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My edit was refused but why?

I edited https://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/109808/1924 with the following: Changed the lyrics to the correct Unicode characters. It's written in ASCII while the original is not. Changed the ...
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Why would “I searched everywhere but couldn't find the answer” be kept in a question?

Why keep some useless noise in a question? For sure, we don't accept taglines as ruled by: Should 'Hi', 'thanks', taglines, and salutations be removed from posts?. But why keep stuff ...
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Why was this edit to hide a plot spoiler rejected? [duplicate]

Yesterday I saw this answer, which essentially summarized an entire story in plain view, so I suggested this edit to hide the summary and require the user to mouse over it to read it. This edit was ...
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Why can't I use the word “mudblood”?

In the question How does reporting to muggle Prime Minister not violate International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy? I used the word mudblood. This was later changed to muggle-born (with edit ...
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I see Britain, I see France, I see Wonder Woman's… satin tights?

So I'm curious on what the community thinks about the latest hot question being edited From Have there ever been 25 or more stars on Wonder Woman's panties? To Have there ever been 25 or more ...
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Is it a bug when pending edits by myself appear near the review button?

I've recently proposed an edit for the ss-gb tag excerpt, after creating it. Some time after, the pending edit button appeared near the review queue button. When I clicked, the queue appeared empty, ...
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How do we deal with massive author retag?

I'm not a usual reviewer but I occasionally try to give a hand. Lately I've met a lot of suggested edits retagging brandon-sanderson in any question related with his works, not questions about the ...
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Adding source link to [story-identification] answers: not a good edit?

Upon discovering, a few days ago, that all issues of IF Magazine have been made available on the Internet Archive, I thought that there could be answers to story-identification questions that could ...
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Why was this edit rejected?

https://scifi.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/71558 This was an awesome edit that I, as the post owner, totally agree with. Why was it rejected? Rejected 1 hour ago: BMWurm reviewed this 1 ...
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Why was my suggested edit to this Enterprise question rejected?

I'm having some trouble understanding why my suggested edit to this question was rejected: Do we have a copy of Captain Jonathan Archer's final speech in the final episode of the series ...
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Editing proposed changes

I am new to reviewing edits. I've just seen three separate changes proposed which add or modify the authors original intended question/answer (but isn't wrong or contrary to what the author intended)....
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Suggested edits by users probably trying to edit their own post from a new account

I just reviewed (and rejected) a suggested edit on a story ID question by user "Scottybrown100" attempting to edit a post by user "Scott Brown". It appears that this is the same user, but the person ...
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Rejection of story-identification edit that adds references demonstrating the correctness of the answer

I suggested an edit which was rejected. I would like some input on whether this sort of edit is desired, and what the recommended course of action would be from here on. The edit: https://scifi....
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Suggested edit comment wording issues

I was prompted to approve a suggested edit (I think the link should work, sorry if it doesn't). The edit itself was o.k., and I nearly approved it, but the wording was more of a personal comment to ...
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Tag wikis from Wikipedia [duplicate]

Recently, I had some suggested tag wikis rejected (fairly) because they were copy-pastes from Wikipedia. But today, I saw the tag wiki on the zombieland was an exact copy-paste from Wikipedia. Why ...
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Asked to review someone else's edits?

I appreciate the compliment, apparently someone asked me to review someone else's edits. I wasn't the original poster of the message, nor the editor of the original post, nor a commenter or answerer ...
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How does copyright between SE sites work?

I just rejected a Suggested Edit for a tag wiki, for copied content. The issue, and source of my question, is that it was copied from gaming.SE's tag wiki for the game. Looking at the copyright ...
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What to do with Tag Wiki suggestions that I don't see as informative enough?

Recently there's been some tag wiki suggestions that I don't think have enough information...but they don't have wrong or copied information either... They have some very basic info, but nothing that ...
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This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed

Who actually reviews the edit? The actual creator of the post? Some Moderator? Who? Is there any reputation I need to reach, to be able to edit without requiring peer reviewing?
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Why am I not getting rep increases for edits?

I used to get rep updates for editing. I completely forgot about this benefit until I edited on a different SE site and my rep inches up by 2. Why is it not happening here anymore? Are these ...
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Why are short edits discouraged?

When editing a post, I got this message: We welcome all constructive edits, but please make them substantial. Avoid trivial, tiny one-letter edits unless absolutely necessary. Why? I wanted to ...