22 votes
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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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12 votes
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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 ...
11 votes
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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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10 votes

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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9 votes
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Question stuck in reopen queue

This was one of the more complicated bugs I have ever encountered! This issue was caused by our 'Leave Closed' modal being able to be submitted after selecting 'This question doesn't meet a [Community ...
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8 votes
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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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7 votes
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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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7 votes

Question stuck in reopen queue

Turns out the 9th vote is the charm. Either that or I've got super duper mod powers
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7 votes

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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6 votes
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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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6 votes

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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6 votes
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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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5 votes
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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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5 votes
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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:
  • 1,273
5 votes
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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). ...
4 votes

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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4 votes

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 ...
3 votes
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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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3 votes
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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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3 votes
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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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3 votes
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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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2 votes
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Do we have different definitions of "Looks OK"?

I really only use "Looks OK" when a question or answer, truly, could not be improved by me, or the improvement would be less than the minimum character requirement for a suggested edit (not ...
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2 votes

Do we have different definitions of "Looks OK"?

Heartfelt appeal. The review queue is something that should be taken seriously, I still see users clicking "Looks OK" on everything, without even reading and fixing a bad written title. And ...
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2 votes
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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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2 votes
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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 ...
  • 1,273
2 votes

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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1 vote

Counter beside review button in top bar

status-completed There was a counter added to the top bar which was there for many years, however, this has since been replaced by a simple red dot when there are many items to review:
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1 vote
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Is my flag review count notification bugged?

status-completed The explicit count of review tasks was removed from the top bar. Instead, we get a red dot on the top bar when there are many things to review, and grey dots in the menu when there ...
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