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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Close votes review tasks and close votes directly on the question: different counters?

When we do a "close vote" review task, then this increase the counter by one (and we get a badge when the counter reaches $250$ for example). However, when we decide to vote to close by clicking ...
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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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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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I just accepted an edit I actually wanted to improve.

I just accepted an edit I actually wanted to improve, because I misclicked. Now I can not cancel my review, and I can not edit the question myself because of the pending edit. Is there anything you ...
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How can I change my review decision?

I wrongly assessed a review question. I should have skipped it, can I change my review?
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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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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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Why is this low quality review ended?

This LQ review is no longer available, and I wonder why. My try: According to an answer by one of our mods, an LQ review will end if the post is edited before or from the review is closed in case ...
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What happens if I change my mind on a vote to close/reopen?

In reviewing questions in regard to closure or reopening, I voted to reopen a question (which had been closed for reasons other than duplication), because it seemed a reasonable question. Later, I ...
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Queuing in review queue

Yesterday I saw the following standard question, thus I search using google and find 3 other similar questions in MSE. I choose the (IMO) best one and voted to close the other 3 as duplicates. My ...
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Refused edit trying to format in mathjax the content of an image posted by the op through a link

Why has this proposed edit been refused for the question Find the polar set P◦?
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Path from Math.SE to Meta Math.SE in the review tab. Why not the reverse path?

In the review tab where the different review queues are listed there is a direct link to the review tab of Meta (which I like very much). I think it would be useful to have a similar path from the ...
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A possible bug in reviewing close vote

I was reviewing some close vote recently and come to this one: https://math.stackexchange.com/review/close/348342 The particular question is not important. The main point is that I wanted to leave a ...
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Phantom suggested edits

Tonight I seem to be getting phantom suggested edits on the main site. I perpetually have a notification that there are edits for me to review but every time I click on it, there is nothing to review. ...
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Change link of “recent reviews”?

From the front page one can select review to go to the categories of review tasks. For each category one can on the right select "recent reviews". Clicking this link takes one to the statistics page ...
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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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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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Difficulty of getting review badges

I like to feel like I'm a fairly helpful member of MSE, even if I don't have a lot of time to spend on it. But I'm befuddled by the difficulty of obtaining the "Custodian" badge! Complete at least ...
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Can we have review queues seperated by topic so that reviewers can choose their focus according to their own interests and specialization?

As the title says, I am proposing this idea motivated by a negative experience that just happened to me (unhappy reviewers who don't care/don't understand my question). I believe reviewers should be ...
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No Review Queues available. Why?

I checked the review queues tab but it keeps on showing me "There are no review queues available to you". However it is not so on this Meta site. Why is that? When would they be available?
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Who chooses test questions in the review queue?

Some questions in the review queue are there only to test the reviewer. Who chooses those?
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What does the gray line in the progress bar mean

Here is the screenshot above, what does that gray line in the progress bar mean? I have been able to find neither proper meta post(s) nor documentation reference. But I bet the question is general for ...
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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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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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Answers with links or references

When reviewing first answers or late answers, I fairly often come across answers along the following format: See this link for the answer: [link] or A proof of this can be found in book X. A ...
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Where's the dupe in close review?

In close reviews, a post flagged as a duplicate and the claimed duplicate target are rendered as tabbed pages so that reviewer can compare them without leaving the page. However, the tabbed pane is ...
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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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Where is the orange box?

I thought it already disappeared yesterday but then it appeared again. And now it seems gone again... Do someone knows what happened to the orange little box?
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Today and yesterday I noticed new users who were able to access suggested edit reviews [duplicate]

The first review queue one gets access to is first post and late answers at a rep of 500. How are some new users getting access to these reviews when they aren't global moderators and this is the only ...
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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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Review Audits - Posts with links

There have been a few review audits that have been failed recently because the post, on the surface, seems relatively okay. Following the links, though, shows that the post is copied verbatim without ...
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Deleted/Migrated Question in Review Queue

I had this review task https://math.stackexchange.com/review/close/571044 (ugly screenshot). There was no other option than "skip". Which seems obvious, but is this a bug in the review system?
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Reopen queue versus edited posts not working properly?

Recent comments have indicated that a question that gets edited after being put on hold should appear in the queue for reopen votes; I vaguely recall it was even said that a single reopen vote should ...
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(only) Suggested edit review items show up in my new toolbar…

Since when do pending suggested edit review item show up in my new toolbar? And is it only for suggested edits?
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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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mathjax doesn't render in the review section [duplicate]

I recently went to see what is in the queue of the "Suggested Edits" and I saw this: first I thought that it was just '$' placed wrongly, so I went to edit this myself and saw the following: this ...
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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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Redundant “Red Dot” within the review queues menu

It happens to be that yesterday evening, for the first time since I have access to the review queues, there appeared a - I would call it - "Red Dot Icon" within the drop-down menu. In fact this ...
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Breaking daily limit of reviews [duplicate]

Today when I was checking review statistics, this showed up. I wonder how it is possible that a user breaks the daily limit of 20 reviews? Is it some kind of new privilege?
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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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Wrong title revision used in suggested edits history

The suggested edit history (accessible here) shows the wrong (not the one from the moment the edit was suggested) title upon "Edit" resolution of the suggested edit. I can see why the current title is ...
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Adding notifications for review [duplicate]

There should be some kind of option that you get notifications when there are posts to be reviewed.This could speed up the process for reviewing and maybe even attract other people to review posts.
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Selecting “Skip” when reviewing

I want to be sure I understand what the options mean when reviewing a submission. I'm usually faced with choosing "Approve", "Reject", or "Skip" (among others). When can "Skip" be correctly used? I've ...
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What's going on if someone don't pass many review tests? [duplicate]

I usually pass the review tests. (In fact I can't remember the last time I failed.) But I wonder what's going on to someone who repeatedly fails to pass these tests?
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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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reviewing an edit of one of my own answers

Somebody suggested (and obviously bad of course (smily wink) ) change to one of my answers I gave in reply to their question. Should I be the one reviewing this edit? It was that another reviewer ...
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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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Where does one proofread edits?

Where do I find edits to proofread? I would like to proofread edits submitted by other people. I'm not sure whether or not it's limited by reputation.
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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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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 ...