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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Looking back at suggested-edit review audits throws a 500 error message

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 being shown "Review audit completed at {date}", ...
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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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What are review tests (audits) and how do they work?

I recently received this rather amusing message while reviewing a user's first post: Congratulations! This was only a test, designed to make sure you were paying attention. This post has already been ...
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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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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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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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Don't use spam post as audits in the low quality review queue

Spam posts, without proper context, especially those tricky ones, can be extremely difficult to assess; and even when you successfully identify it as "spam" the review queue doesn't allow you to flag ...
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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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Review Audit failed when “late answer” answer is a duplicate

I just got a review audit where the "late answer" was a duplicate of the accepted answer, but flagging it on that basis failed the review. That seems like a bug to me. Question here: Is it better to ...
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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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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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Make the review ban be specific to the queue where I failed the audit

I recently failed two review audits of late answers at Super User, and due to the failure of review audits I was banned from reviewing late-answers which is fine. Now what's the point behind ...
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Adding a comment should not make me fail the review audit

I just failed these review audits in First Post, I read the question and thought it seemed reasonable but the user was deleted so to be on the safe side I clicked add comment and I failed the audit. ...
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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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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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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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count “helpful flags” in review audits

When passing a review audit, the number of review tasks completed is increased, even though the audit is not a real review task. My question: If I passed the audit by flagging the post (for example, ...
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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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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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How many failed audits trigger a review suspension?

I failed an audit in the suggested edits queue today. No excuses on my part, it was (in hindsight) an obviously invalid edit and I wasn't paying proper attention. However, what I found odd is that I ...
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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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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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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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I failed a review audit by clicking Improve [duplicate]

See: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/1581133. I clicked Improve to see what exactly has been changed in the title. And then StackOverflow told me that I failed a review audit. Now, ...
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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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Why am I getting the message “You've failed too many recent review audits”? [duplicate]

Today I clicked on Review and saw the message below. You've failed too many recent review audits - looks like you might need a break. Come back in in 7 days and try again. Why does this type of ...
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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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Filter by tag in Close Votes review gives question without that tag

I was reviewing python Close Votes in the review queues. When I pressed 'Next' in the review page, it gives me a question which is not related to python. Check below screenshot
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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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Review Audit/Commenting on good questions discouraged?

Today I failed yet another review audit (and was subsequently banned) while reviewing first posts. It was a perfectly good post, and I intended to comment on it to point out the name of what they ...
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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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Increasing frequency of review audits

While reviewing suggested edits during the last week or so, I noticed many weird spammy edits. I then realized by looking at my history that it was an audit. I have been seeing those audits nearly ...
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Add an “I don't understand” option for review audits

Background This is somewhat specific to Stack Overflow. My concern is the "I understand" button that appears when you fail a Review Audit. I had this experience twice recently (after never ...
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Add tag wiki/excerpt audits with copied content [duplicate]

In line with the proposal of Shog to improve the reject reasons, I think we should also teach reviewers to search for plagiarization whenever they hit a tag wiki/excerpt edit. So, I suggest that ...
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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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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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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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Stop using real accounts in suggested edit audits

Well, thanks for making me harass a user over attempting to vandalize a post! Got a flag on a question notifying us that a new, low-rep user submitted a bogus edit suggestion. Okay, so I went and took ...
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Bring a “human factor” into review audit composition/selection

Some people are complaining about the automatically generated audits. They are based on close reasons and apparently are a little controversial :-) Failed low-quality review audit Reopen Question ...
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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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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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How does a site initiate a request for having review audits?

This is a follow-up question to Which sites currently have review-audits? Not every site has review audits active. So, how does a site go about requesting to have review audits initiated? Is there ...

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