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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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Ask Ubuntu tested me

Why Ask Ubuntu tested me while reviewing close votes?What was the purpose of this kind of tests?
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review link should show how many posts are to be reviewed

The review link at the top of the page gives us access to review tasks. But it is always white. It would be better it it would be coloured, i.e it should be green when there are posts that I can work ...
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When is an edit too minor?

I see a decent number of edits in the queue that feel like someone is trying to get rep rather than trying to improve the site. Some examples: https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/223751 -- ...
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Is there a way to distinguish answers from questions while reviewing edits?

I was reviewing an edit in the suggested edits review queue, I improved the edit and then just went to see the question so I try to see if I can answer it. To my surprise it wasn't a question, it was ...
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Can we improve the “better to include the essential parts” pro-forma comment?

I've seen the following problem a few times. Alice posts link-only answer. Bob reviews the answer and posts the following pro-forma comment: While this link may answer the question, it is better ...
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Could we change Recommend Deletion reason to simply, “This is not an answer”?

I just gave a "Recommend for Deletion" review to the answer quoted below. "Sorry about the editing... The Stackexchange App is a bit unhandy..." The single line above is the complete text of the ...
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Please, don't use the edit button in the close queue to correct typos or improve the formatting, you are reviewing to close!

As the title says, please don't! This throws the item out of the review queue just by correcting a typo or formatting a bunch of code. The "Edit" button is only helpful in the cases where the question ...
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The quality of the duplicates is so bad that I want to cry

Earlier today, I was pointed towards a bunch of question that were duplicated one of the other. But while reviewing the stuff linked to the question I noticed that most of those questions don't have ...
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Is it possible to partially accept an edit?

A post of mine just got edited. Most of the edit was great. Just one thing was not true. Is there a way to partially accept an edit. I just accepted and then edited the edit, is there a better way?
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Shall we try and clean the close vote review queue to start the new year?

Another update We only have about 26 questions to review! Update Due to hard work of several ask ubuntu community members and a mod or two we have now reduced the queue considerably. We are almost ...
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Why was this suggested edit submitted by an anonymous user rejected?

This edit was rejected by 2 users and approved by one, I was going to approve it but got the message that it had already been rejected. It sounded like the OP submitted the edit and it didn't change ...
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Please try to read bug reports before voting to close something as a bug

I just found this in the review queue: Does it matter that wlan0 has changed its name to eth1 after I upgraded to 12.04? It has a couple of votes to close as off-topic, I assume because somebody ...
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Should we get review audits?

Today (2013-12-11), in 3-4 occasions, regulars in chat rooms expressed their concerns that users do not know how to use the site. Is not surprising considering that our eternal September hasn't ended ...
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Do we need a “Will Ubuntu work for X model PC?” question?

This is related to: Do we need thousand of "dumb questions"? or can we just duplicate them to more general answer? I know newbies will be always newbies, and there isn't enough users to ...
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Why the flag count doesn't show besides the review link?

I've seen for a couple of days this, but the "flag count" doesn't appear besides the review link unless flags > 30. Is this intended?
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duplicate question review management

When you click on the close button on a question and select duplicate you can then search for a question and get a result list. If you select a question that is on hold/closed for being a duplicate ...
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Just a reminder for reviewers: a comment is not always needed [duplicate]

When reviewing "Low Quality Posts" you are asked what comment you want to add. If there a̳l̳r̳e̳a̳d̳y̳ is an appropriate comment on the post don't add your own - just select no comment needed
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Can we add links to the LQ review queue proforma comments?

I just noticed that our Proforma comments for Link-only answers, that gets automagically added in the Low Quality review queue, doesn't have the link describing why we prefer complete instructions ...
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Add related posts during question reviews

When reviewing First Posts questions, it would be very helpful to add the Related section which we can see in the right side bar of a question page like this one. This can make reviewing questions ...
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Easier way to see your suggested edits?

Is there an easier way to see your suggested edits, specifically those which are rejected? You get a '+2' reputation notification for approved edits but you're not notified when an edit is declined (...
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I can't comment in the Review Queue, can you?

For a while I've been unable to be able to rant comment in the review queue... any review queue... well except the "suggested edit" queue... anyone experiencing this issue as well? Ah, btw, ...
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I can Review close votes, but I don't have more votes to cast!

This post is interesting to Seth, since he has been in a similar situation. Well, I have no more close votes for the day. But I only reviewed 19 questions, hence I have still access to the review ...
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What to look out in the Reopen queue?

Well, since now the High traffic questions are automagially falling in the Reopen queue, what are the things to look out? I'm aware that duplicates that has an awful amount of traffic can be merged (...
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Can we get review auditioning for the review queues? (First post and late answers at least) [duplicate]

I just checked out a user that has access to the First Post review queue, and the amount of "No action Needed" sentences to crappy questions were something to be ashamed. I don't want to think that ...
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Should I flag items for deletion when this is a method of communicating with the user?

