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Questions tagged [review-audits]

Test items in review queues that are designed to help new reviewers hone their moderation skills, while nudging more experienced users that don't seem to be paying close attention to what they're reviewing.

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“Our system has identified this post as possible spam” - Audit

I'm a bit confused about what I just saw and would love to get some clearification. I was just doing post reviews and came across an answer that had written above it: Our system has identified ...
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Audit reviews shouldn't treat comments as negative input [duplicate]

So I was reviewing first posts and came across a good question. Me thinking it has no answers yet, I left a comment asking for more information and suggesting a solution to the question. Afterwards, I ...
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Did I create, then fail my own review audit?

I encountered this question in the Reopen queue. At the time, it looked like this. I suspected it might not be worthy of re-opening, so instead of using Edit and Reopen I opened the question in a ...
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This audit is ridiculous! [duplicate]

I just hit this audit in the First Posts review queue, which points to this question, which I’ll quote here in case it gets deleted: Why is “No scripts” not activated by default in Tor Browser? ...
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Should we look up existing answers when reviewing?

Today I got an audit (which I passed because I tried to edit it - it throws a "has been deleted" error) of a seemingly good answer (I lost the link). The answer is good, however it has been removed ...
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Failed a few tests recently for reasons that fail

Just failed this test: https://superuser.com/review/first-posts/644425 How did I fail? By commenting. I commented OMG. That made my heart hurt. Yes, the OMG wasn't necessary. The entire comment ...
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Should adding a constructive comment fail an audit? [duplicate]

I have just failed this audit for adding a comment. After having carefully read the question and the answer (which was in the first post review) I noticed that the answer ends with the following ...
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TIL: Answering 10 minutes after a question is asked is “late.”

I just had this question to review in the late answers queue. It turned out to be an audit, which is all well and good. But according to the post time mouseover, it was posted at 2016-10-16 16:57:...
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Why have the review audits not been fixed? [duplicate]

I try to volunteer some of my time to help out SuperUser SE and our community, but the review audits that wouldn't pass an audit themselves are still in the system. For example, I just stumbled into ...
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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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Why does the audit system think this is a great answer?

I just failed an audit of the "First Posts" queue, by downvoting this answer on "Alternative for “tail -f” that follows filename". This answer is not correct (as observed by one commenter), and does ...
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Please make this salvageable post not be an LQ review audit

I just failed this Low Quality Posts audit for clicking Edit. The answer contains actually useful information, but a spammy link at the end. I was going to edit out that last line, making it an ...
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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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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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Audit failed for wanting to recommend deletion to an answer that reads like a joke solution

So doing some review queue stuff a few minutes ago and I came across this item. The original question is about remotely shutting down a PC that has no apparent RDP connectivity. The answer I wanted to ...
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How could I have failed this review audit?

Recently I was reviewing this post and I got result as failed. What I observed as per this one post was: The original poster provided instructions. The original poster provided how to access the ...
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Bad review audit question?

I just failed this close vote review question https://superuser.com/review/close/390001 I voted to close as opinion based and failed the review. The core of the question asks "What are the technical ...
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Failed audit trying to report apparent bug in review queue

I opened up the SU 'First Posts' review queue just now and was presented with a nicely detailed answer to this question, about whether hibernation would damage RAM. The quirk was, the ID of the ...
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How does the review ban work?

When one makes too many incorrect reviews, one gets banned from reviewing for a period of time. I believe that this is valid and correct action. However I am a curious person and I am interested to ...
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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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Stop, Look, Listen!

https://superuser.com/review/low-quality-posts/366796 I voted this question as ok, but Got Stop-Look-Listened. To me, the question looks ok - the poster has had a friend/client/self get a DB killed ...
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Mechanism for scrapping bad audit questions?

