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Why was this Reopen review item invalidated?

A tale of complexity and unintended consequences The review task was added in response to this edit which you made. Which is a good thing, generally. That edits can result in the review of a ...
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Mods Binging on Reviews. Leave some for the rest of us?

Sure. Absolutely. Happy to oblige. There was a sizable backup in close reviews roughly just a week ago and I thought "Well since no one is doing it I better take it on." Good to know people are ...
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Should I accept removing thanks edit?

Here is some guidance from Meta Stack Exchange (posted mainly with Stack Overflow in mind, but relevant here as well): All you did was remove thanks from posts, leaving other problems in place. Such ...
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Flag declined. Low Quality Question removed from Review Queue

My interpretation of this is that the mod team is allowing the community the chance to override the unilateral "leave open". Yes, it's unfortunate that the people who already voted to close don't get ...
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Moderator review for First Posts

So I am opposed to this, not because it means extra work for me but because it hides important work that the community does, without really adding (in my opinion) much benefit. The community ...
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Is "access review queues" privilege eligibility revised?

Since some while ago, the graduation process changed and became design-independent. When a site graduates, the reputation levels required for almost all the privileges are increased. It was decided ...
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How should we review format edits?

I rejected that first suggested edit because it was a trivial edit, not because it was bad formatting. The existing formatting was fine in my opinion and there was no need to bump the post or reward ...
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What is the red dot next to something in the review queue?

That is the “review needed” indicator that is shown to reviewers when the queue is getting full. There is more information about how it works on Meta. You’ll see the indicator is turned on: ...
ColleenV's user avatar
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Should we delete answers that have no explanations?

I'm in favor of ♦ flagging them. Some of these unsubstantiated answers can be converted into helpful comments, and the mod team can convert those that fall under that umbrella.
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A review keeps being suggested to me

The one shown on the screenshot is a different review, suggesting the same edit. #75276 is the one you have reviewed, and has been rejected. However, #75277 suggested the same edit, and it's shown to ...
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I got a review ban that I don't quite understand

From what I can see after reviewing your latest review activity, your average review in some categories was 8-10 seconds, which is a red flag that you may not be taking as much care as is needed. ...
ColleenV's user avatar
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Does a rejected suggested edit affect the reputation of the reviewer?

The system does not distinguish suggested edits* made on the Q&A pages from those made within the First Posts / Late Answers review queues. In both cases, an approved edit gives you +2 reputation ...
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Feature request for "reopen votes" queue: Can it display the reasons for close votes?

Have you tried opening the question itself? I just found such a question in the Reopen queue, and when I opened the question itself by clicking on the title, I found the original close conditions ...
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Why is the red dot still present if there is nothing to review?

There are currently two items in the Low Quality Posts review queue (you could check that by opening another browser, or a private/incognito window, so that the site doesn't know you're logged in; ...
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Flag declined. Low Quality Question removed from Review Queue

It now appears clear to me where my own misunderstanding has created this confused situation. Whenever a moderator casts a vote in the review queue, it is binding and the question is automatically ...
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We need to be more careful with suggested edits from low-rep users

TL;DR: An edit should only contain improvements. As the other reviewer who rejected the edit it was my view that changing "What is the difference between X and Y" to "X vs. Y" was ...
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We need to be more careful with suggested edits from low-rep users

Suggested edits have a required number of characters that must be changed before they can be submitted. Rewording the title so that someone can make a suggested edit to correct one character was ...
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Is there a way to improve an edit after I have approved it?

You do need to wait for the second reviewer to clear the edit. You could bring a post with a pending edit to the attention of the community here on meta to get it out of the review queue more quickly. ...
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Is there a way to improve an edit after I have approved it?

As far as I know, it's impossible to do this. If you voted to Reject but want to change to Reject and Edit, it's doable, although not ideal: just go to the post's revision history and click "edit" on ...
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Review Queues Automatically Clear

It's not that all of them clear up by-design. However, As far as I'm concerned, (review queues: VLQ = Very Low Quality, FP = First Posts, LA = Los AngelesLate Answers, CV = ‎Curriculum VitaeClose ...
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