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Is it appropriate for an OP to substantially change a question?

This question, How can you identify an Airbus or Boeing from the inside?, was initially asked without much qualification, and received what I consider the best answer. It was a simple question without ...
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Please don't edit from the review pages

What's the problem? From What are the guidelines for reviewing?: (...) Keep in mind that editing within the queue will be a unilateral Looks OK vote, so be careful with edits that just make minor ...
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Does this site have a robot edit approval problem too (or is heading to it)?

On many sites there is quite a problem with robo approval of edits. This goes so far as to that people who are truly reviewing edits do not do this anymore because the edits will be approved by ...
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Considerations for editing and approving edits for closed posts

Vising the re-open queue tonight I came across two posts nominated for re-opening due to edits made to the post. You can see them for yourself here: Suggested edit by @ctx and approved by @egid and, ...
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How much should be added to an answer by another user?

This answer has just been expanded a lot by a different user. It went from a single sentence to a 4 paragraph answer! More than 90% of the answer were not written by the author. Is it appropriate to ...
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For planes, do we need an up-to-date fleet count in the tag wikis?

I just rejected two edit suggestions: reject reason: linked wiki articles are enough for this type of always-changing information ...
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