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I just failed an audit, but I was right and it was wrong. What now?

Do nothing. Even if there weren't issues around certain aspects of the review system one failed audit isn't going to cause you a problem. The audits are designed to catch so-called "robo-reviewers" ...
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Sudden spike in number of old late answers up for review

This is a network-wide change. See this Meta.SE question and this answer to it: Queue growth Review queues lose effectiveness if posts aren't regularly (and accurately) cleared. A queue such ...
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Looking for guidance on using "No Action Needed" in the first posts review queue

"No action needed" means that you feel that way, AND you feel strongly enough about your opinion that you are willing to make it BINDING on the site. "Skip," means that you don't feel strongly one ...
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Standard for link updates

You should spend as much time as you feel comfortable reviewing to review. No one is watching the time you spend or making sure you spend enough time or do enough reviews. If you're going to review ...
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Is it OK to add code samples in an edit

In general, moderation should not require technical knowledge of the subject matter. A code change is almost always a change in the poster's intent, and reviewers shouldn't have to know anything ...
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Top bar shows large number of suggested edits, but the review queue is empty

They're not suggested edits... That's everything waiting in all of the queues. As a member of the site with moderator privileges, you're trusted with information on what's happening outside of your ...
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Sizable review queues with no one hitting them?

I can't speak for all the users with review queue access, but I can point out a few reasons why I never use these review queues: The suggested edits review queue seems to be the only one that ever ...
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Rejected edit accidentally - Can we revoke the rejection we made?

I looked at it. Rejection seems appropriate in this case - the edits are extremely minor and do not significantly improve the post. One of the edits even added "emphasized text", which is the helper ...
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Failed Close Vote Review

No, you are not out of line, but I would respectfully disagree with you. Yes, the asker outlines three possibilities, but that doesn't immediately make the question opinion based. The question is ...
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Is it OK to add code samples in an edit

I think for such cases it is a good idea to ask the original author if the code example matches his intent and let him make the decision. For the particular case, it seems the editor actually did that,...
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Is there a plan to test Triage review at Programmers?

As explained in this answer to related question at MSE, there is no such plan. More specifically, Triage review was not intended to be applicable network wide; it was designed based on assumptions ...
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Bottom bar floating in middle of the page

This will be fixed in the next deploy. Keep an eye out for revision 2014.6.24.1677. The gist of the problem here was that the sidebar on Prog.SE is styled differently from other sites, so it requires ...
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Pop up for Low Quality comment options behind links

Will be fixed in the next build. Keep an eye out for revision 2014.6.25.1680.
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