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Why red instead of grey in review queue?

This is the first time I'm seeing a red colour beside a queue. What's its significance? I did around 5 "First Questions" review and that I've done before with a grey symbol too. (1 was a ...
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Mistake in this "First Question" Review marked spam?

In several review tests I had given, this is the first one that I failed. Also, this the first "spam" alert I saw. I looked at some meta posts and checked some google results too (for the ...
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How can I get my answer's deletion reviewed and possibly overturned [duplicate]

Before posting here, I read these three posts: How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion? which says: "...
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Favoriting / bookmarking a question while working the Close Queue?

Is there a way to favorite / bookmark when you encounter it in the Close Queue? I didn't see the little bookmark icon under the vote count widget (but then I frequently miss elements in the math.se ...
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Audit on demand for review queues

I have just gained queues access privilege (500 reputation), so I can review First Answers, First questions and Late answers on main website. I'm willing to help these queues alongside the community ...
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Several users are gorging themselves in the Late Answer queue

This is something I've noticed for a while but I wanted to wait until I earned a Steward badge to show I have some 'skin in the game,' so to speak. Of the review queues, Late Answers (LA) are by far ...
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Remove the strikethrough on deleted text in suggested edits

I have also posted this feature request on Meta. I recently reached 2k rep, so I've done my first few suggested edit reviews. I reviewed this edit, and I noticed something. The strikethrough through ...
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A suggestion to add to review queues ( First questions - Share feedback)

I suggest that you add this type of examples to review queues ( First questions - Share feedback) it will be much of help for the new users and the one who reviews the question, I know there is a ...
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It is Midterm Season! Please help out with the review queues.

It is, apparently, midterm season, and the site is currently being inundated by a large number of problem statement questions, duplicate questions, and other low-quality questions, which means that ...
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Should there be two first-post review queues? [closed]

When I am doing first-post reviews, I notice that I treat questions and answers differently. For first-post questions I think am quite relaxed. No spam, reasonably clear, good references and so on ...
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Some titles containing MathJax are shown incorrectly in review queues

I have noticed, several times already, that some titles containing MathJax are rendered incorrectly in review queues, i.e. across multiple rows. I can't remember for sure, but I expect this to also ...
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"You cannot delete this answer" popup when reviewing first posts

I was reviewing the "First answers" queue when I was presented with this post (*): it is clearly not an answer, so I flagged it as NaN and then I also clicked on the "Delete" ...
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Don't review a first question by simply downvoting it or voting to close it

A fair amount of first questions are of very low quality. Even so, I think that it is not correct, when a user gets one such first post from the First Questions review queue, to simply downvote it or ...
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Frequency of appearing of audits in review queues - WHEN do they appear?

As the subject seems to be about something nework-wide, I've asked the same question on the main meta site. Today, I've made more than forty reviews in different queues on the main site. Strangely, ...
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Should I avoid minor edit of a question which was put on hold? [obsolete] [closed]

There was a recent (end of August 2021) change in the way Stack Exchange handles such edits. When editing a closed question, now there is a checkbox to say whether the edit is substantial - and only ...
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Proper action for a "thank you" answer that may have some useful content?

The question is Integral of sinc function multiplied by Gaussian. The author, who doesn't seem to have contributed since 2012, answered his own question to say thank you. We all know it's not ...
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Question in the "First questions" queue, that was a user's second one

I have just reviewed a question in the "First questions" queue that in reality was that user's second question on MSE (the truly first one being from July 16th). Is this a bug? If not, how ...
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A possible bug in the review test system

I was reviewing an answer and it was designed to make sure I was paying attention. But I quickly recognized it as a test. Look at the picture Generally, it looks like In the first picture, it did ...
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Red dot on reopen queue but no items available to review

I've been experiencing a red dot on the reopen queue intermittently over the past few weeks with no items available to review. Here's a screenshot of what the behavior looks like: This screenshot was ...
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A red low quality post. What does it mean? [duplicate]

I am new to the low quality post reviews, so please forgive me for not knowing. Coming back onto MSE has brought me into seeing a red notification button in the low quality posts queue: There is not ...
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Continuous red dot on reopen votes [duplicate]

On this question there are many questions on meta MSE. And I hope it's not a duplicate. It had never occurred to me that this red dot shown in the green rectangle in the upper right corner was ...
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What are the guidelines for reviewing?

What are the guidelines for reviewing? What should one avoid doing when reviewing? How can it happen that one is suspended from reviewing, and what are the implications of this? If I've been ...
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Commenting about usage of MathJax while reviewing answers and questions

While posting questions or answers for the first time many beginner users do not use MathJax. Of course, others can edit the questions or answers to improve the MathJax but I feel that it is better to ...
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Hot keys in close vote review queue

When I am in the review queue, if I click to close a question, I have to select an option on a pop up screen, press a button and then again select an option and press a button again for another screen....
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What should I choose between "needs improvement" and "very low quality"?

I just accessed the review queues last 2 weeks, and I find Needs improvement and Very low quality confusing. To be particular ...
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Why is an answer not deleted even when all reviewers recommend deletion?

