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Do we need review audits on Puzzling?

No. There are at least a couple of reasons why review audits are, in my view, useless at best. Nobody's been banned due to them, so they're either not needed or not working. Emrakul said he doesn't ...
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13 votes
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Why was this edit to clarify a chessboard rejected?

It's obviously impossible to comment on a specific user's reasons, but I think generally: Conflicts with author's intent — On other sites in the network, this is purely about the core point of ...
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12 votes
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What should I do with this audit? Is it a bug?

There should have been an "I'm Done" option that's normally greyed out until you take an action. Here's the same dialog box from Stack Overflow: I suspect the "I'm Done" button is invisible in your ...
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9 votes
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Banned from review queues?

You approved several edits that added blatantly incorrect formatting (and incorrectly rejected others). You voted to reopen / leave open several posts that were obvious duplicates. You claimed that a ...
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8 votes

Please reopen my puzzle

I was posting this response as a comment originally, but it soon became far too long! So here is my personal feedback on this puzzle (meant well!) as somebody who was actively trying to solve it... ...
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7 votes

Why am I blocked from reviewing?

Because this: Every one of your First Posts reviews were "No Action Needed," and many were in quick succession. I went through and quite a few of them could indeed use some sort of action, whether it ...
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7 votes
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Do we need review audits on Puzzling?

Normally, audits aren't enabled on sites of this size; there just aren't enough reviews (or enough posts that meet the criteria for becoming audits) to justify it. And that's true here as well. So, ...
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Was the reputation requirement for review tasks changed?

Ah, I've found what it is. Since I've used all of my available votes for today, I can't access the queues that I normally can, since they require being able to vote up/down if necessary.
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What to do if you notice blatantly "wrong" reviews?

Please do let us know about this! You can do so by flagging any one of the user's posts as "in need of moderator intervention": Provide links to all relevant reviews, and the appropriate action will ...
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5 votes
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Are there review audits on this site?

There are currently no review audits on Puzzling. Puzzling did have review audits in the past but they were switched off by Shog9 after the community asked for it: Normally, audits aren't enabled on ...
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4 votes

my review of the proposed 'honeypot' tag

I also rejected this suggested edit. We've had previous joke tags which haven't usually lasted long. I don't think honeypot is going to be a useful tag, although something clearer with a similar ...
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4 votes
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Top bar review counter isn't updating

There are review tasks, but you aren't seeing them. Since you're a newly moderator, the only reason why you wouldn't be seeing a review item would be if you've already acted on them¹ (for close and ...
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3 votes
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Ghosted for a few minutes by a Suggested Edit?

If you click of a review without having taken any sort of action, SE will count it as a 'skip'. This means that the review will disappear from your queue, even though it is still actually there. If ...
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Same post for review in First Posts and Late Answers

Yes, this is by design. Every time a new user (0 posts) makes their first post here, it goes into the First Posts review queue. Every time a low-rep user (<50 rep) answers an old post, it goes ...
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How does the first post review queue work on this site?

Because AJ and I were too quick for you. The answers you refer to did show up in the First Posts review queue, but by the time you reached the review queues they'd already been reviewed there and ...
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Proper review policy for Low Quality Posts

We didn't even give the poster 48 hours before his answer was deleted entirely, receiving 5(!) downvotes in that period as well as attention from a moderator. Note that users can still see their own ...
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2 votes

Please reopen my puzzle

Nobody believes that my puzzle is solvable so I will provide a solution below. Obviously this means that I will not be putting a bounty on it because the puzzle's solution is now available on the ...
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Was the reputation requirement for review tasks changed?

You can also see this happen if you get banned from reviewing by a moderator. To see the reason for which you were banned, you must open the review icon in a new window, or manually navigate to ...
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