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Can the review system be fixed?

I was just assigned the task of reviewing this inappropriate answer. I immediately flagged the answer, and when I did so, the SE system issued a red notification indicating that the answer had ...
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How best to react to 5/5 badge getting stuck

Picture attached: When I asked a question on Stack Overflow Meta I was told to just wait when things like this happen. I am happy to, but is this the best process?
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User name not hyperlinked in a comment although the user exists

In this question, I can find this comment in which the username user105127 is not hyperlinked to the user profile. I think that this is a bug.
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Does SE use Common Core math?

I'm curious about the math used in the review queues. If you review the limit of 20 posts per day in any queue, the week total shows as 160 (which implies 8 days in a week). Does somebody need to "...
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How can I improve suggested tag wiki edit when there is no option to improve?

Screen shot shows (on top left) I can "Approve, reject or improve edits suggested by users" But how do I improve a tag wiki suggested edit? I have no option to improve it, only to approve or reject ...
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Tests in Suggested Edits queue take to much to load

Lately, when reviewing the Suggested Edits queue, sometimes it takes about 30-40 seconds to load the next question, staying a while at the loading item ... text. This only happens when the next ...
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I am getting a “You are currently banned from flagging…” message but no clear end for this ban is given

Title says it all. I went to flag something as SPAM on the main Super User site recently and got a message (see screenshot below) that states, “You are currently banned from flagging…” Okay, fair ...
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Review Audit Failure

I just failed a review audit on this Hard drive clicking for 16 times during startup I was just adding a comment to ask the OP if they could add their screenshots to the SE Imgur. Other than that I ...
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How to include in a comment a call to a user with unicode characters?

I try to add in a comment @Pekka웃. It pops up an error. Comments cannot contain that content. Unlucky. I remove the last character 웃 and the comment was accepted without any problem... He ...
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Errors in superuser and stack overflow

Whenever I click on 'chat' I get some message about my number of posts being been limited and will expire in 3 days, but this is for the 'forum' (whatever its called) not for the chat room, and its ...
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The “You must have 50 reputation to comment” notification is not very readable

I just realized that this sites color scheme makes it nearly impossible to see how much rep you need to add a comment. Change it, maybe, possibly? Here's a screenshot. EDIT: I'm using Chrome version ...
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Right answer picked up wrongly as an audit, because somebody marked it as a new question?

This answer appeared in the First Post queue: Change it the way you would your videos library by right-clicking the folder on your hard drive, choosing properties and selecting the location tab. ...
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Is there an error with Late Answers Review?

Well short and clear. watch this: is this a bug?, maybe is an error of our network and will grant to reviewers to farm.
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Review completed by one person in First Posts queue?

I've came across this review which I wanted to flag it as not answer, but after it was hanging awhile in my open tab, when I've back to it, it says: Review completed 24 mins ago: x reviewed ...
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Malformed image Markdown when using add image dialog

The “Add image” toolbar button is outputting malformed markdown. I am using Firefox 40.0.3 on Mac OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite). Here in my screenshot nothing is selected. Cursor was just at that spot. ...
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reCAPTCHA with images not working as it should [duplicate]

Sometimes when I'm quick, I get a reCAPTCHA to verify that I am human. I'm totally fine with this. Today I got a reCAPTCHA with images. I had to select peanuts or street signs, and somehow I am not ...
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Visual Defect on Privileges Page

On the privileges page, when hovering over a row, the text-decoration:underline rule looks weird. Most of the the content is inside of a div inside of an anchor tag, so most of it doesn't have ...
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Question moved to chat, where I cannot contribute

I asked a question at superuser, and a bunch of comments ensued trying to help me. Then a suggestion popped up to move the discussion to chat. That sounds fine, so I clicked it. But now I have to log ...
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Workaround to get rid of all close flags?

I just voted to close a question because it was basically a duplicate of the same person's previous question. Looking at it a short while later I noted that my close vote (and possibly that of others) ...
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Close bug if post already closed

I loaded a post, there were already 4 close votes. I felt it should be migrated, so I clicked the close link to bring up the options but received a message similar to You can only open the close ...
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Search for special characters in title only

Sometimes people use > or : to post tags in titles and separate them afterwards, like: Excel 2003: How do I enter a formula I tried to find those questions where > or : were used in this way ...
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Captcha freezes and does nothing

I try to post The captcha bot (are you a human ?) appears I guess the right letters A text field appears on the screen, asking me to cut and paste into another text field. I do that. Nothing else ...
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Deleting answer bug on FireFox mobile

I posted an answer on How can I reinstall Windows 7 on a laptop without the drivers CD? and then deleted it (on Saturday, 2 days ago) After I deleted it using my mobile phone, I see the following ...
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SuperUser has wrong answer in one of its tests

I was just volunteering some time reviewing First Posts, and SuperUser presented an answer regarding not Broadcasting SSID's. The answer was technically correct, but very misleading. I took my time ...
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The accepted answer styling makes 'votes' invisible in search

See for example this search query: 'votes' is invisible here -- it's styled a pure white. Also, I believe there should be some border or background on the box surrounding the '2 votes'. Can this ...
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Design flaw in the review audit system

