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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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Editing a post during review doesn't show an “edit not possible” message

While reviewing First Posts on Super User, I noticed that I couldn't edit this question (see below). Clicking the "edit" link simply does nothing. Editing is not possible for me right now because I ...
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Someone else already reviewed a post, so my action is no longer required; should I review as “No Action Needed”?

I see first-answer reviews where the answer is inappropriate, but someone else has already responded to it, welcoming the user and indicating what is wrong with the response. There is obviously no ...
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How can we communicate to users who try and get their question reopened that the community disagrees with the reopening?

Many times, a question gets closed, and then the author edits it in an attempt to get it reopened. However, in many of these cases, the close reason still ends up applying, and so users in the reopen ...
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Improve the editing flow with predefined options for “Edit Summary”

I realized that, 90% of the time, whenever I edit another person's post, my editing summary looks like this: Improved formatting, spelling mistakes, grammar mistakes, indentation, removed the ...
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Should question quality be considered during a suggested edit review? [duplicate]

Every now and then I come across suggested edits to questions which I feel are not worth editing. Usually those are off-topic or overly broad in a very obvious way, so making them on-topic would ...
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Cannot review suggested edits but I have reviewed one

Well, in SO I cannot access the review suggested edits, as I do not have 2k reputation. But I seem to have reviewed one in the past (which I do not remember at all). My guess is that maybe it was a ...
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Am I supposed to be reviewing spam flags? [duplicate]

I was just chatting in chat when I saw a little ping-like circle except it was blue and on the wrong side. So I did what any good citizen would do and I clicked it. It quickly prompted me to review a ...
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What are the review queues, and how do they work?

I see a "review" link on the top of the page, which takes me to a few "review queues". What is a "review queue"? What are the various queues for? What can I do in each queue? Return to FAQ index
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Who does the peer review of edits? [duplicate]

I didn't find this anywhere: who is doing the peer review of edits?
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Which review action on an edit that introduces good and bad changes? [duplicate]

Every now and then an edit will be suggested that introduces both good changes and bad ones, and I'm not sure which of "Improve Edit" or "Reject and Edit" actions is better suited to such a case. I ...
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Reject and improve: please allow editing from the pre-suggested-edit version

This is a continuation of Do we need a 'reject and improve' button?. In the previous episode, we obtained a way to say “the suggestion is not helpful, you don't get reputation for suggesting ...
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Posting comments on LQP reviews

I have just encountered a review item on which I was unsure. https://superuser.com/review/low-quality-posts/838262 It is from SuperUser's Low Quality Posts queue, a self-answer: To answer my own ...
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Retrieving sequence of Review Tasks Results (within a date)?

Is it possible to know (be sure) the sequence of review tasks results, even though the time data from 'CreationDate' is removed (i.e., there is only date, not time)? Let me explain better. I want to ...
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Is a gold tag badge holder’s Leave Open/Closed vote binding?

If a question is asked, and a user has a gold badge in one of the tags, the gold badge holder can close it as a duplicate as needed. The user can then re-open it with only one vote. But if someone ...
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Enable up/down-voting during reviews

This is a follow-up post of Answer not deleted after six "Recommend Deletion". In the linked question, an LQ review has ended with six "Recommend Deletion". However, the post has not been ...
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Add a downvote option in the VLQ review

There are many answers that are well-formed and well-formatted but are simply plain wrong or misleading. When reviewing, I often have a hard time deciding which action to take, as: Looks Good: is OK ...
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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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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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Second look at my skipped suggested edit reviews to learn

I recently made it past the 2k reputation border on Stack Overflow and started to review suggested edits. In some cases I am not sure about whether an edit should be approved or rejected and thus I ...
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Suggested edits view only partially visible when using “Full site” in mobile

Although the review queue works fine, if I try to review a pending suggested edit by visiting the post and then clicking on edit(1), the view for the review is only partially visible. I cannot ...
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Late late answer?

So, I just came across a review in the Late Answers review queue. The link to the review itself: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/review/late-answers/47599 This wasn't an audit (the ...
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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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Add Review Queues to iOS app [duplicate]

In line with this question, Add review queues to Android app review queues should be added to the iOS app. Currently, they can only be accessed from a mobile web browser, where the editing and ...
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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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Posts deleted by the community (from the low-quality review queue) don't show why they were deleted

If a post is deleted by its owner, it shows the status "deleted by owner". If it's deleted by users casting delete votes, it shows "deleted by (names)". If it's deleted through spam or offensive ...
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What are the “suggested edit stats” mentioned in the 10k tools page?

The access to moderator tools page mentions that you can view the "suggested edit stats": You now have access to various lists and statistical reports, giving you a broad overview of activity on ...
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Building guided tour on how to review?

When I had enough rep to review I had no idea how that works. I looked at it and said: Ok, I come back in a few months when I have a clue about it. I could of course have read a handful of meta posts ...
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Is there a way to track a user's review history?

Is there a way to see an individual's review history? I don't think there is. I've checked the tools page on the review menu, a privilege afforded to users with 10K, and didn't find what I was ...
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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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Review queue buttons aren't visible, can't be scrolled to when browser is less than full screen width (Chrome/Chromium)

Since the redesign, I have a problem. I use Chrome on Linux principally, and can test on Windows and OS X if desired. I use the browser window at less than full screen size because I have other small ...
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Why doesn't meta have First Posts review anymore?

While looking at the timeline for an old question here on meta, I found that it was reviewed in First Posts (yes, it does exist). There have been 21 reviews in total, the last of which was done in ...
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Why is upvoting being recommended here?

I've just noticed that the full text you get on the First Posts review queue includes: When in doubt, upvote the question and leave a comment to help the user out, or click Skip if you are not sure ...
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Don't invalidate spam or abuse flags upon review deletion

This post was a blatant spam post, initially seeming like a bare link to a Google Drive file, but that was actually a misleading link that went to a spam site (the actual link URL was different from ...
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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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Appropriate response to incorrect polyglot rejects of English edits

It's quite rare to find people who are so good at a written foreign language that they'd make a good copy editor of that language. Suppose you noticed a minor bit of clarity and context editing, (of ...
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What could have caused this question to be sent to the reopen queue?

I noticed a question had gotten reviewed earlier today, but I can't figure out what prompted the review. The question was asked almost a week ago, on January 17th at 10:16. It was reviewed and closed ...
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How can we prevent misinformed reopen reviews as a result of edits during the review process?

A common problem I've noticed in the reopen review queue is that if an edit is made while the review task is active, the task's view shown changes from the question to a diff view of the edit. This ...
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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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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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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-...