Today I vote to "recommend delete" an answer in the low quality queue and I just check that, although the low quality review was completed, that all six reviewers recommend deletion, the ...
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Do we allow videos in questions?

Earlier, I posted over a question that was an image. Now, one with a video. Do we allow it? I would say no, but what do others think? example
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Bug report: vote buttons don't work in low quality review queue

While reviewing today, I noticed that I now have access to upvote/downvote buttons while reviewing (I don't remember having these before, but I could have just been unobservant). Unfortunately, they ...
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Button for "First Posts" MathJax-based review

When I review "First Posts" questions, a lot of reviews consist of pointing out new users on using MathJax by leaving a comment. Can't we establish a button which automatically creates a ...
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Earned Steward badge twice for the same queue

Just like the title suggests: I was just awarded the Steward badge for Close Votes & Low Quality Posts, although I already got them like 6 months ago. My guess is this is a bug, as they are meant ...
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Should duplicate PSQs be closed as duplicates?

Usually once or twice a day in the close queue, I find a question that is a PSQ (Problem Statement Question) and also a duplicate. Sometimes another reviewer explicitly links to the dupe, other times ...
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Order in the list of users who recommended deletion of a post

I "recommended deletion" in a recent LQ review. As mine is the 6th one, the concerned post has been deleted. I observed that the users who "recommended deletion" in the blue box ...
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Review audit on my post. Reviewer is Community♦ [duplicate]

I looked at one of my old posts and saw that it was used in a review audit. Here is a link to the audit. Rather than an actual person being the reviewer, it appears that the reviewer is Community♦. ...
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What's to be done about a wrong answer that is not edited or deleted? [duplicate]

Federico Fallucca's answer here contains an error Set of branch points isn't discrete, but branch points are isolated? as pointed out by Moishe Kohan what is written about branch points is plain ...
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Allow users to still access First Post and Late Answer even though the user has no votes left

I know that from the answer to this question that "if you are not able to use the full range of options in the queue, it is better to give the reviewer's role to someone who is." However, I ...
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Unexplained Problem with my Review Queues

In my review queue, it shows this. This is a bit weird. My reputation, as seen on the picture, is 839, clearly enough to access First Posts and Late Answers. However, it is not shown on the top ...
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Are Tag-only edits too minor (the use of the Number-Theory tag)?

As a relatively new participant (long time user) of Math.SE I must confess that my knowledge of what is considered "appropriately non-minor" as an edit is certainly lacking. This question ...
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Why does it show 'No review queue available for you'

I was looking for some reviewing stuff and this happened It shows no review queue available for you, why is that so and when can I expect them back? Just for reference, I haven't been reviewing much ...
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Why are some New Contributors placed into the Low Quality Posts queue, instead of the First Posts queue?

With some frequency, I see posts that I would say could have been in either queue. Is it decided somewhat randomly? with one of the queues in priority? by some maybe indirect trigger? in a ...
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Find posts that were in a specific review queue

In another Meta question, the OP wrote that posts in the Late Answers queue are "fun to read". Personally, I have never reviewed a post in this queue, partly because they get reviewed before ...
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Not sure which action to take while reviewing this First Post

I have very recently encountered this question in the First Posts review queue. I did not know what action to take, as it looked more like a conceptual doubt than a homework question. While I was ...
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What can be done about problematic suggested edits?

When one encounters a problematic suggested edit one has the option to reject it. However, in some cases it might seem like more should be done (this includes a persistent pattern of problematic ...
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Can't see formatted output when reviewing edit

Recently, I've found that when I go to review an edit by a new user, I can only see the markdown, and not the formatted output. Here a screenshot of the top left corner of the page: I'm sure ...
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Rude and disrespectful behaviour - user complaining about deletion

I recently reviewed an answer and decided to vote for deletion as it was in my own opinion merely a comment, and could not be qualified as an answer. My decision was backed by 6 other reviewers. The ...
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Why do posts show up in low-quality post review queue multiple times?

Why do posts show up in low-quality post review queue multiple times? Based on this post it seems to suggest that this isn't a bug. What is the point of multiple high/medium rep users reviewing the ...
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Possible bug with the edit command while reviewing first posts

Today when I was reviewing first posts, I noticed that if I edit a post, then once I press the "save edit" button, I'm not taken back to the review page. Instead I'm taking to the page of the post I ...
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I am experiencing difficulty in the rendering of posts in the "review first posts queue."

For the last three hours or so, when I see a post in the first post review queue, and click on it, I get the standard left top column menu "Home, questions, ..., appearing immediately above a post up ...
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Strange behavior of counters in review queues

As it seems currently there is an issue with the review queues that the counter for the number of accomplished reviews does not updates immediately $-$ as it used to be $-$ but only when refreshing or ...
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Was asked to review a question that is more than 4 years old?

When reviewing the Close queue, I was asked (in earnest, not a test) about math.SE 987322, which is said to have been active last some 4 years back (?!). What is going on? (The question is OK in my ...
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Suggested edits : changes in titles

When reviewing suggested Edit, there is a side by side view before/after of the post. Could it possible to have the same feature for changes in the titles? It can be quite difficult to validate an ...

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