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Should I reject additions to answers made by other users?

No. If you feel that the post is improved by the edit, then the edit should stay. If I edit a fact into your answer, it means that I agree with everything you've said, I probably don't think I could'...
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Is editing a question to use the Spoiler format acceptable?

Here's the golden rule: Feel free to spoiler protect things, but if you don't heed the golden rule, you are doing it wrong. An example is this suggested edit of yours; hopefully now you can ...
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I lost access to the review queues?

Since you've used up your daily votes, First Posts and Late Answer queues are hidden from you Because one of the key actions for the First Posts and Late Answer queues is to vote on them (in addition ...
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Should I recommend deletion if someone else has already done so?

If you feel something should be deleted in the low quality queue, go ahead and hit "Recommend Deletion". If it already has a comment, what I typically do is select no reason, but if you select the ...
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Low Quality Post reviews are too absolute

It would be nice to have some comment templates that we could use as a base to modify, when the answer is otherwise valid but needs some clarification or extra detail that we (as reviewers and editors)...
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Can the review queues respect ignored tags?

So you can filter to only review certain tags, but not to exclude tags. Not ideal, but it's all we've got for now.
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Is editing a question to use the Spoiler format acceptable?

I think If you don't put everything in spoiler tags you can go ahead. Basically the most secure ways to tell if something is worth to put into a spoiler tag are: If you don't know the part and just ...
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Are there any audits on this site?

According to What are review tests (audits) and how do they work?: This is currently active only on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Super User, Programmers, Ask Ubuntu, Mathematics, and Puzzling. ...
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How did I review stuff incorrectly?

In the First Posts and Late Answers review queues, only 1 "Reviewed" or "No Action Needed" review takes the item out of the queue. While comments stating that a post is not an ...
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Do we have different definitions of "Looks OK"?

Grammar and punctuation are definitely important. If a post is really difficult to comprehend due to poor grammar, formatting, etc. to the point where it can't really be salvaged, those should ...
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Should I mark edits that have some good aspects and some bad aspects as helpful or not?

TLDR: Don't focus on the giving of rep, focus on signalling to the editor whether their action was useful/helpful or not. You are focusing on the wrong thing. Don't focus on the giving of rep (you ...
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Feedback regarding review suspension

For the first review See the review in question here. I reviewed it as 'Not an answer'. The actual review can be found here. As you can see, you reviewed the post with "No Action Needed". ...
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Could tag wiki reviewers please check for plagiarism?

As this is still an issue, I felt it would be best to (finally) post an answer to this. The solution to preventing blatantly plagiarized tag wikis and excerpts is to google the suggested edit text. ...
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What does the red dot in the drop down review queue tab mean?

The red dot icon has always been a bit buggy in my opinion but this seems to be status-bydesign from what I can find about how the indicator works. (It might have been updated but if so I missed it). ...
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First Post Review Queue Bug? More than 140 reviews in a week

Indeed, there're only seven days in a typical week, you aren't mistaken. The skipped review tasks don't count either (so weird it would be otherwise). The review audits do count towards daily ...
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Review queue "edit" link does not display warning messages

This has been fixed on March 6th, 2019: Starting with the next build, we'll be showing an error message same way as we do on regular question pages:
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How do I see items that I already passed in a review queue?

Are they review items you completed or skipped? If it's the former, go to your profile, select "All Actions" then "Reviews". If it's the latter, things are a bit more difficult, and someone has had ...
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When does the "Edit too Minor" option appear?

The "too minor" rejection reason has been removed. The current advice is to either reject as incorrect (if applicable), or improve the edit if there's more to be improved. See this answer for details.
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What happened to this review?

For the original error it appears to be a one off error, someone goofed or Tim lost his keys. It appears to be that the error occurred after the delete vote was submitted but before the review was ...
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"How to reference" link in "Copied content" edit rejection reason is broken

Just want to say that it's fixed now.
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Review queue bug?

According to Jarrod Dixon, Review is probably our heaviest database hitter, so we've had to add caching to those counts; usually it's 5 minutes on them. So this is a status by design via ...
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What details or clarity is required to reopen this question?

1. Question title Your title could be clearer, I'm not sure what this is asking: ELI5 — Steering Non-linearity A question title should be the actual question or problem you face: what is it about ...
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How to properly use the new review queues?

At present, the current way to use these queues is to either leave feedback using the canned comments, (which get written on the post by the Community user), mark the post as "Looks Ok", or ...
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Has anyone else noticed the new review queue?

Yep, the redesign is part of a wider overhaul of the Review queues that the Stack Exchange team have been (and continue to) work on. See this post on Meta SE for more information: Visual design ...
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Does the review queue's "filter" function combine tags using AND or OR?

They are combined using OR; I couldn't find a source on Meta Stack Exchange but here's some proof: this strange combination is just for science, of course There's no way to make it an AND filter, but ...
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How do I see items that I already passed in a review queue?

If you have at least 10k rep, once you've completed reviewing all items in a queue, or you go to a review queue with no reviews in it, you will be presented with this page. If you have less than 10k ...
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What review am I missing?

Did you skip any? If you skip a review, the existence of the review in the queue hasn't gone away. However, their presence in your queue runs (which are what the counts on the left side of the page ...
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Add a 'new tags' review queue

status-declined The mod team recently reached out to the CM team to see if this was something that could be added as part of the Review Queue overhaul. We were informed that the focus of that overhaul ...
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