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Not clear suggested edit reviewers correctly read rejected edit suggestion

In this rejected edit suggestion, I attempted make the paragraph description match the command solution, but the edit was rejected as being intended to reply to the author. Can someone take please a ...
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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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How to dispute a rejected edit?

https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/1185211 My edit got rejected with “This edit deviates from the original intent of the post. Even edits that must make drastic changes should strive to ...
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Suggested edits on meta - something weird

Normally, on a per-site meta, the suggested edit button is grayed out with a message that says that suggested edits are not permitted on meta sites: However, when manually typing the URL to suggest ...
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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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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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What is wrong with me?

I am a relatively new user to Super User, but quite experienced in the SE network of sites (about 95K on SO, 70K on MSE). I guess I know quite some of you from either of those sites. I add great ...
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Please offer guidance as to why this edit was rejected

My purpose in asking this is to better understand what is wrong so I don't repeat the mistake. I came across the following question, in which the author crafted an extremely complex, in-depth ...
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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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How to see my pending edits?

Is there a way so I can view my own pending edits? extra: If the site merges some consecutive edits, will I and my reviewers see the merges the same way?
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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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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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Are edits from anonymous users worth the trouble?

I've only been reviewing suggested edits for a bit over a month, but in that time, I have never once seen an acceptable edit from an anonymous user. I have had to reject all anonymous edits (almost ...
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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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Edits must be at least 6 characters when only editing tags?

I tried to retag this question to add the windows and windows-xp tags, but it wouldn't let me submit my edit because it said that it was less than 6 characters: At first I thought that it was because ...
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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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Question closed and Edit suggestion rejected

Can someone explain why this question was closed? To my opinion it was a clear question. However, since it was closed as unclear what you're asking I explained it with an example and the edit was ...
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Useful tag edits rejected

As part of retagging mikrotik away from the Manufacturer Meta-Tag to each individual product (mikrotik-routeros and mikrotik-swos), I've added relevant tags to questions that mentioned Mikrotik but ...
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Is approving a edit for 2k users a bug or feature?

A low rep user edited a question I was looking at, I thought the changes he made where good and I clicked to approve it. Now it is sitting waiting for a approval of a 2nd user. If I had clicked "...
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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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Is handlebar a technical term that I am unaware of?

Please excuse my poor attempt at humour in the title, but should this suggested edit have been rejected? I see two three issues with this post: The term MacOS should be used with versions 7.5.1 ...
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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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Are edits for just filling in image descriptions accepted?

I'm a somewhat new user on this site and I was wondering, I've come across many posts that have an image within them but with no image description or it still includes the default message of, "enter ...
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Fixing misclick in "Suggested edit" queue

When reviewing the queue of suggested edits, I did the inevitable and thought to myself: "Improve!", but accidentally clicked "Approve" (perhaps related to not being a native English speaker). As I ...
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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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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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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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How do I reject an edit to my answer

Someone edited one of my answers (actually edited the same answer twice in 2 days), and BOTH edits were approved by other people (reviewers, I assume). The edits were BOTH very minor and only added 1 ...
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Edit has been in review que for over 2 hours

This edit has been stuck there for over two hours. It's a very good edit that improves the question but it's only shown to me in the past 2 hours. I think it's stuck somehow. Can someone look at it?
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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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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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Edit is disabled? [duplicate]

I noticed that the Edit button is disabled (greyed out and not clickable) when viewing posts: I'm having trouble locating information on why that might happen (Googling is returning lots of ...
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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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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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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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How should I try to improve a question that the user doesn't like my edits for?

Often, when I edit questions, it is because they need editing to be uncrap. After putting some time into making the following question uncrap, one person approved the edit, but the user rejected it ...
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Should old opinion-based questions be significantly edited?

This question What display size and resolution is good for reading PDF in double page view? is closed as primarily opinion-based. I attempt to edit it like this, but it says I'm editing too much. What ...
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Why was my edit, correcting a fact, rejected?

https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/756623 refers to 'Accent colors', but this ought be 'Theme colors'.
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Unable to ask this question

I am unable to submit this question, it is not up to standards, as the fourm says... I am looking for a battery for a laptop from japan, says "PC-ns750aag-e3" on the back. I am having ...
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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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Why were my 2 edits suggesting formatting changes to numbering rejected?

Please see https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/756634 and https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/756633. Adding numbering helped clarify the multitude of solutions.
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