I've recently been given review privileges for new users. Occasionally, some of them make the mistake of posting answers when they shouldn't, such as here, where the user asks for clarification on ...
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How to review questions marked 'solved' or where user adds answer to question body?

I wonder how should I review questions like this one - apparently the OP did solve his own question but didn't post an answer, but rather included the answer in the question part. I am not sure if the ...
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“Review completed”: why isn't the fate of that post decided?

I am talking about https://askubuntu.com/questions/338436/i-cannot-get-vpn-to-prompt-me-for-userid-and-password-when-the-always-ask-opti At the same time the review screen shows while the question ...
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Spammers are being nastier withing the second!

To the reviewers that check First Time posts, please, be very alert about this new kind of attack: Spammers are now posting seemly valid answers/questions ripping of other posts/answers inside/...
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Why is there a 20 posts limit on the review queues?

Why is there a 20 posts review limit on the review queues? I've searched the help pages and read the corresponding privilege page, but nothing even seems to mention that there's a limit to begin with,...
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This edit would have to be a suggested edit

I was reviewing a question which a new user had just posted on the site, by clicking on the Review link. After editing the title (typos) and the main question body, with spelling, layout and English ...
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Review Suspension not in FAQ

So apparently, I've been suspended from reviews by some automatic process of which I was completely unaware. Due to there being absolutely nothing about review suspension in the FAQ, I understand very ...
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What happened to Low quality posts? [closed]

I noticed today when I came to review it had 303 low quality posts. That's an amazing number, more than I've ever seen on any other site.. What happened to get so many? All the posts appear to be ...
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Review link doesn't appear for <125 rep users, though there's a site self-evaluation going on

I'm on this site a <125 rep user, so it's normal that I don't see a review link in the top bar sub-top bar. However, there's a site self-evaluation going on and I do have the privilege to ...
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Upvote questions from the Close review queue when marking as duplicate

When using the review queue, I'd like to be able to upvote the question and/or answer that is the duplicate of the one being closed. After reviewing the possible duplicate and finding that it is ...
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How can I ask to reopen a question after I edited it? [duplicate]

I edited this closed as off-topic question to be more general: Should I use ZimageZ in Xubuntu xfce to store my screenshots? Do I have to ask here in Meta to review a closed question after I edited ...
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Why does Recommend Deletion have an option for link-only answers?

I have recently joined the 2000+ Club and was awarded the privilege of reviewing Low Quality Posts. If you have not yet seen the following question and its answers, you are urged to go through them (...
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No items for you to review

I was just reviewing the posts and after a few questions, I got the message "There are no items for you to review". I logged in again after a day and found the same message. Why is it so? Is it ...
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What is the site self-evaluation?

Today I encountered the site self-evaluation evenmt. When I clicked on it the review site opened and I had to evaluate several questions. However this thing lacked some explanation. So what is the ...
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How to watch for hidden gems?

In late answers review I found a helping notice as: This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam I understand what non-answers and spam refers to, ...
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“Review Low Quality Posts” does not let you say that posts can be improved

Review Low Quality Posts has just three buttons: Looks Good, Edit, Recommend Deletion. I often see one-liner answers, sometimes link-only answers. Most of the times, such answers can be improved by ...
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Review edit interface is misleading

I was reviewing an edit here, but even though it turns out the suggested edit was made on the original post, it was compared to a later edit (a nice one by the way). So much so, that the edit being ...
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Voting to leave open a question in review queue, then manually voting to close the same question, does not work as expected

Exec. sum. : I voted to leave open a question, then voted to close it. This worked, but only some of the information displayed reflected my actions. The details: I voted to leave open a question....
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How do we deal with “urgent!” questions?

I've come across some plain "please help me"-issues posted by users including the comment they need urgent help. Clearly, they're not looking on the right site or should ask this on chat instead, but ...
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How long after a question or answer has been posted does it appear in the review queue (if it is to be reviewed)?

What is the correct action? Should one wait for a question or answer to appear in the review or just go ahead and edit or flag it as soon as possible? I get the impression, from the slider, that there'...
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What to do when reviewing a good Q/A?

Most of the Questions or Answers (Q/A) on the review queue have something to improve (title, tags, poor content formatting, etc.), but sometimes are Q/A that are, not just well written and I don't see ...
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What to do when a user asks a question editing an another question?

Today I was looking at the suggested edits and I found edit #70248. The edit was made to a question about a graphics problem and consisted in the following text: pls do tell me how to connect to ...
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Review Old Questions?

How do we deal with really old questions that don't have an accepted answer or no answer at all? I know that the 'Community User' bumps them once in a while, but is that enough? Our answered ratio ...
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What causes questions to drop into the 'review for deletion' queue?

After reading Jorge's post on using the review queue correctly I had a look at some of the questions and saw that this one had received one close vote and nothing else. After adding a close vote (it'...
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If you're not going to review and fix questions, don't use the review queue!

I was sort of happy when I saw that the day after release we had 0 incoming new questions in the review queue! Aww man, nothing for me to do, everyone's taken care of all the incoming questions! Then ...