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Is it allowed to mass edit answers for grammar mistakes?

I have been pretty much going on an editing spree for answers with poor grammar. I want to make sure that it is allowed, since it is telling me I have too many pending edits and now I'm worried... In ...
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Link when referencing another answer

When editing this answer, I thought it would enhance readability/access when having Since this question comes up so often, I thought I'd try to supplement ArTourter's correct answer with a more ...
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Edit approved by mistake, what to do next?

I recently approved an edit (within the Suggested Edits review queue) by mistake. How can I retract/revert the vote?
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Does adding an explanation in an edit make it "deviate from the intent"?

I suggested an edit to a question after it was suggested in another comment when I added some explanatory discussion. However, the edit got rejected on the grounds of changing the intent, although I ...
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Unknown users within the Suggested Edits review queue

On several occasions I have found that in the Suggested Edits review queue there are new (low-reputation) users who almost always suggest insignificant or irrelevant changes to questions or answers. ...
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Edit the comment(s) of an OP

I ask to the more experts of TeX.SE if there is the possibility of editing the comments of users, without having to write or observe some errors of typography or code with another comment that could ...
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Why are edits correcting an answer to reflect the current state of affairs rejected?

The top answer of the top question of the rubber tag currently states that rubber is not actively developed. While it may be true that rubber development was in a hiatus around the time the answer was ...
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Edit in title of questions

Edit: Some time before, I had a discussion with @Mico on changing the title of a question to be more useful. The general idea is to make it more useful for search engines. Since the question as was ...
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edit criteria regarding "national linguistic" practices

the question Glossaries with more hierarchical categories has a pending edit that only removes spaces before colons and an exclamation mark. i hesitate to reject it, since it appears to have been ...
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Suggested edit comment width is too narrow

A suggested edit is accompanied by a comment. This comment is displayed when reviewing it from within the Suggested Edits Review Queue: If the comment is lengthy, the line-wrapping is truncated. ...
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Community Rejected Edit

Community rejected the following edit: https://tex.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/62814 I really think this answer should change because it typesets text in math mode. (There also other ...
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New button on 'Suggested edits' review

I came across the new (???) Reject and Edit button on the 'Suggested edits' review: I have (sorry!) multiple questions on that. When was it introduced? Is it TeX.SX - only? Who used Reject and Edit ...
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Suggested edits: Giving feedback to editor

Reviewing suggested edits, I sometimes come across 'weird' edits, minor changes or real bad editings which change answers (regardless whether they are useful or not). Apart from Approving Editing ...
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An edit has been suggestion to a post of mine. How do I accept it?

When I ask or answer a question and someone edits my post, how do I accept the edit?
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community bot rejects an appropriate edit

Why would community bot reject a suggested formatting edit that should have been approved ?
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Not getting reputation points for suggested edits

I think the reputation system is broken... I have edited some questions and tags (TeX main site) and I do not have received the corresponding pontuation. Am I wrong? EDIT: Today I have only 54 ...
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"Edits must be at least 6 characters″ – Why?

I wanted to add a missing ampersand in some code in an answer and I couldn't. I added >6 dummy characters which worked, wanted to delete them but couldn't, because the unreviewed edits are combined ...
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Why were my edits rejected?

I improved two posts today to fix several capitalization errors and both were rejected with the following message: I'd prefer to keep barbara's style The suggested edits: is there a "size-...
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Incorrect number of suggested edits

This does not affect the site usage, but could be a slight back-end improvement. On occasion, after evaluating suggested edits as a 10K user, my title bar shows -1 suggested edits "remaining":
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"Approve tag wikis" privilege not granted with exactly 5000 reputation

Recently, I got to exactly 5000 reputation points. According to the privileges page, this should give me the ability to approve or reject tag wiki edits, which was confirmed with "you have already ...
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Change the color of the number of suggested edits

The 2 on the review page is hardly visible. Even though a disabled/grayed out look might be desired (because I couldn't actually review these suggested edits), this is just illegible: (Using Safari 5....
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Edit marked as by "Community User"

I'm pretty sure that this particular one is harmless, but an edit to the answer How do I get a list of all available fonts for luaotfload? got marked as by "Community User". I'm guessing it was a ...
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How to review edits?

I can't see how to review edits. I theoretically have the "privilege" and I recently happened upon a question that had an edit pending, which I approved. But I don't see where a list of pending edits ...
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How do we deal with suggested edits?

(This is very much related to Andrew's post Improving editing suggestions etiquette, but with a different emphasis. Hope it's OK to have this as a separate question.) Now that everyone can suggest ...
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suggested edits counter graphic

For 10k users and mods, whenever the queue of suggested edits is non-empty, the following sign pops up in the bar at the top: That counter looks out-of-place compared with the rest of the design. For ...
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