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Add an owner indicator to the suggested edit review after it has been reviewed [duplicate]

When a review has been evaluated by the question asker (OP) in the suggested edit review, it fails to indicate that it was reviewed by the question asker. Typically, the question asker's identity is ...
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Close votes on "review first questions" [duplicate]

When I get questions like this one in the "first questions" review queue, what am I supposed to do? The question had already been answered by the author in the post's comments and it was a ...
Torge Rosendahl's user avatar
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Remove "edit and reopen" for low rep users on metas with "beta" privileges

On a child meta, when a user has the privilege to vote to close/reopen but not edit freely, they still have the option to "Edit and reopen", change whatever on the "edit question" ...
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Edit review page: looks like all tags gone

No big deal, but here with the side by side display, a quick look gives the false impression that all the tags were removed in the new version. So perhaps it would be best to repeat them anyway, in ...
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Why is there no "duplicate answer" comment on late answer reviews? [duplicate]

When reviewing Late Answers, the Delete option description reads Answer does not address the question, is a duplicate, or cannot be improved.emphasis added as shown here: However, when I select ...
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Low quality posts: Other Action

When reviewing answers in the Low quality posts review queue there seems like there should be an option for other action instead of just looks okay, edit, and delete/recommend deletion. I am asking ...
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“Please select a site specific close reason” when casting a “keep closed” vote in the review queue

I got this when I wanted to vote for a question to remain closed: I picked the last option (intending to pick the generic off-topic reason), since I feel like the question ought to remain closed, ...
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As a moderator, "Delete" in the review queues clears custom flags that you may not have seen

Outside of the queue, it makes sense that a moderator deletion would clear any custom flags, since the wafflebar is at the bottom showing all the pending flags and a flag count for all flags. In ...
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System gave me an extra "Share Feedback" review but didn't share any feedback

Earlier today, I completed this review in the First Answers queue on Stack Overflow, choosing the "Share Feedback" option to add a "Community Bot comment." After I completed the ...
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What was the "test" I was given on the "first questions" list about? [duplicate]

So, recently I reached 500 reputation on MSE, which gives me access to a tool in which I can review first answers and first questions. I noticed there was a question in the "First Questions" ...
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I have three pending suggested edits but there appears to be only one post in the Suggested edits queue

I have three pending Suggested edits on ELL, however there appears to be only one post in the Suggested edits queue: Here are the three links to the pending suggested edits: here, here, and here (...
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Somebody needs to watch the health of review queues, network-wide

What I've noticed is that on many sites reviews fall by the wayside. They either don't get done, or there's some other major problem with how they're being done (e.g., robo-reviewing). This is most ...
Laurel's user avatar
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Why am I being prompted to help improve the site when I don't have the reputation yet to access any review queues?

On Meta Stack Overflow, mousing over the review queue menu item on the top navbar displays the tooltip "Review queues - help improve the site" together with the hand cursor, so I click and ...
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Why would a new post from a 1 rep user without any activity have its review invalidated?

I checked When is a review task "completed" or "invalidated"? but don't see any reason why these reviews would be invalidated. That post doesn't list any hidden actions (e.g., ...
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It appears that people are making simple edits and answers just for reputation points

I hesitate to ask questions on Stack Exchange as usually I will get lots of edits and answers, but usually the edits are formatting and spelling, and the answers are simplistic (e.g., read the ...
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Why can a >1K user not see up and down votes on deleted questions and answers accessible to them from the history of a review queue?

I was recently going through the history of my First Questions and Triage review queues to see how I am doing. I clicked on "Looks OK" of a deleted question which took me to the screen with ...
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Can new users not be bait-and-switched?

As a new user on SE, I shared the common new-user experience of questions downvoted, and closed, and the feeling of being kicked around by (well-meaning) moderators, and perhaps worse, the suspicion ...
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Missing guidance in audits: Keeping in mind what guidance above?

I just 'failed' a First Questions audit. The message reads: STOP! Look and Listen. This was an audit, designed to see if you were paying attention. You didn't pass. Don't worry, we've already ...
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Going to /review/user-info of an invalid queue or user ID causes a server error

I learned that you can go to https://[Stack Exchange domain].com/review/user-info/[review queue ID]/[user ID] in order to view a users review stats such as their daily, weekly, monthly, and all time ...
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Custom comment when sharing feedback doesn't warn of the character limit and simply truncates the text

When reviewing and sharing feedback with a custom comment, the little box thing where I type the comment doesn't warn of the 500-character limit, nor does it give me a countdown of how many characters ...
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Since when are users no longer able to view votes on their own pending edits?

I recall in the past that if you suggested an edit, and then clicked on the link to the review task, you would see that your edit was pending review/you were not able to review that item, but you ...
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Translations in reopen review queue about a "reason" are not used

If you don't select a reason in post reopen review queue you will get messages (depending on the popup level): You must select a reason before submitting. You must select a community specific reason ...
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What causes a review task to become unavailable to a specific user?

Sometimes, review tasks are not reviewable to specific users, but are reviewable to others. Sometimes I am not offered review tasks and if I track them down manually I see: You are not able to review ...
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Why are Reviewer stats shown only for the suggested edits queue?

What is it about the suggested edits queue that users may see (by clicking Reviewer stats) the number of reviews a reviewer has made? Alternatively, what is it about the other review queues that users ...
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How can we check how often questions sent to the close queue age out?

My site is dealing with a rather long close vote review queue and we believe reviews are regularly ageing out. We want to address the problem in Meta and motivate it with stats over time about how ...
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What can I do if an answer in the "First Answers" Review Queue is objectively wrong?