My question is a little different from this previous Meta question: Commenting on a high quality audit. A high-quality question was masqueraded as a new question. All of the previous comments and ...
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Are you a human being? [closed]

I was presented by this while trying to search from my home computer on superuser without being signed-in. Since I could not answer a CAPTCHA; here is my proof: I hope I the confusion is now cleared,...
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No check box for new captcha

Every so often I have to prove I'm a real human boy, despite having pretty much nothing in common with Pinocchio. I get a pop up asking me to : Check the CAPTCHA box, and we'll be out of your way ...
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Link Error in “Attention! Some of your previous edits were rejected.” message

When you receive the following message: The hyperlinked page is https://superuser.com/users/current?tab=activity&sort=suggestions which did not seem to provide what was described: instead I ...
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Why is the moderator diamond so big?

If you take a look here you'll notice that the badge is much bigger than the username itself (and it is a joke but used to hide the actual name). I have also noticed that the diamond is a bigger font ...
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The slider to make the text area taller does not work on iPad

In questions and answers, the text area has a nice slider to make him taller. Alas, on iPad, the slider does not work. It would be nice to make the slider work. Thank you. I have Safari on iOS 7 ...
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Yet Another Bad Audit – It was wrong to agree with a moderator

I just got this question – Conversion from WebM to MP4 in Ubuntu is slow and bad quality – in the Reopen Review Queue.  The question displays a command and its CLI output, and makes an attempt to ...
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Oops, I think I managed to dispute my own flag!

So, funny story: I was reviewing Late Answers earlier this week, and came across this one: It looked more like a comment than an answer, but I wanted to see the other answer referenced here just to ...
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I'm human, even when I'm incognito!

Whenever I'm visiting Super User in incognito mode, I have to verify that I'm a human (almost every time). I realize that this could be avoided by not being incognito, but for various reasons, I'm ...
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Bug in Suggested Edit Review stats

When viewing a specific suggested edit review (accessed on the History tab in the review queue), you can see the reviewers' approve/reject statistics. I noticed that my stats reported here are clearly ...
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User created Wiki answer without the necessary rep

In this question, this 1-rep user created an answer in a community wiki question. Normally, you need at least 10 site rep to post an answer to a Wiki, but this user doesn't appear to be in a ...
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Wrong suggested edit markdown comparison; no visual line-to-line matching

I just made this suggested edit. The comparison is wrong and incorrectly shows that I deleted a bunch of text, then added another bunch of text. This could give reviewers a wrong impression. What I ...
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Invalid review question? Can it be removed from the audit queue?

The answer in this review looks good enough to me - unless there is a context where this suggestion has been 'answered' so often that it is spam, but that cannot be seen from the audit. It's not the ...
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Why wasn't this question deleted automatically?

Here's the link: https://superuser.com/questions/614234/errorunable-to-acsess-jarfile As it's downvoted and old, it is supposed to be deleted automatically, but that doesn't happen. Looks like that'...
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Commenting on a “High-quality” audit

I just encountered this answer to the question Is it safe to download and burn a disc image on an infected PC? in the First Posts queue.  It was an audit, so it displayed as it were a new answer, with ...
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No OpenID end point found

I always use Yahoo account as open ID to login in my superuser account but it was working fine till yesterday after that it is saying No OpenID endpoint found. I want to know why this problem is ...
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Minimal edit distance can be circumvented with comments

I've just seen this trick in the review queue and I have to admit it's pretty clever: Users below 2000 rep have to change at least some number of characters for the edit to be allowed by system. ...
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Approved suggested edits not rewarding +2 reputation

I proposed the following suggested edits today that were approved: Suggested edit 1 Suggested edit 2 I am still under 2000 reputation. Shouldn't I have received +2 reputation for at least one of ...
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(Stack Exchange) Notifications won't clear - even after they are read

Since this morning, I see that the notifications (unread count), isn't getting cleared even after the corresponding notification is read (in fact, I currently don't have any unread notifications). ...
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What's this popup I saw for a couple seconds near my name?

I was navigating around doing my usual thing when upon a refresh I saw a popup box I've never seen before saying "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed". I don't ...
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If a post is marked as a duplicate, what happens if the original is deleted

Example Internet usage monitor software This question is marked as a dupe, but the dupe cited has been deleted. Should this be possible? Is it a bug or by design?
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Question in tangled state with broken link

The question Transfer a folder from local system … to … virtual system was, according to its revision history, migrated from StackOverflow to SuperUser over a year ago (May 31 ’13 at 9:14), and then ...
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More than 1 flag per post

I've flagged a post as spam. Being forgetful, I clicked to flag it as spam again. Naturally I can't flag again, but, it appears as if I have flagged it twice, for different things. Is this a bug? I ...
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Cannot edit post after posting as a guest

There is a self answer here How can I keep audio in Windows 8.1 from fading in when I start playing a sound file? The OP states I asked this as a guest but when I answered the email to set up the ...
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Login with Facebook sends to Google login

I've tried to login with Facebook, just after trying to upvote a question without being logged in. When I clicked Login with Facebook (triple checked, tried again and again), I was redirected to login ...