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

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Improved experience for users with review suspensions

This post details the first in a series of releases related to the ongoing work on Review Queues. It focuses on changes to the ways in which users who have been suspended from reviewing are notified ...
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The time of automatic review bans should be increased with every new ban

The way the current auto-bans for reviews work is rather suboptimal. Somebody who's really after the badges and doesn't care whether they're banned for two days can just continue clicking through, ...
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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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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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New Review Suspensions Mod UX

This post details the second in a series of releases related to the ongoing work on Review Queues. It focuses on big upgrades to the tools provided for moderators to track and apply review suspensions ...
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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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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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Should I bring the behaviour of an obvious robot-reviewer to the attention of the moderators, and how?

As the title of this question asks, should I? There's a particular user I've come across via this suggestion that has approved 239 edit suggestions and rejected none. The pattern of their activity log ...
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Incorrect audits [closed]

Today, I failed an (unfair and incorrect) audit, the first one in a while, and I'm now banned from reviewing for two days. I naturally find this unfair and stupid, and I would really like to get the ...
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How many failed audits to be put on quarantine?

From time to time I fail a review audit. That's another story, but after not having run in to an audit (and certainly not failing one) for over a week, and suddenly failing one, I got banned from ...
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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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Show previously review-banned users in Review Ban List

There's a link from the Mod Links section where Mods can ban users from reviewing. There's also a section which shows currently banned users. Unfortunately, currently there's no place which lists ...
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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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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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I see "There are no review queues available to you" when clicking the review icon without any explanation

This has appeared as the dropdown on my review queue button today: I can't find out anything about it. What does it mean? Why aren't there any review queues available to me? How long it's going ...
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Please allow moderators to apply real permanent review suspensions

As users are now inbox-notified for each review suspension, there is now one edge case that may cause confusion to users -- Background On Stack Overflow, we have users1 who have over 50 previous ...
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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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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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Are 'reasonably bad' reviewers in any way being detected or 'punished'?

First and foremoest: this topic has nothing to do with the existing audit system. It detects people blindly voting, it does that well, nobody disputes that. This topic is about detecting, warning and ...
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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 ...
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Why have I been banned from the review queues? [closed]

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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"Review queues" button spots an "attention badge" even while you are review banned [duplicate]

Possibly only during the last [your timezone - SO timezone] hours of ban, but, for obvious reasons, that's hard to verify as an end user. Update, as I fell for an attention test with a too-short late ...
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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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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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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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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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Your review was inappropriate [closed]

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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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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Revoke review queue badges after an audit

A user with 5 review queue badges recently got a 7 day review ban after hitting too many audits Shouldn't his stats/badges take a hit1 in such cases? Even better, keep a warning on the queue (or at ...
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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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Allow moderators to mark single reviews as bad and inform/ban reviewers based on this

Summary Implement a system that automatically informs and potentially review-bans reviewers (with optional adjustments) based on moderators marking individual reviews as bad. This makes moderating ...
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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 ...
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan's user avatar
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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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Is it possible to find out if/when my account has received a (review) ban before?

I'm wondering if there's a way for a user to find out if (and when) their account has ever received a review ban (or any other kind of ban for that matter) on a given site. Can this information be ...
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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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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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Split translatable strings related to review suspension tool

There're many string related to review suspension tool that contain exact substrings. E.g: Being suspended can be a frustrating experience, but correct reviews help us maintain quality content on the ...
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Unable to translate "The following tasks were handled incorrectly:" on review suspension page

There is no sentence to translate "The following tasks were handled incorrectly:" on the review suspension page:
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Review bans could consider reviews and passed audits in addition to time elapsed [duplicate]

Since my previous ban ended I reviewed about 450 items and passed many audits. Well eventually failed this audit and banned! Now it's 60 days. On meta there is a question explaining that is not ...
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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 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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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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Don't display review queues icon when user cannot review questions

Currently, when user cannot review questions because of insufficient reputation, the review queues icon is not displayed. This is fine. But when a user cannot review questions because they are banned, ...
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