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How can the effect of a proposed edit be viewed?

I was sent a proposed edit of a question to check. The editor had done much work writing up several lines of LaTeX code, and it looked good. But I couldn't approve it without checking it carefully; ...
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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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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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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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emails in posts

hi I was reviewing https://math.stackexchange.com/review/late-answers/180248 (also ) How to find an ellipse , given 2 passing points and the tangents at them? and the new poster gave his email address ...
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Acting on a “trivial” suggested edit of a tag-wiki in the review queue

I just came across this suggested edit of the functional-analysis tag-wiki. Whether this edit actually fixes/improves the grammar or not is debatable (at least in my mind), and hence I chose to reject ...
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Should adding one “mildly relevant” tag be considered a significant edit?

I read a few discussions on meta somewhat related to this question, but I'm still unsure about it. I've noticed that one user has been submitting a large number of edits where he or she simply added ...
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What is with that orange box?

I feel like that I should know this by now and that I might have known at some point, but at any rate: what does this number in the orange box indicate? There is also a blue box that appears to its ...
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Is there a way find edits that you've reviewed?

I've now just reached the point where I'm able to review suggested edits, and have reviewed a handful. I've also just rejected an edit for the first time. (The edit inserted extra information which ...
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“We noted issues with the quality of your reviews. Please be more careful and critical in reviewing”

I got this message today. Who is assessing the quality of my reviews, and how? What am I supposed to be "more careful and critical" about? I haven't failed any audit recently, at least not one ...
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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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Edit and Reopen: Under the hood of review queues

I was reviewing this Question in the Reopen review queue, prompted by some editing done by the OP. Given the clarifications in the body of the Question, I was tempted to edit the Title as well, for ...
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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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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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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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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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Tag edits considered too minor?

A Community Member recently posted on Meta, asking about the appropriateness of editing solely to remove (inappropriate) tags. The response was one of encouragement. However I'm noticing in the ...
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Reviewing an answer that says the same thing as a comment?

I was reviewing the low-quality posts queue, and came across this answer. It's a hint answer that very closely resembles a comment made a minute prior under the question. Should I recommend deletion? ...
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Behavior about answering and voting for closing a question.

When I see some question when OP doesn't show any effort, just throws the exercise in, but is something relatively simple, in my conception, I answer it just giving general directions, not elaborating ...
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Why Is The Orange Suggested Edit Button Insane? [duplicate]

I recently reached 10k rep, and suddenly, the orange button to the left of the "review" tab (which usually tells me how many suggested edits there are in the queue and is a link to that queue) is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Reopen review queue acting up?

The Reopen review queue is acting really strange today. All of a sudden, it contains loads of questions for review (180 reviews today on 3600 ever). Moreover, the queue contains questions that were "...
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Review Queues Bug?

Quite often, I'm guessing since the Close Vote Review Queue is pretty much always greater than 200, there is a red dot on my Review Queue button indicating that some review queue is abnormally large. ...
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Strange comments in review audit

I recently encountered a review audit in the "Suggested Edits" queue, with the following comment, presumably fake, from the purported editor of this question: This is a homework question from a ...
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Possibility to `unfold 4 identical lines skipped` in reviewing edits

I was recently reviewing a suggested edit where the only modification was one symbol ($\in$ to become $\subset$) in the first line of the post. Most of the question was hidden and replaced by the text ...
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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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review first post, unable to edit.

I got to review https://math.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/289264 and I decided that it needed a small edit (adding the terminology tag) but the edit option was grayed out because there was ...
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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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Should retaggings suggested when reviewing new posts be accepted?

When reviewing new posts I sometimes encounter questions that are tagged incorrectly, but other than that require only minor corrections or no changes at all. I have made a few suggested edits only ...
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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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Why was this answer marked as “spam or offensive”?

I was clearing the "low quality posts" queue, and I marked an answer as "Looks OK". The system then told me that this was just an audit and I failed the test. I believe I was right to accept it, and ...
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“Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully”

I was reviewing this question, and a warning appeared, stating Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully Now the question ...
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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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Answers which should be comments

Today in the review queue I stumbled across an "answer" by a new user (1rep) which should be a comment. However, I was asked if it should be "deleted" or not. But it shouldn't be deleted - it should ...
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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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Why are we not allowed to vote/make edits/leave comments when reviewing questions for closure?

Why are we not allowed to do any of these? There have been times I wanted to downvote/leave a comment the question I was reviewing a question for closure? Why can we not do this like we can in ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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Edit on Low Quality Posts

When reviewing a Low Quality Post I accidentally edited it when, of course, you should only do this if you think you can fix the post, because after an edit the queue moves on. (The edit was just to ...
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Redundant overlapping expressions in review queues when closing as duplicates

Since this is already more than six months this has been reported inside the Mathematics new site theme is live topic, and yet still not fixed, I've decided to put this one separately. If you go to ...
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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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Cite does not work from review

When reviewing e.g. First Posts, the cite link is shown under the post. However, clicking it has no effect: This might be the same bug which makes the ...