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I'd like to know whether my post is well written or not

I have a question about my Super User post: I can't map a network share from PXE - WinPE I have written a question yesterday and I'd like, if someone can help, to know whether my question is well-...
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Review queue "Late answers" - flag when choice was "recommend deletion"?

When reviewing "Late answers", many of them are not actually answers but comments, other questions and so on (as you can select when saying "recommend deletion"). If I choose to ...
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Again: Failed Review Audit [duplicate]

I again have found a "late answer" review audit that I think is judged not entirely correct: This answer suggests to use a permanent marker to colour over an LED light on a monitor, while ...
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Review Audit Test failed - Why

I just failed this review audit, but I think that it probably is designed wrong as I wanted to Share Feedback that the answer needs supporting information, as there is no source linked to the claim ...
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Is this answer spam?

I came across this answer in the First Answers review queue which I wasn't sure about, so I was hoping to get some insight from other members of the community. On the one hand, it does kinda-sorta ...
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Bad user experience - needs looking at

The question referred to was rapidly re-opened, but this meta isn't about one specific question being closed as a dupe; it's about the user experience once that happens. I'm a big boy now. I can ...
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Suggested edits still not approved

I've submitted too many edits, which isn't unusual for me, and when I try to edit anymore posts, I get the message saying that I need to wait for my other submitted edits to be approved (as you do). ...
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Can I disable the Review Icon

The Review Icon came to my screen about a week ago. I find that it is promoting 100 or more new posts every day. By the time I see this, I have seen the posts already as I tend to look through posts ...
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Notify on Super User review queues

Is there any solution to notify my iOS devices that new items are populating the review queues?
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How should I handle this review task / answer?

While reviewing I came across this post: https://superuser.com/a/1359300/926024 and I'm very unsure on what to do about it. Technically, it is an answer to the question, even though it is basically ...
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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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Why is this 6 year old user account in the Late Answer queue?

I ran across this answer in the Late Answers queue (review link). The answer was posted 6 years, 8 months ago! The user that posted it is by no means new; this is his only answer and his account is ...
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Should I perform a duck test when reviewing suggested edits?

Duck test: If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck. In this case: If it behaves like the Original Poster, then it probably is the Original ...
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What to do with same answers to different questions by the same user?

Not sure if this has already been discussed here, so here it goes. Often, when reviewing the Late Answers queue, I run into some answers that seem to be posted many times by the same user I ...
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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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What are some common "gotchas" associated with moderation activities?

Over the past few years, I've run into several little "gotchas" when it comes to common moderation tasks such as migrating questions, reviewing posts, or evaluating suggested edits. These mistakes ...
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Change request review comments

I got my first request asking me to approve some proposed changes to an answer I had given to a question. I found it hard to choose the option "cause damage", but had to, since that was the only one ...
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Let's empty out the First Posts review queue!

There are currently 750 questions in the First Posts review queue. I would like to encourage people to help to clean it up. If everyone who has enough rep to participate will review at least couple ...
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please review hold on my blocker question

https://superuser.com/questions/1057348/blocker-setup-to-protect-non-technical-users has been rewritten with objective criteria.
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Best practice on first post review - should close immediately?

Reviewing first posts I often find ones not fitting to the site's rules. I generally comment on them and ask for improvement, but I fear closing them as that could be considered as rude by the new ...
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What happened to the "Improve Edit" and "Reject and Edit" buttons on this review?

I just reviewed this suggested edit, and while doing so, I noticed that the Improve Edit and Reject and Edit buttons were absent; only Approve and Reject were there. I haven't been suspended from ...
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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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Has the First Posts review limit recently changed?

I reviewed 27 First Posts today: Then I got a message thanking me for reviewing 20 posts: And the Stats page indicates I've only reviewed 20 items: What's going on here?
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Clarify the Low Quality Posts review queue for answers

In the LQP review queue, some of the answers meet the criteria for flagging for moderator attention. Some are not flaggable but rather involve quality issues that moderators are not expected to deal ...
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Best practice to review questions already commented

I sometimes have a bit of time and review new users' posts / answers. Often I see some which is already commented how to be improved. If I agree with the comment I don't want to write similar comment, ...
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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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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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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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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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Approve this question edit by another user?

I came across this edit in the suggested edit review queue. Original was from user utsav, edit from user3782114. Strange. It could be someone mistakingly using a new account (in which case I'd ...
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Does this audit make sense?

In a first post rewiew I got the question: What kind of power port is this I added this comment: This question with exactly this picutres has been asked before, look here: ... and got this result: ...
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Clarification on reviews

Over the last week I've done a number of reviews of new user first posts and late answers. I used as guidance, "Help your fellow members learn to use the site". With that in mind, I created lengthy ...
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When is it appropriate to participate in moderator-type functions?

The quick back story is that I answered a couple of bounty questions and suddenly found myself with enough points to participate in activities like first-post reviews. Now I want to contribute to ...
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How to determine priority for duplicate questions [duplicate]

Recently while reviewing close votes, I've come across retrograde duplicate flags. That is, the older of the two questions was the one being closed. Is this kosher? Does original post date determine ...
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How to mark good comments that are left as answers by new users

While reviewing, I feel like I come across some great comments that users leave as answers due to there lack of privilege. Is it better to: Flag it as "not an answer" Mark it for moderator review, ...
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Reviewing suggested edits -- Which column is the original, and which is the proposal?

When reviewing the suggested edits queue, I came across this one and I'm confused. My understanding is that the post on the left side is the original and the right side is the proposed changes, ...
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Can tag wiki edit review be adjusted to make plagiarism easier to catch?

In the Suggested Edits queue, plagiarism is a rejection reason unique to tag wiki edits. Plagiarized edits can be caught by googling the tag wiki text or by googling the product and examining the most ...
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Voted 40 times in close queue on Sept 11, 2014

Normally we can vote on just 20 questions in the close queue, but yesterday the limit was increased to 40 questions. Today the limit is 20 again. Was this just a mistake? I was hoping that it was a ...
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Why the Post appears which is already reviewed?

Whenever I go to review First Posts. It shows the Posts that are already reviewed or edited by the Moderators or other 2K+ users? Then why does it shows those Post that are already reviewed? Any ...
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What's the policy on a request to add a comment?

While going through some suggested answer edits today I came across one which changed nothing but added the following to the bottom of the answer: --- Anybody help me put my question to comment ...
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Can I use the review queue in the Stack Exchange Android app?

Sometimes I wouldn't mind reviewing first posts, late answers, etc via the android app. Is this is even possible? If not is this something that has any chance of being implemented?
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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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Warn when Approving Edits for Questions On-Hold

Motivated by this similar question, I've noticed a lot of edits being approved when they simply shouldn't be - in particular, for questions that are already on-hold. I've noticed this several times ...
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Are there standard comments for reviews?

I just reviewed this answer. I downvoted and entered the following comment: Welcome to SuperUser! Please read through the FAQ for information on how to both ask and answer questions. I downvoted ...
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Should reviews limit be increased?

The number of posts to be reviewed does not stop growing. Where once it was possible to clear these posts to zero, today that number has passed 700, and it was lately standing even at more than 800. ...
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Banned for 3 days because of wiki tags - explain please

As I have access to moderator tools, I have tried today, as I do for several years now, to access the "review" section of the moderator tools to which I have access because of my reputation. To my ...