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Changing Apple links depending on region

When creating a post, we would recommend that the locale be removed from URLs so that a user's preferred locale is default. An exception is if you have a question where the locale is key to the ...
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Why was my edit rejected?

I've posted the question and the answer below to share my thoughts and get community feedback on the action taken. While there is nothing wrong as such with the edit (it did fix a minor issue in the ...
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Mass edit reject - why?

The reviewer was me (which is obvious from the screenshot). If you look at the two screenshots and at Allan's post you link to: 337217 fits the "Edits greater than 5 years will likely be ...
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First suggested edit ban but still unable to suggest edits more than 24 hours later

As you've mentioned in the question, the automated suggested edit bans are just that: automatic. I don't know the specific details of why the system chooses a specific amount of time, but this was ...
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What’s wrong with this edit adding an App Store link to an answer?

I agree with that edit being rejected, and while I was not one to make the actual rejection, this would have been my reasoning for rejecting it: The post already contained a link to the official ...
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Reviewing/Approving Post Edits for http -> https

I would suggest refraining from any sort of manual cleanup on this. The system cleanup is scripted and unless you are in making a substantive edit and happen to fix http / https you are causing human ...
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First suggested edit ban but still unable to suggest edits more than 24 hours later

It looks like you've been tripped up again with a ban. If the system doesn't tell you the length of the ban - I would encourage you to ask here and we'll get an official answer why ban length isn't ...
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Edit suggestions ban threshold

That's a system-wide feature and the specifics may not be public (for IMHO obvious reasons). You may find more about it on Meta StackExchange.
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Why are my edits rejected (and why am I suspended from editing)?

When I process the review queue, I keep several points in mind: Does it improve the question? Is it timely? Is this a new user who needs to gain some reputation for increased engagement? Does it ...
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Comments on Review Actions

This post is intended to address a particular behavior, not a particular user. Comments should NOT be placed on questions/answers regarding related review actions taken. After rejecting an edit, ...
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Revert a mistakenly approved Suggested Edit

Don't worry, this happens to all of us and therefore it's a good thing that Suggested Edits require two reviewers. You cannot change your decision, the system simply doesn't allow it. Even ♦ ...
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Retract a suggested edit

This is currently not possible. How can I cancel an edit I made on another user's question or answer? Take care in editing and make sure your edits are valuable, additionally considering the time ...
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Revert a mistakenly approved Suggested Edit

If all else fails there is always the option of flagging a post for mod attention and including a message when flagging.
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Why was my edit fixing capitalization rejected?

Hopefully I can provide some further context as the person who rejected the edit. The edit did not substantially improve the post. I understand editing to fix spelling mistakes since Stack Exchange ...
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Reviewing/Approving Post Edits for http -> https

@Glorfindel is going around the tag wikis and moving links to HTTPS. In my opinion, this is mostly fine: the links are tidied in other ways too if necessary the edits are on tag wikis so no bumping ...
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How can you see the original post when editing?

You can always click the timeline icon beneath the voting buttons, change the /timeline in the URL to /revisions, and click the 'Source' link of the initial revision. But perhaps the most important is ...
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Guidance Needed on Question re Network Location & Preferred Networks

The answer below is intended to provide, as you asked for, guidance on how to go about getting an answer to your question/problem. It's scope goes beyond the stated question itself and hopefully ...
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