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Close/reopen vote threshold from 5 to 3

I wanted to ask if the community was interested to have the vote threshold lowered, as they did on StackOverflow (We’re lowering the close/reopen vote threshold from 5 to 3 for good) I ask as often ...
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Canonical post in first post review, how to react?

While reviewing, I was asked to give my opinion about Why is geo-redundant DNS necessary for small sites?. This seemed odd to me, so I assumed it was a test to see if I was paying attention. I clicked ...
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Suggested edits on duplicate tags

I was asked to review an edit on a tag which has only a single question. Turns out it is a duplicate tag because both regex and regexp exist. Should I approve an edit to create a description on a ...
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Reviewing answer with no question

In the late answers review queue, I was asked to review an answer with no question. Answer: Be sure that you have exclusive IP address on this subscription. Question: question not found ...
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Why are review audits so slow?

In the Suggested Edits review queue, I am able to recognize the audits a couple of seconds before I see them, simply due to the fact that it takes about five seconds to load the audit and less than a ...
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Delete reasons in the Low Quality Posts review queue are alternating

While reviewing posts in the Low Quality Posts queue I noticed that the available delete reasons were alternating between different options. Every second time the first option says: This does not ...
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Bug in /review, shows me deleted answer for review.

I just had a case where the review system for first posts showed me an answer for review that was already deleted by a mod 23h ago (originally this answer ). It also was listed with 0 votes, while it ...
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Veeery old review answer

The answer under review was posted about 5 years ago. Why is it in the queue now? https://serverfault.com/review/late-answers/188424 (available to mods and 10k+ users)
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Inadequate Review Audit Test

Going through the close votes review queueueueueueueueue I ran into this audit. Given that I can already see the question had been closed it seems less than useful as an audit.
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Review "audit" seems incorrect? [duplicate]

This question popped up in my review queue for "vote to reopen" requests. I voted to leave it closed, and got everyone's favorite condescending warning: This was an audit, designed to see if you ...
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How high should the bar be for the OP answering his own question?

I guess none of us like to see questions where the OP disappears once the problem has been resolved, without leaving any clues as to what exactly worked to solve the problem. For this reason, I tend ...
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Does upvotes prevent flagging as very low quality?

In the first post review queue I see an answer, which I want to flag as very low quality. But when I click on flag, the very low quality option is missing from the list of options. The answer ...
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How does the low quality review queue work?

I saw an answer show up in the low quality queue twice. Each time there was a majority of persons voting Recommend Deletion. What would be the reason for a question to show up in that queue again ...
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Why can I get into the close vote review queue with no close votes left?

Before the close reason reform, this screen could never occur. Now, I can get there, and review things edit or leave open, but not closed. Assuredly this should not be.
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If you don't vote, the site will die

To the VtC vote: The "original" tries to encourage votes in general, to remove bad questions. This post is about the size of the VtC queue and about the role of the community control in the system. ...
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no tag appear on the right side of the screen when reviwing

When reviewing suggested edits, no tag appear on the right side of the screen. What should I do? Will tags disappear?
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Why is this question off topic here?

I have reviewed this question and found it to be good. What are the criteria for setting it off topic? I am not able to access my web application outside VM using Web browser
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The "closed" review queue is zero

This seems unusual in that the number of posts to review is generally at least 100. Just wondering if there were any trends on SF that might be applicable? Is the posting volume down?
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