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Should reviews limit be increased?

There are enough people who could be reviewing these to drop the queue to nothing very quickly, if they were inclined to do so. It's important to encourage as many reviewers as possible; when a small ...
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Did I just close a question as a duplicate all by myself? I'm not a mod

Gold tag-badge holders are now able to instantly close duplicate questions. As the only holder of the wireless-networking gold tag-badge you are now our resident expert on closing duplicate questions ...
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Should reviews limit be increased?

I think this is a great idea but with a caveat. New reviewers have a less limited ability as opposed to tried and tested reviewers. This can be tested based on the badges relative the reviewing ...
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A user can't add a comment on the answers of him own bounty, because it requires rep

Mods cannot explicitly enable privileges like that - You'll need to re-earn them like anyone else by posting quality answers. This is by design - its the opportunity cost of putting out a bounty, and ...
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Should reviews limit be increased?

I do not understand where these limits of 20-per-12 came from, but I believe that they are at the root of the problem of increasing number of untreated posts in the Close queue. Perhaps it's to ...
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Motivation to answer low-trafic complicated questions?

SO isn't SU - just cause they're all stackexchange sites dosen't make you a subject expert on all of them. I have 70K here. Does that make me a great programmer? (Nope. I have 210 rep, mostly from ...
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What reputation is required for tag edits without approval?

No, 5,000 reputation gives you the privilege to approve tag wiki edits. Users like me won't see those edits in the Suggested Edits review queue. What you're thinking of comes with 20,000 reputation; a ...
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What privileges are needed to re-open an "on hold" question?

If you're ever uncertain about privileges, just visit the privileges list in the help center. It will show you each privilege level and whether you have reached it. As you can see from there, it ...
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Motivation to answer low-trafic complicated questions?

I totally agree with @OliverSalzburg's answer. I'm also mostly active on Excel here, however my two questions with the most upvotes are related to graphic cables and kensington lock, which questions ...
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Motivation to answer low-trafic complicated questions?

Unless you have a wide spectrum of topics you can cover, you will not earn reputation quickly on Super User if you're not active in extremely popular tags. Reputation is often gained over long ...
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Warn users about losing privileges when starting bounty

As per the appropriate help pages If your new reputation brings you below the requirement for any privileges, you will lose access to those privileges. Might get complicated if you had to warned ...
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Should question owners be able to down vote on answers?

Voting down has the meaning that the post is of a very low quality; but it's still frequently used with a meaning of "I don't agree with it", "it doesn't work for me". This is nor different for the ...
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Motivation to answer low-trafic complicated questions?

Between different exchanges, there is some logic to the separation of powers. However I've personally been annoyed by some of the bleed-over that I think should occur between very similar communities....
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Should reviews limit be increased?

@Shog9, wrote, 11 days ago: The number of reviews you can do each day remains at 20 - it'll automatically increase to 40 if a queue ever goes over 1000. That's the type of system, I think is, ...
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Should reviews limit be increased?

This suggestion is a non-starter. Let's say the review limit is raised and reviewers take advantage of it. In a short period of time, the already not overwhelming stack of close votes will go to 0. ...
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