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When flagging with "belongs to ... site" reason, should we consider the current form of the question?

Please vote to close (or not) based on the question in its current form. This is especially important with migrations (“belongs on …”), because having a question migrated then closed is a far worse ...
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Anonymous edits that don't change anything

This sort of thing happens all the time. Enough rejects from reviewers helps prevent them doing it after a short while. In short, no anomaly, it's very common. You, and reviewers like you help ...
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Policy on substantial edits from new accounts (OP's alter egos)

You just made the first step, and hopefully, our reviewers also read our meta. Agreed, suggesting edits from same person accounts could be used to gain site reputation (say, only 10 reputation points ...
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Review Lock on Review Tasks

Down votes are, in fact, one indication that reviewers are doing their jobs. One of the review actions that you can take on a first or late post is indeed to up or down vote the post. It stands to ...
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"Too minor" reject reason for edits: now irrelevant?

The rejection reason “too minor” was introduced for several reasons: Edits bump a post on the home page, giving the thread more attention. This is desirable in case something major has changed, but ...
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Why was this post auto-flagged?

It was not auto-flagged but flagged by users.
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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?

In my eyes, you took over the question. In your own words, you "removed an incorrect statement", which is beyond the scope of an editor. You also doubled the word count of the question (from 78 words ...
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Would it be useful to invite tag wiki edit reviewers to check for possible copy-pastes?

I think that is a good idea. I am one of the persons who accepted that particular edit. I simply did not think about googling to see if it was a copy paste. Had there been a friendly reminder in the ...
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Confused about rejection of my edit

The edit failed to improve the post in any way. The link was for illustration purposes, and whether it was HTTPS or HTTP was immaterial, and the comments suggesting it be changes were irrelevant. ...
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Policy on substantial edits from new accounts (OP's alter egos)

In my opinion, new users aren't gaming the system. Instead, they are confused by the multiple login options provided... perhaps they are at a different computer and log in using FB on one, and Google ...
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Policy on substantial edits from new accounts (OP's alter egos)

Reputation gains from edits work only up to 2000 rep. An industrious user may pull it off once or twice (subject to actually doing 1000 edits, that all get accepted -- this is hard work), but repeated ...
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Pending review count in the status bar

I'm pretty sure that orange icon displays the number of reviews waiting in the queues to which you have privileges - e.g. since you don't yet have close privileges you wont be seeing that queue. On ...
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Appeal of an edit rejection

I fully read your edit, and it was not appropriate as an answer - in fact the key bit you edited in (that I removed) was a new question. Leaving it to be deleted, as @Servy mentioned, would have been ...
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Review Lock on Review Tasks

There is a proposed reform of first posts review, which includes the idea of locking posts at some stage of the review to avoid precipitation. This being said, you seem to be confused as to the ...
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Post of almost a week old in the First Posts queue

This is the user's first post now. The first post review system picks up a user's first non-deleted post on the site. What happened is presumably that the user's first post was deleted, so his second ...
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Autocomment from review ending up on both question and answer

As @Xavier59 and @AviD explains in comments, this is not a bug. When a moderator converts an answer to a comment, all the comments to the answer are moved along with it. In this case the moderator ...
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Would it be useful to invite tag wiki edit reviewers to check for possible copy-pastes?

Maybe another way to handle this is to have a script that checks google or other search engines for the text and if it gets a valid hit back rejects the proposed edit(this would sadly have to be ...
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Why is the orange pending edit reviews counter replaced/lost for 10K users?

I've found no technical answer for this, so my best guess is that the answer lies somewhere else. My observations are that the counter now takes into account all review queues from everybody, and pop-...
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Why is the orange pending edit reviews counter replaced/lost for 10K users?

This has been answered over on meta.SE It is the number of pending edit reviews. They may not be accessible to you because of rep, or because you have already reviewed and they are waiting on someone ...
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Pending review count in the status bar

The indicator that you see, as a user with between 2k and 10k reputation, is the number of pending suggested edits. It doesn't indicate anything about other kinds of reviews. There is an indicator for ...
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Are there any Review audits?

Only some sites have Review audits. Information Security is not one of them. See this answer on the main Meta site which lists the sites which do have them.
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Red dot displayed, review queue is empty

When I look at the page, I see 38 reviews pending in the Close Vote review queue. (You might be able to see this by yourself by opening a private/incognito window and navigate to https://security....
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"Too minor" reject reason for edits: now irrelevant?

No, the reject reason "too minor" requires some effort from suggesters to really improve a post - That is: not to only correct some minor issues and leave others (which might require more work). It's ...
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