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Users without full edit privileges can suggest edits to posts and tag wikis.

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Suggest the community update the tag [security]

The main site tag security was flagged by a community member on suspicion that the content was copied without proper attribution. The tag's usage guidance predated the published content cited as its ...
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Suggested edits limit reached — Requesting help from moderators and 2K+ rep users to review suggested edits

I am writing this post to request your help in reviewing the suggested edits that are waiting in the review queue. There are currently 21 pending edits, which is quite a lot for our site. As you may ...
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I cannot suggest edits anymore — Requesting moderators and users with 2K rep to please help review suggested edits [duplicate]

I would like to ask moderators and users with 2K rep (who are not on strike) to kindly review suggested edits. We have a backlog of suggested edits in the review queue — 29 at the time of writing. As ...
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Can someone take a look at my older pending edits. I have one pending since October 13

I have the following edits pending review, with the 2 of them pending for over a month. I can't retract pending edits and have been restricted from editing anything since Nov 1st. I appreciate the ...
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Can someone please give my stale pending edit some love?

Not sure why, but this (months?-old) edit is still awaiting review. A picture is worth a thousand words I hear. TIA.
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Please help reviewing suggested edits!

I'm trying to help this site by regularly reviewing First Posts and Late Answers, but this has become somewhat complicated as of late. Most of the time I'd like to edit the post to fix some grammar or ...
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Improve questions that are off-topic?

I was looking at the suggested edits, and came across this edit suggestion, about this question. The question is off-topic, since it's about a browser, and more likely to be on-topic on superuser, if ...
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Clarifications on rejected edits

I'd like to understand why two edits I made were rejected to understand better when, what and how to edit. Added to an answer a clarification from one of the comments to that answer What should be ...
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What kind of spammer/scammer operates by removing a tag from a question?

Quite often I am notified of a suggested edit by an anonymous user on How do I recover my Google account (or Gmail) password or username. For example today: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/review/...
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Can one reject suggested (by others) edits to one's own post?

I recently edited this question: Improve auto-generated subtitles/CC for Youtube videos that are not mine I later found out it was rejected, although I thought it was a solid edit (similar to ...
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Can't good editors have their edits automatically approved even though they don't have enough reputation?

The title pretty much says it all. I do a lot of edits and the vast majority of them gets accepted after the peer reviewing. Couldn't the editors who have like over 90% of their edits on the ...
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How long are our edit suggestions valid for?

I had recently suggested an edit for a post (Inbox older emails are swept. How can I recover them?) Although moderator Sathya♦ later made an edit to the same post (without approving mine) my (...
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Is it possible to undo the approval on suggested edit?

I approved this suggested edit by mistake. I wanted to click on Reject tab but mistakenly I ended up clicking on Approve. Is it possible to undo this action? Or what to do if something happen like ...
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Is removing "thanks" a tiny, trivial edit that is discouraged?

I have accessed the edit queue recently. Some edits there only remove "thanks" "thanks in advance" or correct minor spelling/grammar errors. I think that these kinds of edits qualify as "tiny trivial"...
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Edit suggestion rejected and approved at the same time

Some hours ago I have fixed multiple issues a post. This edit was rejected by the community user without any reason, a long standing bug on our network. Strange enough, but now I see my edit was ...
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Should spelling be corrected in quotes?

I recently responded to this question on gapless playback with Google Music: Google Music Gapless Playback I quoted the response I got from Google Support, and made a remark that he probably didn't ...
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Suggestions To Wiki Texts Not Possible

I wanted to modify the wiki text of the design tag here on Meta, in order to give more information about the usage of the tag: Excerpt Wiki Text ChrisF rejected the suggestions with the following ...
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Notifications for rejected suggested edits

I recently am making quite a bit of suggested edits, especially to tag wikis. While most of the time the suggested edits are approved, there is a small number of them that can get rejected (I am okay ...
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