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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" who automatically click the button that's going to get them one step closer to the badges you can earn by reviewing. These people will fail multiple audits and ...


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"I love that feature" is not an answer. Despite the problematic nature of the question itself, answers should explain themselves. Right or wrong "I like this" is never and should never be an answer without (significantly) more detail. Now, wrongness doesn't really imply that an answer should be deleted if it is an answer. Were that the case, downvote and ...


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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 as close votes on Stack Overflow that never seems to get to 0 fails to provide time-sensitive feedback that aids learning. So if we raise the bar for ...


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The fix will be in the next production build.


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I tried to find a reference or advice on Meta Stack Overflow, but couldn't. If one turns up, let me know and I'll edit it in. Also, if any other Meta sites are having this discussion, edit those in so we can cross link to how other communities are dealing with it. There's a Meta Stack Overflow question about how to write a good answer. The concepts of right ...


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You can use a greasemonkey script to do this (they work in Firefox and Chrome). It adds an indicator before the link list that shows the total number of review items in all queues: source code, direct install link


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When you are reviewing close votes, the close reasons others have chosen are shown in the review menu:


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It was a review audit: Review audit passed 1 hour ago: Every so often you will be presented with a fake audit just to make sure you are paying attention. This was one of those times. Everything is working as expected.


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This is fixed now. Programmers (along with Cooking and Ask Ubuntu) tends to require more one-off, site-specific CSS fixes than other sites. The bug was: without the trailing forward slash in the url, we weren't applying the review-page class to <body> element, so certain styles weren't being applied.


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This was an issue with html-encoding some javascript data in the fetched post. A fix will be deployed tonight or tomorrow.


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Nothing a little clear: both; couldn't fix. Thanks for the report.


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"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 way or another, and you want someone else with greater knowledge or conviction to decide for the site.


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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 and either accept or reject a post, you should look at the edits and make sure they are worthy. If you can't make a decision for any reason, feel free to skip - ...


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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 specific area, now including the total /review backlog. Normally, it should turn over fairly regularly: if you notice that's taking a long time, try to drum up ...


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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 about what the code does (or whether it works or not) to make that evaluation. Therefore, code examples added to someone else's answer are usually considered a ...


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This might be a self-balancing process. When there are little-to-none items in the queue, there is a little interest among most of the users eligible for reviewing. And this is unlikely to change; if one checks the queue occasionally and there's always only 0, 1, 2 items in there, there is little motivation not just to work there but even to frequently ...


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The Programmers CSS was just updated, so this bug is fixed now. Regarding the bonus feature request: We're aware that the mod-menu-from-review flow is sub-optimal, and it's on our TODO. We just haven't prioritized it to the top yet, since it affects a small minority of users (albeit important ones).


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Sorry for the late response; this issue was fixed on Sep 25, 2012. Thanks for the report.


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Per my reading of this answer written by SE developer, downvotes increase chances of the post getting into Low Quality queue: approach to low-quality auto-flagging, by looking for similarities in posts downvoted or flagged as low quality... It is worth noting that per mentioned answer, upvotes tend to have an opposite effect: referenced post got 2 ...


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Nothing will happen if you fail an audit (or two). If you repeatedly fail audits, you might find yourself (automatically) suspended from reviewing for a week. If, after your suspension you continue failing audits, you might find yourself suspended for a bit longer. Moderators also have the ability to suspend a user from reviewing, in case the automatic ...


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taken for the review audit FAQ on MSO What happens if I fail? For most, nothing. You'll be given some guidance on why the post was inappropriate and what you could have done instead, and then allowed to continue reviewing. Repeated failures, especially in short succession can lead to your review privileges being suspended for a week or longer, ...


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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 almost equivalent to asking "Should I use return values, errno or longjmp to report an error in C?" and although multiple possibilities are mentioned in the ...


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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 actively reminds me to review it. Every time there's a little "1" next to "review" at the top of PSE, it's always a suggested edit review. I have no idea if this ...


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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 when you click on the italics button above the post box instead of actual italicized text. I don't see a need to do anything with this post. Even though you may ...


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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, but the edit was so quickly rejected by @gnat that the OP did not even have a chance for this. Of course, when the OP does not show up here on SE within a ...


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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 that apply at Stack Overflow but not necessarily hold at other network sites. For the sake of completeness, per what I additionally learned at MSE (1, 2), site ...


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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 a bit more love to get the mod dialog to show up when a moderator brings it up in /review. (Fun fact: there's a "mod" link beside the "link" link if you have a ...


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


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