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Did I create, then fail my own review audit?

Questions can be pushed into the Reopen Votes queue either by an edit or a reopen vote. As you said, the only revisions were made by you after you saw the review item, so that couldn't have created ...
Ben N's user avatar
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Over 54,000 questions with no answers!

Very few of the unanswered questions are ones that just need an edit bump or a bounty to get them answered. We should certainly do that when it will help, but that won't make a big dent. Ones that ...
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Edit someone else's question vs approve edit, reputation wise

Its by design. People did bad reviews, and as such they made the initial one review to accept into two, improving and Approving would let you immediately approve a post. The idea is that a robo ...
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Im Losing a lot of rep to edits that are not really necessary

Is there any way I can not accept the edits? The original poster can always revert edits. In this particular case I advise you not to do so, because, in addition to correcting capitalisation, the ...
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Send message in private in Superuser

There's no private messaging system - in fact, for most part SE's designed to minimise private interaction. The closest thing we have to a private messaging system for regular users is chat (And I don'...
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Why is my comment locked from editing & how can I modify it?

Comments are only available to be modified in the next 5 minutes after you send them, once this time passes, they are permanent and cannot be modified. You can, however: Either simply add another ...
nKn's user avatar
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Why can I edit everyone's posts?

You can do this because we allow anyone to make an attempt to make the site a better place. Until you reach 2000 reputation your edits will be community reviewed. This means that a new user cannot ...
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OP edits the question himself instead of accepting a suggested edit.

Here's the review item. The post is deleted now, so I'll show the results pane here: The edit was automatically rejected with no direct reviewer interaction. If it had been explicitly reviewed from ...
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When should additional information be an edit vs a comment vs a separate answer?

Should links and excerpts from relevant documentation be an edit, or should they be a comment, or should they be a separate answer? If this had simply been the case, of modifying the links that were ...
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Im Losing a lot of rep to edits that are not really necessary

While there is already an answer, as the actual editor of the post in question I feel I need to explain. “…but should I really have to spend 30 minutes spellchecking and grammar checking my work ...
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Further peer review required for edit

Yep, that was me that rejected the edit. I did so because on the Markdown edit viewer (which is where I look at edits) all you see is this: From that it looked like all you had done is change "...
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When should additional information be an edit vs a comment vs a separate answer?

I'm in the habit of editing answers to add links to this relevant content whenever I find myself googling something in the answer. Oh, for goodness's sake, don't do this. I see the point of editing ...
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Further peer review required for edit

Here's the Suggested Edits review task, for anyone interested. Your changes were good, but they didn't go far enough. Specifically, you left code-like stuff (file paths and commands) italicized, ...
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How do I know how long I am banned for suggesting edits?

Your ban will expire in 23 hours from now so approximately 18:00 04 March 2016. In future though, please do more than just edit titles. The edits you have been doing were superfluous at best and in ...
Mokubai's user avatar
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Over 54,000 questions with no answers!

It's always a fact of life that there are more questions than answers. This is true of all SE sites, and all questions that have ever been asked in general, even questions unrelated to technology long ...
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Placing a user's comment in their own post

Are we able to edit his post and paste his extra information there? Sure, that is a good thing to do as comments are not meant to be permanent in the same way that questions or answers are. However, ...
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Informative comments, should they deleted?

Comments are, preferentially, for teasing out information. Rather than being permanent fixtures of "this is some information" they are best used as "trial and error" or ...
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Informative comments, should they deleted?

It seems at least here, that the opinion is that informative comments ta should be deleted, and wonder why that was so? Informative comments should be avoided because they can be deleted at any ...
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OP edits the question himself instead of accepting a suggested edit.

For some context here is what we see when reviewing suggested edits, as you may not be able to see the suggested edit queue yet: There are options to "improve edit" and "reject and edit". This is ...
Mokubai's user avatar
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Editing of recently closed questions

Don't forget the Suggested Edit queue here. A minor edit might be made before the question was closed, and get approved afterward. If you see a question is closed, and it has a suggested edit, reject ...
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"Modified by" listed but no edit visible by mentioned user?

The answer was posted but was subsequently deleted because it was flagged as spam. Since there was activity on the post, it gets bumped up.
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Is it okay to point readers to the edit history of an answer for old, (mostly) out-of-date information?

Thanks to @DavidPostill and @KamilMaciorowski for the feedback in the comments. I've reverted from Option #3 to #2 based on their advice. For the particular answer I mentioned above, I've: Rolled-...
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Please offer guidance as to why this edit was rejected

The comments by fixer1234 answer your question pretty well, but, since I’m one of the people who voted to reject your edit, I’ll confirm them, in a bit more detail. The question, before your ...
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Edit Recommendations

You cover several topics: I recently flagged an answer as "Not An Answer" This flag should be used only for post which doesn't even try to answer the question (asking for clarification; ...
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4 votes
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Accidental rollback - any penalties involved?

No, there's no penalty involved at all. If the rollback is wrong, feel free to perform another rollback to the correct version (and perhaps leave a comment why you're doing this) but do not get ...
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TrickleEdit: Queuing edits to prevent flooding

I'm basically somewhat ecstatic about most of these - the test questions would be bending the rules a bit, so I'm going to have to check with a CM I've had a word with a CM, and it ought to be ok. ...
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Editing answers to closed questions?

While the question itself may be closed, that is not necessarily a reason why it should never be edited. Sometimes it can be a Good Thing (tm) to edit an answer to make it more applicable to new ...
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Displayed answer not consistent with edit mode

To display a single blank line between your two code lines you can separate them using: <!-- comment --> Followed by a blank line: awk 'BEGIN {RS="\0"} {match($0,/templateUrl: .*/,m); gsub("...
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I accidentally edited a question that is not mine, how can I delete it?

I thought you should be able to withdraw edit suggestions but apparently not. I have rejected the edit citing this question.
Mokubai's user avatar
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Bizarre rejection of edit on case pressure

The "reject" reviewers cast that vote almost certainly because your edits changed the meaning of the answer. That is, they would have affected the technical correctness of the post (for better or for ...
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