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Why was my edit suggestion to revert vandalism rejected?

I recently suggested this edit to revert vandalism committed by a user against their question. One reviewer accepted the edit, but then I see that it has been rejected (shows as a "rejected edit" in ...
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What to do about reviewers who don't actually review?

An edit to the question I was cheated into a job and want to leave ASAP, what do I tell my interviewers? just came across my review queue. The edit just added the following text to the end of the ...
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What happened to my edit?

A few minutes ago I made an edit to a question (How to tell boss that we need a test plan and to ensure developers use the QA process?), by correcting a lot of its grammar, improving the formatting, ...
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I don't understand editing functionality - what am I missing?

Sometimes I edit others' questions or answers for minor things like readability and grammar. I have status on this site that lets me edit their content immediately, without my edits going into a queue....
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Can anything be done about a bad-faith anonymous edit?

I recently posted a well-received answer to a question about diversity in hiring. Unsurprisingly, this question has become mildly controversial among people who have different views on the value of ...
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The answer author's disagreement is now enough to reject an edit? (an edit rejected after only 1 review)

We have this answer and a proposed edit I made this edit to remove offensive characterization of people who take Software Freedom ...
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Red dot on Suggested Edit review Queue

I just noticed a red dot in the Review Queue, besides the Suggested Edits: This I have never seen before, and I wonder what could that red dot probably mean? Usually it is a gray dot, and it goes ...
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How does the highlight indicating available Review Queue works?

I recently reached the 2k milestone, granting me access to the Low Quality and Suggested Edits Reviews. I noticed that now I can access those queues, I now get notifications when some of them are ...
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Reject and Edit – [...] did not correct issues [...]. Subsequent editor adopted no additional changes

Recently, this suggested edit of mine did get a "Reject and Edit". The subsequent editor rejecting my edit did not make any different changes from mine, as you can see here. They did however omit some ...
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How can I prevent "too many" edits on my question?

I have asked a question and it was recently (a couple of hours ago) edited so much that it was no longer "recognisable". What I mean by this is the editor has edited the question so much that it was ...
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Suggested edit by an anonymous user?

I was checking the edit queue when I saw a post with a suggested edit. In the corner it said: proposed 8 mins ago by an anonymous user Does this just mean a non-logged in user has made an edit...?...
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Unable to edit question although reputation (568) allows doing so [duplicate]

For this question here, I am unable to edit the question as the edit button is disabled for some reason. My reputation, @ 568 allows me to edit questions. I was going to improve the format by ...
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Is changing apostrophe type as the predominant part of an edit acceptable?

There's a user who appears to edit posts largely to change ' (apostrophe) to ’ (modified letter apostrophe). Example (revision 2) (includes a minor edit to the title, adding a mistyped question mark ...
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I approved an edit too quickly - can I revert this?

I approved the first edit to this question (the one made by user yochannah), but regret doing so. Can I revert this somehow? I could not find a way. I have 2031 rep at the moment. [FWIW: Reason: She ...
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Infinitely recurring edit review

A while ago an edit was proposed to one of my questions, reviewed and rejected by another contributor. Now every few hours the edit is being added to my inbox for my attention. I can't do anything ...
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Can we implement an unoffical policy of "Discuss in meta first" for closed question edits?

We have differences of opinion on what a good question is here. But generally we can find a common ground and constructive version for most questions worth saving. But editing them on the site is ...
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Shouldn't this question be edited to make it constructive?

Can I trust employers that make the first move? Fact: It's impossible to answer either 'Yes' or 'No' to this question. As currently stated, anecdotes and "guesses" about a party's motivation for ...
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is it OK to reject a suggested edit for the post that is likely to be deleted?

I know that particular post is likely to be deleted - downvoted it myself hoping this will help driving it away faster. Note I am not 100% certain since I am not the one making delete decisions. ...
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