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Low quality edits are being robo-reviewed on Ask Ubuntu

I had an edit proposed on one of my questions, and since it did not offer much in the way of improvement, I rejected it. It encouraged me to explore the editor's edit history, where I found a mix of ...
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Meaning of orange number left to the “review” button for 10k+ users [duplicate]

We all know that the orange bubble with the white number (here: 330) represents the number of Suggested edits for users with 3k+ reputation. But I have recently (today) reached 10k reputation and now ...
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Duplicate circle?

I was just casting a duplicate close vote on this question when I got this notice: What does it mean and how should I proceed?
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Do flags of users with review privilege count as review?

I am currently at around 7.8k reputation points, which means I have access to all standard review queues, including the "Low Quality" queue. Now when I see a post that does not meet the site's ...
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Meta Review section should have link back to main Review section

In the main review section on the main site there is such a link: But nothing of the sort to link back on the Meta site in the Review section, I think there should be.
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How can I make more than edits show in my review notification?

My review notification only shows suggested edits, however I have seen screenshots of other users desktops that have hundreds of notifications here. Can I add more queue's to my notifications, rather ...
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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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Is this answer an answer or comment?

I was just presented with this as a Late Answers review. Screenshot in case it is removed: It this a valid answer, or is it someone commenting? They're offering a solution (format first) but seem to ...
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Notifications review optimization

I'm just curious about review feature on Ask Ubuntu. For example when you finish 20 suggested edits then it tells you to come back in 5-8 hours etc. but still keep pushing notifications on available ...
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“This post is deleted and cannot be edited.” text on a totally blank page

I have an error to report. Today, I have started for the first time to review other users' questions and answers. So the error I am talking about never happened to me and I don't know if it was ...
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Why not moderate questions from new users before making them visible on site?

I had suggested before also that questions from new users should not be posted directly on the site rather they should be moderated first and they should be visible to only users with high reputation (...
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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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Reviewer Consequences

Do reviewers suffer consequences if they exercise poor judgement in their task of reviewing posts? I refer particularly to 'robot' style reviews where the reviewer appears to give little care to the ...
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Clearing out the close review queue 2015

From my point of view, there are ~880 questions in the close review queue. I don't recall a time when it was below 700 (I became active only around last June). Do we need to put in a concerted effort ...
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Display review queue length in the actual review page

I would like to see how many pending reviews are left in the queue while I review. For long queues like the Close votes this makes no difference, but it would be nice to know in short queues whether I ...
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Add a copy of the question title above answers in the review screen?

I am reviewing first-posts and late-answers for a few weeks now and something is annoying me: Always when there is an answer to be reviewed, I have to scroll down (if the answer is long enough) to see ...
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Why do you not review?

The title says it all. I am wondering why people do not review. Feel free to post an answer with your reason or to upvote someone else's answer. You can upvote multiple answers (as always), but that ...
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Why don't I get notifications about review comments?

I just started reviewing today and I noticed something really irritating: Questions I reviewed and posted a comment on as part of the review do not give me notifications when they get new comments. ...
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New guidelines for reviewing suggested edits

I was back reviewing suggested edits after a long time when I noticed that the reasons provided for rejecting a edit have all changed. So are there some new guidelines as to what I am supposed to do? ...
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review audit failed “Understand” Button closes the rewiew

I just got the message, that I should look over my review again here but when I clicked "I understand" it was closed. This is not what I wanted, I wanted to look over it again to improve my work ...
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Should I flag pure shell command answers as “link only answer”?

There are answers that consist of only shell commands, with no comments, showing up in the low quality review; Is it right to flag them as "link only" answer? To me, an answer that consists only of ...
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Reviewing added information - does accuracy matter?

