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Questions tagged [review]

For questions about the /review path where users can view and act on posts by other users that the system thinks may need attention.

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Appeal of an edit rejection

This answer was edited in such a way that it removed the context for its comments. The original answer contained a political spiel. While political spiels do not belong in answers, and its removal ...
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Why was this post auto-flagged?

https://security.stackexchange.com/review/low-quality-posts/116392 It says it was flagged because of length and content, but I doubt that: the post has seven downvotes (fairly unusual here) and the ...
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Autocomment from review ending up on both question and answer

Something rather strange happened recently. An auto comment from the LQP review queue ended up on the question as well as the (now deleted) answer where it belonged: Is this a bug? Some kind of issue ...
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When flagging with “belongs to … site” reason, should we consider the current form of the question?

There was a question today which considering its subject belongs to StackOverflow, however in its current form it would be immediately closed there. In such cases is it better to: flag/close as "...
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Would it be useful to invite tag wiki edit reviewers to check for possible copy-pastes?

I see that tag wiki edits simply copy-pasting definitions from the Internet are still being accepted while they shouldn't and simply typing the suggested definition on any search engine shows that it ...
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Why is the orange pending edit reviews counter replaced/lost for 10K users?

Before I reached 10K, the orange counter next to the top bar's "Review" link was very useful. It popped-up as soon as there was some suggested edit(s) to review so they can quickly get my attention. ...
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Please do not dump Wikipedia into tag wikis

Please do not populate tag wikis by copying text from Wikipedia. Reviewers, please reject tag wiki suggestions that are copied from Wikipedia or other sources, or more generally that suggest content ...
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Rejected edit: Rejected because it violated the “original intent” of the asker or just because it made dramatic changes to the question?

I'm a little frustrated and more puzzled about why an edit I made to a question was rejected this evening on the grounds that "This edit deviates from the original intent of the post." The original ...
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Anonymous edits that don't change anything

So I recently checked and rejected 3 reviews that literally changed nothing from an anonymous user. These edits changed nothing, improved nothing, did nothing. I know there is the community bot, but ...
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Confused about rejection of my edit

I just had my first edit here rejected and am a bit confused. Rejection comment 1: Xander This edit does not make the post even a little bit easier to read, easier to find, more accurate or more ...
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Policy on substantial edits from new accounts (OP's alter egos)

How can we persuade edit reviewers to reject substantial edits made from new accounts that seem to belong to the OP? Case in mind: Recommendations of relevant subjects for penetration testing? Edit ...
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Post of almost a week old in the First Posts queue

Today, August 5, I got this review in the First Posts queue: https://security.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/56514 The question was asked on July 30; almost a week ago. The last activity (...
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Pending review count in the status bar

In the status bar at the top of the site there is already notifications with counters regarding recent inbox messages, recent achievements, current reputation and current badges. However, I was still ...
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Review Lock on Review Tasks

I recently noticed that I could now review posts and do some basic review tasks. In regards to the 'first posts' and 'late posts' in particular, I feel that if the reviewer(s) did their job adequately,...
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“Too minor” reject reason for edits: now irrelevant?

Apparently the powers-that-be at StackExchange have removed the automatic conversion of posts to "Community Wiki" after ten edits: see this blog post. Does that mean that the "too minor" reject reason ...