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number of edit suggestions approved by reviewer not expressed properly

Under Reviewer Stats, it says [Username] has [number] edit suggestions approved. That sounds like the reviewer has made a number of edit suggestions, and they have been approved. Rather, it should be [...
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What if resources from SE Q&A communities are not enough for reviews of postings for reopening? [duplicate]

If a posting is in review queue for reopening and resources of Q&A communities of SE are not sufficient for review within a day or possibly several days, is it of value making a comment or being ...
beyondtime's user avatar
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What amount of time is between submitting a post to review queue and until the post is getting reviewed?

Is there a rule for posts that are in repeated review for how much time is between editing and submitting for review and a review being started? Is there a defined wait time until a review can be ...
beyondtime's user avatar
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Questions with active bounties still aren't eligible to appear in the close vote queue, and pending reviews are still invalidated upon bounty starting

Today, the system was changed to allow users to vote to close or reopen questions with active bounties. However, it looks like a detail was missed when making this change. For a long time, questions ...
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Turning thumbs, waiting for a review audit test

As described in this other question, sometimes the creation of an audit test takes several seconds, making it a real giveaway. Is there a way to improve the performance?
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What factors could prevent a question from appearing in the reopen review queue for a specific reviewer?

Recently, I was one of five users to vote to close a question (timeline link) on Movies & TV SE. After it was closed, I realized that my chosen close reason didn't accurately apply (my bad), so I ...
galacticninja's user avatar
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Almost useless list of filtered options in review queue on mobile

A review queue can be filtered by tags and other options (e.g., close reasons). I believe that it looks fine on a desktop, but it's not OK on mobile. For instance, on enSO not all conditions are ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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Inconsistent behavior in low-quality review queue with comment votes [duplicate]

I recently completed a couple of Low-Quality-Post reviews on Science-Fiction & Fantasy. The one that turned up first allowed me to upvote the comment there. The second one to turn up did not allow ...
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Hovering the pointer to get information about reviewers doesn't work as before [duplicate]

Until yesterday, if I was visiting the review queues of some Stack Exchange site and my mouse pointer was hovering over the icon of some user, I would get information about the reviews of that user: ...
José Carlos Santos's user avatar
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Voting for comments from the review queues doesn't work

If you click on the up arrow next to a comment from the review queue, the page scrolls and the voting doesn't work (printscreen is from Stack Overflow in Russian, but I think, the language isn't ...
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What determines the visibility/priority of review tasks?

Based on my observations, not all review tasks are created equal. I have noticed that in the review queues, even though there are hundreds or thousands of possible review tasks the system could choose ...
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What happens to a user's pending edits when they subsequently gain enough reputation for their edits to be applied without peer review? [duplicate]

For example, on the Law stack 1,000 reputation earns one a privilege so that Edits to other users’ posts are applied immediately And In addition, users with this privilege level can also begin ...
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Prevent reopen votes from expiring until a question is dequeued to improve experience for low-visibility queue items

The workflow for getting a question reopened is you edit to improve the question, use the 'Add to review' checkbox or cast a reopen vote yourself to push your question into the Reopen votes queue, ...
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Some audits are greyed out in the review queues

There is a bug concerning the audits, which make them very easy to spot. They have a grayish look, as in the picture below. It must be added that this occurs only with some audits, not with all of ...
José Carlos Santos's user avatar
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Reopen votes queue guidance contains outdated and/or inaccurate information

Go to any site /review/reopen then click Learn more about the Reopen votes queue. Closed questions that have received at least one reopen vote, as well as posts whose bodies have been edited within ...
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Can there be suggested edit audits that should be approved?

There has been some discussion over the years about the quality of suggested edit audits and the possibility of there being audits where the correct action is approve: Are there tests of suggested ...
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Comment @reply name suggestions are missing from review queues

Normally when I type a comment and type @ followed by the first letters of the name of another commenter, there will be an autocomplete suggestion that I can press Tab to accept: However, I have just ...
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Upvoting comments from review queues often fails because t.state is null

When I try to upvote comments on review items from various queues network-wide, sometimes it works, but sometimes it fails. When it fails, a numbers sign # gets appended to the end of the review item'...
Quack E. Duck's user avatar
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Does it make sense to be able to unilaterally edit Qs and As but not be able to unilaterally approve edits?

I've just realized that while my current level of site permissions on one of the SE sites allows me to edit other people's questions and answers at will, it does not allow me to unilaterally approve ...
temporary_user_name's user avatar
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Allow opting out of review queues notifications

Yes, we should all serve our military duty. https://stackoverflow.com/help/privileges/access-review-queues But for those that aren't interested, we shouldn't need to rely on hacks. Opting out of ...
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Protected questions should have a higher reputation requirement for editing and approving edits

When a question is protected it requires a certain minimum reputation to answer it. At least on politics SE this is mostly used for questions that are highly politized or opioniated. And it works in ...
quarague's user avatar
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Possible bug - Deleted question keeps reappearing for review

The question: https://stackoverflow.com/review/first-questions/35682256 If you try to do anything with it: This post was removed due to a DMCA takedown and is not accepting new reviews. And yet it ...
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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 ...
Laurel's user avatar
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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" ...
The_Animator's user avatar
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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., ...
Laurel's user avatar
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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 ...
Tom Cumming's user avatar
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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 ...
PeterJames's user avatar
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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 ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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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 "previous moderator action" on a post, as 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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