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Alignment/spacing issues in the review interface

The review interface has recently (in the past day or so, I think) developed some alignment issues: the score and answer count are misaligned, and I don't remember that top section taking up so much ...
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Insufficient options in the low-quality review queue

I believe that Add downvote option to Low Quality Review Queue list of potential actions needs to be revisited. When using the low-quality post review queue, there are three options for answers: looks ...
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“Learn more” link in review queue page is not responding on “Stats” and “History” tabs

There is a "Learn more" link available on all the review queue pages, clicking on it opens a popup with that review queue's information. That "Learn more" link is responding in the ...
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Testing three-vote close and reopen on 13 network sites

Test is live! The 13 sites below have their votes to close set at 3. I've also reduced the votes needed for migrations to 2 (down from 3). Almost two years ago I ran a test for single vote closure/...
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Can we have more options for low-quality reviews?

This post is motivated in part by a post I made on a site's meta, Why is this clearly wrong answer "Looks OK"? When an answer is wrong, and the consensus is not to delete because it is an ...
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New onboarding for review queues

The Public Platform team is continuing to work towards improving the review queues and we’re here today to announce a new onboarding experience for the review queues. In the product discovery phase (...
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Change in the way the first posts review queue works?

Was there a recent change in the way the first posts review queue works? I ask this because I am used to getting the reviews from that queue within the first five minutes after the question (or the ...
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In which order are delete voters shown?

When a post is deleted, a banner is shown indicating which users voted to delete the post: What determines the order in which these users are shown? Often, it seems to be a chronological order (like ...
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Daily reviews doesn't match votes available. Why is that?

What's the difference between "your daily reviews" and the "votes left today" in the review queues? Here's a visual from SO's close vote queue where you can cast 40 close votes (...
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Trapped in reviewing: “I'm done” vs “No action needed”

A question I'm reviewing includes an "Update" section that provides an answer. I don't notice that it provides an answer. I select "No action needed". Then I notice the answer ...
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Why does accepting an edit require additional reviewers even when I as a reviewer can singlehandedly edit without any need for approval?

This question has been asked more than ten years ago already, but was de-facto declined by a staff member. Many questions in the field of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript can be presented as a runnable ...
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Reviewing a suggested edit from a review queue jumps to the suggested edit queue

I was in the first posts review queue and chanced on a post with a suggested edit. (Note: I have enough reputation to review suggested edits.) I clicked on “edit (1)” and was taken into the suggested ...
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Can we have suggested edits reviews be a pop-up while reviewing another queue? [duplicate]

When reviewing the Late Answers queue (this might apply to other queues, I encountered it with this one) we might want to edit the answer. If we do, the edit window will be inside the scope of the ...
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Add the share button to (other) answers in review queues

When reviewing an answer in one of the Low Quality Posts, First Posts, or Late Answers queues, there is the option to watch the Other answers of the question. This gives a more "naked" view ...
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How to see Review Queue help boxes again?

Recently new help boxes for Review Queues were displayed to users. E.g.: The box above is about a specific queue. There is also a main box for queues in general like shown here. After dismissing, ...
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Workflow changes for review queues

This time last year, the Public Platform team announced an initiative to improve the review queues. Our goal was to explore new ways to better support our curator and moderator communities by ...
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Standardise the order which Review Queues are in across the site [duplicate]

Can the order that the queues appear in on the review page and in the review drop down be made consistent? Right now the review queue page is ordered by size of queue, while the drop down has a static ...
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Pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip

There is a pluralization issue in the review queue - received vote count tooltip. For the 1 vote, it is displayed as 1 votes This community-specific close reason received 1 votes Screenshot for ...
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Plans for Updates to Review Queues

We are planning a series of releases over the coming months relating to the work being done on improving the user experience for all aspects of reviews queues. To quote from the preview post: In this ...
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Help center page on reopening questions no longer correctly states the time frame in which edited questions are added to the reopen queue

In the help center entry for reopening a closed question, the article states: Closed questions that receive edits within the first 5 days of closure are automatically put into a review queue to be ...
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Increase the character limit of the custom edit rejection reasons

During my time on Arqade, I sometimes take some time from my experience to visit the Suggested Edits review queue, and approve/reject the edits I see. I find myself rejecting a lot of edits that are ...
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Why does my daily reviews count go up and down depending on the amount of outstanding reviews?

On some sites such as SO, it may happen that for specific review queues there are hundreds (thousands?) of outstanding reviews. For such queues, users may be allowed to perform up to 40 (instead of 20)...
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Visual design changes to the review queues

The Public Platform team would like to announce another release in a series of planned work for the Review queues. This release focuses on refreshing the queue user interface in preparation for ...
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Low-quality answer auto-comments sound a little hard to new users

When reviewing low quality posts, I came across this post and recommended its deletion. The system automatically left a comment saying, If you have a new question, please ask it by clicking the Ask ...
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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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Expand LQ review comment for “me too” non-answers with advice about “follow post” feature

The "follow post" feature is convenient for users having the same problem as asked about in the question. Currently, the system generates the following comment for those who post non-answers ...
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Is there any software which can scrape review queues?

