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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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Use low votes per view to raise for review as click-bait

I suggest that SO uses low votes per view as a reason to to raise questions for review. Each time someone views a question, there is a chance they will vote it up, or vote it down. Someone that ...
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Alter decision made during review [duplicate]

Honest mistake, I accidentally chose the incorrect option when reviewing a newly submitted question. Instead of clicking Requires Editing, I accidentally chose Looks OK. Then I realised I was not able ...
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Editing code with security issues or performance issues

I often edit code on stackoverflow when I see a security issue or a big performance issue that can be changed without altering the meaning of the answer, so in all fairness I would call it an useful ...
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Apply filter to exclude particular tag in close vote queue

In the review queue we have filter which allows us to quickly see the questions in which we have expertise in, which is great for productivity. But here is a scenario, I have expertise in Java and a ...
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Is it possible to customize suggested edit reviews? [duplicate]

I'm a new reviewer. Is it possible for me to filter reviews that don't exist in my tags. If not, can I customize it in any way?
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Filter by tag in Close Votes review gives question without that tag

I was reviewing python Close Votes in the review queues. When I pressed 'Next' in the review page, it gives me a question which is not related to python. Check below screenshot
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Review queue audit doesn’t take current filter mode into account

In some review queues like First Posts or Low Quality Posts there is 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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Downvoting an answer during review puts user below minimum reputation requirement for reviewing

Recently my account gained the privilege to review questions on Stack Overflow. While doing this, I came across a low quality answer. Following the review instructions, I downvoted the answer and left ...
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Can't complete First Post review when reaching the daily vote limit

When reviewing First Posts (but probably Late Answers as well), if you use your last (up/down)vote for the day, you can't complete the review. See the GIF below, after clicking the 'I'm Done' button ...
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My last Delete vote of the day used in Low Quality Posts queue always triggers an error and invalidates the review

I've experienced this almost daily on Stack Overflow, and now I believe I've recently figured out the pattern of this bug. Requirements: over 10,000 reputation if the low quality post is a question (...
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The user who first created a tag wiki is treated as owner for suggested edits

This suggested edit was declined by the user who created the tag wiki excerpt, who doesn't yet have the reputation to be a trusted user. (The site is still in beta, and the reputation necessary to be ...
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Do tag descriptions/wikis edit suggestions no longer require two reviews? [duplicate]

I tried to search for new and active topics on the subject here. As far as I know, only mods can approve tag description/wiki suggestions by placing one vote. By I just approved a suggestion for ...
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Why are there no review tasks generated for a couple of my recent First Posts on a site?

Last Sunday, I've asked two questions, one on Home Improvement and one on Community Building. Yesterday, I've also answered a question on Role-Playing Games. As far as I know, those were my first ...
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How to select the time of a Review Task Result in Data Explorer Stack Exchange?

I am trying to find those posts that were edited after a Leave Closed result of a Reopen Votes review queue. For that, I had written the following query in the Stack Exchange Data explorer: SELECT ...
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Where can I see my Leave Closed votes?

I would like to see again those questions in which I voted for Leave Closed, in my Reopen Votes reviews. I've seen the Votes section of my Activity page, but I don't see those posts found there. ...
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When a question was voted to Leave Closed, does it return to the Reopen Votes review queue after being edited? [duplicate]

In some [closed] questions, an edit may not be enough to the community consider it to reopening, so it is voted to Leave Closed three times. Therefore, the question will no longer be on the Reopen ...
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What are review tests (audits) and how do they work?

I recently received this rather amusing message while reviewing a user's first post: Congratulations! This was only a test, designed to make sure you were paying attention. This post has ...
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Why do very old posts appear in the “Low Quality Posts” review queue?

According to the FAQ, the "Low Quality Posts" review queue is populated with posts that are either automatically suspected by the system to be low quality, or by posts that have been flagged as low ...
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Can a user use neopronouns for any third party?

I came across a post that used a neopronoun for a group of people that, as far as I'm aware, has not expressed a desire to be known by a neopronoun (and would not as far as I can tell). Illustrative ...
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How do suggested edits work?

When clicking "edit" I see: You do not have edit privileges. Your edit will be placed in a queue until it is peer reviewed. We welcome all constructive edits, but please make them substantial. ...
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Can we get some more review queues - questions with delete votes, recently closed etc.?

