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Should there be more requirements for some privileges than just reputation?

First, this is a fairly non-productive place to ask this question: privileges are handled network-wide, so Meta Stack Exchange is the better place to ask it. There doesn’t appear to be any previous ...
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Experiment: More aggressive review queue indicator

This will mean you'll be notified of outstanding tasks you can't clear. This is going too far. You know when you go to some site that you don't even have an account on and it's got a fake bar at the ...
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13 votes

Should there be more requirements for some privileges than just reputation?

You are not required to use all community privileges SE does not pay you, nor any of us who participate and who fulfill a variety of the "community mod" functions. You are thus under no burden to do ...
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Is it okay to reject suggested edits on your answer/question that is part of the Suggested Edits review queue?

I have rejected edits to my own questions and answers that sought to vandalize them or pervert their meaning. Likewise, I have seen edits to my questions and answers approved by others that vandalized ...
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Is it okay to reject suggested edits on your answer/question that is part of the Suggested Edits review queue?

It’s entirely appropriate for the author of a post to have review power over suggested changes. It’s words being put into their mouth: they should be able to approve or disapprove the change. ...
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How can I access the close/reopen/first-time-answer/low-quality queues on my phone?

You might be using the "mobile" version on your phone The mobile version of the site does not include all the buttons in the top menu: Fortunately the "full version" of the site is responsive and ...
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11 votes

Why don't review actions give reputation?

A major problem for reviews is so-called "robo-reviewers", who click through queues for the review badges without actually reviewing - they just hit approve on everything, letting all the crap through ...
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Please do not flood queues with old posts found by searching without first clearing the flood with Meta

Larger sites deal with a high count of review items on a regular basis and it works, because no single user is responsible for reviewing the whole queue and the system is built with that in mind. ...
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Which option should I choose for bad but not-obviously-deletion-worthy posts in the Low Quality Posts review queue?

“Looks OK” is appropriate here. If in doubt, feel free to Skip and save your energy for posts you can more comfortably figure out. Despite the wording, “Looks OK” is also fine for posts that might ...
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Why don't review actions give reputation?

They've been pretty firm about only providing reputation for core actions. Those core actions are considered: Asking questions Answering questions The only other thing you can get reputation for ...
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Why shouldn't I edit a question that has been closed?

Editing closed questions puts them back in the review queue, and if the edit was unrelated to the close reason, the question will be kept closed Firstly, I will point out that I've done exactly the ...
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Please do not flood queues with old posts found by searching without first clearing the flood with Meta

I'm the one who put those questions into the close vote queue, so I figured I should say my piece. There were game-recs and other old questions there, and I didn't dump them in from search. I'll get ...
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No access to review queues?

I think it may be caused by having used up all your up/down votes for the day—you've cast 40. See here: Review queues seem to have disappeared So it's not exactly a bug, but it certainly isn't an ...
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Why am I suddenly being notified of privileges?

See here: New onboarding for review queues From the question: We are also showing a popover to users who earned access to review queues in the past, but have never done a review or haven't reviewed ...
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Why's the review notification still showing up when I've reviewed everything?

The review queue notification isn't actually specific to you. It's a sum total of the number reviews waiting across the site for anyone. It will appear on RPG.SE anytime there's at least 3 total ...
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Should I skip review-queue items that I've already handled normally?

Treat it like any review item: if you have something useful you can do, do that. If you can't, skip it. There isn't harm in skipping review items — it means the item just gets left there for ...
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How can I retract or revoke my decision on a suggested edit review?

I don't believe you can retract that approval-vote. What are the limits on how I can cast, change, and retract votes? doesn't say anything about edit-approval votes, and neither can any other meta.SE ...
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5 votes
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Missing aside text on first answer queue

Thanks for the report - this should be fixed in prod this afternoon Meta Issue: Review queue "First questions" does not show any message when reaching the maximum number of daily votes
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How did the same user review this question for reopening twice?

Repeatedly Leaving Closed is normal behaviour There's two review items, because there was a new reopen vote after the first reopen review was completed. And, unless something was changed since the new ...
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4 votes

Necro-Closing Spam

Closing off-topic questions is not trolling and I would avoid calling it such The people who are voting on questions through the queue are voting how they vote because they genuinely believe it is the ...
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Review queue indicator doesn't show up, despite apparently being aggressive now?

I'm getting this too. The review queue indicator right now: But when I open it, lo and behold, a review item! The same is happening on main site:
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Experiment: More aggressive review queue indicator

I'm appreciative of the change: if I see no indicator, I now know there's no reviews. It used to be there could be 1-2 sitting there and I'd just have nothing telling me. It's a bit over-tuned in ...
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Necro-Closing Spam

No one is trolling anyone. In a comment below this answer, doppelgreener wrote: Since I'm being quoted here, I will add that I have been repeatedly vocal that we should not be hunting down old ...
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Review queue indicator doesn't show up, despite apparently being aggressive now?

I have never gotten the red dot in Edge, IE 10, nor in Chrome in the top bar before opening. I have at seemingly random intervals gotten a red dot next to whatever item in the review queue I need to ...
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Experiment: More aggressive review queue indicator

This is actually much less prone to false-positives, so far as I can tell, than the old (numerical) one, which was false-positive all the time. I prefer false-positives to false-negatives for this, ...
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Experiment: More aggressive review queue indicator

I will note that I was definitely looking at the new (new top-bar, before this experiment) review indicator much less than I had looked at the old (numerical) one. Probably because of all the times ...
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Review queue indicator doesn't show up, despite apparently being aggressive now?

Wow, look at what I found this morning! If I can figure out more about the indicator's new behavior, I'll update this answer, but for now, it looks like it's working. Followup: As of my next login (...
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