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Regarding moderating the new Code of Conduct

To hopefully alleviate concerns regarding the new Code of Conduct, I want to explain how I intend to moderate regarding pronoun use. When speaking generically, posts should use gender neutral ...
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Please do not use code blocks formatting for text that is not code

Formatting dedicated for code blocks should be used exclusively for code and things like compiler options. It is not an alternative version of blockquote formatting; using it as such throws off the ...
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Was reverting this edit correct?

I noticed this edit and thought it was questionable. Several of the substitutions didn't even seem technically correct--e.g. "burning plasma" and "half combusted". However, the ...
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User making VERY bad edits

Today I saw a red dot in suggested edits and then there were 6 edits by this user which literally just had the whole text deleted and the word spam replaced instead. I rejected these edits, but this ...
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How does the community feel about rolling back inconsequential edits?

In the past week or so I feel like there have been several/many edits that make very minor diction changes to other user's posts, without changing the semantic content. Here's a couple examples, ...
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Who is approving these edits?

Similar to Was reverting this edit correct? An edit to this question was just approved that contained gratuitous misspellings and use of all caps. Is there some more sockpuppeting or something going ...
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Does a sandbox page exist?

I am eager to try some some types of formatting, like in-line code, image customization, HTML support and a lot of other things to improve my posts. Does Stack Exchange have a sandbox page where I can ...
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Can I have opinions on the addition of an animated gif to "Why no recent information about or photos of Ultima Thule?"

On January 15th I posted this question: Why no recent information about or photos of Ultima Thule? Last night (20th of March) an animated gif was added to it that had been published later in the day, ...
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Were the moderators flagged by this user's "minor" edits? Did they find it irritating?

The question Who did I irritate enough for someone to mass downvote some of my answers? has a few answers, and discussion in comments under one of them suggest that the user's edits could be "...
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Is there a way to unapproved edits?

After seeing this question Who is approving these edits? I was quite surprised that my user was one of the users who approved that edit. Is there a way to unapproved it?
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Edit to an answer, adding more relevant information, rejected by author because it's "not their intent"

https://space.stackexchange.com/a/50284/6449 Someone commented below the above answer that it was missing information regarding the range of rovers using RTGs, so I edited that answer to include that ...
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Is there a way to give someone the edit privilege before they reach 1000 rep?

I have noticed that user47149 keeps submitting very large amounts of good suggested edits to the queue. However that user has less than 1000 rep. Is there a way to make that user bypass needing edit ...
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Question about the Chandra X-ray Observatory satellite

This question is currently closed as needing details of clarity. What further details need to be added? The question already has an answer, and the answer should still be valid after the edit.
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Why are "edit callouts" being removed from other people's posts?

I had an edit to a post that removed an "EDIT:" flag from one of my posts. I see this as counterproductive and obfuscatory. Stack Exchange has a tools and cues throughout the interface that allows ...
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Are third party robots editing my posts and removing my sentences?

The comment on this edit says: Comment: broken image fixed (click 'rendered output' to see the difference); for more info, see https://gist.github.com/Glorfindel83/9d954d34385d2ac2597bbe864466259f ...
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Rescaling a picture when editing a post

Is there any simple way of changing the dimensions of a picture when adding it to a post? (Other than downloading and change it in an editor.) Sometimes the default size of the image I find is not ...
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How to improve the question about the design of the controller in lunar lander?

Criticism on the UX of the control panel of the lunar module I'm not new to SE, but new to here. This question is closed as unclear, and well, I agree with that. The question comes from my poor ...
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Future editor comments, a terrible idea?

Check the revision history (under "edited <date>") to see the question. EDIT: Between this line and the previous, there are many lines that are not rendered because SE think they are just HTML ...
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What is the utility of moving the hyperlink for a bit of information as far from the information as conceivably possible?

This well-sourced answer in its current form (revision 4) has several numerical values and block-quoted snippets. All are cited using an ancient Earth custom known as "footnoting", which is okay, ...
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