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Hide or delete low quality answers [closed]

For answers lacking quality, there would be the option to post a comment, possibly downvote, and leave it open hide it delete it I am presently running through the «low qulity posts» review chain, ...
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Review queue workflows - Final release

All good things must come to an end and so must the review queues project. This project would not have been successful without the community. Thank you all for the hours of reviewing, testing, and ...
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Remove (or rename) the ineffective "recommend deletion" option from Late Answers queue

Someone pointed out to me that at least some users see a Recommend deletion option in the Late Answers queue. This completes the review, but aside from giving the user the option to leave one of the ...
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Reviewer workflow is confusing to OP approving suggested edits to their post

When an OP approves a suggested edit, the following message is displayed: The message "...continue reviewing suggested edits" is confusing because it pertains to a reviewer, someone with ...
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How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome edits that make the post easier to understand and more valuable for readers. Because ...
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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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Will the "Content Health" feature come to public Q&A on Stack Exchange?

It was announced in The Overflow today there's a new Content Health feature is being launched on Stack Overflow for Teams. Are there currently plans to introduce this to public Q&A sites on Stack ...
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Is it intended that the votes from a previous (invalidated) review combine with the votes from a new review to leave a question closed?

TL;DR: I completed a Reopen votes review by myself, as a non-mod, and it seems I was able to do so because my "Leave Closed" vote combined with two others from a previous, invalidated review....
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Checking "Show skipped reviews" takes you out of the review queue history

Currently in the history of some review queues, if you go to the My reviews tab and check the Show skipped reviews box you are taken out of the history and to a review item. I tested this on SO and it ...
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Show the complete close reason in the Reopen Votes queue

The Reopen Votes queue shows the reason why the question was closed: However, it only shows the generic reason "This question doesn't meet a Academia [sic] Stack Exchange guideline". If I ...
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If I review a post in the First Posts queue, is it also removed from the Late Answers queue for everyone else?

If a post appears in the First Posts queue and the Late Answers queue, and I review it in one of the queues, is it also removed from the other queue for everyone else? I know that I cannot review the ...
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Make review queue rate limit extensions portable across browsers

Feature Request: Tie review queue extensions to the contributor's account, not to their browser (and thus their device). Background Per The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide, the limit per contributor is ...
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Separate Editor badge and other usages of word "Editor" in translations

On Stack Overflow in Russian we have "Младший редактор" badge. This is a creative translation of original badge named "Editor". The translation "Младший редактор" (junior ...
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Unable to pass First Question / First Answer review audits

There's something wrong with some review audit like this First Questions one. I recognized the question from the Hot Network Questions (and the 6k views is also a giveaway - interesting that it isn't ...
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Bug on review queues

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/review/close/112071 https://workplace.stackexchange.com/review/reopen/112082 https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/114803 says: An error ...
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Round number of views in review queues

If the number of views on a question is 1,000 or higher, it's rounded to the nearest 1k (and you can see the exact amount when hovering over it). The review queues form an exception; while those ...
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Is the mobile review queue really a long term goal?

Three and a half years ago one user asked the following: The other day I was looking at the stackoverflow site on my Android mobile phone. All is made very nice and all, but I could not find the ...
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How does review work? [duplicate]

I would like to know how the review system works. I guess the minimum reputation required for a review task is 500 or 2000, but I have seen many Stack Overflow accounts with less reputation which have ...
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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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What causes "The community is reviewing whether to reopen this question as of"?

I noticed a closed post today that apparently has not been edited nor has any pending reopen votes, but shows the message: The community is reviewing whether to reopen this question as of X hours ago....
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Hover text for suggested edit up/downvote buttons is incorrect

When I made a suggested edit to an answer on Travel SE, I noticed that the hover text for the up/downvote buttons is the one for questions, not answers. See attached picture.
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Grammar error in Reviewer Stats: "Approved 1 edit suggestions"

We's approved 1 edit suggestions, my precioussss... With apologies to Jeff Atwood, can we change that small error to "1 edit suggestion"?
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Navigating to review /stats and /history causes the URL to change to a specific review item

When I go to a review queue's stats or history, the URL is changed to a post that I didn't review yet. Even though this doesn't redirect me to the item's review page, it gets in the way of some ...
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Rename "Comment" in edit review queue to "Edit Summary" (which is also what it is called when editing a post)

I have noticed that when you submit an edit, the edit summary is called "Edit Summary", while when reviewing edits it's simply called "Comment". I feel like it would be good to ...
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Review audits should take question/answer filter mode into account

In some review queues like First Posts or Low Quality Posts, there is the ability to set a filter by the post type: question or answer. In case of audit there can be a wrong post type for review. For ...
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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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Difference in display between visited and non-visited links in review menu

On all Stack Overflow sites (English and non-English), there is a difference between how links are displayed in the review menu in the navigation bar, depending on whether you visited them or not. On ...
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What (how much) exactly is "more substantive", when an improvement to a suggested edit conflicts with an edit by the suggester?

