Questions tagged [review]

THis tag is 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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Mods Binging on Reviews. Leave some for the rest of us?

On my History Review page there are approximately eight pages, each with 50 items, where the names of two moderators dominate the close review. In over 400 reviewed posts, I counted the names of only ...
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Flag declined. Low Quality Question removed from Review Queue

I flagged a question that I discovered was left open by a moderator in the review queue. Whenever a moderator casts a vote in the review queue, it is binding and the question is automatically removed ...
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We need to be more careful with suggested edits from low-rep users

https://ell.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/100816 This edit'd have fixed at least one typo in the original question. Seems two reviewers both missed it. It is not easy for low-rep users to ...
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What is the red dot next to something in the review queue?

I'm one of those people who has to get rid of flags, be it on my phone, emails or on here! Whenever I have a grey dot on the review queue, I complete all the tasks, but now I have run into this: What ...
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A review keeps being suggested to me

This is the sixth time in the past 3 hours I am seeing this review being suggested to me, as shown in this picture. However, I have reviewed it a couple hours ago. It keeps coming back after a few ...
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Is there a way to improve an edit after I have approved it?

I just approved an edit, but upon revisiting the post, I saw some other things I wish I had improved upon. Since "approve and improve" is a review option, can I make improvements without having to ...
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How should we review format edits?

I am feeling increasingly iffy about where the line should be drawn with regard to certain edits on formatting. For example, this edit struck me as sensible because the editor @Maryam highlighted the ...
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I got a review ban that I don't quite understand

I recently obtained the review privilege on low quality posts and suggested edits. While still learning the ropes, I try to be as careful as possible. Today I found out I can't review any more. The ...
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Moderator review for First Posts

There have been many posts on ELL, especially by 'first-time' users, asking questions without carrying out even the basic research about the same, with available resources like the dictionary and ...
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Why was this Reopen review item invalidated?

From the timeline of this question, it seems the Reopen review which was initiated after my edit became invalidated. Any idea how this could happen? Three reviewers have voted to reopen, but the ...
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Should we delete answers that have no explanations?

From time to time one runs across answers here that offer nothing beyond a bare answer to the question taken in a narrow sense. In particular, there's no general explanation, no attempt to show a ...
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Review Queues Automatically Clear

Not sure if this is an undocumented feature, when I'm asked to review, I get different topic queues Close Votes First Posts Late Answers Low Quality Posts Reopen Votes Suggested Edits If ...
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Is “access review queues” privilege eligibility revised?

Few days ago I could access the First Posts and Late Answers review queues with a reputation of 350. But after the new site design rolled out it required 500 reputation to access the review queues. ...
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Reviewing review queues -feature request

One of the jobs that civic minded members are encouraged to do here is to vote on whether certain questions should be closed, need further work, or should remain open. This is only after one has ...
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Let's be more careful with closing

So I clicked "review". Then, my eyes popped out of a mixed feeling of surprise, shame and anger. There were 11 posts in the close vote queue! (And I had checked the queue a bit earlier) ...
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Stop throwing “Proofreading” close reason at questions that are clearly limited to a single point of concern

We have a handy close reason for questions that are basically just "find any problems in this chunk of text". That's fine, because those are terrible questions. They haven't actually gotten to the ...
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Number of suggested edits indicator showing wrong number

Over the past day I've noticed that the orange indicator on the top bar, which shows the number of suggested edits awaiting review, isn't working correctly. The number indicated does not agree with ...
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Incorrect answers in the low quality queue

I came across the following answer in the Low Quality Post queue this morning: https://ell.stackexchange.com/a/15221/3705 The answer is not correct, but I thought that Low Quality meant something ...
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Performing self-assessment on highly specific questions

Self-Assessment Review The following post came up while I was doing the site self-assessment review: Am I using "feature" correctly here? First Reaction My first reaction is that this ...
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How come I can cast/review close votes, but not have my edits apply immediately/review suggested edits?

First off, I understand on a technical level that I can't do this because these are the milestones set by the site, but I wanted to know why it was this way. On StackOverflow, you require 3000 rep ...
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What does “This item is not reviewable.” mean?

Looking at the history of reviewed questions with a pending close vote, I noticed that a page shown, "This item is not reviewable." Does that means it is not reviewable only from me, or from anybody ...
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Got my own post in a review task

Not sure if this is a bug related to beta sites or if it's more extensive, but when I was going through review tasks, I got one of my own posts as a first post edit. I'm pretty sure this isn't ...