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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 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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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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In First Question filters, it suggests 14.04

In the filters of "First Question" queue, it is suggesting 14.04.
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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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A reviewed post not displayed again in the review queue

When I press ← Back in Firefox in the AU review queue, I can usually view the post I’ve just reviewed together with votes of other reviewers. However, sometimes, the post is not shown again. This ...
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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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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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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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How to open a certain question in the Close Votes queue?

Unlike the edit-button which brings me to the Suggested Edits-queue when an edit is pending, the close-button always open the VTC-dialog. I'd prefer to be brought to the Close Votes-queue if there ...
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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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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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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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Low Quality Review Queue - did I cause the "invalidate"?

Relevant post getting error when typing string airmon-ng start then my wifi's ext video in comments It came up in the LQ I decided that some editing was necessary for me to decide - which I did ...
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Cannot access review queues

As of 5:26 AM on September 9, 2016 (UTC), the review queues went down: My browser is reporting that this page is an HTTP Error 500 page, suggesting (as noted) that something is wrong with ...
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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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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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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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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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Why can't I review a suggested edit to my answer

I received a "please review" notification of an edit suggested for an answer of mine (It's also my question, but I think that's irrelevant). The edit seems good, and I wanted to approve it. But I ...
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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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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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edit suggestions: problem with meaningless comments [duplicate]

I am in a dilemma: There is one user who contributes (very) good edit suggestion but the comments are almost always the same: improved formatting, even if he did a lot more. I do want to get that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Link to Comments and Review Queue

How to get links to comments and to the review of a post to be added as "By Review"?
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Is there a way to undo my review?

I mistakenly clicked on Looks OK instead of Recommend Deletion while reviewing a post. Now this post will most probably be deleted anyway as it's of very low quality. But I would like to make sure in ...
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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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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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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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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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The in-review-queues edit layout is different from the normal (out-of-review-queues) edit layout on mobile. How can I always use the former?

I can't always be in front of a computer, so I sometimes use an Android/Apple phone (with Brave browser) to use Ask Ubuntu. There I have noticed that when I edit a post in the review queues by ...
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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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"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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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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When I try to review First Posts, why does it say "No Action Needed"?

Whenever I try to review a 1st post, it says no action required. Is it possible to have it show only posts that I can review?
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Why don't close votes reset on a question when the review ends?

This discussion had started in chat. And I thought I'd move it here. This question currently has 4 close votes. I had previously reviewed it and selected "Leave Open". The review ended with 3 "Leave ...
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Privileged users reviews

I am suspecting that (some) of my answers are being reviewed by high privileged users, like I review first answers for example. If my suspicion is right, and as I feel part of this community, I ask ...
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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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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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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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Post Reviewing Useful Comments [duplicate]

I have seen the same set of comments being used by many reviewers. Can an experienced reviewer please provide a list of those comments? Here's one: While this link may answer the question, it is ...
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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 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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"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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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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Unable to edit other posts

I have been reviewing other posts for some time. But after a certain number of edits I am no longer able to edit any further post. Why is it so?
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