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I suggested an edit to clarify a question. Why was my edit rejected?

The other day, I came across this question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/337857/name-for-a-list-whose-structure-is-only-defined-by-the-structure-of-the-elements I saw that ...
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Rejected edit: “Hope that helps”. Changes superfluous or actively harm readability.

I've been doing quite a few edits in stackoverflow, and had pretty much 0 rejected so far. Some of my edits target redundant text that is simply noise. For example: "Thanks a lot." "Please help." "...
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Can we give the community evangelist something more notable to make suggested edits go more smoothy?

I've noticed the SE community evangelist SamtheBrand making some copy editing edits to correct the formatting of the markdown or the proper wording of a phrase. Likely to help improve our (P.SE's) ...
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Is it good practice to replace external links by inline resources?

In SO, the usage (or what I though the usage is since the great cleanup campaign last year) concerning the linking of external resources is that it is a bad pratice, as linking to an external resource ...
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Why reject as too minor?

The following edit has been rejected as too minor https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/32981 Why? If you read the sentence it's obvious that the edit needs to be ...
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Serial bad wiki suggested edits - what to do?

This user has been suggesting some very unhelpful wiki and tag excerpt edits. Most of the time the suggested content is either not very helpful (for clean-code he suggested something to the line of "...
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Undo unintended edit (not yet peer reviewed)

I intended to edit my own answer to a question to append some extra info I forgot to mention but accidentally edited someone else's. The warning that my edit would require a peer review should have ...
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The suggested edit appears to be spam

Look at the linked suggested edit by this user. The user essentially changed a rotted link (404) to what appears to me to be a commercial site that has nothing to do with the previously linked ...
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Edit Total on Profile Not Matching Up

According to my profile I have 132 suggested edits. According to my progress towards Strunk & White on the review page, I have edited 79 posts. Why don't these numbers match up. Is this my fault ...
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Is there a feedback system to know why edits are rejected?

Since I have a lower reputation all my edits are peer reviewed. Some changes I make are accepted but some others are rejected but do not indicate why they are rejected which leaves the editor clueless....
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When can I reject a suggested edit for being minor?

I see very often some minor edits awaiting validation, including edits that: Spell check of one or two words, Remove of one or two typos, Add a link to a term, Add a single tag. I always reject them ...
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Can I see which of my edit suggestions were approved?

I don't have edit privileges. Can I see this? Not just recent but the whole list. I just want to know why some may not have been approved.
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Should we reject edits that remove the automatic duplicate notification?

I just rejected this edit that was suggested on this question: How can I tell bad code from good code? The edit did correct a spelling mistake in the title (as the edit comment suggested), but also ...
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Is adding Amazon links a substantive edit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are edits to include Amazon links to books appropriate? A user has been editing many posts to add Amazon links to books in answers. I suspect the motivation is partly around ...
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Are edits to include Amazon links to books appropriate?

Considering this Meta Stack Overflow question about the same subject, are edits to include Amazon links to books appropriate on Programmers?