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How can I see all my rejected edits?

An old question, but still extremely relevant, and with a much easier answer 4 years on (did I mention that I love the new update? :D ): At the top right of the screen, click on your user profile ...
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Add a reject reason when the Community user rejects an edit

Kevin whipped this up a couple of days ago. You can view an example here: These rejections do not count toward edit bans or warnings.
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Question about rejected edit that doesn't follow regular rejection reasons

Your edit is completely superfluous. The extra info is not "extra" or optional as it gives advice to a good practice. Putting P.S doesn't make the post even a little bit easier to read either (=no ...
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Edits that shadow a suggested edit inconsistently reject but include the suggestion

The issue present here occurs when: You (a user with full edit priviliges) are looking at a question page. User B submits a suggested edit to a post on that page. You click "Edit" and get ...
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Do rejected edits impact the editor's reputation?

Is there any threshold for rejected edits that causes one's reputation decrease or some other loss? No. You can't lose reputation from rejected suggested edits, as you never gained reputation from ...
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Is it appropriate to edit another user's answer to include important information from their own comments?

According to this page in the help center, putting information from comments into a post is a good reason to edit. In my opinion, edits like those are great edits. From that help center page: ...
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Could people ease up please while approving edits another user makes to his own question/answer?

There appears to be some confusion here on just how edits work as what you are describing is not possible, Edits you make to your own post (while logged in of course) never require review. As the ...
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Could the 'This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit.' rejection option be made a bit more clear?

You should not correct errors of fact with a suggested edit, and if you try to correct them when you have enough rep to just make edits, don't be surprised if they are rolled back. Say someone asks "...
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allow appeals for false and slanderous rejections

You can't appeal a rejected edit or remove it from your history, unless the post itself get deleted. In this specific case, you made a mistake. You completely rewrote the answer, adding bunch of ...
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Who rejected this suggested edit to an orphan tag wiki?

Nobody rejected it. It's not a rejected edit. It became unreviewable because the tag no longer existed while the edit was still pending, and thus there was nothing to connect it to anymore. There is a ...
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Increase threshold for rejected edits

If click on the rejected edit link you'll see the reason the edit was rejected: This edit conflicted with a subsequent edit. By holding your mouse over times in the question and review history ...
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Why were my edits rejected?

You are trying to change the answer, not necessarily improve it. I don't know anything about what is being said there but if you feel like the content is wrong (this is not a simple typo) then you ...
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Substantial edit rejected by Community ♦

Yep... All my fault :-( Sorry about that. I clicked reject and edit instead of accept and edit... /me runs away in shame....
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Any way to view rejected edit source?

You should be able to run this in the browser console (switch to the markdown view first), then copy what's left: $("table.full-diff tr td.content:nth-child(1)").remove() This removes the entire ...
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Reviewers can single-handedly reject suggested edits

When reviewing Suggested Edits on Stack Overflow, I commonly see edits that either introduce more problems than they fix, or don't even attempt to fix all issues with the post. In both cases, Reject ...
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completely superfluous edit

You say this: “After spending hours on this issue…” This is the real problem: Why are you talking the rejection of one edit so personally? I mean you say this: “The suggestion basically makes ...
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Keep track of your rejected edits

You can get your rejected edits from the Stack API The topic User has an entry for Me Suggested Edits Make sure you hit the button Get Token first before you hit Run. and don't use IE because it ...
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Why were my edits rejected?

There are official rules regarding editing: When should I edit posts? (…) To correct minor mistakes or add updates as the post ages Using the wrong name in an otherwise correct explanation is ...
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Should rejection/approval of suggested edit done by a user who doesn't have knowledge of that particular technology

As Charles notes in his answer, you don't have to be a subject matter expert to check whether an edit at least makes basic grammatical sense. Yours doesn't. For convenience, here's the edit you ...
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Should rejection/approval of suggested edit done by a user who doesn't have knowledge of that particular technology

You don't have to be a subject matter expert to be able to review edits for validity, in general. If an edit modifies things over the reviewer's head or outside of their realm of knowledge, any ...
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Edited post is not what I edited

That is a simple edit collision. You were editing the question at the same time as a user with full editing privileges. He made more substantial changes, such as modifying "ur" to "your". This got ...
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Pattern for spam edits on blender.se

Those posts are small enough that a specific protection mechanism against replacing the complete content of the post in a suggested edit doesn't apply. If a spammer tried that stuff on a longer post, ...
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Is it appropriate to edit another user's answer to include important information from their own comments?

As Shokhet mentioned, edits like these are generally encouraged. One thing you may want to do differently is to emphasize you're incorporating comments from the author of the post in your edit ...
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Substantial edit rejected by Community ♦

Actually, community did nothing here. Then, later it got rejected by OP who reviewed the post and made an edit (as shown at the top in the above screenshot). Other way round. See the person above....
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Rejected edits by Community should not show up anywhere

You should've gotten a warning, but not this warning. There was a bug that caused the warning logic to count conflict-rejections when it shouldn't have. But you probably should've still seen one ...
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Why was my edit rejected even though it complies with the guidelines?

Your suggestion was rejected automatically. Read the message for the reason of rejection: This edit conflicted with a subsequent edit. A user with full edit privileges made an edit while your ...
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Allow the original poster the option to apply a rejected suggested edit on their own post

This might be integrated into the revision history of a post. Here is the revision history of your question. Something like this? This could be visible to anyone in my opinion, since suggested ...
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Is there a way to link to the results of a rejected edit?

General speaking, there are 4 ways to access the suggested edit review results, but one of which has a significant rep requirement and requires a lot of searching (especially on busy sites). If you ...
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Reject an already-approved suggested edit when rolling it back

Despite the fact that this is a reviewer problem, as all the other answers seem to point out against this feature, I would love to see your request implemented, given the sheer number of bad suggested ...
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User suggested great corrective edit to my answer, but the edit was rejected. What can I do to approve it?

Starting today, this is possible. See: Could authors overturn recent community review decisions?
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