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Questions tagged [review]

For questions about the /review path where users can view and act on posts by other users that the system thinks may need attention.

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Add “Main site reviews” button in meta sites queue [duplicate]

Main sites have button to open meta site queue. But meta's queue page doesn't have button to go to main site queue. Could you add it?
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Is a question that asks for a review of my reviews allowed on Meta?

I'd like to ask for a review of my reviews, as I've just been banned for the first time. Is that a valid question here?
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What are the guidelines for reviewing?

About reviewing The review queues contain posts that possibly need further action from the community, like improvement, closure or deletion. By presenting those posts for peer-review, the system aims ...
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Does down-vote get reviewed or can I apply for review if got downvoted [duplicate]

Friend of mine, got upvoted for one of his nice answer and got downvoted for same answer by someone without any reason. Even reason for downvote is also not mentioned in comment. It is assumed that ...
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Move the aside box about the review queues grid to the top

With the recent changes to the review page, on a PC screen with sufficient width, the review page looks as in this example (note the "aside" box in it, containing "Super User is moderated by ...", ...
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When is a post removed from a review queue?

I've noticed that the number of reviews required to remove a post from a queue varies. For example, to accept/reject a suggested edit, you need two votes of the same kind. If the votes are conflicting,...
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What happens when “recommend deletion” and “delete” are mixed in LQP review? [duplicate]

In Low Quality Posts review, what happens when <20k users chose "recommend deletion", and 20k users chose "delete" for the same review? For example, if a post had 3 "recommend deletion" reviews and ...
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Suggested edit should be allowed to improve an explanation

I think the suggested edit mechanism is really a mess. If you want to improve an explanation or add some tips to an answer it is not possible. Because edits should correct grammar or format. Some say ...
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Why do the recent reviewers get squeezed after 20 reviews?

After I complete 20 reviews on a single day for some review queue, I typically see a message similar to this example (for the First Posts): Thank you for reviewing 20 first posts today; come back ...
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Total number of 'reviews today' is wrong

Very funny: on the stats page for 'suggested edits', it says there is 1 user with 1 review so far today. However, the counter for 'reviews today' says there are 11. Similar issues exist in other ...
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Review stats are showing wrong count again

In the review page, it shows stats of recent reviewers. But it is showing wrong stats. Because today (on Monday) it shows week count 53 (on Meta Stack Overflow) which is impossible as there is a limit ...
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Review queue showing wrong review today number [duplicate]

When going onto recent views on Safari Mobile I saw it says there were 5 reviews in the suggested edit queue. Yet. In the users reviews today list there were only two: Also for close votes: And low ...
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Comment upvotes and flags don't work when reviewing on mobile

Normally, when I browse a site in desktop mode on my iPhone, I can tap a comment and the upvote and flag options will appear: However, this doesn't work when reviewing from mobile. I can tap or long-...
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Being able to see the data on reviews when you hover the mouse over a user icon

Until the recent changes concerning the Review page, when you hovered the cursor over an user icon, you could see some data concerning the activity of that user in that specific review queue (when ...
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Purpose of “top reviewers today” in suggested edit review stats?

The "top reviewers today" list at https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/stats seems unnecessary. It's essentially a bunch of 20's with a couple of moderators at the top. Does this list ...
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Is there some order for sorting the top reviewers of the day?

Occasionally, I make it onto the "top reviewers of the day" list for a particular review queue. But, as the day progresses, the ordering for people with the same number of reviews appears to change ...
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Review spring cleaning: performance improvements and responsive design

This is just a heads-up that there's a lot of work underway right now on the Review system, mostly in the areas of cleanup and bug-fixing. The review system we have now was originally built over the ...
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Move side widget “Help improve the site” to the bottom of the review queues on smaller screens

When viewing the /review page on smaller screens, the "Help improve the site" widget, normally shown as a side widget on the right, is now shown above the review queues themselves. Can it please be ...
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Bring the “moderator tools” button back next to the “Review” one, and make them look the same

The Review page used to have the "Tools" button right next to the titular "Review" one, enabling >10k reppers (less on Beta sites) to easily switch between the two: Right now, after the new ...
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Answers/questions filter names are not able to be localized

The Low quality posts and the First posts queues have filter option, and that option is not localized (tested for ruSO, ptSO, esSO, jaSO), i.e. not found in Transifex:
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Reviewer deleted my comments and i do not think he have enough reason to do so [duplicate]

I saw a question and I think I may also help by answering this question, and my account was banned then, why they have the rights to ban me and what can I do with it?
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Make the review link on the Review homepage clickable again

The "Review" link (upperleft) used to be clickable (hyperlinked). It provided a 1 click only way to easily refresh the review page. With the changes applied today, the hyperlink is no longer available....
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Why/how was this (non wiki) suggested edit orphaned? [duplicate]

Reviewing this (non wiki) suggested edit on Stack Apps, I hit Improve Edit and further updated the post. Now the suggested edit is "orphaned". It shows in the post history: but not in the ...
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Not getting “credit” for Improve Edit

The day before yesterday I reviewed this suggested edit in the Super User Suggested Edit Review Queue (I have > 2K rep there).  I clicked on “Improve Edit”, made some more changes, and saved (...
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How is this user able to review posts so long after they were completed originally?

