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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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How can I correct a reviewer's opinion?

My edit to an answer was accepted by two of the three reviewers, with the third rejecting with a claim that part of my edit was incorrect. In fact, my proposed edit was entirely and demonstrably ...
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Why was my answer deleted as 'not an answer' when it answered the question? [closed]

One of my answers was deleted as low quality. A reviewer said "This does not provide an answer to the question." https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/20245109 My answer was one line of ...
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Add “Skips” to Advanced Review Statistics

So on Code Review we currently have a rather wide margin of time that's used on close-vote reviews. The "slowest" user is averaging out at 180 seconds per review, the "fastest" is clocking in at 10. ...
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Review page body oddly clipped on desktop

The review page body for me is weirdly clipped and scrollable horizontally, even though that's not the case for pretty much anywhere else on the site, nor is it the case for the site header. I'm on ...
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Add “review later” option instead of irrevocably skipping in Review Queues

I usually do reviews on Sports SE and wish there was an option of reviewing later an item instead of skipping it irrevocably. Let's say I'm reviewing close votes queue and there's a question where I ...
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Is it possible to estimate the active reviewer population using the SEDE data?

My main site has, I think, a problem with a shrinking reviewer population, and I would like to use the SEDE data to estimate whether this is indeed the case and, if so, how bad it is and how it has ...
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Inline suggested edit reviews are truncated in medium-width windows

When reviewing a suggested edit inline (not from the queue) on a site with the new “responsive” design, at a window width where normal content does fit, the diff window is truncated on both sides, as ...
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Why can't I review posts?

A few days ago I earned a privilege; now I have access to a review queue for First Posts and Late Answers. I got a notification that from now onward I can review First Posts and Late Answers from ...
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It still “Looks Good” in Network Profile

Review option in Very Low Quality review queue has been changed to "Looks OK" from "Looks Good" a few years ago. If we select "Looks OK" in the review queue, it still shows "Looks Good" in network ...
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Viewing vote counts while reviewing immediately unmasks review audits

Assume you're performing a review of either a First post or Late answer (on any SE site where audit reviews are enabled). If you do have the Established Users privilege on that site, you can also "...
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Can't see the specific off-topic reason in the Reopen queue

When I am doing the Reopen Review queue, I like to see why the question was closed. If the question is closed due to it being "off-topic" however, I can't see the specific off-topic reason: It just ...
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Review process should have better explanation and termnology [duplicate]

Recently I was introduced to the review feature for the first time. I was happy for the option to help improve SO so even though it was late I put some effort and reviewed a few questions. One ...
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Wrong dates in comments in Triage review [closed]

I see wrong dates for comments in the Triage review queue. The question is asked 29 minutes ago (today), but the comments are dated 24 May.
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How do I handle partially correct edits in the Suggested Edits review queue?

Contradicting Instructions While going through the suggested edits review queue, one sometimes stumbles upon partially useful edits like this one. Trying to follow the instructions listed in the ...
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Please don't show the red dot indicator for review items I can't do

This is not a duplicate of Please don't red alert me for queues I've handled, because this reports different things from that question. That question is specifically about the case where the ...
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Red dot indicator appears even when I'm banned from reviewing [duplicate]

I am seeing the red dot indicator for SO's review queues even though I've been temporarily banned from them. Can we remove the indicator?
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Is it appropriate to approve an edit that only adds a link to documentation?

I see that happen quite often on answers with code, and mostly to the official documentation of a function. I believe a comment would be better, but I'm not sure what the consensus here is.
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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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Why even let me edit when another edit is awaiting approval for a post?

I was going through some questions and one of them looked nasty and not properly formatted. I decided to edit it and clicked the edit button. The edit page loaded and I did a lot of work there — ...
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How to handle low quality answers in LQP queue?

This comes up often in the queue. People write bad short answers. My mouse wanders towards the downvote button, except that it's hidden in the LQP review queue. The post certainly doesn't "Looks OK". ...
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Can tag gold-badge holders take off their golden hat when casting close votes? [duplicate]

It was my understanding that when a tag gold-badge (TGB) holder casts a close vote for dupes, the question gets closed immediately. It doesn't matter in what order a TGB holder casts their vote. I ...
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Article review SE site

I've looked around on the Sites overview of Stack Exchange and noticed there is a site for code review, but none for (blog) article review. I myself always look for a couple of proofreaders for my ...
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Isn't voting and editing possible from the review queue?

I am participating in the review queue for (nearly) the first time, on Stack Overflow. I see that in the upper right hand corner, we can view our badge progress by hovering over the bar, as described ...
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Get own count stats for suggested edits

I guess that I may get a "duplicated question" but it's welcome, I can not find an answer ... How an user can access to his own accumulated review suggested edit stats (total number of approved and ...
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Give askers a way to challenge a duplicate closure

When I read about Stack Overflow or the Stack Exchange network in various other places on the internet, a lot of it are complaints about the moderation. There is one specific complaint I see a lot, ...
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Dark screen after trying to improve an edit that was already handled

Here's what happened. I went to a question page and saw that there was an edit pending. I clicked on "edit (1)" to see the edit and somehow got distracted by the cracked.com article link that the ...
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Text box overflows when adding a custom flagging reason

When flagging a comment (I was in the review queue when I did) the text box is wider than the gray area. I'm on Chrome, Version 65.0.3325.181 (Official Build) (64-bit).
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Why is the review-needed indicator red for an empty queue on ELL?