I sometimes get edits to review where the person making the edit has added in some details or sources missing from the original answer (or question, sometimes). But it may be about a subject that I ...
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Accidentally approved an edit that I meant to improve

I was given an edit to review that, although it was a slight improvement over the original, had a lot of bad grammar and generally was not very good quality (probably suggested by someone whose first ...
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questions strangely voted as “too broad”

All those questions were in my CV queue as "too broad" - which they are not in my opinion (most of them should be closed, I know, but not as too broad). So it looks like there is someone who ...
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When I have completed the reviews, I still get the number in the top bar

So today I (unusually) reached the max (20) in the suggested edits queue. As you can see, the orange box refers to the suggested edits queue - confirmed because when I click it goes to the suggested ...
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Persistance of review number on top bar even after review is complete

Say, I've got 3 posts for review. After I've reviewed all three, the top bar still shows that 3 posts are up for review. Now, if I go and click the review button, I just get a screen saying that there ...
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Let's not do “I don't know how to fix your problem, so just reinstall”

Not sure how this question went through multiple reviews: https://askubuntu.com/questions/507573/how-do-i-get-a-zte-mf667-usb-modem-working But we should be more careful when people recommend ...
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How to know which questions should be closed, a reprise

Recently Luis went SPACESHIP and brought the 1000-or-so items in the review close queue down to zero. A truly epic effort that I'm sincerely grateful for. Shortly after, he posted on Meta about his ...
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How can I view the actual amount of close votes

I recently thought that I would have a look at the Close vote queue (since I usually never bother - I have been trying to have a go at the moment). When I was finished it looked like this: So I ...
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1K close votes!!! Any celebrations?

Yes!! Finally we have reached the 1k close votes milestone!! I Heartily congratulate all 3k rep users(except the stewards and others who try to shorten the list) for letting the queue to grow up to ...
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How to stop users from serial editing that is worth rejection?

For last few days I have seen few users editing posts in a serial way. I'll be straightforward here, These edits are surely an attempt to gain reputation. I can say so based on A custom, fixed edit ...
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Suggested edits on very poor questions.what to do?

While reviewing suggested edits, I come across bad posts(really bad posts that are worth deletion, like the dependency issue posts) that undergo desperate, sure-to-fail attempts of improvement by ...
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Review “test question” is loaded

Recently during processing the review queue for "first posts" I was presented an answer for this question for review The answer was obviously poorly formed, at least in the explanation sense, however ...
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Call out to reviewers - you CAN “skip”

I remember some reviews of suggested edits where the reviewers clearly could not understand either the post or the edit. One of these was https://askubuntu.com/a/476746/117103 , supposedly an answer, ...
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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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Should we approve edits to (recent) answers which are in fact additions to the answers?

Now and then, you run into edits to (good) answers like this one. Especially when the answer is "fresh" and you may assume the poster is still around and capable, my opinion is that suggested ...
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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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A special review?

Must be something special - 7 close votes are not enough? https://askubuntu.com/review/low-quality-posts/255605
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What do we do with existing questions about the Ubuntu Development Release on or after the final release date?

Come the release of the development release of Ubuntu, there will be lots of existing questions about the Ubuntu development release that were off topic for several good reasons, including the fact ...
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Glitch in the review queue?

While revisiting my review votes I found: (review) To me this looks like a glitch - either the review is completed or not - the message at the top says no, the bottom line says yes. Is my ...
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Am I reviewing the Low Quality Queue properly?

I have been finding that my judgement about review items in Low Quality Queue contrasts drastically compared to fellow members of this site. I find the posts to be "good"; whereas others "recommend ...
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Is everyone uncomfortable with their first reviews?

On one hand, I think many of the first posts / answers are quite messy, and not only in bad English, but, and that is probably worse, the result of practically no effort to do some research before ...
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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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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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Do we need a event to clear out the Close Queue?

If you follow SO/MSO you will notice an event in the Community Bulletin: If you read up, SE has made some changes to the close queue in hopes to motivate close voters to... review. In the efforts ...
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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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Tests are now one third of review tasks

Yesterday I reviewed about ten posts, of which three where tests. Today in just three reviews I got a test. I find this an overkill, especially since I passed all the tests so far. Not very motivating ...