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Why is this user having to suggest an edit on his own answer?

On this suggested edit, the user (same userID) is having to suggest an edit on his own answer. Is there something I'm missing here?
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“You need at least 2k reputation to review Suggested Edits.”

I got the notification: An edit was suggested to your post Drupal 7, Fedora - dd() doesn't work for me over the web, please review it. "Review it" is a link that allows me to review the edit. At ...
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Suggested Edits Rejected

I have just done 2 suggested edits, and have had them rejected due to: This edit is too minor; suggested edits should be substantive improvements addressing multiple issues in the post. Why is ...
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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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Poppin Tags - or an idea anyway

Why are new Tags not treated like first posts from a new user or suggested edits, but a bit more stringent? My thought: If a new tag is created, why does it not go to the review bin for voting by ...
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Suggested edit to mark a signpost is cancelled out when post is deleted

Why is it possible to delete an answer when an edit is pending? I had a question that included a HORRIBLE answer. It was someone trying to get me to install malware but I had just edited it to ...
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Account is not allowed to suggest edits

I just noticed that I can't edit posts anymore? The edit button is disabled with the info-tip : account is not allowed to suggest edits I Googled about this and apparently this is caused by ...
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Edit history messed up when improving a suggested edit

I've noticed recently that about half the time when I improve a suggested edit and then check the post's edit history, the two edits (mine and the suggested one) have been swapped around, with my edit ...
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Why does my approve edit no longer count?

If I approve an edit in the Review section of this site, the post is updated and so my approval worked! However, if I'm looking at a post and notice there is an edit waiting and click on edit ...
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Why were my suggested edits rejected?

I have recently tried to engage a high rep superuser user in an attempt to clarify some shortcomings in his/her answer. After there was no attempt to make the answer complete by adding the information ...
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Why are edits sometimes declined by Community, yet a similar edit shows up as accepted?

I have edited questions a couple of times, and will get rejected by Community (user -1) and will look at the question and it will contain the edits that I suggested. Is it a race condition possibly ...
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Unregistered Users Should Not Be Able to Suggest Edits

It bugs me when unregistered users edit my Answers. It's not that big a deal to undo their edits (Moderators always seem to approve them almost immediately), but when they make really bad edits (and ...
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How do one appeal a rejected suggested edit?

For example my addition to answer was rejected because "it changes too much". But I really think that this change adds useful info, not offtopic and complements the answer. I don't think it's good to ...
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Reputation and ability to edit other people’s posts

I see in the FAQ for SU (and MSU) regarding Reputation: 2000 Edit other people’s posts, vote to approve or reject suggested edits I recall that for the first post I edited (another persons Question), ...
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Error: “body must be at least 30 characters” when editing an answer

I tried to edit an answer of someone else and got this message: Oops! Your edit couldn't be submitted because: body must be at least 30 characters; you entered 19 It's this answer: ...
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Trying to reach 200 rep, then this bogus? edit rejection

This edit rejection claims that I submitted this with spelling errors. There is no spelling error that I can find. I am at 198. Obviously, I am going to go edit another so I can hit my 200. Is ...
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Can other users edit my posts without my approval?

Is it possible for other users to edit StackExchange posts without the approval of the post's original author? I'm concerned that some of my posts (and those of other users) may be altered in ways ...
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Suggested Edit - Reject Reason

As per this meta discussion I asked about, I had to reject more because the edits still don't make the question on topic. Since this is the most popular reason that I am rejecting edits, can we change ...
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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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Where do I see my rejected suggested edits?

According to my suggested-edit stats, I have had one suggestion rejected. Where can I see that rejected edit? I looked in my user "Activity" tab and didn't see it. I can filter by "suggestions" but ...
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Who is credited for my anonymous edit?

I rushed to edit an answer without logging in. I have logged in only after seeing the message Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed. Will the ...
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How can I see the source of the current revision of an answer with a pending edit?

Question: https://superuser.com/questions/64808/create-your-own-hand-written-font-for-free Answer: https://superuser.com/a/64825/36744 edit link: https://superuser.com/questions/64808/create-your-own-...
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Why was my tag suggestion rejected?

Today I suggested two tag wikis, one of them was this: https://superuser.com/suggested-edits/9748, that was rejected by user Community. Does someone knows the reason? Comunity rejected without any ...
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Suggested tag wiki edit mostly fine, but with a portion that is bad/wrong

So I happened upon this suggested tag wiki edit (link to the revision) PostgreSQL is the open source database started at UCB back in 1986 as Postgres project and evolved into one of the most powerful ...
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Why is a suggested edit not available?

Opening https://superuser.com/suggested-edits/8465 results in a 404 message. 8464 and 8466 can be viewed. What are possible causes for the unavailability of suggested edits (for 10k+ users)?
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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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Option for making an edit a comment

One of the reasons for rejecting an edit is that it should be a comment. I propose that if the reviewer feels that that that is the case, they should be able to make it a comment. For anonymous ...
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Suggested edits on child metas

While there is this post on the topic, the reasons for it don't really apply anymore, as there is a review pane (complete with a suggested edits page). As such, I would like to suggest that users in ...
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Make reviewers explain why they accept a suggested edit

A few times already I've seen users in chat complain about the willingness of reviewers to approve very minor edits whose usefulness is questionable. Sometimes the edits were even counterproductive, ...
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Users with less than 2k rep cannot edit meta posts

I've edited a number of posts this week, using suggested edits because I don't have 2k on SU yet. It just occurred to me that MSU might also have some posts in need of cleanup, so I came by to check. ...
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Large number of small edits during birthday celebration

Has anybody else noticed a significant jump in the number of small or insignificant edits occuring since the kick-off of the birthday festivities? I'm personally rolling back those that are truly ...
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Why do I see my own suggested tag edits in the edit queue?

I've been creating some tag excerpts, but somehow they've made it into my review queue. Of course, I can't accept or reject them, they're just there. Is this a bug or by design?
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Tag wikis accepted, but excerpts rejected

I thought I could help by suggesting a few new tag wikis. Most were accepted, but in 3 of them, the tag wiki body was accepted but the excerpt was rejected, leaving them with no summary. The edits ...

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