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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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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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How can I review questions?

I came back to stackexchange after a while, and I remember there was a review tool, but I can't find it anymore.
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Flagging Archaeological Edits

The Archaeologist Badge requires one to have edited 100 posts that were inactive for 6 months. Now, I have no objection to people trying for this badge, but it can be slightly frustrating when someone ...
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How the user with reputation <100 may get the “Custodian” badge?

Looking at one of the user's profiles, I observed that the user with current reputation 1 has the "Custodian" badge awarded for reviewing Suggested Edits. Now, https://math.stackexchange.com/review ...
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Allow closing as duplicate for new questions

One of the changes to the closure system in the recent revamp was that to close something as a duplicate, the suggested duplicate needs to have an upvoted answer. I suppose that's a good thing when ...
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Does voting to leave open do anything or is it like the 'close door' button on an elevator?

I enjoy voting to leave open a question when the OP has clearly modified their original post or when it seems like others are bullying the OP. But I don't see how it is at all different from "Skip", ...
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Reopen votes review queue asks “Nominate for reopening?” when one clicks “Leave Closed”

With the recent redesign of the whole close system, there seems to have been an inadvertent corollary. Namely, in the "Reopen Votes" review queue, when one clicks "Leave Closed", there is a popup ...
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daily limit of Reviewing first post

I've reviewed 20 first post then system shows "Thank you for reviewing 20 First Posts today; come back in 7 hours to continue reviewing." Why there is a daily limit in it?
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Review first post.

After posting a first post , how much time later a post is available for review.and For how longer it is available for one user.Because some times it shows one post for review but when I clicked it ...
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New “tab” and “review queue” for unanswered questions

This is a suggestion for attacking the problem of too many unanswered questions, which in many cases are not really unanswered. This problem was already raised by Lord_Farin (and also by Amzoti). My ...
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Selective improvement edits

Sometimes, when I review suggested edits, I notice that the editor fixed some minor aspect of the post, while ignoring some other easily fixed problem(s). For example, just now I've seen a suggested ...
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When using 'Close' through “Tools”, system does not appear to register vote

When you use the 'Review', 'Tools', it will sometimes have a 'Close' option if someone flagged it as a duplicate. When you use this 'Close', it displays a message that it counted your close vote, but ...
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Low Quality Posts Upvoting Upon Review

When reviewing low quality posts, you do not have the option to upvote the answer on the review screen. There are certainly times when there are issues with the post for a lot of different reasons. ...
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Unable to upvote comments when reviewing close votes

Whenever I am reviewing the close votes on the main site, I often (perhaps always) encounter the issue that I am unable to upvote comments to the question from the review screen, but have to open up ...
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Re-evaluation of actions when a moderator resigns?

I just found that there were an unusual lot of suggested flags in the review queue. Only after going through it, I noticed that especially one case was weird: The question, answer and initial flagging ...
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Late answers - a mechanism for getting a fair share of upvotes?

It is a not unheard of phenomenon that answers don't get much upvotes in the following scenario: First, a user asks a non-trivial question, which turns out to be non-trivial enough not to get an ...
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Anyone seen a “honeypot” suggested edit?

According to meta.SO (ref.), a network-wide roll-out of honeypot edits has been implemented. Essentially, some rubbish edits (that appear superficially okay) are added to the suggested edit queue, ...
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low-quality post already commented

I have a question similar to, but not quite the same as, http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/6676/review-of-low-quality-posts . I was reviewing https://math.stackexchange.com/review/low-...
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Why are there so many first posts right now?

There are like 150 that need review, usually there are most 3 or 4 at a time. Is this a bug?
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Review: why is there highlight only on suggested edits?

When a suggested edit can be reviewed, we can see this: However, it seems we don't have anything similar of other kinds of reviews, like "First posts" or "Close question". Why this? Can we do the ...
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“Leave Open” is missing!

