Questions tagged [suggested-edits]

For questions about the suggested edit process, which allows users without editing privileges to "suggest" edits, to be reviewed by users with editing privileges.

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Should I accept removing thanks edit?

Someone has been suggesting a lot of edits regarding simply removing "thanks in advance" from the post. Should I accept or reject? I've always accepted, but I am not sure if I did the right ...
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Rejecting edits that do not improve question. A question of degree

I've rejected several proposed edits recently which, IMHO, only consist of cosmetic changes such as Deleting "Thank you for your help" / "Sorry for my poor English." or similar ...
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Should questions be edited out of answers?

I came across this answer that repeated the contents of the question verbatim. I made a suggested edit that essentially removed the question from the answer. However, the edit was rejected by the post ...
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Does a rejected suggested edit affect the reputation of the reviewer?

If a user submits a suggested edit, for example from the First Posts or Late Answers, and their edit is not accepted, does that affect their reputation? In what way?
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What is to be done when some user suggests edits that are necessary but isn't what OP provided info for?

So I believe I did a mistake today. There were four suggested edits pending when I came in here today. So naturally I thought of looking into them. This was the very first question that came in. The ...
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How many edits is "too many pending edits"?

I was about to submit an edit on a question, when I got this: I do not remember how many edits I did in the whole day, and how many of them are yet pending. So I would like to know when do we get ...
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Why does the wrong grammatical term have to be preserved?

I understand the reason discussed in one of my other posts (My Suggested Edits intend to improve accuracy was considered as "does not make the post even a little bit easier to read"), that ...
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My Suggested Edits intend to improve accuracy was considered as "does not make the post even a little bit easier to read"

I proposed a Suggested Edits recently and was rejected. I guess it is important to use accurate term to ask questions, and "I love playing cricket" is gerund rather than present participle. So, I ...
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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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Extra Moderation

I haven't been active on this site until recent months so I'm not accoustomed yet. But I have been in Stack Overflow main site for a few years and I have not experienced there anything like this. ...
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Why was my edit rejected, although I consider it substantial?

Following up on several comments I made in a recent Meta discussion, I edited a question today. The OP of that question is asking about a specific passage from an online article. They posted the link ...
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Appeal of Edit Rejection?

Question in question: What is meaning of "why else would she?" The edit by Lambie drastically changed the meaning and context of the sentence that anhdung had originally posted, and was ...
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Can the OP see my edit that needs peer review?

OP asked a long question, I fixed some typos. My reputation is still low so it needs peer-review. Can OP see my edits yet? The problem is I fixed typos, but there's a shady part where I know they ...
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Why was this edit suggestion rejected?

I'm referring to this suggestion. Two reviewers rejected it with the following reason, while one reviewer approved it This edit does not make the post even a little bit easier to read, easier to ...
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Let's not dissuade users from adding valuable content to posts

I saw this question on MSE, which is about a question here on ELL! This addition of useful images was rejected in the edit suggestion process. Both of these rejections reasons don't really help the ...
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Why can't I edit this question?

This is with reference to this question Singular or plural usage for 'face' in the sentence There are some formatting suggestions I would like to make to this question. But I am not able to ...
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Tag wiki drafting zone

I've been seeing an awful lot of very substantial wiki suggestions, mostly from one editor. Some seem reasonable enough, although hard to verify thoroughly; some are arguably wrong. Either way, ...
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Why was my edit rejected even though the OP requested edits?

I just proposed an edit to this answer at When to pronounce ‹s› as /z/ in the middle of words? My edit basically fixed some formatting, and added additional tendencies and example words. My proposed ...
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Stop giving [untagged] useless usage guidance

I've noticed a particular user* suggesting edits (of approximately the same content every time, asking users to refrain from tagging with it and explaining the purpose) to the untagged wiki and usage ...
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How was this edit rejected?

https://ell.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/26336 How is that edit rejected and the user rejecting it now has this version there Many times I heard these words interchangeably. I want to ...
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Asker rejects edits that remove misplaced answers from their question

I've made a couple of edit suggestions on a particular question and commented between them to try to explain, but both edits were rejected by the asker with the custom reason, "Why I need to remove [...
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Improvement - How does 'could' illustrate a fact? Why not use 'can'? [closed]

In view of user Dan Bron's generous suggested edit for and comment under How does 'could' illustrate a fact? Why not use 'can'?, would someone please post it for my viewing? From Dan ...
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