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Why would a user make a trivial edit?

On a number of occasions I've noticed that users make minor edits to questions I ask. I can understand edits for spelling, grammar, code formatting etc, but I'm surprised to see so many edits for ...
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Reply to comments of own trivial answer

I posted a trivial answer here (that I knew would be converted to a comment). It was incorrect and someone replied to tell me. I cannot reply to them now as I cannot post comments yet. I tried to post ...
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Selecting "Unfavorite" Displays Wrong Message

When I select "Unfavorite" from the "Question options" menu, it displays the "Post favorited" banner. It seems to perform the proper function, though.
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Is there a way to view the suggested edits rankings?

I don't know if I can find it but I want to know who has the most approved suggested edits? I was able to check the edit rankings for a user but those included users with full editing rights. What ...
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How does Stack Exchange decide if an answer is trivial enough to make it a comment? [duplicate]

I just wrote an answer to a question and it was automatically converted to a comment for being 'trivial'. What are the criteria of a trivial answer? The answer was posted here but has since been ...
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Are backtick/<br>-only edits to be banned?

This question and my recent experiences in the suggested edits review queue (e.g. this one or that one) made me realize a very typical pattern: Keywords are put into backticks and line-breaks not ...
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Are trivial edits considered which don't make any impact?

As soon as I logged in SO, I was quite surprised to see the edit that was suggested to my answer which has been answered few months ago. This is what I am talking about. The edit was just a deletion ...
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Should questions with trivial answers be deleted? [duplicate]

I recently asked two questions on Stack Overflow about Selenium tests that I thought were caused by interaction between Selenium and AJAX or JavaScript but turned out to be trivial syntax errors. In ...
Aaron Levenstein's user avatar
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Do small title edits constitute trivial edits?

Being a fairly new user something I don't seem to be able to locate is information on whether small edits to the title are considered as trivial edits. I see the usual recommendation when suggesting ...
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Minor inconsistency in rendering of tags with counts

There's various places where tags are listed in the right sidebar along with counts of how many times the tag is used in posts in the results or in the entire system. But in two such places they are ...
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Auto-conversion to comment breaks syntax [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Certain links get broken when automatically converting trivial answers into comments I just wrote a single sentence answer to a post on meta, which was automatically converted ...
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Certain links get broken when automatically converting trivial answers into comments

When a trivial answer contains links in the form: [link][1] info info [1]: When they are converted to a comment, the links get mangled to something like: [link][2] info info [1]:...
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What does "Reputation on deleted posts and votes is not shown here" on the user reputation tab mean?

Reputation on deleted posts and votes is not shown here. is at the bottom of the Reputation tab of the User page. I know it means reputation gained or lost on deleted posts is not shown, but I don'...
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"Trivial edit" checkbox

Every time I see someone use the word "loosing", it makes my insides twist. I thought I'd go on a mini-campaign to correct this spelling (unless I happen across a correct usage, of course). However, ...
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Tag search state retention inconsistency [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Pagination for ‘Type to find users’ results does not work On the tag search page, text entered into the "Type to find tags:" search box is retained if you click on ...
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