When you review a close vote, you'll get: You click on Close and to get to the options: duplicate ... When you click on the close under the body of the question itself, you can't vote for Leave ...
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Deleted posts don't clear from flag cache

I noticed a bug recently, and I came across it today again which reminded me to report. Sometimes a very low-quality post is made, usually by a transient new user, which is automatically flagged by ...
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Guidelines for reviewing questions

I recently noticed that "reviewing" is a part of community tasks, but I am unsure what exactly this means and am looking for guidance (either as an answer, or a link to an old question, an FAQ page, ...
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Reviewing without a trace

I just wanted to remark on something which happens more and more often since the new review system was deployed. Some poor guy posts a non-answer, which gets into the review queue. Then people review ...
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Feature request: review edits without diffs

I request that the review edits page allow the option to simply preview the original and edited versions side by side. I've found the review suggested edits tool unhelpful because it only shows diffs;...
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Is the review tool *too* effective at helping us process items?

I could be remembering this totally wrong, but I thought there was a time when there were stacks of close votes, first posts and late answers awaiting review. Then one day, when I noticed the review ...
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bug not showing what has been changed when reviewing edits

Here is what I get when I want to review the most recent item on "review edits": Somehow the right hand site is missing. Question was by Haruboy15, edit by Learner. Any idea what is happening? EDIT: ...
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Instant showing of review tasks

For new questions and the chat there is the functionality showing (1) in the tab if there is a new question or a new chat message. I'd like to suggest such a functionality for the review queue, ...
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Was the close vote removed?

There is/was this review/close item: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/close/35991 but the actual question: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/266387/ doesn't/didn't show any close votes. ...
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Policy on low-quality questions

I recently got access to the "Low quality posts" review part. In the queue there was this, one of these obvious [homework] questions. It was flagged as "low quality" because of its length and content, ...
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Review of Low Quality Posts

I reviewed a post, where I thought, recommending it for deletion with the option "This is a different question posted as an answer" is a good idea. I found that someone else was already the same ...
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Feature Request: Last activity in suggested edits

I would like to make a feature request for the suggest edits review page. The review page should show that last date of activity of the entire thread, not just the post which is being edited. The ...
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When a low-rep user suggests many edits to old posts?

Today I have seen that some low-rep. user has been suggesting edits to many posts. Generally, this is a good thing. However many of these posts were old (at least a month old), and often downvoted. ...
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Editing now completely blocked while an edit is pending

In tags should be editable despite pending edit to text and vice versa, I noted that it was bad that one was being forced to review edits in order to be able to edit posts with a pending edit; but at ...
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Adding flagging to the review of low-quality posts

In the review page for low-quality posts, When reviewing answers (at least) it is sometimes the case that the answer is in fact a comment by a low-reputation user. While voting for deletion is fine, ...
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When selecting “Not Sure” in the review section does the question get removed from review section?

It seems to me that when I select "Not Sure" when reviewing an item that the item gets removed from the review list (The number in the review section seems to decrease much faster than the number of ...
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How to shrink the close vote review queue

I've been experimenting today with the review features. The close vote review queue is in bad shape, as it contains over 100 items. This makes it not terribly useful because most of the questions ...
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Reviewing, Do not close

So when I review a question for closing, and I click Do not close, does this do anything? The number of votes to close doesn't change. Does this take it out of the list of review questions for ...
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LaTeX not rendering with exact duplicate in review

I have come across the following. When reviewing an "Exact duplicate" under the "close votes" the LaTeX doesn't seem to render at all when clicking the supposed duplicate. Is this a bug or is it just ...
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Reviewing Low-Quality Posts — how to handle downvoted answers

This is related to the discussion for this question, which asks what happens after Recommend for Deletion is clicked. When reviewing answers automatically flagged as low-quality based on length and ...
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What happens after review?

I just got the privilege to review questions and answers of "low quality". For each answer one can choose between "Looks Good", "Edit", "Recommend Deletion", and "Not Sure". What happens if one ...
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Approving Suggested Edits

I think we should write some guidelines for approving edit suggestions. Of course that constantly editing posts is a good thing, but we need to be less hasty in approving edits. It can be quite hard ...