I just noticed that the Close Votes review-needed indicator is red for me on ELL: When I click on it, however, it shows that the queue has been cleared: I've read the explanation about how the ...
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Is it subjective, or common experience that moderators on stack exchange believe they know better what question you should ask? [closed]

In recent years, I subjectively experience an increase of the following outcome for a stack exchange question: In the comments, some people are quick to claim that the question is duplicate, not ...
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How to view the close reasons for failed close reviews?

Relevant screenshot: (full page link) This question's close review failed (3 x Leave Open, 1 x Close). I wish to know how to view the specific close reason which was given by the users who voted ...
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Question found in the VtC queue, but it doesn't have active close votes, how is it possible? [duplicate]

I found this question is the VtC review queue. If you can see that, the review entity is this. The question has no active close votes. I check the review queues of the related site multiple times in ...
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Show number of posts to be reviewed in the review indicator instead of the circular dots

I believe the area of grey circular dots could be better occupied by the numerical count of the number posts up for reviewing in that subsection. When there are no posts for reviewing in that ...
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What happens when one user approves and two reject a suggested edit?

User A rejects an edit. User B approves it, then User C rejects it again. Does this have consequences for User B? Will they lose the right to approve/reject edits?
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How to handle possible duplicate in first posts review section

I've seen a lot of questions recently in the first posts review section which could possibly be duplicates. I was wondering how to review posts such as this. The two options I had were the following: ...
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Is it legitimate to mass retag questions without edit privileges?

I've recently started with a large retag on the new Quantum Computing site. I first discussed with a user who can review and we thought that we knew what needed to be done. However, it appears that 1 ...
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Location of re-open questions

A question of mine on Stack Exchange's Writing Beta forum was put on hold, as someone marked it as a request for critique. Now, it kinda was, but I thought it was okay since a previous question of ...
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Close reasons window overlaps review actions bar

When you click "close" in the review queue, it pops up a form with some options. If you scroll down, it covers the top bar. Instead, it should go in-between the Q&A and the top bar.
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Too many deletion comments on an answer

The answer in question: I understand that Bryan is trying to be helpful here, but it just adds to the cacophony when the post makes it to the review queue and has the standard blurbs added. I think ...
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Can't see all the options while reviewing with a small screen

I had the review page open to fill half my monitor (how I normally browse the Q&A). I wanted to vote to reopen, but I couldn't see the reopen action even when I scrolled over. Unfortunately, it ...
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Does reviewing queues have any gains for me as a Stack Overflow user?

Due to my reputation on Stack Overflow, I have access to different review queues. I want to know if it will change my score/reputation or if it will only provide me some badges? Maybe this part seems ...
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Let reviewers know if a suggested edit will push the question into the reopen queue

Many times, someone will suggest an edit to a post that was closed within the last five days. The edit itself may be benign, and correct valid things such as grammar issues or a bad title. However, ...
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Count of different actions on suggested edits

On the Suggested Edits review page, there are five actions you can take: Accept Improve Edit Reject and Edit Reject Skip I wish to know the number of times I have done each action above. I know ...
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Can I cancel a 'pending edit' [duplicate]

I suggested edits on a few questions/answers and they are now pending. As the Stack Overflow site only allows 5 pending edits, I would like to know if it is possible to cancel any such edits in order ...
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Review menu missing from top bar

As of a few minutes ago, the review menu/button has disappeared from the top bar: This seems to be a networkwide issue.
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Title displays oddly in side-by-side markdown view of review queue

Was on the reopen review queue, and the title displays weird in side-by-side markdown Inline Side-by-side Side-by-side markdown It looks more like the inline version than the side-by-side version. ...
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I'm not that bad! Why can't I review?

I saw that there were suggested edits by the indicator by the bar, but when I tried to review I was told that the queue was cleared! I thought that maybe the notification was old, due some ...
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Reopen Queue layout error on posts that were edited after closing

Don't you think the red bar (indicating deleted text) is tooooo long? Click to show full image See for yourself (the page where the screenshot was captured).
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Users with less than 2k reputation appear as reviewers

I was looking into the stackoverflow review page. It appears that something is wrong with the Suggested edit section. As per the other sections, it should display people who are reviewing these posts. ...
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What to do when a reviewer rejects and edits with your suggested edit?

Earlier today I suggested an edit to a question which I felt improved the formatting and increased the readability of the post. It was rejected and edited by the reviewer with the same suggestions (...
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Should low-rep users make small edits? (i.e. noise removal)

We don't like noise, especially on SO. A user with 2k+ reputation can make small ninja-edits without bothering anyone, but for me to make a similar edit would require someone to waste time with an ...