Questions tagged [suggested-edits]

Suggested edits are edits made by users with less than 2,000 reputation, or anonymous users. Use this tag for questions about the suggested edit system.

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Suggested edit review queue not working properly?

The last 2 times I've tried using the suggested edit review queue, it's been doing some weird things for me. On a bad edit, I would fill out the reject pop-up, hit reject, and then nothing. I'm not ...
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Edit tag wiki has a hidden pending edits queue limit?

In the past couple of minutes I proposed a couple of tag wiki edits. After the third or so edit, the edit page no longer shows the usage guidance and tag wiki as editable fields. Instead the ...
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Why were my edits rejected?

On this post, my edit was rejected for reasons that are not clear to me, because they don't match reality. I added a couple sentences in the same vein as what the OP was talking about to make things ...
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Is there some way to request peer review on an edit?

I just edited this answer, I just reached 2000+ reputation and the edit got immediately accepted. Is there some way to turn this off? I´m fairly sure this was a good edit, but I have done bad edits ...
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I provided Random Seeds to an existing answer, but my edit was rejected. Why?

This answer mentions that you "will need to keep restarting until it appears." because it is a "rare node". I have provided the Game Seed that you can enter, so you are not ...
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My excerpt edit is not removed in the editing queue

I just created the nintendo-network-id excerpt, but because I have not enough rep yet, it has to go through the queue and get accepted. However, immeditaly after I submitted the edit, I got the orange ...
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Can we do something about suggested edits that are replies to the original answer?

For example, the following edit was suggested: The proper way to do this edit would be: to correct and refactor the answer with the correct information or create a competing answer instead, and ...
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Negative pending edits? [duplicate]

I made this happen, I'm not sure how:
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What tag wiki am I editing?

I'm churning through some suggested edits, and see a tag-wiki edit which, while reasonably informative, doesn't conform to our newly agreed upon standards, so I hit Improve. Here's what I see: Wait, ...
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Clearing the suggested edits queue leads to -1 suggested edits pending

Anytime I clear out the final suggested edit from the queue, the little notification up at the top of the page informs me that there are negative suggested edits remaining. I've encountered this on ...
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What happened to my edit?

I edited this question last night to clean it up and this morning to my surprise my edit seemed to go through but not by me. I assumed maybe the OP "Reject and Edited" but then changed ...
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Suggested edits not updating [duplicate]

Because a picture is worth a thousand words: The icon indicating how many suggested edits is not updating. I have refreshed the page multiple times, and even opened a new one, but it's always showing ...
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Can I change my edit approval/rejection flag?

I was looking at the suggested edits for a post and I did not think that the changes proposed were encompassing enough to warrant a modification to the post, so I rejected it. After rereading the ...
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Should I mark edits that have some good aspects and some bad aspects as helpful or not?

The Suggested Edits Review Queue contains five buttons for actions to take on suggested edits, two of which allow the reviewing user to edit the post further. The only difference between the "...
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Query over suggested edit that was rejected

A few minutes ago I answered this question: What's the best amount of Hz? The question was rather confused, but it was clear from reading it that the asker did not actually want to know the ...
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What is the appropriate action for editing an answer that was rejected by the community?

While going through the review queue yesterday, I came across this edit. At first glance, it appeared to have been an edit that conflicted with the authors intent. I almost rejected it as such until I ...
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Edit rejected for changing title from Pokemon to Pokémon

I recently suggested an edit that changed Pokemon in the title to Pokémon, because that's the proper name of the franchise. The edit also made a similar change in the body and fixed another typo. ...
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Why was this edit rejected?

I recently asked this question, to which I have gotten three excellent answers. One of them contained somewhat of a spoiler, to which one user wrote a comment that spoilers should be put into the ...
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Review queue "edit" link does not display warning messages

When attempting to edit a post from one of the review queues earlier today, it appeared that the "edit" link was non-responsive. Opening the question outside of the review queue, revealed the ...
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There's a character limit for editing a post?

Recently, I was looking at Dungeon Defender questions when I noticed a slight inaccuracy in one of the answers. The ETA of a patch. It was originally the 7th, but had been changed to the 9th. ...
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Why was this edit (that added a tag) rejected?

My edit on this question was rejected 2 times (and 1 time approved) with the following message: This edit does not make the post even a little bit easier to read, easier to find, more accurate or ...
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Do you need the [minecraft] tag for [minecraft-commands] or [minecraft-redstone] tag questions?

Recently, I have noticed a lot of Minecraft questions are being edited mainly concerning tags. There are cases where the minecraft tag is being added (in the edits) to questions that are specifically ...
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Why are a lot of my edits being rejected?

Recently a lot of my edits have been rejected by the same user, all of these edits were correcting basic English, such correcting "cus" to "because", or "dose" to "...
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Confused about moderators rejecting edits without author's consent

Recently an edit was proposed to one of my answers but before I got chance to review it, the edit was rejected by two moderators. This is the first time this has happened and the first time I have ...
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Why was my edit rejected if it was useful info?

