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Should we game the audit system?

There's no benefit to passing an audit, and almost no detriment to failing, so I'm not sure the extra effort is worth the almost non-existant reward... However, if you see something that should be ...
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What is it about this Answer that qualifies it as being low quality?

You would not be the first to complain about this kind of thing. Even a cursory glance through the review-audits tag would yield dozens of similar complaints, were they properly tagged. But, see ...
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Should we game the audit system?

I don't care what you do with review audits. Personally if I am suspicious about a review, I'll click through and view the actual Q&A, and then it's usually obvious whether it's a review audit. ...
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Failed a test while reviewing by flagging a question as a duplicate. Now tell me you won't do the same

Disregarding my personal opinion on whether this question is, or isn't, off-topic. Here's my two cents on disputing Review Audits on meta. Don't bother By design reviews take several votes, it takes a ...
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How to deal with "marginal" answers on review?

I'm not sure if this is a useful answer, but it is a way to deal with the marginal cases that audits present. For virtually all the reviewing I do, I click through and look at the actual question and ...
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How to deal with "marginal" answers on review?

If you are unsure what to do then move right along. Like all things SE, as a volunteer, you're not required to do anything, leave it to the next person(s).
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Why is adding a comment inappropriate?

You got a Review Audit. On those, if the original edit was approved then you can only "pass" the audit by also clicking "looks okay". If you click anything else, including leaving a comment, you fail. ...
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Can we increase review queue limits?

First off, note that the limit automatically increases if the backlog gets really big. It's more or less permanently 40/day on Stack Overflow simply because thousands get added every day. But 20 ...
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Can we increase review queue limits?

If you really want to close something in the queue, you can click through to the Question and close it there. I know this isn't a good answer, since it's a pain, but it's what I plan on doing when I ...
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Why is adding a comment inappropriate?

Breaking it down: Comments are a neutral concept. Badges for review tasks are dumb and encourage people to do dumb things things. The devs need the comment action to trigger a pass or fail, because ...
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What is it about this Answer that qualifies it as being low quality?

It's not because it's short, it's because it doesn't answer the question, except in the most trivial sense (the closest thing to a question in there is "I have no idea what to do next"). Since it ...
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How to deal with "marginal" answers on review?

What Ward and Reaces said. When in doubt I click through, and almost never fail any more. (Although I do back arrow to the queue before I click, haha, or open the actual post in a new window.) That ...
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Failed a test while reviewing by flagging a question as a duplicate. Now tell me you won't do the same

In short, this question is not a duplicate of the 30,000 "how does free work?" questions on the site. It's asking a much more specific and detailed question, not covered by the dupe target(s).
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What is it about this Answer that qualifies it as being low quality?

As far as I understand, the answer isn't clear on what basis the it is trying to get the questioner to check the PHP version. It's pretty clear upon further thought that the answer is telling the ...
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