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Which VLQ flags require moderator intervention?

This answer to Exporting geodata from QGIS to File Geodatabase is another declined review instance that gives me the impression that I am bothering the moderators. Regardless of the content, the ...
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Cannot see details of the close reason in Reopen queue

In Reopen queue, the details of the close reason for Not suitable for this site are not shown. I only see this text: Therefore, I always need to open the question in a new window to see the close ...
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Cannot vote to leave closed for community specifc reason in Re-open Review queue

When doing a reopen review, let's say for a question that was closed for being not focused and that reason was fixed, but another reason such as missing code is still present, I am not able to vote ...
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What should we do when we have a serial answerer to promote a product?

We have a new user and he answered some question (eight, almost the same, answers in one hour) to promote his product (Example). He added a disclaimer to the answers after a while. But it is very ...
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Why is this VLQ review for a link-only answer declined?

I was reviewing this link-only answer, and marked it as very low quality because I think that is how link-only answers are handled. But a moderator stepped in and declined it with the following ...
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Was the following moderator review action fair?

I voted to Reopen the following post Resizing attribute table on QGIS print layout, and I left a comment (the only comment there so far) justifying why I thought it should have been reopen: Voting to ...
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Why is " Very Low Quality" on this question declined?

I just noticed that my flag for low quality question to this answer to GDAL & Python 3 environment variable is declined, and reviewed it as prompted. But why is it declined? There is another ...
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Dealing with questions in Low Quality Posts queue?

In the Low Quality Posts queue what should I do with this question? Someone has already provided a good comment, which I upvoted. Is it just best to select 'Looks OK' because the comment has done ...
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What is the red dot in the review queues?

A red dot is showing under my review queue, what is it?
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Robo reviewing and spam

I hate to call out a fellow active user, but should we perhaps have checks for robo reviewing as they do on Stack Overflow. There is no way in hell that this edit could under any circumstances be ...
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Irrelevant edits to specific close reason in questions with 'on hold' status?

After a question is put 'on hold', the first time it is edited (if within 5 first days after closure), it is automatically sent to the reopen review queue (see How do you reopen a closed question? and ...
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Do moderator close/on-hold votes conflict with the organic nature of the voting system?

My question, proposed out of frustration with this site and what I perceive as overly aggressive closing/on-hold status of questions is simply.... Do the powers afforded to a moderator; the ability ...
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Reviews on Mobile Site/App

Quick question: is there a way to access the review queues on the mobile site or StackExchange app? I don't see anything, but it seems weird to not be able to review content on the move.
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How to ask for question re-opening?

I was about to ask a question and I found it was already asked by someone else some time ago: How to compute time-space maps automatically? Unfortunately, this question has been closed mainly due to ...
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When I skip a review what happens?

A little while ago I skipped a 'Late Answer' review because I just wasn't sure either way whether it was a good answer or not. It sounds so simple but I am presuming that if I skip the review item it ...
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Provide link to question/answer in Suggested Edits reviews

Should we provide a link to the OP in Suggested Edits reviews as in other types of reviews? I saw reviews where an edit from another user seems to be improving the post. But adding significantly more ...
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Adding quick comment when voting to not re-open question?

I would like to add a quick comment to a question that I'm voting to not re-open. For example, a user has their question closed, and they worked on some significant edits to provide additional ...
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Is there a limit to the number of times a question is eligible to vote on to reopen after it has been edited?

I'm asking this question because when I have voted on a reopen request on a question that I subsequently voted to remain close, because of insufficient changes to the original question. So does that ...
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Do disputed flags ever become resolved?

I currently have three disputed flags listed in my flagging history. I tried looking for other possible questions they may have answered however, I only came across Why is this "Not an answer&...
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Does Syntax highlighting warrant an edit?

This question is about the broad topic of improving posts vs. pushing old posts: Does the addition of syntax highlighting to a post warrant an edit even if the post is, say, more than a year old? I ...
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Handling suggested edits from a user that is using the wrong account

Lately I've seen a few suggested edits that appear to be the original author of the question attempting to modify the question, but they aren't logged into the original account. For example, the ...
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"Thank you" sign offs in questions and suggested edits

How should one handle suggested edits that remove "thank you" sign offs from questions? Should sign offs be avoided in general? Lots of questions are signed off with a general note like: Thank you ...
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Why do I see so many answers in the Late Answers Review Queue?

Has something just changed with Stackexchange? Why do I see 600+ Answers in the 'Late Answers' Queue?
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Request for new low-quality review option or guidance on using current options

In the Low Quality review queue, you get four options. Occasionally there are answers that pop up here where none of the four options quite fit. Not to single anyone out, but as an example that ...
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How does the new user question review process work?

Do questions from new users get held back until they are reviewed and how many must review them? How is it that some reasonably good questions get left without any upvote by the reviewer, and on the ...
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At what point, if ever, is an edit 'trivial' enough to warrant rejection?

Being new to the Suggested Edits Reviewer role, I've only done a few. I've approved some that were simple grammar and spelling corrections, but they were so extensive they definitely seemed ...
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Old Answers Coming up as Late Answers

I was just reviewing some Late Answers and came across this one in the list. Clearly this is not a new user's answer to an old question. It's an old answer to an old question. This is also the ...
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How does the Suggested Edit review process work?

I recently suggested edits to the answer to this question Declination Diagram. (They were suggested because I don't have enough reputation to make them stick.) Like many Q&A, there were some ...
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Are tag wikis with just URL ok?

Recently I've been seeing a lot of edits to the tag wikis, where the body of the tag wiki is just an URL, either to wikipedia, or some documentation. I feel that this kind of wiki is unhelpful, so I ...
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What to do when a post appears in multiple places in the Review Queue? [closed]

I've seen the following behavior several times while going through the review queue. A new user comes along and posts a short answer to an old question (usually a comment like I'm facing the same ...
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