I edited the answer to this question with information which is a complement what the user already answered. I could have provided the additional information in a separate answer, but since the ...
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Suggested Edits reveal spoilers

I was going through suggested edits, and received an unwanted dose of spoil: Perhaps the text in the spoiler block that has been changed could be made the same colour as its background (red/green) so ...
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How long will my edit ban last?

I was editing some of the wiki tags, and made a rather basic mistake of copying material from sites like Wikipedia. This may seem like blatant error to many of you, but I am a relatively new user, and ...
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Why can I unilaterally reject a suggested edit?

I recently reviewed this suggested edit that was proposed by an anonymous user. I rejected it as I felt it offered no real improvement to the existing question, but what surprised me is that the edit ...
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Rejecting an edit because "I don't see this answer sticking around"?

I made an edit on a low-quality answer (pretty much as a side effect while I was checking the answer for stealthy spam links and comparing it to other answers). But a user rejected it (edit has now ...
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Rejected edit on an out-of-date answer

So, there's a answer which I had upvoted quite some time ago that is now out of date. Since almost no one is currently paying attention to it, and I'd like to reverse my upvote to a downvote, I ...
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Should I reject additions to answers made by other users?

If any user adds additional information to an answer that was clearly not in the original answer itself, should that answer be approved or rejected (assuming this information is correct)? For ...
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Why isn't this edit by the orignal poster automatically approved?

Why was this pending edit not automatically approved? I thought that original posters could always edit their own content? It looks like there may be an issue regarding the user's ID or account. ...
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Why was this edit (providing a more useful title and alt content) rejected?

This question currently has the title "What game is this from?" and an image with an alt content of "enter image description here". With this edit, I tried to add the only characteristic OP mentioned ...
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Hitting Ctrl and then 'Enter' twice when improving a suggested edit seems to submit it twice - but the second revision is blank

I was reviewing a suggested edit which I chose to 'Improve and Edit'. Whilst editing I tend to use the Ctrl and arrow keys to jump across words quickly. I went to insert a couple of newlines with ...
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Retract Suggested Edits

Is there a way to retract a previously rejected/accepted Suggested Edit? Something like Close Votes and Reopen Votes, for example. Is this possible?
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Reply to a suggested edit?

Sometimes a user might incorrectly edit a question, in an attempt to reply or answer or whatever. Is it possible to reply to the suggested edit to explain why their edit might be wrong?
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Why was my edit removing superfluous meta content rejected?

I recently made a suggested edit on a question, removing the following content: You may think that this question is nonsense. But to me it's NOT. I'm really curious why. So, down voting is your ...
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When does the "Edit too Minor" option appear?

I got a heap of review notices for proposed edits, merely to find that a majority were simply adding "in [this game]" to the end of the title. I chose to reject them for being too minor, but the ...
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Suggested edit flag isn't clearing, even there isn't anything for me to review in the queue

I came to the site this morning and saw the flag notice for a new suggested edit. I clicked the flag, looked at the suggested edit, and skipped it (because I didn't know anything about the game in ...
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How can I unapprove edits?

I just made a mistake by approving this edit: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/93132 because I confused left side and right side... Is there a possibility to edit your own ...
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Question can become tagless

Somehow this suggested edit cleared out the tags completely. This shouldn't be possible (and I can't reproduce it), but you can clearly see it happened from the image below, and from the revision ...
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Where can I review suggested edits? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The FAQ is confused about my powers According to the FAQ I should have the ability to "vote to approve or reject suggested edits", however I can't find where on the site I can ...
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Is there a way to approve a rejected edit on my own question?

I've got a message that there is a pending edit for my question How to find a secret case within a case?. By the time I saw the message and went to review the edit, it already got rejected by two ...
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Could we have the preferred tag wiki format indicated to suggesting users?

Related: How should I write tag wikis? Currently, there is no easy way to find the community's preferred tag wiki format apart from specifically searching meta for it. The sidebar has a link to the ...
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Is it wrong to expand a question out to a larger scope?

I just posted an answer to this question: What is causing motion sickness when using the Rift? And, it is a good question, but I think it's limited in its scope. Because, the phenomenon being ...
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Is there a definition of 'too minor' edits?

As defined by the FAQ on editing: Edits are expected to be substantial and to leave the post better than you found it. Common reasons for edits include: To fix grammar and spelling ...
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Why is there a minimum length for editing other people's answers?

I tried to fix an answer which contained a Windows command, and the command contained a typo made that broke the command. After fixing the typo, I get Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there ...
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Is an edit that only changes formatting, e.g. removing bold text and shortening link labels, too minor?

I made an edit that got rejected claiming, "Many links were removed during editing" which is wrong, as I didn't remove any link, I only shortened the label to ease readability as too much blue made it ...
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Can we no longer improve suggested edits?

I used to be able to Improve suggested edits if they were better, but I noticed some typo or somesuch. It even had a check box for "This edit was helpful" or something to that effect, thus giving ...
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Proposed edit rejected because it is too minor

My suggested edit was rejected because it was too minor. The change I made is indeed technically minor; I just removed the "NWN2" part of the title since it is already included as a tag. While I just ...