'Tis the day before Christmas and I've found a reason to have a whinge. This has been discussed before, but there are still bits to work on. Can we please get a commitment from the team to do ...
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Remove the strikethrough on deleted text in suggested edits

I initially posted this on MathematicsMeta where it was relatively well received (+20/-0), then I thought to post it here since it relates to multiple sites - possibly all sites, at least all sites ...
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Red indicator light falsely positive most of the time

Over at Arts & Crafts SE, the “Review Queue” notification light has been mostly false lately, correctly indicating there is a vote to be made only about 10% of the time. Others at Arts & ...
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Add an option to leave a "This is a duplicate answer" comment when voting to delete an answer from review

When voting to delete an answer from review, the following reasons/comments are provided: I often come across answers in the review queue that simply reiterate information that is already present in ...
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Review indicator light is on, but the queue is cleared [duplicate]

I have this bug or problem it shows that there is something to review and when I click there is nothing even If I reload or exit and enter the site it still shows the red dot.
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Changing the question reopening experience

Now that the Public Platform team is actively working on updating review queue workflows, it’s time we address the feedback and feature requests related to the question reopening experience. How it ...
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Review queue workflows: impact of significant edit feature on Reopen queue

In August, we released a new feature, significant edits, that changed how posts enter the Reopen queue. As promised, we conducted a data analysis to determine whether or not users are abusing the new ...
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Please allow close voting when viewing a suggested duplicate in the Close votes Review Queue

I would love to see an improved workflow for when I review a duplicate question. My current workflow looks like this: Read the question that is nominated for closure Read the suggested duplicate ...
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'Other action' is not selected automatically anymore in review queues

As of today, the 'Other action' option in the First Answers, First Questions and Late Answer queues is not selected automatically anymore after performing a (qualifying) action, such as voting on the ...
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Invalidate Reopen Votes review queue items created after reopening and immediately closing a question

I just reopened this question and immediately (within a few seconds) closed it as a duplicate. However, it seems the reopen 'vote' put it into the Reopen Votes review queue (where I encountered it ...
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Late answers review queue automatically jumps from 'Recommend deletion' to 'Other action'

I was reviewing a Late Answer and flagged it as 'Not an answer'. Now I want to complete my review as 'Recommend deletion', but when I select it and click Submit, the UI automatically selects 'Other ...
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First question workflow - Does Stack Exchange need a 'question needs more detail' canned response?

When I look at the First Questions queue I often encounter questions that make perfect sense, so the 'question is unclear' response isn't really appropriate. What the question needs isn't clarity but ...
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Review queues were throwing 500 server errors

For a few minutes, all /review pages across all sites seemed to result in the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" server error page. This was confirmed by multiple users in chat and a comment on ...
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Check mark does not render when the "Show skipped reviews" is checked at least in the "My reviews" tab under the Suggested edits queue

Issue (taken here on MSE) Same issue taken on another site Expected result (different queue, same browser) The visual glitch in the checkbox (shown in the top two images) affects at least the My ...
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Why does a suggested edit without any rejections get classified as ... a rejected edit?

I suggested an edit (for the tag wiki and the tag excerpt) for the special tag [untagged], on the Super User site. The first reviewer of both of these suggested edits approved my suggestion. But later ...
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Which automatic improvement checks are performed when writing a question?

Before posting a question on a Stack Exchange site, I hit the "Review your question" button. Then, on the right side bar, a message is displayed: Step 2: Review your question ✅  Your ...
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Review submission missing POST data when opting to leave a question closed

Update 17:57Z The issue appears to have been resolved. The POST data is sent with two keys: fkey and closeReasonId. I'm attempting to review an item in the Code Review SE reopen queue. After opting ...
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Unable to vote to keep a question closed in the Reopen Votes review queue [duplicate]

For the last few hours, I have been unable to vote to keep a question closed in the Reopen Votes review queue. If I do that, I get this error message: An error occurred when submitting your feedback. ...
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Review queues not working because of JavaScript error

For some users, reviewing is not possible at the moment; the queues show up blank. Both active queues and completed review items are not visible, probably because of a JavaScript error: I'm using the ...
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Why did this answer get three First Answer review queue items?

As can be seen in its timeline, a recent answer on Science Fiction & Fantasy ended up twice in the First Answers review queue: [1] and [2]. This normally only happens in case of review audits; as ...
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Help Center still says that Triage is "Stack Overflow only"; however, it's enabled on Physics since September

Triage was previously announced to be open to any site which wanted it. Now it seems Physics has an active Triage queue. However, the Help Center article listing all the review queues still claims ...
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Triage and Help & Improvement review queues at sites other than Stack Overflow?

TL;DR Does it make sense to establish (or at least test) new review queues at sites other than Stack Overflow? As far a I understand, answer to above question is not quite straightforward: This is ...
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The "Review queues" page shows an empty blue box below the "First Answers" queue when the daily up/down vote limit is reached

When the daily up/down vote limit is reached, the "First answers" review queue becomes unavailable. However, on the Review queues page, the blue box which should state this is blank, e.g., ...

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