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"You have too many pending edits"

I know what this means, but it has been like that for about 24 hours. Only once one of my edits was acknowledged, and then this message again. Are there so many pending edits that people are not being ...
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Can a warning be implemented when the "Pending Edit Queue" is full?

My Reputation isn't high enough yet to edit questions/answers without moderator review. Therefore, any edits I do are entered into a queue for these pending edits. I'm aware of this and accepting of ...
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Why were my Tag Wiki edit suggestions rejected (and is it acceptable to copy-paste the Tag Wikis from SO?

I had gone and tried to improve some Tag Wikis here on AU. Here are my suggested edits (all of these tags did not have an existing Wiki). All of these I wrote myself - they weren't copy-pasted from ...
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Can the audit system not use fake edits?

Lately 100% of the audits I've seen in the suggested edits queue have looked like this: These are obviously not legitimate edits. They look like they've been generated by the audit system instead. ...
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Should 'he' to 'they' edits be accepted?

First off, I am not interested in having an argument about the CoC changes regarding pronouns. Nor am I interested in debating mod resignations as a result of that. Those discussions should go ...
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Does this edit fail to improve the post?

Yet another question about edits as I work out the borders between an appropriate and inappropriate edit. @Dan is one of the developers of OpenConnect, making him one of the better-suited people to ...
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Please explain the rejected outcome for this suggested edit

I'm on a bit of an "edit rampage" on AskUbuntu. According to https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/1183929 ... Two users rejected my edit and cited: The edit does not improve the ...
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Title of page does not reflect suggested edits

The title of the page (the text on the tab) should reflect the post with the proposed edits, not the original version. E.g., this question should display Snap store isn't installing as the title of ...
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Can we increase the capacity of our Suggested Edits queue?

Lately a few folks have mentioned that they were unable to suggest edits because the queue itself was full. Apparently, the Suggested Edits queue is only allowed to contain 40 items. That seems low ...
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Should the help-center's question-related guidance promote including Ubuntu flavor and version in questions?

I seem to observe that messages alike this one: Please [ edit your question and ] provide the Ubuntu flavor you are using, its version, [and maybe your desktop environment (if you are using a non-...
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Should such minor question edits actually count and accepted as edits?

From time to time, I like editing questions and answers here and there that require some considerable formatting and overall question refining, so OP would actually have a good chance of someone ...
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Edit suggestion was rejected by OP

While I believe I was suggesting a helpful edit, seems the community (conflict?) / OP believes otherwise. Was the edit not helpful?
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Edit conflicted with a subsequent edit [duplicate]

Sometimes I like editing questions by adding relevant tags, helping with formatting and overall question refining. I don't usually get the edit rejected, but this time is was by Community♦, stating "...
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Why were my edit suggestions of fixing URL rejected?

I recently suggested a very small edit to a post fixing outdated URLs which were rejected 2 times with the same reason. The rejection notice states: Rejected 3 hours ago: Kevin Bowen reviewed ...
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Proposed edit rejected - new edition is almost the same and didn't solve some problems

I proposed an edit on this post. It was rejected with the reason This edit did not correct critical issues with the post - view the revision history to see what should have been changed. The new ...
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Why do some of my tag [suggestions or creations] get rejected?

Please, I will really like to know why some of my tag suggestions or tag creations keep getting rejected for (my personal opinion) nothing?! Meanwhile, it seems some could be needed and of important ...
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Unable to add my answer link to the 2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

I am unable to edit the 2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire in order to add the link to my answer below the said question. I think it is due to the fact that; "Suggested edits are not ...
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What should I do about edit suggestions being rejected?

One of the members who has a higher reputation than me rejects my edits on the wrong basis. I know that on this site, we write Ubuntu and not ubuntu. Even when I write ubuntu, other members correct it....
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What to do with "half-hearted" edit suggestions?

I noticed there are many edit suggestions which fix a handful of issues with the post, e.g. some typos & capitalisations, spelling & grammar issues, line breaks etc., but leaves out many more. ...
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Improved edits by Community♦ bot

I was going through Suggested Edits and noticed Community♦ had reviewed the edit suggestion. The bot has done a number of edits. Community has approved 21419 edit suggestions and rejected 4859 ...
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Suggested edits queue "Reject and Edit" reason

How come I can't give a reason when I select "Reject and Edit"? I want to give a reason to the user to help them improve. Usually I end up selecting "Reject", going to the post link and separately ...
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Does this sound a bit condescending?

I discovered this old answer thanks to an edit suggestion which may look somewhat unnecessary. The suggestion was to remove the following phrase from the answer and read a basic bash programming ...
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Is it okay to rename questions when the title doesn't reflect what OP really wants to know?

I'm asking about the question How to delete the files of administrator by using guest session. According to my answer there and to the discussion under the other answer, I assume the problem is solved....
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Why was this small but important edit rejected?

https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/777606 The answer contains three incorrect paths, based on my understanding and limited experience and on another's comment. I'm not sure how extensive ...
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What to do with <!-- language: bash --> edits?

Recently in the edit queue, there have been edits that only add <!-- language: bash --> to the post. These edits are made by the same user. And often 5-10 at a time. Is the color highlighting of ...
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What to do with tag-only edits?

Here's the suggested edit in question. The OP was asking about security on a shared WiFi connecton. They had it tagged as 16.04, firefox, and security. An edit came up that only changed the tag 16....
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I know "This suggested edit to your post has already been handled" -- I handled it!

I rejected this edit suggestion on one of my own posts. But when I view it, it tells me: This suggested edit to your post has already been handled and your action is no longer required. Although ...
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Receiving unwanted Suggested Edits on answers posted years ago

I am receiving "suggested edits" on years-old posted answers. Is there a new effort or policy to clean up posts? Or Is Ask Ubuntu being infiltrated by bots or hackers? My concern is twofold: Am I ...
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The Suggested Edit quota is too low

Recently I have become able to start doing First Post reviews, but while I am doing so, I have to edit a lot of posts that are of low quality. However, when I started my 6th edit, I repeatedly click ...
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Don't say someone who rejected an edit approved it

On this page, it says "approved by Community, David Foerster 20 hours ago". When you follow the link, it takes you to the review page, but David Foerster actually rejected it: Please don't say it ...
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What counts as a "controversial" edit?

In the Suggested Edits stats there is a "controversial" edits section. But after looking at these edits I'm not so sure what is so "controversial" about them and why the system identifies them as such....
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Suggested edit to "What does the double-hyphen do in `lxc exec`"

I'd like to ask for reconsideration on an edit I suggested; based on this meta question, I believe Meta is where such a request belongs. The post in question is an answer to a question I asked, What ...
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Why was this suggested edit adding the software recommendation tag rejected?

Why was this suggested edit adding the software recommendation tag rejected? The reason given for the rejection is: This edit introduces tags that do not help to define the topic of the question. ...
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Can users be banned from suggesting edits?

A user can be banned from asking a question and from answering. A user can also be banned from reviewing. So is there any rule for editing posts? Once they have at least 2k reputation a user can ...
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How many Questions can I edit in a bulk before they are reviewed?

I like to edit question and answers by new users, but I don't have edit privileges. So every time I edit a couple of posts I receive this message: I just want to know How many posts I can edit in a ...
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How can a user with less than 2k reputation be allowed to review suggested edits? [duplicate]

In the review queues page, I can see which users have most recently reviewed each type. To review suggested edits, we need at least 2k reputation but I've seen users who have less than 2k reputation ...
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Edit proposed by anonymous user ?

This edit is in my review queue. Note that it's "proposed by an anonymous user" - what does this mean? I've already read this suggested dupe, and it didn't help me.
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Edit rejected as conflicted with a subsequent edit

As a beginner I usually answer questions very rarely as I think my knowledge not sufficient yet. So I read questions and answers as much as I can and edit questions to correct spelling and formatting ...
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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 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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Should single tag edits be approved?

Title says it all. I have seen 5+ of these exact edits by the same user, and I'm wondering whether they should be accepted.
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Who peer-reviews suggested edits?

Do peer reviews go to just anyone, or do you need a certain amount of reputation to review suggested edits?
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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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Let's agree on some commonly accepted formatting guidelines

As pointed out by Mark, there is a related question here: Style guide for questions and answers Since I went over 2k rep, I liked starting to work on suggested edits and improving formatting in ...
Andrea Lazzarotto's user avatar
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Why did the "community" user reject my edits?

I was reviewing my suggested edits, and saw that the "community" user rejected three of my edits because they "conflicted with a subsequent edit." What's that supposed to mean? I've had very few ...
You'reAGitForNotUsingGit's user avatar
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Should I edit posts to improve clarity?

When someone has asked a question using bad grammar or bad formatting, I find it difficult to read. So, the natural response? Clean it up. However, I'm realising that I make these edits fairly ...
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Editor Privilege?

Speaking from experience, waiting for a suggested edit to be approved (before 2000 rep.) can be tiring and annoying. So what I want to know is if you guys think the following is a good idea. For those ...
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User with 1 rep approved edit?

So I just suggested an edit, which got approved by a user with 1 rep. How can he approve a suggested edit with 1 rep, while I cannot with 486 rep?
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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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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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