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After getting four reopen votes, why did it not reopen my question? Confused [duplicate]

My one question got four reopen votes. More than one day goes down, but still it did not reopen my question. What was wrong? Question link Someone explain, please I followed the question How long does ...
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Review option lists Inbox messages in Promotion page top bar

There is a bug reported about the Promotion page top bar loading issue. Currently all the top bar menu options are loading with the data, but there is an issue with that. While clicking on the Review ...
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Can moderators get a convenient way to see the review history of a non-completed review task?

The review history of a post can be accessed from the post's timeline or from the site's review history if one has the 10K tools. See an example here (where I do not have the 10K tools): However, if ...
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Review audit of deleted answer shows personal information

I just received a review audit. It used a deleted answer, but the answer contains personal information about that user including their phone number and email address. Here's the text with the personal ...
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Trivial edits of recently closed questions - inform editor of consequences? [duplicate]

Having yet again rejected a small edit[1] on a recently closed question because it will kill the OP's chances of it reaching a correct review to reopen, I wondered if it would be possible to inform ...
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Can we have some statistics on suggested edit reviews?

There are two (possibly three) ways to review suggested edits: via the review queues by visiting a Q&A page where the edit was made, and clicking on the edit (1) link underneath a post authors of ...
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Lifting/reducing review suspension ban when gaining edit privilege [duplicate]

If someone just gained the Edit Privilege (which will give access to the Suggested Edits queue) while they are suspended from reviewing, they are able to see a pending review on a post but still can't ...
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Protected questions page has broken experience

Protected questions view has broken experience in mobile browser, which makes reviewing difficult. Browser: Chrome Mobile: iPhone 12
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Can we know who voted to close a question and then retracted their vote?

Some time ago, I was browsing through the history of the close votes review queue of a group and I noticed that a certain question had been closed after five users having voted there to close it (and ...
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Please allow moderators to apply real permanent review suspensions

As users are now inbox-notified for each review suspension, there is now one edge case that may cause confusion to users -- Background On Stack Overflow, we have users1 who have over 50 previous ...
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Is the "Congratulations" message in the FP Queue misguiding use of VLQ?

There have been numerous discussions about the merits (or otherwise) of the "Very Low Quality" (VLQ) flag for questions, such as here on Meta.SE, along with many closely related questions on ...
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Time to allow suggested edits on per site metas? [duplicate]

So I was just answering a question on Ask Ubuntu meta about code formatting and it was brought to my attention that users under 2k cannot even click the edit button to view the formatting. Looking ...
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Feedback on The Loop: Adding review guidance to the help center

I just posted to our blog about our recent review guidance work for the help center. In the post, I go into detail about our motivations, thinking, and the work that took place to complete this ...
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When I encounter an audit, can I write anything into the custom flag box?

When I review posts and encounter an audit, and I've confirmed that it's an audit that wants me to flag/downvote/close the post (by opening the actual question in another tab), is it a free ticket to ...
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New Review Suspensions Mod UX

This post details the second in a series of releases related to the ongoing work on Review Queues. It focuses on big upgrades to the tools provided for moderators to track and apply review suspensions ...
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While reviewing questions in the Low quality posts queue, the reviewed item should display the content of the post [duplicate]

Following How can a low quality post can get more than 15 or 20 reviewers?, I found out that currently you cannot view the content of the question you just reviewed in the Low quality post review ...
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How can a low quality post can get more than 15 or 20 reviewers?

I just went through an item in the Low quality posts review queue in Stack Overflow en español. It sounded strange to me to have it there, since its timestamp was from around September. In any case, I ...
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Descriptions for review task result types 22 and 23 are swapped in SEDE

The descriptions for review task result types 22 and 23 are swapped in the Data Explorer. For context, these are the internal database numbers used to indicate the type of review someone made on a ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Reopen votes queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Late answers queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: First posts queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Close votes

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Creating new Help Center documents for Review queues: Project overview

As part of our efforts to improve the Review Queues, the Public Platform team is creating Help Center pages for each individual queue. We're here to solicit the community’s help to make sure that this ...
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Why does redaction by a moderator require the prior approval of another moderator?

Occasionally SE is used for doxing, or posts contain sensitive information that should be promptly removed. As a moderator I just redacted such a post and am now notified, "Another moderator must ...
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Add a keyboard shortcut to visit a review queue

Since I have the privilege, I visit the review queues a lot. It would save a lot of clicks if we had a keyboard shortcut to access the review queues. It should go like: G to go to... R to open the ...
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Rules for closing the question as duplicate [closed]

I have bad experience today on my question that is closed. I see it was decided by single person? Will that be previously by group of people vote then close right? Why there is no time interval to ...
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Why am I not notified for edits on answers and posts? [duplicate]

There's a question I answered some time ago (about 2 weeks) and now I see there were some edits introduced a week ago by another person to the question and to my answer. Why am I not notified of these ...
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No post content on review result page for Low Quality Posts queue if review resolution set to close [duplicate]

On the history tab of Low Quality Posts there is a column with review resolution: When you click on a link with "Close" resolution there is no post content on the result page, e.g.: Any ...
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Review badges, we need more of them! [duplicate]

