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Questions tagged [review-suspension]

Questions involving review bans/suspensions for folks who fail multiple review audits in a short time.

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New review navigation does not tell review-banned users what happened or why

When I am review-banned, the direct effect is that when I click the review icon in the top-bar, I get this: This doesn’t tell me anything about what's going on, just that all review queues have ...
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Review ban history sorting doesn't really make sense

On /admin/review/bans/historical, I can see a recently-added list of who's been banned from review historically. It's presented 50 users at a time, paginated and sorted by ban count descending. The ...
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Grounded for careless review tasks: how long is “a couple of days”?

I lost the ability to do review tasks because I failed too many tests. I was told to "come back in a couple of days". I've learned my lesson and am keen to make amends by reviewing again, but more ...
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“There are no review queues available to you” - Hey?

This has appeared as the dropdown on my review queue button today, and I can't find out anything about it. Anyone know what it is? What it means? How long it's going to stay there?! :(
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Edit blocked when there is a pending edit and I am review banned

I'm blocked from reviewing for some time, but I'm not blocked from editing. I would like to edit someone's question, but there is another suggested edit review pending. I can't approve it because of ...
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Review ban reason and warnings

When I'm entering reviews on Stack Overflow I'm seeing: https://stackoverflow.com/review/first-posts/14369458 is a textbook example of a poor question. "No action needed" is completely wrong. ...
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Why aren't review bans imposed by another moderator added to the moderator inbox?

One of my moderator colleagues recently imposed a review ban on a user. I knew about it because I discussed it with him before he imposed the ban. However, I was somewhat surprised when I didn't ...
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Show the number of previous review bans in the “Account Info” box

After handling a couple cases of folks reviewing things incorrectly, and applying a few review bans, I noticed that it'd be nice to know whether someone has a history of reviewing stuff wrong without ...
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I think I experienced an audit bug while reviewing

I was becoming acquainted with the review process, and I believe I experienced a bug. I had failed some of the audits and then I came across a post that was spam and accidentally clicked 'needs ...
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Review bans should escalate beyond 30 days

Currently, as reviewers fail audits, they are banned from review for increasing durations (2 days, then 7, then 30). At present, this caps out at 30 days. The next time a reviewer is banned, the ban ...
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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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Can I increase my review reputation?

Is there any action we can do to increase our reputation in review? For example, imagine I was banned from the review queues for 30 days. After this period, is there something I can do that will end ...
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Is it possible to have a counter-review if suspended incorrectly from bad review audit?

When you review questions that seem kind of "off-topic" or "unsalvageable" but they are a test that has been automatically generated from questions with a high vote, you will get suspended from ...
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Why aren't “helpful flags” considered for review audits / suspensions?

The review audit is a little fault-prone in my eyes. I did quite some reviews the last days because I think this is one of the best ways to see new posts and maybe find one to answer while doing ...
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Is this possible to create a manual review ban longer than a single month?

As far as I know, site moderators can give at most a month long review ban manually via their tools. Is this possible somehow to give a longer review ban?
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Review audits are broken? [duplicate]

So I can't review for 2 days because of too many incorrect reviews. I just got to review an answer that was good. Just a good answer. Some explanation and a piece of code that matches the question. I ...
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My failed audit shows another user

I got a review ban when my mouse lagged. This is what I'm seeing now: Looks normal. However, when I visit the review page, I see this: For that very review I'm seeing another user listed who passed ...
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Still able to review wiki edits during a review ban

I recently failed a couple audits and got review banned. As of now: However, I just reviewed this wiki edit: I wasn't able to review the related excerpt edit though: Additionally... ...I am able ...
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Should review bans span all SE sites?

If somebody is a robo-reviewer on Stack Overflow, there's a good chance they'll be a robo-reviewer on Super User. Should the 2-day and 7-day review bans span across all SE sites? Or, should they at ...
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Don't show the number of suggested edits while under a review ban

My fat-fingered self failed an audit, which gave me a two-day review ban. However, I'm still seeing the number of suggested edits in the navbar. Shouldn't this be removed?
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Could moderators actually review-ban the Community user, and what would happen if they did?

I get that this question is a little narrow in scope, but just for the sake of humor, I'm wondering... This question's title ("Give Community ♦ a review ban") made me ask: do moderators actually have ...
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Allow all reviewers to see deleted posts they reviewed

So moderators just got the ability to provide custom reasons when they ban users from review. Often, these bans are due to specific very bad reviews, like approving spam or non-answers. It will be ...
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Return after brief hiatus to find I have a review ban

I didn't visit SO for last 2 days. When I come today and try to access review queue it says You have failed too many recent review audits – looks like you might need a break. Come back on Apr 26 ...
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I was able to review after failing an audit, but later got blocked from reviewing

I might be just me, but it's not the first time this happens. I failed an audit yesterday (can't remember in which category) and I got the Stop, look and listen message. I have no excuse whatsoever ...
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7 days block for not passing controversial audit - why my passed audits are completely ignored?

