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Aggressive Edits

Update 3 weeks following this discussion, the question has been closed, is sitting at -2 score, and has two answers with a combined +1 score. This is not to say "I told you so", but rather ...
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How should we adjust our approach to editing to minimize conflicts?

We've had some questions asked recently that were edited by the community that changed the meaning of the post significantly, at least in the eyes of the asker or other members of the community. This ...
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Community 90 Day Edit/Reopen Challenge

The Workplace's question close rate has been oft discussed on meta here. If you've been around here more than a few minutes, you probably are aware of all the words written on the subject, opinions, ...
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Why am I unable to edit questions?

I have noticed that since the last few days, I am unable to make edits to questions. The edit option below the question is disabled, although share and flag are available (see below screenshot). I ...
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What is this site's editing policy?

I've become confused by two meta posts: Edit invalidating top voted answer (REOPENED) Reopen request: Clean Air & Office In the first, a diamond user made substantial editorial changes in an ...
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Washing away apparent gender bias conveyed in an original poster’s question?

I'm a little disturbed by the edit history of and comments on the question originally titled Male seinor [sic] architect bullying junior female developer. What to do? Edit #4 has the comment "Took ...
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Editing answers vrs. editing questions: When should we avoid the former?

I recently wondered about the nature of editing answers and when should one avoid doing so. I believe that editing questions is something really positive that can help OP receive better attention to ...
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Is adding a "(REOPENED)" prefix once a reopen request is completed a good practice?

I have noticed that when a reopen-request is carried out and the Question is finally reopened, some users edit their posts to include a "(REOPENED)" on the title of the Meta Question. I think I like ...
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Answers affected by question edits performed per Broken Windows Review

What would be an appropriate course of action for answers that are affected by edits done to questions per Broken Windows Review? In particular, how should we (should we?) take answer score into ...
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Are the changes here appropriate?

https://workplace.stackexchange.com/posts/8849/revisions I am considering implementing a policy that all employees must speak the language of the country where the company is located in when ...
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Standard way to add follow up to a question I asked [duplicate]

I recently asked a question and received some great answers that guided me to handle the situation. Today (some days later), after addressing the problem with the person involved, I have some new ...