Questions tagged [review-audit]

Test items in review queues that are designed to help new reviewers hone their moderation skills, while nudging more experienced users that don't seem to be paying close attention to what they're reviewing.

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Was this answer really no “review audit” question?

When I first saw this one https://math.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/208658 I thought it was an audit review, lets flag it. But then it didn't say a I passed or something like that. Was ...
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Review audits in close votes

Just a few minutes ago, I was reviewing close votes. No problem, I thought. I usually pass these. So, I got this, and voted to close. I failed somehow, but, as you can see from the link, the question ...
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I failed an audit, and I don't understand why.

I was reviewing some close votes and there came a question which was marked as "primarily opinion based". But obviously it is not. However, I thought the question should be closed for some other ...
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When does the website decide to give you audits while reviewing?

When I was reviewing "First Posts" just now, there were two posts to be reviewed. I clicked "No Action Needed" for the first one, then a review audit came up (which I passed). Other times, when I ...
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Can we take famous questions out of the “review audit” system?

Earlier I saw a first post come through the review system titled "Are mathematical articles on Wikipedia reliable?" Now, since I'm genuinely reviewing and not thinking that the system is throwing fake ...
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“tests” in reviews

I had a very minor question concerning the "reviews" that we are asked to make (vote to close, to leave open , approve edits ...); more precisely, about the "tests" that are sometimes made. When you "...
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Rating users edit reviews

Today, for the $\text{n}^{\text{th}}$ time, I gave an edit some careful consideration and accepted it only to discover that it had already been rejected. I would quite like to point out to the two ...
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Audit answers copy an existing answer? Clicking “comment” means acceptance?

I got a audit question to review today that looked strangely familiar. Checking out the question (I'd read it recently) I saw that the purported answer (just as I remembered) was word-by-word ...
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Testing real editors with fake proposed edits

For at least the third time, I was invited to approve or reject a proposed edit that turned out to be only a test. Why must real editors repeatedly take time-wasting tests which appear to be randomly ...
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Review audit suggests “voting to close” an answer

Just passed a review audit. It suggested I "vote to close" an answer. Please fix this -- making the message dependent on the Q/A bit of a reviewed post should work.
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Should review audits be disabled (pending improvements)?

Last August, so-called "review audits" were introduced on MSE. These are fake review samples added to the review queues, designed to catch those users who (in a dash to get a badge) practice mindless ...
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Audits: this is getting ridiculous.

I was looking at the suggested edits list. There was this question where I couldn't make sense of the edits that were shown to me. So I click on "improve" to see the question properly, as the ...
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Failed review audit for adding comment [duplicate]

I was just doing some first post reviews, and there was a post that simply asked a question with no attempt shown, so I was going to add a comment asking what the OP had tried, and apparently I failed ...
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Making review audits more realistic

Take only real examples from real review queues. Don't tell me there aren't enough real rejected edit suggestions and the system has to make up absurdly unbelievable ones. Present the audit exactly as ...
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Review test - Imperative PSQ

So apparently imperative PSQs are acceptable, (even more than that, they are high quality posts). I'm pro-PSQ, that's why I let it open. Despite that, as far as I know, the community is anti-PSQ, so I ...
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Try to comment: Fail review audit

I know the review audits aren't without their flaws, but with this review: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/109542 it should be clear that something is not right. As usual, the vote ...
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Preview of a proposed edit?

Is there a way, when reviewing a proposed edit, to preview it exactly as the edited text would appear on the site? I maybe wrong but I think that at Tex/LaTeX Stackexchange you have the option to see ...
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Examples of poor review audits

Since threads about review audits seem to be turning up fairly frequently now, it seemed like a good idea to open a thread to collect examples of those audits where people failed but feel like they ...
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Poor review audit sample

P(tomorrow is the end of the world) =? failed me—the system sees no serious problem with this question. The comments, in my view correctly, suggest otherwise—it is, at best, unclear what is being ...
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Review audit test disagreements: theory and praxis

Following an audit test failure where I agreed that a question should be closed as too subjective, and was told that there were no major problems with it and I should have left it open, I have two ...
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Why display “this was only a test” after passing a review audit?

I was reviewing some closing votes, and I stumbled into a question which seemed ok to me: at most, I would have added a soft-question tag. So I clicked on "leave it open"; a message appeared, saying ...
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STOP! Look and Listen.

I was reviewing a bit and ran into a bad answer. Usually I open the question to see it within context (I know this is not the supposed course of action) and so I did. The bad answer I was reviewing ...
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Do we want to enable the review auditing feature that discourages robo-reviewing?

From Grace Note's comment in this answer, I was surprised to find out that the auditing system that is supposed to hinder robo-approvals is not active on math.stackexchange. I remember seeing this a ...

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