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Proposed edit rejected - new edition is almost the same and didn't solve some problems

I proposed an edit on this post. It was rejected with the reason This edit did not correct critical issues with the post - view the revision history to see what should have been changed. The new ...
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Should we rollback the edits by editors other than original poster which might make answers controversial?

Recently there was an answer by @kaushik on Error while trying installation using sudo apt-get install which mentioned some commands. An editor with full edit privileges edited the answer and made it ...
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What does it mean when my question is “edited” and how can I investigate?

My last question was "edited", can somebody explain: What this means exactly. How do I see what "edits" were made. How do I contact the "editor" should I disagree with the "editing"
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Approved edits and reputation issue

I have faced an issue mentioned below. The number of approved edits are getting reduced. I do not understand how that is happening. My reputation is also getting reduced. However there are no down ...
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Stop editing capitalization and grammar for cryin out loud

Just rejected edits to a simple post in AU. Someone decided to go all 'OCD English Teacher' on my post. Seriously!?! It wasn't bad or difficult to understand at all. But, it was marked up like a ...
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Are edits like this OK?

We all reject edits that change the meaning of posts but I came across this one and it adds meaning to the post that was never given by the OP. Here is the original post and here is the edited ...
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Is it useful/needed to include Wikipedia links for hardware information?

I was looking at the review queue and I got to vote on this suggested edit. The author of the edit removed noise and fixed the uppercase of acronyms like "HP" (great modifications) but also included 3 ...
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Is it okay to ask the OP inside your answer to accept and upvote it?

Title says it all. See this answer. I have bolded the questionable part of the quote. Burn Ubuntu to a DVD and you won't have any trouble booting it... glad that worked for you. Please rate and ...
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How come some questions I can't edit? [duplicate]

On some questions the edit button is greyed out and I can't edit them. Why is this, and does it happen to other people. Example: "open in terminal" command in ubuntu 16.04, doesn't open ...
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Should I edit posts to improve clarity?

When someone has asked a question using bad grammar or bad formatting, I find it difficult to read. So, the natural response? Clean it up. However, I'm realising that I make these edits fairly ...
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askubuntu.com rule idea: Don't edit post titles unless you read the body first

We should have a rule that says, don't edit posts unless you understand what the topic is... Someone (not sure if it was a prank) edited my post without reading it and basically made the title and ...