review audit-warning

I was reviewing the First posts queue today for the first time. I've so far passed the few audits that have come my way. I marked this post as No action needed, though it was only a link, but since ...
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Looking back at suggested-edit review audits throws a 500 error message [closed]

I was browsing MSE about review audits, etc., and came upon this question. It had a link to this suggested edit review audit, but instead of showing "Review audit completed at {date}" or &...
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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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Low quality 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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