I was a few times blocked from reviewing for not passing audits (rather controversial ones). Since the last block I can't remember any failed audits, but I've passed a couple of them. Now I've failed ...
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Does passing a review audit decrease the chance of a ban?

What I mean to ask is, there are some test reviews too. Which are designed to check whether the user is paying attention or not. After the user has done those reviews, they tell him whether he was ...
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I was able to review audits even though I was suspended from doing so [duplicate]

I got review banned for 7 days on March 3rd, 2014. I have the habit to click on Review whenever I am on Stack Overflow's page. Yesterday it was showing me the following regular message You have ...
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I was able to review while blocked!

As the title suggests, I am blocked for 7 days for reviewing the posts! Today when I clicked on the counter for reviews (I don't know the exact name for that), I was able to review the content. I ...
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Could you at least give me a hint, what recent audits I've failed?

It happens sometimes. I've met an answer in first posts queue, which was not very good formated, but tried to diagnose the OPs problem as the bug in some library. I can't say if it's correct or not, ...
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You have failed too many recent review audits [duplicate]

I just failed an audit, and suddenly I got this message: You have failed too many recent review audits ... I was a bit surprised about this, because I don't really remember failing so many audits. ...
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How do I see suggested edits while review-banned?

Yesterday I failed another review audit and got a two day ban - ok, the fact that a lot of these audits don't fit the current policies is another issue, but today I got a little brown flag on the ...
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Can we do something to reduce the amount of poor quality reviewers there are working the queues? [duplicate]

This seems to occur on all Stack Exchange sites and I'm not going to provide any specific examples as that is basically naming and shaming. However, as many of you who work the review queues know, and ...
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Some questions on how the review algorithms work exactly

I would like to know how the review algorithm 'decides' that a late post need to be reviewed. When a user fails a review audit, he gets this: If the same user failed too many review audits, he gets ...
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Why have I been banned from the review queues?

I've been blocked from the review queues, and I don't know why. I recently hit +2K rep on Stack Overflow, so I have just started reviewing Suggested Edits and Low Quality. The message says that I ...
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Accidentally clicked No Action Needed on an obvious Late Answer test audit, now I can't review for 7 days

Key points from comments: This was my first Late Answer review of the day. This was my 3rd or 4th review of the day. I was suspended for 24 hours for failing a Late Answer review last week (my first ...
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Received message stating I failed too many review audits? [duplicate]

When clicking on the "review" tab today, I saw the following message: You have failed too many recent review audits – looks like you might need a break. Come back in 4 days to continue reviewing. ...
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Your review was inappropriate

I was recently reviewing first posts on SO when I was presented with this response: Why does the C preprocessor interpret the word "linux" as the constant "1"? Which it obviously ...
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Am I reviewing correctly?

Okay, (to be honest) I'm not happy about this but I've been review banned for 2 days (it appears that it's been done by the system). Now 2 days isn't a long time, but I'd just like to understand what ...
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Penalty for approving Suggested edit which is rejected with Vandalism flag

Today when I was trying to review suggested edit, I saw a suggested edit like: Suggested Edit on this post CodeIgniter Custom Admin URI Routes At first sight itself it seems as a spam to me, So I ...
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Banned from reviewing but can vote to close if the post already has a vote on it

I am currently banned from reviewing for failing audits. I just had a post which I wanted to flag as too broad. I noticed that it already had close(1) next to the flag link. I went and flagged the ...
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Banned for review cause of not approving added tags in suggested edits

Tag was added I have rejected it, but it was approved also this one and this one Was I wrong in this reviews? I think for this three I was banned for reviews.
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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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Flag users who approve an edit that ends up rejected for vandalism

If an edit is rejected as vandalism, I think it would be useful to have some sort of flag or notification raised if anyone voted to approve it.
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Rights for reviewing revoked while improving post [duplicate]

While reviewing a post, I saw some random character input and I wanted to improve that post. That's why I clicked the "Improve" button to edit the post and bang.... The message said that I can't ...
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Some ideas about review tasks

I believe I have had slew of difficult audit tests recently on StackOverflow. I failed two a couple of days ago and I remember thinking after both of them that I disagree with the fact that I failed. ...
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Bug with commenting on an audit [duplicate]

I was doing a review task and I clicked on add a comment. This immediately popped up: This is not the first time that this has happened. Now I am banned from completing review tasks. (A) I assume ...
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When banned from the reviews, an explanation would help

I've been banned from the reviews and it might be worthy but I would like to know if it's the honeypot tests that got me or a manual ban; if it's the latter, I would also like to know how I can ...
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Banned from reviewing without failing an audit

I have done about 20 reviews today and didn't fail a single one. How can it happen that I'm banned for 7 days? Have the criteria changed somehow? Sometimes the review audits are not 100% clear (there ...
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Review ban after skipping a review

So I received the following message today after clicking the 'Skip' button on a close vote review because I guess I took too long to vote on it and it said it was already closed when I tried to vote. ...
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Replace review audits with checks against the quorum

Audits are a terrible metric. They have little significance within the scope of reviews, and say very little about the reviewer. Using an algorithm to select audits doesn't work particularly well, and ...