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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Would ELU like to start a trial of only need 3 votes to close/reopen a question?

Many sites in the network are currently considering whether they would like reduced close/reopen vote requirements, from 5 down to 3, for a one month trial. As the close vote queue almost always has ...
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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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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 ...