In the past a lot of people have argued to get rid of review badges all together. For example here and here. To an extent these questions are a bit old, and are based on different mechanics of the ...
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Grammar error in review: does this affect several SE sites? [duplicate]

A dedicated ELL contributor has just brought a grammar issue in a review queue prompt to our attention (thank you Davo!). Grammar error in Review Apparently the reason description under the "Not ...
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Skip spam LQP review audits or click on Recommend deletion

From the reviewing guidelines FAQ for low quality posts: [QA] Spam or rude/abusive posts: click the "link" to the post, and cast its corresponding flag. Do not "close", "...
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Can Moderators review more posts than the daily limit? [duplicate]

Can moderators review unlimited posts in a single review queue within a day? I saw one moderator review more than 400 yesterday in Stack Overflow first posts review queue. Today also he's reviewed ...
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How to report bad reviewers

I found a bad review and wondered if it should be flagged. Luckily someone already asked this question. The answer is yes, bad reviewers should be flagged. In my quest to figure out how to flag said ...
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How Are The Reputation Thresholds Decided?

I'm more of a Stack Overflow participant, since I'm a software developer. But, I thought this might be a better question for a general audience of Stack Exchange's sites. I've been working on giving ...
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Can we disable the "Start reviewing now" button on the stats tab when one does not meet the criteria to do reviews?

I recently joined a new site, and had a look at the review page. I currently don't have enough reputation to be able to do any reviews, which is clearly indicated on the review page. If I then visit ...
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"Improve edit" should not copy the edit summary from the suggested edit [duplicate]

When you click the "Improve edit" button when reviewing a suggested edit, your edit will be applied as a separate edit on top of the suggested edit, which will be approved. The edit summary ...
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Why was the period for closed questions to enter the reopen queue extended from 5 days to 70 days?

It appears that on December 20, 2019, the team increased the period of time for questions to enter the reopen queue from 5 days to 70 days. There was no announcement made of this change at the time (...
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Close button in review queue not working when viewing duplicate [duplicate]

In the Close Votes review queue a post can be voted as duplicate. The duplicate which was flagged is available in the queue interface to allow to compare the two posts easily. When I'm in that queue I ...
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In the close vote review queue, when you switch to look at a duplicate question, the close button is broken

It appears that the recent UI change for the close vote review dialog introduced a bug when it concerns suggested dupes. Reproducing in Firefox 78.0.1 (Mac OS). In this dialog there are two tabs, &...
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Editing duplicate list in Reopen Votes review queue should count as a Leave Closed result

When I'm reviewing a duplicate question in the Reopen Votes review queue with a tag for which I have a gold badge, I can edit the duplicate list. That's nice, but it leads away from the review page; I ...
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Expand LQ review comment for "me too" non-answers with advice about "follow post" feature

The "follow post" feature is convenient for users having the same problem as asked about in the question. Currently, the system generates the following comment for those who post non-answers ...
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Keep review buttons in the same place even when the guidance is long

When review Reopen Votes, if the corresponding guidance text for the close reason is long, it squeezes the buttons into a vertical list: While this does make robo-reviewing more difficult, I'd like ...
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Strange visual artifact on 'Revision' tab in Reopen Votes review queue

After switching between 'Question (revised)' and 'Revision' in the Reopen Votes review queue, the 'Revision' tab partially overlaps the boundaries of the 'Question (revised)' tab. (latest Firefox on ...
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Why is this suggested edit of a question title displaying peculiarly? [closed]

I'm looking at a suggested edit to the title of How can I get exposure to mandarin usage and pronounciation? at Chinese.SE: I almost rejected it, thinking it would change the title to the following: ...
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Display suggested edits where the post owner overruled all reviewers under the 'Controversial' or a separate tab on the dashboard

If a suggested edit is rejected by all reviewers, the post owner is still able to view this suggestion and still decide to apply the edit. If so, the edit is considered "approved" and made ...
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"This post has been edited" banner remains visible after completing the review queue item

I encountered the following situation in the First Posts review queue: when editing the post, it was edited by the author too, so I got the familiar banner This post has been edited 1 time since you ...
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Redundancy in the new review page — "Stats" and "Recent reviews" both point to the same page [duplicate]

The review page recently received two new buttons for each review queue called "Stats" and "History", placed under the name of each review queue. For instance, on Literature SE, ...
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Answer in Low Quality Posts review queue without flag

I encountered this Low Quality Posts review queue item on Chess Stack Exchange. I was curious who had flagged it, but to my surprise the mod timeline doesn't show a Very Low Quality / Not An Answer ...
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'Improve this question' in Reopen Votes review queue should lead to an edit inside the queue

When reviewing Reopen Votes, there are two ways to edit the question: the 'Edit and Reopen' button at the top right, and the 'Improve this question' button in the post notice: When choosing 'Edit and ...
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Make all "You need at least 2k/3k reputation to review" banners equally wide

The review landing page has received a redesign, and the messages like this: You need at least 3k reputation to review reopen votes. are now shown as banners. However, I'm a bit annoyed because they ...
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