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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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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 ...
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What makes you eligible to review certain items in a review queue?

A previously asked question addresses the situation of "Does the review queue page show only reviews requiring your action?" The answer from Shog9 essentially said: Caching. And some complicated ...
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Review queue indicator not firing in the top bar even though reviews are available on a small SE site

The top bar on Webmasters didn't say there were reviews, but when I clicked the queues icon, I see that there are reviews to be completed: I hadn't checked the queues in over an hour The question in ...
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Can we point to other Stack Exchange communities inside a tag description?

While reviewing, I came across a tag excerpt update that points a user towards another community and I didn't know if I could approve this or had to reject this: Personally, I'm convinced this kind ...
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Why is there no Voting on Reviews?

Most of the time I'm active on StackOverflow is scrolling through the Review Queues I have access to. These review queues are important to SO's operation, and going through them is my menial way of ...
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Adding line separator for answers in the close vote review

In the close vote review, for the duplicate questions, in the Duplicate tab, the answers are not separated with the line separator. For an example in this close vote review, the answers in the ...
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Make reviewing edits with MathJax more manageable [duplicate]

Currently, when viewing an edit where MathJax is edited, the rendered output side-by-side diff breaks the MathJax rendering. This is particularly annoying when reviewing edits, as the actual result ...
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Move whitespace to the localizable string for review option's description

Consider the Low Quality Posts review: The spaces after the bold text currently are hardcoded, i.e. I can't remove/change them via Transifex. Hence in Stack Overflow in Russian we see an ugly ...
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Shouldn't there be an appeal process for (wrongly) rejected edits?

I'll pose this one as a question for an open discussion because the issue really bothers me: Shouldn't there be an appeal process for (wrongly) rejected edits? First I have to give you some ...
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What criteria should we use to determine which review queue indicator a site will have?

A few weeks ago, we tested a modified review queue indicator for small sites. In essence, the top bar icon will get a red dot whenever there's any task and not just when the count reaches a discrete ...
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Allow questions to be bountied before two days if they are reviewed as “Leave Open” in the Close Votes queue

The rationale of the 2 days delay before a new question becomes bountiable is that the community requires time to close a not eligible question. The problem is with it, that the worth of an answer ...
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Review icon not showing in private beta sites

The Review icon isn't shown in the top-bar of the newly launched private beta, Stellar Stack Exchange, even though I have enough reputation (just 1) to review close and reopen votes.
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When confronted with spam in the LQP queue, should I press 'delete' or 'looks okay'?

Since there's no spam option in the LQP queue, you have to go outside of the queue to flag as spam. This leaves you with the review, though... What do you press? Pressing 'delete/recommend deletion' ...
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Should grammar edits of closed questions be approved? [duplicate]

If a question is closed or put on hold, usually nobody bothers to fix spelling mistakes in it. But if a new user does it, should the edit be approved? It does technically edit the post, although not ...
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Review window (without edit privs) silently fails on attempts to edit when another is pending [duplicate]

Was doing this Server Fault Late Answer review and I wanted to edit the question. The edit link appeared broken (clicking the link did nothing) so I reloaded. Still nothing. I simply selected "No ...
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Should I accept an anonymous edit on a post by an unregistered author who claims to be locked out of their original account?

I saw this review in the queue: If the anonymous user is indeed DBChronos, this edit seems totally acceptable. However, if not, this could conflict with the author's intent. DBChronos is indeed an ...
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Review queues seem to have disappeared

Today I opened Network Engineering as I do very often, but I noticed a change, which I've not seen before. Normally when I click the review book/list icon I can see the different queues and if any of ...
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Why do “Recommend Close” reviews show up as “Close” reviews in the Low Quality Posts review queue? [duplicate]

This low quality review item has two reviews: one (from S.L. Barth) to close and another to recommend close (because Mureinik doesn’t have enough reputation to vote to close). But for both reviews, ...