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When is it reasonable to reject a suggested edit that fixes a broken link in a LQ post?

In most situations, fixing a broken link is a good thing. But a couple of times in the last month I've been unsure whether to approve an edit in the Suggested Edits Queue where the only change was to ...
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Review result page did not show the actual post

I did a review and, when I realized it didn't really "look okay", I wanted to take a second look at it. But this is the screen shown -- the question body is not shown below the review result. This ...
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Is it possible to have closevote limits increased for EL&U?

I am "constantly" running out of closevotes. It used to happen just once or twice a month, but I've now I've hit it for the second time in a week. To be clear, I am referring not just to running out ...
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Double scrollbar in First Posts Queue

When reviewing first posts I noticed there are two scrollbars: Here are links to some reviews that I saw this on: https://english.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/303268 https://english....
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What if senior users could put on hold “proofreading” questions single-handedly?

We are a language site, and there's always a lot of off-topic "proofreading" questions incoming, and to those, poor answers from relatively new users, and this taxes our reviewers, and wastes our time....
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Auto review comments can save you time

There is an extension available for Google Chrome called AutoReviewComments, which can save you time if you frequent the review queues, or guide new users with your comments, and I've been using it ...
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Difference between 'No Action Needed' and 'Skip'

In the review queue, there's the option for 'No Action Needed', 'I'm Done', or 'Skip'. Is there any difference in what the first and the last do behind the scenes? Both move on to the next item, ...
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Review queue notification

Following on from this question which asks for people to help out with the review queue, would it be an advantage for a notification to pop up if the review queue has a certain backlog of questions/...
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Posts pending review, now around 250

The review queues could use your help. It's up to 250 now. Yours truly.
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Gosh! 82 Close Vote Reviews in one day

The statistics is available for users with sufficient rep, but not everyone can see what happens behind the scenes, so here's a screenshot. I'm not concerned with the number of questions closed by ...
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The close vote in review queue is meant to be cast judiciously

Is it just my impression, or are some folks (blindly) closing every single question that appears in the Close Votes review queue? https://english.stackexchange.com/review/close/history (Note only ...
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Six votes recommending deletion, but not deleted

This answer to Is there any word for “killing someone by conspiracy”? got into the Low Quality Review queue, where it got six “Recommend Deletion” votes (and no others) and the review is labeled as ...
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Questions about Very Low Quality flags

Is there such a thing as an autoflag for Very Low Quality (VLQ) questions or answers? If so, how does it work? What is the difference between flagging an answer as VLQ, downvoting it, and writing a ...
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Too many “No Action Needed” on First Posts?

I see tons of "no action needed" reviews on First Posts and I believe some of them actually deserved some action. There are some robo-reviewers, I feel, who consistently and thoughtlessly choose "no ...
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Low quality answer review. Skip button vs Looks okay button

When reviewing low quality answers, often someone else has added a constructive comment prompting the responder to improve their answer. Should I hit "looks okay" to clear it from the queue and give ...
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Need guidance on how to deal with review of flagged posts

I have recently gone over 2,000 rep, which means I can review flagged posts. I can barely understand some posts, and editing them to relevance is beyond me, but possibly not beyond some of the site's ...
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Is this @Mitch's fault?

I know the review queue was recently brought up by Mitch. This can't be right, can it? The close-vote queue was dramatically reduced (at which point Mitch commented that we were doing a good job). ...
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WTH is up with the 'beyond 300' review queue?

As of Sept 22, 11:24am UTC-4, the review queue is at 306: This seems outrageous. 209 close items, 37 first posts, a smattering of others (which don't add to near 306) That's just a lot of work. ...
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Low Quality Answers - Add Option for “Not Enough Detail”

When reviewing low-quality answers - particularly to [single-word-requests] - you will come across an answer which does more or less answer the question, but just lacks in detail. Currently the ...
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Varieties of abstention in review queues?

When I look through the review queues there are often many which I skip for various reasons. These include: not having a clue whether the answer is good or not, the matter being beyond my ken, a ...
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How can we get more 10k and 20k users to help clean up the site?

The theory is that bad questions get closed and eventually deleted. The problem is that that does not happen: Here are over 2,000 closed questions with negative vote totals that are just sitting ...