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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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Why are there questions in the triage queue that have a pending edit? [migrated]

Why are there questions in the triage queue that have a pending edit? Or in other words: why should I judge questions that are presented to me in a state that is most probably not their future state? ...
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Wouldn't it be more useful to show how many people have the maximum amount of reviews of a specific type today?

As there is a limit of 20 reviews per basic review type it might be much more useful to display the number of people who have reached the maximum votes for today instead of just displaying 20 random ...
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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 ...
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Provide a path for low-rep users to get a successfully edited closed question reopened [duplicate]

If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question. If you're lower rep and you don't know what the reopen link is as a result, then it's very easy to read ...
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Low Quality Post review doesn't show the content when completed with Edit [duplicate]

I recently reviewed this post over on SFF in the Low Quality Posts queue. It didn't warrant closure and could do with a small edit so naturally I clicked Edit, did what I needed to do and moved on. ...
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New users should not be able to VOTE to accept / reject edits

Currently, new users are able to see PENDING edits on their own questions. They can also accept or reject this edit directly withouth the need to VOTE. For new users there is more possibility that ...
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Only actions taken are displayed on question while checking the history of Low Quality Posts review

On Ask Ubuntu, when I try to view my Low Quality Posts review history and click on the action taken on questions, I can only see the actions taken and no preview of the question. Example 1: The ...
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Can we skip skipping the skip button, please? [duplicate]

I never use my browser in full screen mode and when working the review queues, the Skip button jumps off screen is being skipped when I scroll down to see the comments as per screen record below: Can ...
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Do not let comment flags invalidate reopen reviews

So, apparently, there is a feature that edits on posts that are on hold only push the post into the reopen queue if the author of the edit has not flagged the post. As in the linked question on ELL....
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Should we give users a link to their question that has no activity in over a year? [duplicate]

Users occasionally forget about the questions they asked. These are questions that may require editing or review to obtain more acceptable answers. Would it be appropriate to remind OPs with a link to ...
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Should we remind users with a link to their question?

What this question is about: It occurred to me that even experienced users occasionally forget that they either: received viable answers to existing questions or need to edit existing questions to ...
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Why did my First Post review not count?

I was doing a review in the First Posts queue on Interpersonal Skills. I spent several minutes finding the appropriate meta links and putting together a nice comment for the new user to help guide ...
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Question with close votes not appearing in close queue

There is a question for which I can see 4 close votes. I checked the Close Votes review queue, but strangely, it doesn't appear there. Why? Some more info: The post is a meta post on EE.SE. There ...
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Does accepting an answer invalidate a Low Quality Post review task?

I have encountered a post with a weird timeline: 13:19 - Answer was posted. 13:20 - Answer was flagged as Very Low Quality. 13:35 - A Low-Quality review task was created. 13:36 - Answer was ...
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Does reviewing posts help remove a post ban?

I am working on removing a "post ban" on Stack Overflow. I have been answering questions, I have already done what edits I could see to old questions and have moved on to "reviewing posts" as there ...
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Both buttons 'No Action Needed' and 'I'm Done' are sometimes enabled when reviewing an item you've already acted on [duplicate]

If you review a post in the First Posts or Late Answers review queues, and you have already edited/voted on/commented on it, the item will already have the 'I'm Done' button enabled. Usually, the 'No ...
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Why do “Delete” reviews show up in user's profiles but not “Recommend Deletion” reviews?

You can view a user's review history by going to the Activity -> All Actions -> Reviews section of their profile. I've come across one strange behavior: Delete reviews in Low Quality Posts do show up ...
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Open close dialog at top of question when reviewing on mobile

When reviewing Close Votes on mobile, the close dialog pops up at the bottom of the question, which is an inconvenient location because you need to scroll down. For long questions, you can't even see ...
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Show that there's a pending suggested edit in the Close/Reopen Votes review queues

I just encountered this question in the Close Votes review queue. Suppose I want to keep it open, but also correct the various grammar mistakes in the post. There's an Edit button for that (since I ...
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Why do timeline review events sometimes show the number of reviews of each type and sometimes don't?

When looking at the timelines of several different questions, I've noticed something strange: on some sites, timeline review events show the number of reviews of each type completed in that review ...
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Off-topic twice in filter menu

Both on Ask Ubuntu and Unix & Linux I noticed that the word "off-topic" is now appearing twice in the filter when working the close queue: whereas this was not the case yesterday. Is this a bug ...
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Providing a “flag-to-queue” option for moderators [duplicate]

Currently, posts deemed by someone in the community to be in need of being closed or reopened are sent to the close/reopen review queues by clicking a link below the post. However, if a moderator ...
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Suggested edits - Tag wiki excerpt review description

In the suggested edit review queue, for the tag wiki excerpt review, if I have reputation less than 20k, I will not see the Improve button. But in the description box, the text message is not ...
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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 ...