I occasionally see recommendations here to scrap specific review audit questions. It isn't clear whether there is actually a mechanism to do that. I assume the system uses the audit examples over ...
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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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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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Stop, Look & Listen… meh

STOP! Look and Listen. This was an audit, designed to … irritate & infuriate, even if I get it right It was a Link-only answer & I flagged it as such. When will this infuriating 'test' cease?...
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Unable to edit answer in review (audit)

I was trying to edit an answer in review. When I tried, it said the answer was deleted. When I clicked "No Action Needed" thinking the OP deleted their answer, I got warned that I did not pass the ...
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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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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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Update the 'invalid edit' audits?

The audits for 'invalid edits' always have the same pattern: randomly inserted texts They take a long time to load (5-10 seconds) instead of the almost instantaneous 'next'. This means somebody ...
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Disagreeing with a failed review audit

I failed this review audit right now: https://superuser.com/review/first-posts/271481 Why was this a bad answer? What they said seemed reasonable, and since I don't have the required knowledge to ...
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How are questions for reopen audits chosen? Can we exclude some?

Are questions for audits chosen randomly or by hand? I'm talking about reopen queue specifically. I'm asking because of this audit. "Works for me" comments indicate that the question could actually ...
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Why was this First Post deleted even if it does not deserve deletion?

I was reviewing First Posts today and stumbled on this answer as a review audit. To me, it seems like such an answer would be allowed as: it isn't spam or offensive, it is an answer, as it eventually ...
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Suggested Edit 'This item is not reviewable'

I was in the Suggested Edits Review Queue, completed one review and clicked 'Next'. It took a bit of time to get to the next one and this is what it was: This is obviously supposed to be an audit (I ...
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Test reviews within the past 30 days?

I recently had this as one of the 'test reviews': As you can see, this was asked on the 9th June. It was last active 23 days ago. I clearly remembered seeing this question recently (in fact, I ...
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Too sneaky review audits

I was reviewing a first post, and it showed a post by user....... The answer looked OK, but I clicked the link to the question to see the other answers, and there was the exact same post by LPChip. So ...
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Failed audit for trying to “improve” it

I was trying to edit away the "Thank you" when I came across this audit. Obviously it was an audit, but I figured that improving it would not mark it as incorrect. Apparently, improving counts as a ...
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How can a user find out their quality control rating?

While reviewing some first-post questions and answers, I happened across one of the quality control items (good answer, so I upvoted, and was told that it had been a quality control test). So, I'm ...
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What happens if I fail too many review audits?

I'll be honest, sometimes I fail review audits. But will failing a certain number result in something happening? Will lose my review privileges or reprimanded? Will I be cast into the gorge of ...
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Are close vote audits too obvious/confusing? [duplicate]

I see something like this very often: This question is in the review queue, but it shows as already closed. Still, I can leave it open or close it. At first this is confusing, after two or three of ...
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Should clicking the “Close” button in a review audit, where closing the question is not appropriate, cause an *immediate* failure of the audit?

I just encountered a review audit (i.e, an "attention test") question in the close votes review queue for the first time. That is, it was a question that did not deserve any close votes that had been ...
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Review Test error

When going through the Review queue, I activated a "test review" (and passed, BTW). I thought it could have been improved with a comment, so I type out an explanation, hoping to help the user, click ...
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Why do Suggested Edit Review audits often use the same user? [duplicate]

Whenever I get a Suggested Edit Review test, the proposed edit appears to always come from the same user account. The account belongs to a legitimate, albeit new, user. This brings up a couple of ...
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Are the review post tests random?

I seem to have been getting a lot of "review tests" these past few weeks. I got one a few seconds ago and another one yesterday. Is this a random process and I've been unlucky or have I been singled ...
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Review “This post is locked”

I had a problem when trying to edit a new users post in reviewing. Any time I attempted it said "this post is locked". Anyone know why?
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Could we have a less obvious review audit user?

I've noticed a good chunk of my edit approval review audits are by the same user (who I will not name ;p), with a .. suspicious amount of rep (999/1024). I realize that review audits are meant to ...