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Questions tagged [review]

For questions about the /review path where users can view and act on posts by other users that the system thinks may need attention.

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When rejecting edit, why no choice for “This has already been done by another user”?

I don't often go through the review queue. But today I found a reasonably good edit there. Unfortunately, there had been another, better edit by another user with 2,000 rep privileges in the meantime. ...
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Was this edit acceptable?

I asked this question on Meta Stack Exchange, and we there came to the conclusion that the edit made sense. I figured I'd ask here anyway, just to see how the communinty thinks of it MJD has other ...
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A complaint against faulty review of edits

I've made a couple of edits either for enhancing readability or improving the formatting. They, however, have been rejected. As an example... https://math.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/...
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Can't self-delete unanswered question or answer from mobile device?

Recently, I've seen a few answers in the Low Quality Posts queue which said something like "I want to delete, but I can't from mobile"*. I didn't try, but on my phone's app there is a button for ...
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“you can't vote to delete/undelete this post”

In the "review > Tools" page (available only to users with at least 10000 reputation points), in the list of posts to delete/undelete, some titles are displayed in a light color and I cannot cast ...
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The difference between “Delete” and “Recommend Deletion”

Until reaching the threshold of 20000 reputation points, during the review process I was presented with the option to "Recommend Deletion". Now that I have reached it, this has turned into "Delete". ...
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Check your review stats

Where can you find your review stats, such as review audits, average number of time spent on each review task, etc?
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Flagged, but the answer was edited

If I flag a question/answer but it gets edited before the reviewers review my flagging, what happens? Is this even possible?
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Are multiple reviewers allowed for the same question needing review?

If you are working on a review, are you the only one working on it, or can others be reviewing it at the same time. If so is it then down to whoever gets it done the fastest? Or, once you pick a ...
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How many of the steward medals are for reviewing each type of review?

How many of the steward medals are for reviewing each type of review -- Close Votes, Low Quality posts, and so on? I want to check which one is rarer. I need this information where can I filter then ...
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Which reviews are rarer than others?

Which reviews are rarer than others? I think that late answers should be the rarest but I want a order of rarity of them.
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Why I can't edit posts on meta?

Why I can't edit posts on meta? I first thought that because I am a $<2000$ user then my edits will shown in suggested edit reviews and I thought there is no where to review suggested edit in meta....
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How to find review history

How to find review history? I have some non reason declined flags then I wanted to know how can I find a link to that review?
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How to review late answer?

How to review late answer? I saw some people that have the steward badge on late answers. How is it possible? Always that I want to review late answers there are none. I wait for a short time and ...
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In which a Review Queue outsmarts me

I was working the Low Quality Post review queue, specifically this Question. I wanted to make an Edit to clean up an evident omission (that "spaces" are topological spaces), but I did not think this ...
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Voting to close on the question vs. in the review queue [duplicate]

Thinking this is a bug unless I missed something in the guidelines. If I click on "review" and vote to close items from there, my badge progress counter increases as expected, and the vote is in my ...
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Review statistics analysis

Is there anyway for a normal reviewer to get any feedback on their reviewing technique? I know Google Analytics takes statistics on like everything, so can I see some?
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How long does a question last in review queues?

When voting for closing/reopening a question, or for deleting it, for how long can other users see it in the review queues? What's going on with other types of votes: low quality answer, for ...
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Definition of spam redux: a review audit fail I'm proud of!

The notion of what constitutes spam in Math.SE posts has been discussed before, with links to appropriate Meta.SE posts covering the same ground. With that in mind, please (if reputation permits) ...
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Posting Comments from Review Queues has become error prone

As a frequent commenter-from-review-queues, I've notice a high frequency of errors in doing so in this past week. This is a definite change in site behavior. The error is frequent but not ...
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How can I submit the question that's on hold for review again?

One of my questions were put on hold and I was told to edit it so that it fits the website, so I did edit it. Now how do I submit it for review?
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Strange outcome of a “review audit”

There are sometimes audits when doing reviews on MSE, and I perfectly agree with that. It's my understanding that usually, people who ask questions should show what they have tried to tackle the ...
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System wouldn't let me choose “not an answer” while reviewing… what is going on??

A while ago, I was rviewing LQP's, and I came across this, or more specifically this answer. My opinion was that it was NAA since it basically restates the question in the form of a hint, as a comment ...
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When reviewing poor posts with comments, what's the proper course of action?

I've just failed a test in the review queue: There was a post of poor quality (the answer being essentially a link) and there was already a comment suggesting to expand the answer. My course of ...
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Offered to review a low quality question after flagging it for closure

I saw this post just when it was asked, and instantly flagged this as off-topic. But, before sometime, someone flagged this as low-quality post, and it was sent to me for review. And then when I ...
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Declined flags on answers

I recently passed the threshold of $2000$ points and hence have access to more review queues (Low Quality Posts and others). Some of those posts are answers, which I am asked to "judge". Sometimes I ...
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Is “Don't bother voting to close a sufficiently downvoted question” good advice?

