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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Show answers in close queue

I think the new "Lifejacket" and "Lifeboat" badges are great, as they reward people who can figure out good answers to poorly phrased questions, as well as helping make the community more welcoming. ...
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UX issue when flagging first posts [duplicate]

Steps to replicate Go to review first posts. Flag the post. Now, retract the flag (Use case: because my initial flag was a mistake and I needa change the flag to a different one). I cannot Flag it ...
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Evaluating an answer to an unsatisfactory question

I have for the first time tried to look at answers flagged as Low Quality; some of them are 'too short'. In many cases I have considered, the question itself has been too short - a single one-line ...
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Does raising a flag again after a LQ answer was kicked off the queue by “Edit” actually work?

The rationale behind allowing the Edit button in the LQ (low-quality) review queue is if a reviewer didn't actually fix "all the problems" (what the usage guide says), it will at least bump the post ...
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Is it OK to continue Reviewing?

These days there appear to be various moderators resigning, getting fired or suspending activities, as mentioned in "Firing mods and forced relicensing: is Stack Exchange still interested in ...
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Can we have comments shown when editing a post in the review queue

I recently came across an answer in the low quality posts review queue on Interpersonal Skills. Some comments had been left asking for clarification which were subsequently answered (also in comments) ...
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Weird stacking of some text labels over others?

I'm browsing questions normally. I access review queues, everything seems normal: Well not quite, if I scroll to get more info: I'm not able to reproduce this in the First Posts queue on SO or ...
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Change the phrasing “provide answers that don't require clarification from the asker” in the low-quality canned comment to something less confusing

When you review an answer in the low-quality post queue, one of the comment templates is: This does not provide an answer to the question. Once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to ...
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What to do when a question is close-worthy for a different reason? [duplicate]

Suppose I'm reviewing a question which has been edited after being closed. Significant changes have been made, and the result does not fit the original reason for closing the question. However, IMO it ...
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Request: Link to reviewer guidelines from the review interface

Currently the review interface, at least for First Posts on Stack Overflow, looks like this: There are several lines of text describing the meaning of the various buttons, but almost no guidelines ...
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Block First Post and Late Answer reviews when you can’t flag

The First Posts queue has 4 actions: Vote up or down to rate the question's quality and usefulness. Edit to improve the question's appearance or clarity. Comment to leave constructive ...
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Suggested edit rejected by moderator but still pending review

As part of the 'project' to rescue TinyPic images (the site is shutting down), I've submitted a couple of suggested edits, including this one which was rejected by a ♦ moderator. Note: I don't ...
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Is it bad to skip a lot of suggested edits?

Often if there's a change in code and I don't know the language, then I don't want to risk approving an edit that changes the code from working to not working. Is it bad to skip a lot of suggested ...
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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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Unupvoting comment disables “I'm done” button, even when you've upvoted another comment

Upvoting comments counts as an 'action' in the First Posts and Late Answers review queue, and therefore enables the "I'm Done" button. It makes sense that when you immediately unupvote the comment, ...
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No content displayed for a low quality review item when the question has been deleted

For this low quality review item, there is not content displayed. Usually 10k+ user can able to see the deleted posts, but for this review there is no content displayed. Why the content is not ...
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What determines when/how 'by type' and 'by tag' are shown in the review queues? [duplicate]

The review queue home pages look pretty much the same across the Stack Exchange network. However, I noticed that on Stack Overflow the Close Votes and Reopen Votes review queues have an option to ...
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Review queues are in a different order on different sites

This is Politics’ review queues order in the dropdown: This is Science Fiction & Fantasy’s: The order is the same on Mi Yodeya. Why are they in a different order? Is this a bug?
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How long does it take for a feature-request/bug to be reviewed by a moderator?

I have noticed that some old and new questions (tagged as feature-request or bug) including mine (on meta.SO) with many votes are not reviewed (tagged as status-review) by moderators. How long does it ...
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Editing in review queues other than suggested edits automatically rejects the pending edits

Whenever I review Low Quality Posts (or any other posts), I see an "Edit" button. When I click on that button I'm able to edit the post even if there's a proposed edit pending. When the post is edited ...
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Formatting for review instructions is off after loading second review item on iOS

Review queues have an instruction box at the top, e.g. for Late Answers: This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam. When reviewing on iOS, ...
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SEDE query for posts flagged as NAA

I am trying to figure out where in the database schema is stored the information about the kind of flag that has eventually been raised on a given answer. It seems spam/offensive flags should ...
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Test question in review queues does not change comment date correctly [duplicate]

While reviewing questions in the review queue, sometimes StackOverflow will change the question dates and hide votes to test if the reviewer is paying attention or not. While the date of the ...
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Would a positive approach to question validation help with the friendliness/quality divide?

Friendliness/Quality Divide OK, that question probably does not make a lot of sense on its own, so let me at least explain the last part. With "friendliness/quality divide" I mean the currently ...
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Publish questions only after First Posts review

I have been reading Sara Chipp's recent blog post which explained how new users in Stack Overflow are afraid of being judged by multiple people. I think that multiple people telling you how your ...
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Why would only ♦ moderators be “Interested in the status of tasks you've already reviewed?”

Most of you know what an empty review queue looks like: However, ♦ moderators see something different: Interested in the status of tasks you've already reviewed? View your complete review ...
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Close votes are to recommend closure flags, as reopen votes are to…what? [duplicate]

Those who have the "cast close and reopen votes" privilege can cast close and reopen votes to close and reopen questions. For those who do not, they can raise recommended closure flags to close ...