10 votes
Accepted

How to deal with robo-reviewers?

While only some of the larger sites have automated review checking, the moderators are in a position to suspend review privileges for users if necessary. Thus if you believe there is a pattern of ...
user avatar
  • 242k
10 votes
Accepted

What is the meaning of the dots within the review queue drop-down?

A grey dot appears next to the review queue if there is something to review in that queue. This grey dot turns red if there is a sufficiently large number of reviews within that queue, denoting some ...
user avatar
  • 565k
9 votes

Should we really delete low quality answers?

Keep in mind that the processes are set up for the entire network, and in some (many?) cases the nature by one of the largest networks - Stack Overflow - governs the implementation. There you ...
user avatar
  • 565k
9 votes
Accepted

New button on 'Suggested edits' review

This was introduced on September 5th, 2014. This is live across the entire Stack Exchange network. I've used it once. The motivation for providing this options stems from the ease with which certain ...
user avatar
  • 565k
8 votes
Accepted

Bug on the review web page?

This has been updated to something that clearly reflects the possibilities available to the reviewer; an updated mouse icon as well: Yes, please change this. The following highlights some of the ...
user avatar
  • 565k
8 votes

What is this [4] doing there next to [review]?

Since you now have more than 10K reputation, the number in the status bar no longer displays the number of reviews in your queue, but the number of questions currently in any queue, see https://meta....
user avatar
7 votes
Accepted

Improve experience for new users with helpful comments

Two suggestions here: We already have a method for converting answers into comments - flagging a post for moderator attention. Don't let the review queues define your actions. Go to the post and flag ...
user avatar
  • 565k
7 votes

How to deal with robo-reviewers?

I don't like the automated version of screening every detail on the site, though I see the need for it clearly. But We should be able to discuss this issue with robo-reviewers instead of ignoring the ...
user avatar
  • 154k
6 votes
Accepted

I would like a "defer" function on review queues

Here's a less hack-ish (but still suboptimal) way: If you don't want to take an action, go back to the list of review queues (using the "back" button or by clicking on the "Review" link on the top ...
user avatar
5 votes

Mood of question closing

Did you ever have similar thoughts/concerns? No. The use of the review queue should not guide you on things that require attention. If you see something that needs attention and it's not in the ...
user avatar
  • 565k
5 votes
Accepted

No review when used up votes for a day

This is status-bydesign as certain review-related actions are considered rate-limiting. The following was taken verbatim from Why am I unable to continue reviewing first posts after reaching the vote ...
user avatar
  • 565k
5 votes

I would like a "defer" function on review queues

A few weeks ago, we added the ability to see reviews you've previously skipped. If I understand this request right, the existing skip option now behaves like the defer option you were asking for, so ...
user avatar
  • 101
5 votes

How to deal with robo-reviewers?

1. Ignore I will suggest just to ignore such childish behaviour. Any harm the robo-reviewers may do is negligible and do not hurt anybody. Actually, I earned two badges one of the last days for ...
user avatar
  • 19.8k
3 votes

I would like a "defer" function on review queues

Here's a hack-ish way to defer your review: Remember the URL (copy-and-paste it somewhere), and click Skip. While this will remove it from the review queue view (since it's been skipped) you can ...
user avatar
  • 565k
3 votes

How to deal with robo-reviewers?

What I'll propose is a little bit different of the review tests as they exist now. What I've noticed is that the post is cleared from the review queue when it's seen one time. What I can be done it's ...
user avatar
  • 6,180
3 votes

How to deal with robo-reviewers?

I'll just briefly say some ideas I have concerning the improvement of the review quality: Comments on reviews: Each suggested edit would have a comment thread, allowing the reviews to be commented. ...
user avatar
  • 48.9k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible