Questions tagged [suggested-edits]

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Meta AU says I have one suggested edit to review, but I have none, how come?

Meta AU (even after refreshing the page) says that I have 1 suggested edit to review: However there is no suggested edit to be seen if I click on the 1, and the 1 still does not go away, even after I ...
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Should the OP really approve/reject a suggested edit in one review?

So there was this edit I made, and it got rejected by the OP even though we NEED formatting! So should the OP really be able to reject like that? Maybe needs 2 people?
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Edits that combine answers

Today I came across a few edits that try to combine parts from two different answers into one by editing information from answer two into answer one. This is done by a third party and not the ...
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What if the Community user doesn't make it in time to reject my suggested edit before another user rejects it?

Consider this suggested edit of mine. My edit conflicted with heemayl's concurrent edit, which was applied immediately since he had more than 2000 reputation. So at the time of the review, since my ...
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Harmfull suggested edit got approved

I just re-edited an approved suggested edit, which made my answer wrong. Is there a better way to undo these things? https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/338370
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Harmfull suggested edit got approved [duplicate]

I just re-edited an approved suggested edit, which made my answer wrong. Is there a better way to undo these things? https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/338370
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Allow 2k+ users to suggest edits

Every now and then, a user is unsure about an edit they make. For the under 2k rep users, this is great. It goes to the review board and is dealt with. However, users above 2k aren't given this ...
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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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Why do people edit in (usually pointless) bold and italics to questions?

I'm not pointing about any users, but there are a few I know that like bolding things in questions. Is there a specific reason to do this? Readability is the largest reason I have heard. However, I ...
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How to suggest an editing only changing one character? [duplicate]

Looking at this post. I think in stead of should be instead of When I try to save, it prompts: Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post? How ...
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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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Offensive comment as Post edit: A way to escape with Untracked crime

This is first time to see such case on the edits review queue. A 1'rep user wrote an offensive comment as an edit of a different user answer (as it could be a question). Well, I could reject it for ...
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How to tell an editor they are doing something consistently wrong?

Occasionally someone edits a bunch of posts incorrectly in the same way. These edits seem to be made in good faith, but the editor's grammar/syntax/spelling is consistently incorrect. Perhaps this has ...
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Edit approval window makes no sense

As of today, I am entitled to approving edits. Twice now I have encountered edits that made no sense at all. Specifically, strings are inserted that I don't believe an editor would have put in there ...
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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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Is there any ability to count edits?

How to know how many post I've edited? Is there any ability to say that in this web site? Also, how many accepted and how many rejected?
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Reputation for editing

According to this, you get +2 for an accepted edit "up to 1000 total per user." Does that mean after 500 edits, you don't get +2 for editing, or after you have 1000 reputation from anything you don't ...
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Title is eaten by diff in suggested edit

While reviewing a suggested edit, I encountered something weird: a title is deleted and no title is inserted in the diff as can be seen below. When I press the "improve" button, I see exactly the ...
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Has rep required to edit questions been increased?

The other night I suggested several edits to remove the word "Ubuntu" from titles as was suggested in a tip here (editing-tips-and-tricks). Now, edit is faded out under questions for me and tells me "...
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reviewers of reviewers need to be mindful as well

I do a lot of editing. I sincerely seek the balance between being respectful to the post and its poster, and making the post readable and understandable. It sometimes takes a lot of time, if I doubt, ...
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Is it acceptable for users to only gain reputation through a plethora of tiny edits?

To what extent is it acceptable for a user to only gain reputation through minor edits? This is a question somewhat in reply to: http://meta.askubuntu.com/questions/3946/is-it-acceptable-to-make-small-...
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Why was my suggested edit rejected?

For some reason, the questioner elected to take screenshots of the terminal, instead of copying and pasting. This means that (a) the question is slower to load, (b) the question is inaccessible to ...
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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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Edit approved by no-one?

Consider this approved edit (edit by me): https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits/170518 Why is reviewer field blank? Who really approved the edit? This only occurs on that particular review and ...
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Suggested edit limit for low rep users

Can limit of suggested edits on the same question be enforced, dropped, or atleast looked at? Here is a more-than perfect example - I allowed this through once, but then it appeared again... This ...
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When suggesting edits, don't write something you are not doing like "improving formatting"

Apparently some users have abused the "improving formatting" comment for their suggested edits and use them for anything... ANYTHING, even if it's not improving formatting. I remember that when ...
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What can I do about unwelcome edits?

Another user is repeatedly making edits to some of my posts. The edits are not outright vandalism or spam, it is more about changing the style of writing to suit a better fit with their own ...
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Retagging untagged questions "too minor"?

Since when is retagging an untagged question "too minor"? The community clearly thinks that retagging untagged questions is good (see links below), but still, half of my retags get rejected by being "...
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Retagging question by 500+ user makes the Community reject an edit suggested earlier by another user [closed]

Time: 2013-01-31 11:03:29 UTC I had suggested this edit. Me having less than 2000 Reputation sends this edit in Review Queue for approval of members with more than 2000 Repuatation. Time: 2013-01-31 ...
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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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What should be edited out of the questions/anwers/posts in general?

Ok, everybody knows that the principle of the SE sites: All contributions are licensed under Creative Commons, and this site is collaboratively edited, like Wikipedia. If you see something that ...
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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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Can we make the tags more visible when reviewing suggested edits?

When reviewing suggested edits, the "tags" are at the bottom, and if the post is lengthy, one can sometimes miss taking a look at them to see if they were edited. Also, the suggester might forget to ...
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Where/how should I discuss a rejected edit?

Where and how can I start a discussion on an edit I suggested that was rejected? Get in private/personal contact with the reviewer? It seems here on Meta is better, but if so: How to get the attention ...
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Is my approach to fixing plagiarized tag wikis a good one?

I've been fixing tag wiki plagiarism lately. Recently I've been getting a lot of "reject" reviews (though only a very small number of actual rejections--accepts are still largely cancelling ...
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Suggested edits count includes a user's own tag wiki edits

In review, I'm told there are 3 suggested edits for me to approve/reject/improve: (These images are from the old review system; the new system's interface is different but this still seems to occur.) ...
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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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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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Where can I find my suggested edits page?

I'm curious about which of my submitted edits get accepted and denied. Is there a way I can find a page with a complete list of all my edits? Both those that were accepted and those where were ...
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Where can I find a list of rejected edit suggestions?

I was just looking at my edit suggestions. Last I checked, I had 51 edits accepted and 2 rejected. Where can I find out what those rejected edits were, so I can learn from the experience?
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Why couldn't I edit question 79622?

I had wanted to edit this question to remove the signature in accordance with this policy (which has since been taken care of by zpletan). However, I was unable to do so. Since I only have 1,269 ...
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Why the minimum 6 characters limit on edits

I have found an answer with a dangerous mistake in chmod parameters. I did an edit suggestion(since I'm not privileged enough) but I was forced to change at least 6 characters for the system to accept ...
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I'm getting the suggested edits notification even though I'm a <10k rep user

Every now an then, the suggested edits notification pops up, but I'm not allowed to visit https://askubuntu.com/review/suggested-edits (getting the Page not found page), so I guess it's a mod tool for ...
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Design bug in Editing Review, Notifications don't disappear

Unfortunately, I've foolishly closed the tab before I thought to take a screen shot. I saw a link beneath a question, edit (1), and clicked on it. A notification popped up saying something like that ...

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