This is a revisit of Are certain users favored the opportunity to review posts? that seems to have grown stale without any solid answer. Just recently I was baffled by a user's ability to review a "...
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Link to meta queues broken on wide screens

The last update broke the link to meta queues. On wide screens it looks like this: Previously this link was on the bottom of the page and at mobile devices it still looks as yesterday:
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Low Quality Posts you Have Already Flagged

I just discovered that it is possible to get a post in the Low Quality Posts review queue that you have already flagged for closing, making reviewing that item impossible. Obviously, I don't want to '...
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Suggested edit says previous (documented, not missing) version of tag body was written by the current editor, but it wasn't

Admittedly a very minor bug, perhaps even a one-time thing. The bug This suggested edit on Science Fiction and Fantasy states that user Stormblessed created the stormlight-archive tag's wiki on Feb ...
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MathJax issues in Reopen Votes review queue

When reviewing Reopen Votes on questions which have been edited, the behaviour of MathJax is a little bit different than on the regular Q&A pages. For example, the side-by-side markdown view shows ...
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I do not understand this edit review [migrated]

I recently submitted an edit to an already well-established accepted answer: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/21832856. This edit was rejected 2:1 as "This edit was intended to address ...
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Why the first post review tab is red? [duplicate]

This happened to me on the ELU stack exchange, though I figure perhaps this could happen on the other sites. The review tab has a red dot on the left of the first post review tab, however it's ...
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How does this review comment make sense?

Simple question: can anybody help me understand what moved a reviewer to reject with this review comment: This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. ...
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How do I report a questionable review? [duplicate]

I sometimes run into an edit being rejected on grounds (/ with comments) that make me suspect that the reviewer was not paying attention making a mistake. Is there a way to report the review decision ...
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Could (should?) we exclude the Formatting Sandbox from the Low Quality review queue?

Every so now and again I see an "answer" from the Formatting Sandbox on the Low Quality review queue, presumably automatically added there due to the number of downvotes it received. However, the ...
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While reviewing wanted to edit but couldn't and no notification [duplicate]

While I was reviewing some Q/A I wanted to edit one of them but the Edit link didn't work Also no notifications popped up nor a warning of some kind was shown Then I tried directly outside the ...
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How to proceed with a post that was incorrectly removed from the low quality review queue?

Consider the following situation: A post was in the low quality review queue, because it was rather a comment to the question and not an answer. The first reviewer made some minor edit which did not ...
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Why should a flag be declined if it was correct at the time? [duplicate]

A question was posted a couple of days ago that was blatantly off topic. I do not yet have 3,000 reputation here so I am unable to vote to close a question. Instead I flagged it with the "Blatantly ...
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Scale daily review caps more effectively to bring even busy queues to 0 instead of 1000

On a number of sites*, there's enough review flow to reliably keep certain queue backlogs in the dozens or even hundreds. This is discouraging to regular reviewers; some sites struggle recruiting more ...
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Can we be more clear why you can't comment on certain posts?

When you look at deleted/locked/review question's or answer's comment area (like the best answer ever) you get to see this very vague message: This message tells me so little. How hard is it to ...
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.info-box div missing background color in review

I was just doing some LQP review, when I happen upon the post pictured below. There is the normal "Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully" warring, however there ...
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Increasing reviews per queue incrementally beyond 1000

Currently review limits are set at: 20 reviews per queue per day if the queue size is less than 1000 40 reviews per queue per day if the queue size is 1000 or more If there is a an increment of ...
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Automatically dismiss 'Please consider adding a comment' message when loading next review

Whenever you cast a downvote, if you have less than 2k reputation, you get a message reminding you Please consider adding a comment if you think this post can be improved. This used to be shown ...
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How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: You do not have edit privileges. Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome all constructive edits, but please make them substantial. ...
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Dealing with misguided reviewers of suggested edits - take 2

It was already discussed before with some suggestions (even from me) but here is a final and simple suggestion that in my opinion will hunt down the badge hunters. Now that the number of reviewers ...
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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 ...
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Can't complete First Post review when reaching the daily vote limit

When reviewing First Posts (but probably Late Answers as well), if you use your last (up/down)vote for the day, you can't complete the review. See the GIF below, after clicking the 'I'm Done' button ...
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Leave Open link in Vote to Close dialog box [duplicate]

As noted below in the comments, this question specifically addresses how the functionality delivered to "complete" the supposed-Duplicate question is not sufficient, and requests a CHANGE to the ...
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Allow me to use the standard keyboard shortcuts for closing a question in the review queues

It's almost impossible to review Close Votes from the review queues without a mouse. For accessibility purposes, it would be much better if the same keyboard shortcuts that you'd use from the ...
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Skipping reviews suffices for gaining the Peacekeeper hat

Yesterday, I performed a smashing four reviews on Graphic Design, but I skipped through further nineteen of them (mod-only link). Still, I got the Peacekeeper hat. I reproduced this on English ...
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How many suggested edits have been overturned and by whom?

For more than a year and half, authors and moderators have been able to override suggested edits. Well, what better excuse than being near new years' to get some data. So, how many times have the ...