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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 ...
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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 to ...
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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 ...