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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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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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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 ...
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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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When is a short answer too short?

I recently reviewed this answer that was (likely automatically) flagged as low-quality because of its length: https://superuser.com/review/low-quality-posts/234462 I feel that this was a good answer ...
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Is there a problem with the close vote review?

Since the down time at the weekend I have noticed that, when reviewing close votes, the vote to close pop-up does not always refer to the question I am about to vote on. For instance, just now I ...
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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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all of my low quality review posts comes blank

Look over the above picture, while reviewing I found an empty post but while clicked on edit I was able to get this answer. Am I the only one who's getting this type of errors? What would be the ...
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Bug or change for close votes?

We are limited to 20 close votes a day (I guess depending on points). Normally, when we reach that threshold, a message appears on screen alerting we've done all the voting we're allowed. At this ...
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Question review test - duplicate question flagging

I was reviewing questions from new users. So, I got well known, one time Stack Exchange network hot question about broken RJ-45 plug presented to me as question from new user. My instant though was - ...
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Review Notification Indicator

I don't want to make too much of this, but more of just a suggestion. Would it be at all possible to have some kind of indicator that there are new items that need to be reviewed..Example: Instead ...
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Cannot edit posts when reviewing first and late Q&A

Sometimes when I am reviewing the late and new posts queue I am unable to edit the post currently being reviewed. First I thought this might be because someone else has made an edit waiting for ...
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How should I flag link-only answers in the First Post queue?

Sometimes when I'm going through the First Post queue (or just perusing the site), I come across an answer that is essentially just a link, for example: https://superuser.com/review/first-posts/...
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How are "close vote review" questions prioritized? Edit / suggestion

When I am reviewing question that are in review to close I most times open the question to read it fully. Sometimes there is a question that already has votes (1) I do my thing (Leave open, close ...
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In the review queue, what the difference between "recommend deletion" and "delete"?

When I recommend a post for deletion, sometimes after doing so I notice that other users have "Recommended Deletion", and sometimes one or two users simply have "Delete" by their name: What's the ...
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In review, the questions that are removed aren't automatically skipped

Today I was reviewing questions. I saw a user's first answer to the question in which OP was asking On how to setup a VAR - value Added Reseller. The question was clearly spam and was removed. I ...
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Close votes limited to 20 under "review" but can still vote on per question

Yesterday I maxed out my close votes for the day, and in fact still have three hours until the close vote under the review tab opens again. But as I was reading a off topic question, I clicked close ...
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Circular duplicates aren't handled in an intuitive way

I've been reviewing close votes and found this question (let's call it Question 1): But its proposed duplicate (Question 2) is already marked as a duplicate of Question 1. Still, I've been able to ...
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Where is the review button? [duplicate]

So I checked in today and realized that my review button is gone. Any Ideas?
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Change in minimum reputation for review task

I've been regularly reviewing posts on SuperUser for the past couple of months now. When I logged into SuperUser today though, I was not given the review option as always. On visiting the URL directly,...
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What to do with poor answers to opinion-based questions when reviewing?

IRC channel for computer network related queries seems to be opinion-based and should be closed. When someone answers the question like this one and I stumble on such answer when reviewing low-quality ...
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Bug on /review already closed

On the cast close vote page, this came up: No potential close reason listed, and its already shown as closed. Any ideas what happened, or is this to be expected? question link: https://superuser.com/...
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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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When reviewing edits, what is considered a minor change?

I'd like to know what edits should be rejected as too minor, and which ones should be accepted? I'm thinking about things like: Changing just the misleading title Editing formatting of menu options ...
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Is there a way to send a hint to someone who suggest lots of edits?

As you can see from my rep I'm rather new to the "review suggested edits" privilege, so I'm searching for some advice. Currently there are a lot of edit suggestions from one user, which mainly ...
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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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Advice on approving edits

I have noticed a wave of improved tag edits in the review bin. I am seeking advice or awarness on the quality aspect of tag only edits. Is this something that is OK on a large scale? Note, I did not ...
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Did the flood gates open?

