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Deleted question appears on review queue

I was recently (in fact just right now) browsing the review queue when I saw an off-topic question. I tried to downvote, but then I got a message that the question was deleted and I couldn't vote on ...
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Invalid answers in the review queue, but OP hasn't had time to fix it

It happens quite frequently that short answers (Title + Code) appear in the Low Quality review queue, due to the automatic flagging mechanisms. In most cases, the answer "Looks OK". However, there ...
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Can we change the Low Quality Posts comment?

I was recently going through some posts in the Low Quality Posts, and one answer (which I won't link here) I recommended that it be deleted, and got review to leave a comment telling the user that it ...
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Would I be allowed to use this language? [duplicate]

The language Today I was thinking about brainfuck, there are only 8 instructions (+-,.[]<>) these could fit in side 3 bits. So in 3 bytes (24 bits) there could fit 8 instructions. But with normal ...
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Why am I getting a “4 total posts awaiting review” link on PPCG Meta?

Whenever I visit any page here on PPCG meta, to the left of the "review" link, is a small brown rectangle with a white number 4 on it, and hovering it says "4 total posts awaiting review". The link ...
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Three 'First Post' reviews already reviewed

Title says it all. I just reviewed 3 items that already had a "Welcome to PPCG" comment. Since 2 different people had reviewed them, I assumed that they hadn't forgot to click, "I'm done".
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Avoid useless edit about byte count

I like having my byte count history this way: 210 212 219 But there is some user that keep editing my answers to put it this way: 212 219 210 Citing @PhiNotPi "This edit does not make the post ...
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How do we handle edits that change the code in an answer? [duplicate]

Sorry if this is a duplicate, I haven't seen a post that covers this topic before. I have seen many edits recently that edit the original answers code in an attempt to help golf it. I saw somewhere (...
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Which review comment-option do I pick?

I just reviewed this low-quality answer and agreed it should be deleted. I'm kinda new to this whole "reviewing" thing but I understand the basics of what to do and what not to do, so I clicked "...
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Suggested Edits: Reject Golfing?

Every now and then, I see an edit where somebody does some golfing (most recent). From what I can tell, our standard is to reject those edits as invalid and post a comment saying what was suggested, ...
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Should we approve or reject syntax highlighting-only suggested edits? [duplicate]

There just were some syntax highlighting-only edits in the Suggested Edits queue. These edits were approved, but I rejected them because these edits are too minor in my opinion. Sometimes, I also do ...
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When to choose “Recommend Deletion” in the Low Quality Posts queue?

I just reviewed two posts in the Low Quality Posts queue. These posts didn't fit the rules so I choosed "Recommend Deletion". But now I was wondering whether I made the right choice. So, when do we ...
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What should our response to code-only answers be?

I've seen a lot of code-only answers in the Low-Quality review queue. What should our response to these answers be? Although they have all been flagged as low-quality, I've been posting a comment ...
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Attempted Vandalism by Anonymous User

There have been ~9 attempted vandalisms (see the review history if you really want to see them all) of the same kind over the last 23 hours by an anonymous user, presumably the same IP address. Is ...