# Robo-Approvers on the run?

How could this edit (I rolled back immediately), get any approves? Please look into the robo-approvers responsible for the approval of the vandalising edit. Did any of you see such activity recently?

• The editing review queue is deeply broken IMO; almost nothing short of vandalism is ever rejected, as evidenced by a brief look through the recent history, and the audits are an utter joke. For egregious cases of robo-reviewing, see my question here. – user61527 Jul 16 '14 at 23:50
• – Asaf Karagila Jul 16 '14 at 23:59
• There should be a review queue for approved suggested edits, to review the approvals. – user147263 Jul 17 '14 at 0:30
• @This There should also be a review queue for robo-deletions by the Community user. – Bill Dubuque Jul 17 '14 at 0:42
• @Thisismuchhealthier. Then who will watch the watcher-watchers? :) – user61527 Jul 17 '14 at 0:44
• What if we kill the review related badges? Or, failing that, give two points towards a badge for rejecting an edit. – Jyrki Lahtonen Jul 17 '14 at 6:40
• @JyrkiLahtonen The first is a good idea (not new, but good). The second would possibly transform robo-approvers into robo-rejecters, which isn't utterly desirable either. – Daniel Fischer Jul 17 '14 at 11:48
• Ok, @Daniel. The suggestion needs more work. How about the badge needs a minimum number of both rejections and nods? Lose a point for being in a minority. – Jyrki Lahtonen Jul 17 '14 at 15:32
• @Jyrki But what if suddenly all suggested edits are good? I still prefer just getting rid of the bloody review-badges. – Daniel Fischer Jul 17 '14 at 15:35
• LOL. Mission f%&\$¤#% accomplished! – Jyrki Lahtonen Jul 17 '14 at 15:40

What I believe happened in this case, however, was a race condition--nothing malicious. Notice that the OP edited their post at time 23:42:21, and the edit was approved at 23:43:41. I think that, just after Blind Schleiche opened the "edit" page and started editing the post, the OP edited their question. Blind Schleiche then submitted their re-tagging suggestions. Since Blind Schleiche submitted second, their edit would overwrite the OP's edit.