Is there any software one can use to scrape Stack Exchange review queues of choice and e.g. print a summary to standard output? A possible input document: - stackoverflow.com - triage - first ...
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Award For Reviewing (Triage, First Posts, etc) [duplicate]

As stated before, reviewing questions is a thankless job. The OP of that question had a good point. Today, I noticed the Triage feature for the first time. I've probably spent a good 2-3 hours ...
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Is the “Congratulations” message in the FP Queue misguiding use of VLQ?

There have been numerous discussions about the merits (or otherwise) of the "Very Low Quality" (VLQ) flag for questions, such as here on Meta.SE, along with many closely related questions on ...
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Why is SO letting me enter edit mode if the edit queue is full? [duplicate]

This is happening quite frequently and this is so annoying While I'm reviewing First Posts, I see some posts that require better formatting and corrections. So, I press the edit button to enter 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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Edit-rejection string “edit does not improve the quality of the post” needs to be added to Transifex

At this suggested edit on SO in Spanish, the edit-rejection reason: The edit does not improve the quality of the post. Changes to the content are unnecessary or make the post more confusing. Is in ...
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Give Tag synonyms their own review queue

As per Robert Harvey's suggestion here, lets have a review queue for tag synonyms. It should be filtered so that users will only be shown what they can vote on. This should help all those ...
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“Submit” button in review queues remains Disabled

I noticed that when reviewing the review queues the "Submit" button is not being enable to finish the review. I checked on U&L, AU, SO, SU but none working (in all review queues same ...
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Review task for untagged questions

In certain cases, questions will arrive with untagged, such as via migration and no destination tag, or the only tag being removed. This leaves questions in the untagged state, which desires a fix. ...
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Require close voters to continually interact with questions they voted to close [closed]

People who vote to close a question should be responsible for being active with the question poster. Meaning that if you vote to close the ownus is on you, the voter, to see the changes that you have ...
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Is 'or' considered as a tag when filtering?

In review queues I'm trying to filter tasks like this [python] or [javascript] or [c++] but I get an message saying A maximum of 3 tags are allowed. Is this supposed to happen? Is 'or' also ...
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Review queues can be accessed after reached 500 reputation, but the review queue page says differently

As per the Review Queues introduction page, "First Posts" and "Late Answers" can be earned at 2,000 reputation. But I can access those review queues, after reached 500 reputation ...
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Review queues on Meta?

On the Stack Overflow help center article about review queues, here, it says on the bottom: Note: These two queues do not exist on Meta sites. But there are Late Answer and First Posts review queues ...
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Review help page contains “How do I use the First posts queue?” page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have “First Posts” review queue [duplicate]

Meta Stack Exchange review help page contains "How do I use the First posts queue?" page, but Meta Stack Exchange doesn't have "First Posts" review queue itself. Also in other site'...
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Please allow moderators to apply real permanent review suspensions

As users are now inbox-notified for each review suspension, there is now one edge case that may cause confusion to users -- Background On Stack Overflow, we have users1 who have over 50 previous ...
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Lots of questions in the reopen queue

I've noticed in the last couple of days that there have been a few occasions when there's been a sudden surge of questions in the SO "Reopen" review queue. Normally there's either no questions at all ...
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Improve/remove the First Posts review guidance text about (voting to) delete

When reviewing First Posts, the guidance text is slightly off when reviewing answers; one of the bullet points is Delete questions that are noise or are of extremely poor quality The text is already ...
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Can’t review edit in pop up on mobile

I am using the full responsive site on mobile Safari (portrait orientation) and when I tap on “edit(1)” on a question’s page to review an edit, the pop up is unusable: I can’t go any more left but I ...
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Clarify “This item is not reviewable” message

If you browse to one of your own pending suggested edits, accessed from your user activity page, you are directed to the suggested edit in the review queue. Example: a review item. There, the message ...
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Unchecking “Show skipped reviews” on the last page leads to an empty review list

When user's review queue history have a different number of pages for with and without skipped items, navigation to the last page and unchecking the box "Show skipped reviews" leads to a ...
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Code marked as deleted does not look good in side by side markdown view in dark mode

Can't see deleted code I have come across a situation in dark mode. This is a serious contrast problem according to the following preview: It is too expensive to distinguish the text from the ...
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Add link to return to Review queues after reaching your daily reviews limit

After clearing some review queue (i.e. there are no more posts to be reviewed for that queue, and you didn't reach your daily review limit for that queue yet), you get a page which looks like so: ...
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The checkbox on the review page history tab is fully selected on Firefox browser

The checkbox on the review page history tab is fully selected on Firefox browser. There is no issue in the Chrome browser. StackApps: Stack Overflow: Configuration Version Operating System Windows ...
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Deletion of Zombie Questions [duplicate]

This 12-year-old question was just resurrected by a brand-new user: fatal error C1034: windows.h: no include path set The Community system user has a habit of providing attention to un-answered ...

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