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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 and perverted my questions and answers. When a user posts a question or answer, the user should be allowed to retain some control over the edits that are made ...


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Titles are important because they’re the “elevator pitch” for clicking on the question. A bad title can mean someone who could answer never even reads the question. It can mean a searcher with the same problem never looks at it. Making titles immediately understandable and better reflect the question is a good use of even small changes. What tends to be ...


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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. Removing authors from the review process would be useless and bad. Useless, because authors can always edit their posts. Even if they were prevented from reviewing ...


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We don't need to do anything else. We could but we have no reason to so we don't want to. There's no problem here, so there's no need to try and figure out a solution. What should happen, if the edit is one that's okay for an OP to make but not a regular user (which is a very small set of possible edits), is that the edit, since it appears to be from the ...


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I've rolled back the suggested edit, as it's not clear whether the suggested edit was by the same user that made the original post. While you might be right that it is the same user, you yourself have realized it could be a different user "hijacking" the post inadvertently in an overzealous attempt to improve it. Because it's not obvious whether it is the ...


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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 questions about "edit" "approve" "vote" and "retract," "revoke," "rescind," or "take-backsies." But you can revert the edit. At the bottom of the post should ...


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