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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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Edit conflicts during a re-edit within the 5-minute window can create an erroneous revision history

The last revision shown in a post's revision history is the current revision, but I have encountered a situation where an edit conflict can cause the displayed text of a post to differ from it. I ...
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How does the review-needed indicator work exactly?

With the rollout of the new top bar, you’ve probably noticed the new review indicator: or It’s possible there will be a different review icon by the time you read this. But this post is just about ...
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Review Queue Bat Signal - How can we make it more useful?

There's been a lot of discussion about the review queue in the top bar. Yes, a lot of it focuses on the icon - that's not what this is. I want to talk about getting eyeballs in review and doing that ...
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Minor problems with overriding suggested edit reviews

As mentioned here, authors and ♦ moderators are now able to override reviews of suggested edits. I was curious if this would work for edits I suggested myself (from before the time I was a ...
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Please don't red alert me for queues I've handled

I have found the red alert has been helpful in prompting me to review queues. There should be red when there's red dots against review queues: image stolen from When I look at the review icon, I see ...
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What is the correct way to report a questionable audit? [duplicate]

I failed a triage queue audit today, and received a two-day review ban. This was my first failed audit in (I think) weeks. But this is not a protest if audit ban injustice. Rather, I would like ...
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Deleted by Community not shown on review (audit?) page

This question on Meta Stack Overflow: Why is this answer spam? concerns a failed review audit (link, SO 10k only). It looks a little bit strange, because it doesn't show that the Community ♦ ...
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Why is offensive content added to review “trick” questions?

Why I even ask I'm over in Super User review and see an item pop up in suggested edits that appeared to be vandalism with hate crime type speech in it of prejudice based on skin color with the ...
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Red indicator for an empty queue [duplicate]

First of all, I apologize for posting a screenshot from Stack Overflow in Russian. If you have the same situation, you can place English version here. My low quality queue is empty (zero items), but ...
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Review queues in the dropdown menu have no indicator even when there are reviews

Earlier today (or at least a couple of days ago) the review queues had numbers showing up indicating how many reviews were pending in each. Those are now missing, and there's no indication of which ...
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Where are the review queue counters?

The review queue counters have disappeared: Where are they? When I did screenshot the Close Votes queue was not empty, if someone think so.
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Misalignment with radio buttons in add comment dialog in LQP queue

As you can see, the text is not on the same line as its radio button: This makes the entire dialog too big vertically and doesn't make sense from a UX perspective. It was not like this before. (...
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What determines the order of review queues in the new drop-down?

Before the recent changes to the top bar, I'm pretty sure that review queues were always listed in descending order of items pending. Now we have a drop-down preview on the review icon (thanks!), and ...
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Mark edits as rejected and remove the corresponding reputation gain when rolling back over them

Duplicate of Reject an already-approved suggested edit when rolling it back, acceptable compromise in Means of marking individual review outcomes as incorrect, whatever. These haven’t been implemented,...
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I performed a 'first post review' worthy action, but before it was in the review queue, missed the credit

Ok, so like, I'm one of the top reviewers on my 'usual' stack, and often perform reviews. That's all good and well. Sometimes though, I notice a new question in the feed, and I happen to clean it up, ...
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Hitting the suggested edit limit in a review queue is failing silently [duplicate]

I'm relaying from a post/comments on meta.askubuntu.com. The primary part of their question was addressed there; but they did identify a minor bug in the site that should be fixed. Apparently if a ...
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Review queues are misaligned in the new topbar

The new topbar is live on Meta Stack Exchange, but it has a small problem: when opening the review queues, they are misaligned: (tested on: Firefox 55 and Safari 10.1, macOS Sierra; Chrome on Windows ...
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Why are suggested edits that were rejected as spam or vandalism not visible to users who don't have an account on the site?

This question links to four suggested edits that were rejected as spam on Gaming Stack Exchange, a site where I don't have any account. I was surprised to see that when I tried to see those suggested ...
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Why didn't this question go through close votes review?

I flagged this question as off-topic, but my flag aged away. Since I'm not aware of Meta having the same problem with close votes as Stack Overflow, I was curious to see why my flag aged away, so I ...
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Why is the edit summary by default the same as the previous edit summary when improving a suggested edit? [duplicate]

When a user chooses "Improve" in the Suggested Edits review queue and submit their own edit to improve the suggested one, the edit summary is automatically the same as the edit summary for the ...
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Is there a time limit in the review queues?

It just happened the other day that I was doing some reviews on Stack Overflow and just when I opened a queue I got called away from the computer. I didn't skip the review nor did I close the tab/...
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The current item is automatically skipped if exited review page and re-open it [duplicate]

I am reviewing something when I accidentally press the site logo, which brings me to the front page of the site. Then I click the review button to the left of my info (avatar/rep/badge) and find that ...
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Absence of a Review option in mobile view [duplicate]

There is no Review option on mobile view of websites. Below is the screenshot of the page as I see from mobile view of Physics Stack Exchange. As you can see, there is no Review tab, while there is ...
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Review “Skip” button acting like “No action needed”?