Just wondering as the question states. 323 new first posts in the review option so a lot of first time visitors? On a side note, would having the ability to review more than 20 posts in a day be ...
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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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Honeypots in review queues are potentially unforgiving to misclicks?

I encountered my first honeypot review today. (Not linking to it here, but I can if it's needed.) I did take the correct action on it, which in this case (as in several possible situations) was a ...
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Review Reopen Votes broken

The review queue Reopen Votes seems to be malfunctioning. When I try review questions, it says loading item , but it never finishes. After a while, the JavaScript Console shows Unexpected ...
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What are congratulations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Review post test What are the “congratulations” in the review tasks?
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Review post test

Does Super User employ review tests like these (screenshot below) or just depends on Moderators' opinions for reviewers? I never encountered such a test on Super User.
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Review guidelines for new and late posts

I have read following posts regarding review tasks Is it okay to just say “no action needed” if a post in the review queue has already been edited? What are the limits on using the “no action needed”...
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Moderator Binding un-votes?

We all know that moderators have final say in Delete or Reopen or Close votes, but what about when they don't agree? If there are 4 people who vote to close a question, and the moderator goes through ...
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Old Community wiki Answer not an answer

Reviewing old posts, I came across this answer. My first inclination was to flag, not an answer. The designation as a community wiki threw me though. Here's the answer: So, after I create my ...
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Why does this site have comparatively lots of posts for me to review?

Why do I find my review section to have comparatively lots of "Late review" and "First Answers" posts? On stackoverflow (which I believe is much popular than superuser) and android.stackexchange, I ...
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Closing Votes count bug

So here I am, minding my own business and checking out the Vote to Close statistics, when I notice a weird number... 25. I voted only 24 times in this UTC day. Weird bug? Or am I just that super ...
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Possible bug in "Low Quality Posts"

I'm going through Low Quality Posts for the month at the following link: https://superuser.com/review/low-quality-posts?s=1&pagesize=15&filter=month I scroll to the bottom of the page, and ...
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Reviewing Suggested Edits when question should be flagged

When reviewing suggested edits, I saw a question that I would have considered NARQ. The edit made to it made sense, mostly grammar and "politeness" we changed, but the question was still NARQ. Do I ...
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Low-Quality review queue

For low quality posts (doing the reviews), I am coming across many sort of "half answers" that don't deserve to be answers, and that I should not have to write paragraphs just for the person answering....
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Reviewing the same item two (or more times) times

Here is a screenshot of me reviewing a post that I reviewed earlier: I know that it has happened many more times, but this is the first that I had had a comment on the post that would tell me for ...
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Review count goes down sometimes

Here is an example (Tom's count went down). Beginning: End: It almost seems like I "stole" reviews from Tom, but that would be strange.
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new /review reviewed count bug

The sum of all of the posts that were reviewed by everyone today do not add to the total that was posted. Does this mean that something was deleted? I find that rather hard to believe as think many ...
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Create a queue for posts that will have to be reviewed later

There are many posts that should be placed in a queue to be checked later. An example is this one, but there are comments like this scattered all over the place: Having a queue like this would ...
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More close votes

A few people at least ran out of close votes. With the new /review and more reviewing activity, perhaps it is time for a raise?
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Should not the "low quality posts" calibrated about answers containing just code?

I saw that part of the answers reported in the "low quality posts" are answers that report a command line code, or snippets for a bash script, and some of those answers are up-voted from more than two ...
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Is the question's last activity relevant for editing, or accepting suggested edits?

Is the last activity date of a topic relevant in deciding whether a given change makes the relevance threshold when editing, or deciding on a suggested edit? Are smaller, less important edits fine ...
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How are suggested edit results displayed to low rep users?

When suggested edits were introduced, I had more rep than required to edit on my own. Since I'm now approving and rejecting suggested edits, I'd like to know how approval and rejection are presented ...
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