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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can questions be interleaved "newest" and "bumped" in the queue?

Based on my experience from what I am seeing is, when a user that does not have edit permissions edits a post they are placed in a queue. Now if there are no moderators on at the time they sit in the ...
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Why was my edit rejected?

Recently I made a edit suggestion: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/suggested-edits/3542 that improved formatting, fixed confusing wording AND added the name of the term that the OP could not remember....
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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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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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The FAQ is confused about my powers

For users with reputation between 2000 (inclusive) and something, the FAQ says that we have the following abilities: 2000 Edit other people’s posts, vote to approve or reject suggested edits The ...
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Can a question have "too many tags"?

This suggested edit, which entails adding one tag to a question with three tags on it, was rejected for the following reason: this question has too many tags already. The question was subsequently ...
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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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Suggested Edits Page has poor CSS

Steps to reproduce: Navigate to: https://gaming.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits Examine Review Box Observed value: Review box has same coloring as above announcement Expected value: ...
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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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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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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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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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The new review system allows me to access the Suggested Edit queue without the required amount of reputation

Note: I am not sure if this a global change/bug, and I don't have anywhere near 5K reputation anywhere else. I couldn't find anything on Meta.SO addressing this, so feel free to migrate if this isn't ...
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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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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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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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Can I remove an edit from the queue?

I don't have enough rep to make edits right away on posts, so when I edit a post it always tells me, "Thanks! Please wait till it has been peer reviewed, it has been added to the editing queue" type ...
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How can Community approve a suggested edit?

This edit was approved by Community. I thought that edit suggestions required someone with high reputation to go in and manually either approve or reject in order to be resolved. How did this happen?
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What is the difference between when my proposed edits being approved and 'revised'?

I'm new and I didn't understand the difference.
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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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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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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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Why the amount of points for those badges is so odd?

As you can see in the images below, the amount for the "Reviewer" badge for Suggested Edits is quite low in comparison with the Reopen Votes. Even with the amount in all-time being so far from each ...
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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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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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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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Tag Wiki Rejected Edit Question

I think I might have made a mistake. I have been trying to get the Research Assistant badge and I am selfish for that. I like shiny new badges. For that I have been adding information to tag wikis ...
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Retagging questions

I tried to retag this question. Although I have over the 200 rep so I can retag, it has been marked for peer review. Have the boundaries changed and the faq hasn't been updated to reflect it?
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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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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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Negative pending edits? [duplicate]

I made this happen, I'm not sure how:
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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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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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