...provided there aren't any close votes already, of course. It's no secret the close review queue has been pretty large lately (see here, for instance). It's sitting at 110 questions, as I write ...
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“Math Processing Errors” in the Close as Duplicate Preview

I see plenty of "Math Processing Errors" in the close as duplicate preview:
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Why should I review?

This is the second time I hit the following (or similar) message, but I don't really understand what I did wrong. STOP! Look and Listen. This was an audit, designed to see if you were paying ...
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Is the close vote queue backlogged?

Pretty much every day I go through all of my 20 close vote reviews. So I am wondering: How many items are in the close vote queue? How many items have been in the queue over the past few weeks or ...
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Increased number of close votes suggestions

I have been reviewing close votes suggestions for maybe half an year, already (I am currently at about 700 close votes suggestions examined). Until maybe a month ago there were always less than 80 ...
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Does improving edits affect the editors incentive?

Does improving an edit remove or reduce the incentive for the one doing the edit? I sometimes find a minor thing I would like to improve, but it is not so important in case it would reduce the ...
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“all actions” under my profile page shows two APPROVEs, but I only did one.

In this MSE question, Barry Cipra pointed out that "the edit history indicates [I] voted to approve the edit [my] comment is objecting to", which was "@user274246, note that significantly changing ...
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'Meta Reviews' information question

Can 'Meta Reviews' from the main site 'Review' page show the number of reviews available?
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Whoa! 1300 items in the “Late answer” review queue

Am I the only one seeing this? What happened? An updated algorithm? Or did we just have an army of zombie answer(er)s that I didn't notice?
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Are user names in the audits completely random?

Recently I passed some reputation threshold and started receiving tasks of reviewing suggested edits/first posts/late answers. Among the first kind of tasks, there are some (as I guess) fake ...
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Should I wait before posting in “Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes”?

I was just criticized for posting in Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes, etc. (volume 01/2015 - ) [current version] without waiting for the reopen review queue process to unfold. Another user ...
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Closing a close votes review loophole

A certain user has commented that they make use of a loophole: the user skips all of the questions in the close vote review queue, but opens the questions in a separate tab/window and votes to vote to ...
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What if a question is both off-topic and unclear what you are asking?

I often see a question in the reopen queue that was closed as unclear what you are asking, but was also lacking context. If the OP edits the unclear what you are asking part, and it enters the ...
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More than 20 reviews in a day

How is that possible? I looked for duplicates but couldn't find any. This question might be related.
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Are there review-bans?

Sometimes I follow up on reviews that I made, or reviews on flags that I raised. Often I see the posts ended up deleted, which is good (since it means that I'm not the only one who thought the post ...
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What to do with edits that “just add dollar signs”?

It's no secret that a lot of the people out there don't know enough LaTeX. Maybe they were never exposed to it, or maybe they are just unaware of the fact you can use MathJax on the site. So ...
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Reviewing my reviewing

I was looking at my review history: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/low-quality-posts/history and noticed that in general my suggestions are not followed. Posts where my recommendation is ...
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Should the calibration of custodian/reviewer/steward badges for review tasks be changed?

The various review tasks which give rise to these badges are of vastly different incidences, difficulty and significance. For example delete votes are frequent and easy to accumulate (as well as ...
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Late reviewing of late answer

In a recent late answer review I saw this answer, which is six month's old. What took it so long to come to the review queue? There's a similar issue for first post and I understand that mechanism. ...
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Test reviews counted as reviews

For close votes for instance, we are limited to 20 reviews per 11-12 hours, which is not a lot. However when you have a test close vote (the ones designed to check that you're not voting without ...
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Why are there so many “low quality posts” from people with a lot of reputation/badges/experience?

I just had this low quality post review https://math.stackexchange.com/review/low-quality-posts/433324 and I've been noticing a theme. This answer is a great hint, the user has a long history of great ...
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Should there be a review queue for suggested tag synonyms?

A tag synonym that I proposed here: suggestion to make (solution-verification) a synonym of (proof-verification) has only received one vote since I proposed it on June 7. Even worse, there are ...
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A low-rep user approved my edit. How is this possible?

I just made an edit to this post and found here that the OP, a user with not nearly 2k reputation (704 at the moment), has approved my suggested edit. How can this be? Is it because he's the OP? I'...
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Why did I just get a 22 day old post in the First Post review queue?

Just now I completed a First Post review task for a 22 day old question (and the review was not an audit). Why did this happen? I was under the impression that posts are stuck in the review queue ...