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Reviews are offered even while I'm banned!

Due to my sloppiness in reviewing, I've been blocked from reviewing for a while. However, on my home page, I'm shown a non-zero number of items to review. Why?
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Can reviewers review suggested edits more than 20 times?

I thought you aren't able to perform more than 20 reviews of one sort per day. But in https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/stats, it looks like Videonauth has reviewed 21. Is that possible?
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Rejecting edits because they “Failed to correct critical issues with the post”

So I just made it past 2k rep, and I've been reviewing some edits. Once, one of my suggested edits was rejected because it apparently Failed to correct critical issues with the post I found a ...
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My flags have been waiting for review for 10+ days?

I have several flags that I raised on the 5th... and they are still waiting for review. What gives?
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One-line response: what flag?

It seems that one-line answers, even when they are linking to a page with a good solution, are increasingly frowned upon. If the reviewer is unable or unwilling to edit and expand the answer to a ...
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LQ Review: Add canned delete comment for link-only within askubuntu.com (should have been flagged as duplicate)

Within the last weeks, I reviewed a growing number of answers from the Low Quality queue (or spotted them directly on the main site) that basically looked like this: Follow the answers at askubuntu....
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Links in reviews, good or bad?

First of all, Its is a good feature : fake posts to check whether the reviewer is paying attention or not. But It seems to have a little problem. One could easily find out that its a test like : ( ...
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Redesigned disabled buttons in review are hard to distinguish

After recent redesign, the buttons in review queue [No Action Needed] and [I'm Done] look almost the same. I would start competition if you can distinguish which one is disabled on the below image (...
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What to do about disingenuous edit?

This question has an edit pending review, by the OP, to change the operating system and tag from ElementaryOS to Ubuntu 15.04. I'm assuming the OP has done this so he'll get an answer, despite EOS ...
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What is the difference between “delete” and “recommend deletion” votes?

I can't quite get how the Low Quality queue works. How many delete votes are needed to delete an answer and is any "Recommend deletion" votes are enough? And what is the difference between these ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...