All the options presented to me through the UI do not seem to address the situation correctly. Here is a screenshot of the options available to me. And here are the Share Feedback options. The only ...
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Review completion does not always show as S (simultaneous dates) with corrosponding action

When 2 or more history items occur at the same time, hovering over the timestamp should show an S next to all of the simultaneous actions. Example: In this example, the First answers review task was ...
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Don't count automatic review comments posted by the Community user as the "last moderator action" on a post, since they are triggered by normal users

On moderator dashboard each item can contain a last moderator's reaction. That helps a lot prior handling that item by another moderator. But sometimes it's confusing (image taken from SO in Russian): ...
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Fake alert in Review Queues [duplicate]

That's probably a bug, but I still don't see what could be causing it. I'm mostly active on Ask Different (Apple Stack Exchange site) and I often check the Review Queues for new posts/suggested edits ...
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Don't let me do fake downvote in LQP queue history's review task [duplicate]

I was going through my review history and clicked on a recent review task link: https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/low-quality-posts/86500 Though I had previously downvoted this post, the downvote ...
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Suggested edit made by unprivileged editor not shown to editor in Review Queues

When reviewing first questions or answers sometimes there's a edit that is necessary. When you don't have enough reputation your edit gets reviewed, but there's a message that you can see your edit; ...
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Automatically upvote an existing review queue canned comment instead of duplicating it [duplicate]

I’ve noticed that if multiple users select the same canned comment in the review queues, this results in duplicate comments. This might come across as rude and annoying to the recipient, who will get ...
galacticninja's user avatar
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No highlighting on tabs in review queue

Initially here the Revision tab is select and highlighted: Since I clicked the tab (even the current one) highlighting is disappeared:
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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The new Code of Conduct didn't address significant feedback given. Why ask if you won't incorporate feedback?

Some of the content is unnecessarily verbose. I had pointed some examples out during the review of the draft (both when it was shared with moderators and again in the public review). The "...
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Ability for users without the moderator tools privilege to see deleted posts they reviewed doesn't work for "Share feedback" reviews

In the review queue history, when you open a review task you performed, you can always see the content of the post, even if that post is now deleted and you don't have the privilege to view deleted ...
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Duplicate "This post has been deleted and is no longer viewable" banner when reviewing a first answer

When reviewing a first answer, you only see the answer and its comments on the 'Answer' tab; nothing related to the question. However, if both the question and the answer get deleted while reviewing, ...
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Skip the extra popup confirmation window "Nominate this question for reopening?" to streamline the "Reopen votes" review process

I was going through questions in the review queue Reopen votes: Vote whether or not to reopen closed questions. I clicked on Reopen. I expected this to reopen the question. Instead, I got a popup ...
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Blocked from editing due to pending review

Currently a pending edit needs two approvals. I have edit permissions, but review queues are apparently slow today, and I cannot make some necessary edits because a second person needs to approve the ...
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Broken translations on Post Review History

On post review history (moderator pages) some translations not used (but exist in Traducir), other part not in Tradicir sources at all. Link for developers to look at the following page.
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Leaving a Question Closed for a Non-Existent Reason

Things on the Stack Exchange network change over time, as they should. One relatively recent change was that made to the workflow in the "Reopen votes" review queue, when a reviewer chooses ...
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Add back the highlight on the author's name on suggested edit reviews to their own posts, or indicate the author otherwise

In the old UI for the review queues, it used to be that if the author reviewed a suggested edit to their own post, their name would be highlighted: (Source) However, this is no longer the case: This ...
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Attempting to suggest an edit while the suggested edit queue is full using the "Edit" button within a review task fails silently [duplicate]

I'm reviewing this First answers item and I attempted to edit it, but the suggested edit queue is full. I prefer to use the "Edit" menu button as opposed to the "Edit" review ...
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Anonymous user can see deleted post in Suggested edits queue [duplicate]

If a post that has a suggested edit in review gets deleted, anyone can still see the post via the suggested edit, including anonymous users. Is it expected behavior that anonymous users (not logged in)...
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Community Bot "Feedback" Comment Posted but NOT from a Review?

I recently came across this SO answer in the "First Answers" review queue (FA). As it is not really in my field, I would normally have skipped it but, just as I was about to do so, I noticed ...
Adrian Mole's user avatar
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Review queues: After only upvoting, should I choose "Looks OK" or "Other action"?

I recently started using the "Late answers" queue on Stack Overflow, but I suspect my question is relevant for other queues as well (though the answers may differ). I am unclear about the ...
Lover of Structure's user avatar
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Edit stuck in limbo - what do I do?

I edited my question (How do I resolve Wix form 'Couldn't submit due to temporary issue' error?) to reverse changes someone had made (and seemed unhelpful). The review of my edit has been ...
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"Score of" loses translation after voting on question

In the review queues the score of a question (related to the currently reviewed item) is displayed, e.g. in the low quality posts queue: Here all looks fine until you make a vote on the question. ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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How can I check the progress of my question being reviewed in the Reopen queue?

I have a question, asked 22 hours ago, that is closed. Closed 21 hours ago. This post was edited and submitted for review 20 hours ago. 20 hours since my edit, I checkeed that the question is still ...
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Congratulations Text for "Known Bad" Reopen Queue Audits is Wrong

On successfully passing a "known bad" audit in the Reopen Votes review queue (i.e., correctly voting to "Leave Closed"), we are presented with the following congratulatory banner: ...
Adrian Mole's user avatar
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Reviewers should be able to communicate with each other about a review task

TL;DR: Reviewers of a post should be able to comment on the task in a separate comment section visible to everyone but only actionable by the reviewers, 10k users and moderators. Communication between ...
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