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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is this screenshot uncool?

I added a wallpaper screenshot to my answer to Architecture - 32-bit handling 64-bit instructions which was intended to illustrate the last sentence of the answer. Now I'm worried that I might have ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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