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How to flag pointless edits

Is it possible to flag or report useless edits made by users who obviously take advantage of +2pts per edit? I saw this user 'exhibit' this behavior and checked the edits. They don't provide any ...
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question editing why users approve these type editing in questions?

Last two days I found some edits which is made by the user: https://magento.stackexchange.com/users/68824/vrajesh-patel https://magento.stackexchange.com/posts/304624/revisions https://magento....
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Unwanted style decoration in an answer

I have answered a question correctly and another user made some edits that includes only formatting (making the text bold). Should this be allowed in this community? Also, I think this is a continuity ...
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How to prevent strange edits and why users approve it?

Today I found some edits which is looking very strange made by the user https://magento.stackexchange.com/users/83709/deadly : https://magento.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/170024 https://...
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Discussion : Is it ok to approve edits that are adding on to original content?

So, is it ok to approve edits that are adding on to original content like following edit ; https://magento.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/169154 The added info seems legit and the user ...
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Useless edits - removing “hello”

Again ... Why do someone edit year old questions, just to remove "Hello"? There are discussions about removing "thanks" lines from questions ... this is discussable, but removing "Hello" ...? Saying ...
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How to write edit on post

Is there any specific format to edit the post? I have checked multiple modified answer some people mention Edit and add the edit comment.
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Deadlink (404) editing post

If question or answered post have included dead(404) link and we update that with current working link for example in magento github repo in version 2.0 there is develop branch currently not so. that ...
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Edit just for earning reputation?

I don't know I am wrong or right I just need to share my thoughts. Today I found that one user have continuously made an edit in questions and edits are also approved. Edits are very minor just for ...
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Reverted edit results in negative reputation?

Just a question ... some minutes ago my reputation was at "1665". An edit i made during the day was reverted by the questioneer, but insead of +2 and -2 I only see -2 reverted ... and reputation is at ...
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My edit suggestion get rejected without reason. Why?

Can anyone please tell me the reason to rejected my edit suggestion by Magento Stack Exchange users. I just corrected the spellings only for the words DESIGN and CHANGE. You can find that at ...
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Should remove “Thanks” in the question or not?

When editing a question, I try to keep "Thanks" in the content. Others try to remove it? What should we do in this case?
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Is there a limit for Edit

Today I notice one user this user gain nearly 100 reputation from edit today. Personally I don't Have any issue with edit If edit is good, But changing one spelling everytime cannot be a good and ...
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Why my edit suggestion is rejected?

I have edited the content of question at find the edit here. I want to know why my edit is rejected by two users?
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Is the date of the question relevant when reviewing suggested edits?

Recently I see some users going through very old questions and answers with minor formatting edits. I say "minor" not because they change too little, but because the posts were readable before, just ...
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Dealing with abusive use of editing on one's own questions

I've come across multiple questions from the same user, the last one being this one. As you can see, it has an extended amount of edits, consisting mainly of adding and removing "..." from a sentence. ...
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Suggested edit with “improved grammar” that actually makes everything worse

This suggested edit just got approved: Remember: Right side is the new version! Seriously? That's close to vandalism, it does not make sense at all. Can we revert that? And a request to all: please ...
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What should I do when a question has been incorrectly marked as duplicate?

A question has been marked as duplicate saying it has already an answer on another question. However it does not and even if the question could sound similar, it is a totally different problem. I do ...
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How do we prevent/discourage users to keep editing question/answer for no reason?

First of all, is this the right place to post these kind of questions? It's been few times I have seen some users are editing the question or answer for no reason. Even though you reject them, ...
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Overenthusiastic use of backticks to emphasize phrases

I'm running into random post edits lately that doesn't seem right to me. The editor is adding emphasize on phrases by using code backticks. I think these edits do not really contribute in improving ...
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Editing questions which are on hold

Is it worth it to try and edit questions which are on hold or should people assume that the moderators are working on them? Is the answer the same regardless of how long ago the question was asked?
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Why Editing an Answer must needs 6 characters?

I've seen that Editing an answer must be 6 characters expected.Why this rule. From my view,May be some Edits needs 2 or 3 characters only but that is more important for that answer especially that ...
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Abusive post editing?

Hi fellow Magento addicts. So, from time to time, on the main question feed page, there seem to be a big load of questions (with accepted answers or not) that come back from the grave. After looking ...
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Increase in vandalism of posts

Over the past month I have rejected what feels like a lot of edits that are vandalism. I have done some digging into my review history and a large chunk (if not all) of the reviews that I reject ...