The new /review queues are great, but there are some other lists on the /tools pages that could do with the same treatment. Recently closed questions Questions with reopen votes (this has been ...
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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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There's no server side check for Close Vote reviewing your own question

As many of you know, you'll never get one of your own posts in the Close Votes review queue. This is by design - of course you would vote to leave your own question open. However, if you have 10k ...
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Past audits on deleted posts fail to render due to JS error

I recently stumbled onto an old post which mentioned the following failed audit on this question (deleted): https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts/19920226 This is what's rendered: (...
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Adding the consensus to review's history

Today, I started exploring the reviews section on Stack Overflow and specially the Triage queue. In the history section I can see all my reviews, and also the triage category I chose (for ...
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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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“I'm Done” for late answers without voting

Wouldn't it make more sense to allow the "I'm Done" button without having to edit or vote up someone's late answer? If it is an answer that resolves someone's issue but you may not find it useful, ...
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Rephrase low-quality-posts comment about “reputation required to comment”

https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts has an option to select a comment: This is commentary on another post, not an answer. “This does not provide an answer to the question. Once ...
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Fix unclear grammar on Editor Stats [closed]

When looking at the edit review process, the reviewer stats say "has" against each person's username, but "had" against the editor's username. This should be changed to "has" as well because it's the ...
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Do moderators not have a way to just push a post into the close queue?

This is not a duplicate of Add a way for moderators to cast a normal, non binding close/open vote as that asks for the ability for moderators to cast a non-binding vote. This, on the other hand, asks ...
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Useful, systematic feedback to a user's review queue actions

Lacking confidence in my reviewing abilities, I usually avoid the review queue. But, I've been asking a decent amount of questions lately and haven't found many questions I could answer (so as to ...
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Hide 'How to Edit' sidebar widget when improving a suggested edit from the Q&A page

When improving a suggested edit from the Q&A page itself (as opposed to from the review queue), the sidebar widget is positioned awkwardly, both to the right and under the edit form: It also ...
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Can the edit summary be changed by users doing an additional edit from edit review? [duplicate]

I have observed a few times that, when I suggest an edit and that edit is accepted by someone else, but they add a further edit, then they seem to duplicate my edit summary in their own edit. However, ...
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Review queue buttons aren't visible, can't be scrolled to when browser is less than full screen width (Chrome/Chromium)

Since the redesign, I have a problem. I use Chrome on Linux principally, and can test on Windows and OS X if desired. I use the browser window at less than full screen size because I have other small ...
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If I see a spam vandalism suggested edit, should I do anything extra about it?

I just came across this suggested edit on Board & Card Games: I've seen spammy edits like this on multiple Stack Exchange sites. They always follow the same pattern: the comment is an email ...
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New Dialog-Box in Reopen Votes Review Queue Doesn't Close

I've just been doing some reviews in the "Reopen Votes" queue and, during this process, I noticed a change to a new pop-up when I select "Reopen". The new pop-up has a much nicer look: However, ...
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I shouldn't be able to vote to leave open after I voted to close

(This seems like something someone would have noted already, but a cursory search here did not find any such report.) I had a tab open with the close review queue for a specific question. For ...
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Why aren't moderators moderating but wait for high-rep users to do it?

I've noticed on a couple of sites that moderators aren't moderating their sites. They seem to be waiting for high-rep users to do it. Some close queues never get empty (even if there are less than 100 ...
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The review sticky panel should actually be sticky

Currently, the sticky review result panel is causing the page to jump up and down as I scroll. It's irritating. This is because JavaScript is changing it from position: static; to position: fixed;. It ...
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Server error when loading a specific reopen review item

There's currently an item in the Reopen Votes review queue here on Meta, but I can't review it. Refreshing doesn't help (it usually does with this error, but not right now): The call to next-task ...
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Queue counts inconsistent?

Recently, on AskUbuntu, we (chat) were clearing out queues as normal, but then we noticed something strange. Typically, the 10k+ flag/queue counter is pretty up-to-date in the topbar, which includes ...
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“Reject and edit” on tag wiki excerpt does not show the current content

On a suggested edit review for a tag wiki excerpt, I clicked “Reject and Edit”. I expected to be brought to an edit box with the previous content of the excerpt, but instead I got an empty edit box. ...
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Review-needed indicator is trigger happy [duplicate]

Since I recently gained 2K, and quickly thereafter 3k reputation here on MSE the review queues became accessible to me. Every now and then I check on them to see if there is something that needs ...
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Reviewing already flagged post

Note: I'm pretty new to reviewing. I couldn't find any posts about this yet, but that may just be my ignorance. I just got a review, but I'd already flagged the question as duplicate before. It ...
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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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Am I supposed to be reviewing spam flags? [duplicate]

I was just chatting in chat when I saw a little ping-like circle except it was blue and on the wrong side. So I did what any good citizen would do and I clicked it. It quickly prompted me to review a ...
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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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Make the “all queues” link on the Review Queues dropdown persistent

While in the process of completing one's daily review tasks, the Review Queue dropdown looks similar to this: Note the "all queues" link, which handily redirects to the site's /review page, allowing ...
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Improve help text for the low-quality-posts queue

I was recently very surprised about the expected workflow for low-quality posts when stumbling across the Meta Post Am I reviewing correctly?. It would be nice if the guidelines, as discussed in ...