[I only review on gaming.stackexchange.com, but I post here because I assume the process to be very similar on all sites.] When I press "Skip" on a review page, the item counter on the review ...
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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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Edit suggested without any actual edits

I reviewed a suggested edit but found no actual suggestion in it. Edits should have at least 6 characters changed, iirc. There is an edit summary or comment in it, however, which is what the user ...
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Review queues pulldown - numbers or circles? What now? [closed]

I think since a few days that the pulldown menu for review queues is now using dots instead of number of entries (grey dot: stuff to review. red dot: much more stuff to review. no dot: nothing to ...
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Bug in editing questions when reviewing a queue [duplicate]

When I view the following question in the review queue and click "Edit", it takes me to the top of the page, and does nothing. However, when I open it up as a regular page, then clicking "Edit" gives ...
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Adapt the selection of canned comments in the low-quality queue if the answer is long

Proposal If an answer exceeds a certain length (say 600 characters), remove the following options from the selection of canned comments in the low-quality queue: This is commentary on another post, ...
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Allow us to review on the spot

This post was inspired by a post on MSO from a moderator. Current we have to go to the review queue to handle a pending flag on a post (like NAA/VLQ). Sometimes you come along an active post which ...
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Wrong cutting-off of filter's string in review queue

My question is about Stack Overflow in Russian, but probably it affects another localized sites. I can't check them due to lack of reputation. The string which contains the list of currently selected ...
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Edit option broken in review if another edit is pending approval [duplicate]

This is the edit button I was trying to press - nothing comes up when I do. I went to the link provided and clicked on edit there; it showed me the error message.
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“Edit waiting” warning did not appear in First Posts Queue [duplicate]

I was reviewing a post in the First Posts Queue when I came across a question I wanted to answer, for reference the question I am talking about is linked this one: after reading bytes from a file in ...
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Can't recommend close questions in LQP if previously flagged [duplicate]

My personal habit of browsing SE is: View the first page, and flag some questions Irrelevant: Answer questions that I can Clear the review queue Now notice the 1st and 3rd things. I flag OT ...
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Suspended users can still use the “suggested edit review override” tool

The new tool allowing the OP of a post to override community review on suggested edits to it doesn't take account of the fact that said OP may be suspended! Or rather, it does but only partially so: a ...
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Editing posts in reviewing queue [duplicate]

I'm reviewing posts in the "First Post" queue and when I have "too many edits pending" instead of showing this message when I click on "edit" it just goes to the top of the page. But if I try to edit ...
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When is an edit of a question visible to other users when it requires a peer review? [duplicate]

I have edited a question, and i got this message: Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed. I then click on peer reviewed link and i can see: Your ...
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Improving your own suggested edit makes you leave the First Posts review queue

When reviewing the First Posts (and Late Answers) review queue, after you suggest an edit, you're back in the review queue and the I'm Done button is activated. So far, so good, but when I realize I ...
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Edit button doesn't show error in the review queue [duplicate]

I was reviewing first posts and noticed that I could not edit one of the posts (I had too many pending edits), normally there is an error message to explain this, however there isn't in the review ...
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Review history is delayed or hidden on user activity tab

A user made this review, but it isn't showing up on their profile as of now. Caching gone bad? Didn't think those views were cached, but I'm probably wrong.
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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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Follow review categories

I would like to get notified via mail whenever there is a new item on the review site, like it's possible with tags. Is this possible and if yes: How?
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Activity trace of rejected edit delayed 90+ minutes, except by deep digging in timeline

The following is a link to a rejected pending edit. https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/16802440 The issue I am raising here is not the specific rejection -- that kind of question I ...
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Reputation was not reflect to my account even if I not reached the limit to gain the reputation by edit the post [duplicate]

Today, I have faced the problem as my reputation is not reflected in my account when I edited the post (my total edited post is: 455) I have edited 5 questions in the Stack Overflow. All changes were ...
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Cannot view certain review queues without having up/down votes

Apparently, when a user has reached their daily up/down vote limit of 40, they are unable to access the First Posts and Late Answers review queues. Why is this? When I go into the FP/LA queues, it's ...
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Empty review guidance banner visible when queue is empty

When a review queue is empty, the 'guidance' banner stays visible, though it has no content. I'm pretty sure this banner wasn't visible yesterday, so it's a recent change bug.
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Allow mobile users to review posts [duplicate]

I have recently discovered reviewing posts and am working towards the respective badges. However, the majority of the time (even now) I use the mobile app, rather than the desktop. Therefore I was ...
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Add a Hot Network Question review queue for cleaning up questions that are about to become hot (or rejecting them altogether)

A common situation is that a question becomes a Hot Network Question, but it reflects poorly on the site it comes from due to any of the following reasons: Has a clickbaity or controversial title ...
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How to undo/fix an accidentally wrong review? [duplicate]

I misclicked when doing a review (this one), and that was a terrible goof. Is there a way to fix it?
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Daily maximum reviews for suggested edits prevents me from editing a post with a pending suggested edit

Today, I finished reviewing 40 items in the Suggested Edits queue at Stack Overflow, and switched to the First Posts queue. There was a question that I tried to edit, but it already had a pending ...