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Why is the pool of selectable known-bad first question audits so small?

Over on Meta Stack Exchange, someone's reported having received the same post as a review audit in the First questions review queue five times overall. Per this post from a then-employee, when the ...
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What happens if I flag a high-quality post in a review audit?

I recently reached 500 rep and gained access to the review system, so I'm evidently new to it. Today I received my first audit, which I almost failed directly as a result of it being an audit. It took ...
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Why did 'the system identify' a high quality post 'as possible spam' in review audit?

I was reviewing posts in the First Posts review queue and I got a review audit. Link to the review audit: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/1093198. I found it was an audit by clicking on the ...
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Obviously wrong answer count in review reveals it's an audit at a glance

In the Meta Stack Exchange FAQ of review tests (audits), it is mentioned: Also, if you find something in the review audit system that makes audits extremely obvious (as in one can tell that a review ...
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Is it wrong to comment in a "high quality post" in a review test (audit)?

While I was reviewing first posts in Ask Ubuntu, I had to review this post. I commented asking for a screenshot for reference and then I clicked I'm Done and then I got this: Was it wrong to comment ...
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How do I check if the vote I cast in review audit is actually cast on the original post?

Sometimes in review an audit comes along. Oh nice answer/question, I upvote. Then a message appears This was a test, you passed. But I don't know if my upvote is counting. Do I have go to the answer/...
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Some new weird review ban

A few minutes ago I was reviewing low quality posts. A question appeared containing some link looking like a spam. I hovered over the link, but it didn't show the URL. I pressed "Edit" to see the ...
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Disagree with audit

So I was reviewing, and this answer had to be reviewed. I added a comment explaining that this didn't solve the hot corner part of the question and was probably better as a comment on the OP, and it ...
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Review queue audit: what to do with obvious spam?

What is the "correct" action in the LQ queue when I am presented with obvious spam? None of the options in Recommend Close seem useful.
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Failed first post audit by flagging as a duplicate. Is it correct?

While reviewing the first posts queue, I failed the following audit: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/799873 After I looked at the question, I just thought: “That must have been answered ...
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Disagree with Low Quality review audit

I failed this Low Quality review audit. I wouldn't say this fulfills the community rules for asking a good question: No research, no given example, no attempt to solve the issue, not exactly clear to ...
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Very confusing audit (maybe a bug?)

I just came across this review audit which really confused me a lot. My first urge was to flag it and this confronted me with the following dialog (see screen-shot): I finally simply down-voted this ...
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Adding a comment = audit failed?

I just failed my first audit on this question. I got the question in first post review where it was displayed without any comment, I began writing a comment suggesting to add a screenshot to clearify ...
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Accepted answer that you don't agree with during review audit

As I was going through and reviewing posts, I saw this one. I downvoted it and then got this message: STOP! Look and Listen. This was an audit, designed to see if you were paying attention. ...
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Noticed something about audits

I noticed something about review audits: When it's going to give me an audit, the page says, "Loading next item" for a long time (>4 seconds). Otherwise, the wait time is <1 second. UPDATE: This ...
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Bug in the audit system?

I believe I've discovered a bug in the audit system. I was reviewing this answer, which obviously needed some serious work: So I clicked on the edit link, and it showed me this: Which immediately ...
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Spam answer as Low-Quality-review test?

I just had to review this test in the LQ queue, which was a spam answer. However, my thought was that spam should never had appeared in the LQ queue and therefore I was a bit confused about this. I ...
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Bogus review test question

I am dumbfounded. I ran into a test question that was a valid answer to the problem (although curt and brief), was the only answer to the question, and was even the solution adopted by the original ...
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Are you tested with Duplicates in the review queues?

In the review queues I have never once been tested with a question that has been flagged as duplicate. Does SE not test you on those? And if so, why not? Or have I just not had any?
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I get a post which I flagged before in review audit

I faced this already a couple of times. In Late Answers or First Posts appears some stupid post that is not an answer. I try to flag it, but it does not let me, because it seems that some time ago ...
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Should voting to close a correctly closed question for the right reason really be considered failure?

I encountered this review audit. To test me, the review item told me the question had received close votes as primarily opinion-based. This was obviously wrong, which I recognized quickly, but I saw a ...
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Failed audit - unclear really?

I failed this audit as I knew exactly what the OP was talking about. https://askubuntu.com/review/close/399092 I failed because no one else did. I suppose this just underscores why humans are needed ...
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Questions with pending close votes in an audit

I got caught by an audit on Can I recover a deleted file?. The question, while upvoted, high-quality, etc., was actually flagged duplicate, and had three votes in support when the audit happened. Now ...
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First Post review test question broken

The following test question (i.e., review audit) for the First Post review queue seems to be broken: https://askubuntu.com/review/first-posts/312931# Neither comments nor flags work and the buttons ...
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I have had the same audit 4 times now

I just got the following review for the forth time: MAKE US MODS OR WE WON'T STOP! WE ARE STILL NO SURRENDERED BY YOU, WE WILL NEVER GIVE UP. The Indian Team Hackers ldkcfjih3gw78hNBYUg After audit ...
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WAT! Failed review audit but the question is closed

This question is closed as too broad, rightly so despite the upvotes (if you only take into account the last question "Won't a recent Ubuntu version affect my software in any way ?" you will need more ...
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Misclassified audit question?

I received "This was an audit, designed to see if you were paying attention. You didn't pass," after voting to close https://askubuntu.com/review/close/261614 . On one of the proposed answers, the ...
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Failed a review audit that has a close vote

This audit was failed, even trough the question has a close vote, and I was the one that casted the close vote. Why I'm shown an audit about a question I'm trying to close anyways?
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Have the review audits got cranked up again?

Not intended as a complaint, but it looks like there are "continuously" adjustments made to the review system - I noticed a higher frequency lately - Just now I got 2 audits for 8 reviews in "...
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Don't include self answered or questions where the OP commented in the review audits

There is a mayor problem with one of our close reasons and the audits. We close stuff based in "no reproducible" basis, when OP can't figure out what was wrong nor how the issue was solved nor there's ...
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STOP! Look and Listen

Dear moderators this message is for you. Some weeks ago there was a hike in the number of audits conducted in the review queue. Unfortunately it has created more problems than it solved, more ...
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Am I penalized for trying to "improve" a test edit?

aI got a suggested edit that seemed really weird: https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/232686 I couldn't quite figure out what the edit was trying to achieve, and toggling between "markdown" ...
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My last rant on review audits [closed]

Please bear with me - this is definitely the last rant from me about the review queue. Because it told me again: That's what I will do - I'll stop using the review queue, instead I will look at ...
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Broken review test

Moments ago a late answer popped up in the review queue with a link to a bash script debugger hosted at SourceForge. I started by editing the answer (which was not well formatted), but whenever I ...
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The audit review system - dubious posts

This is the second time I got that unloved "Stop! Look and Listen" for a question I voted to close after reading it several times and trying to understand it. The question really is not clear to me: ...
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Review audit bug

When reviewing in the close vote queue I almost always start by clicking on the close button and then canceling that window, to see how the votes are standing on the question. Because if I'm in the ...
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Review Audits - room for improvement

First impressions from the review audit system: I am slightly amused but more annoyed. The first two audits I got were ones that I had voted to close myself - so it was a mild form of deja vu ...
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