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I think this is because review tasks require more than one reviewer to leave the overall queue, and the number there shows how many tasks there are overall, including ones that you've skipped or have already done. Presumably there are very few people here doing the reviews, so if they stop, the tasks will start accumulating. I went and reviewed ten or so ...


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This was a deliberate one-time increase. In the future, there will simply be a slightly higher rate of posts being added to that queue. The reputation threshold for bypassing the late answer queue was recently raised from 10 to 50. The newly queued posts are ones which would have gone into the queue when they were posted, but the user had over 10 (but less ...


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If you see a good post in the Low Quality review queue, simply click "Looks OK". Posts can be placed in the Low Quality review queue automatically by the system based on various heuristics, or by another user flagging them. It takes more "Looks OK" than "Recommend deletion" votes to remove it from the queue. Some such reviews are review audits, automated ...


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Ordinarily you would in fact see flagged posts and have the opportunity to flag, disagree, or (in the case of a question) vote to close. I can verify this on Stack Overflow, where I have the reputation but am not a moderator. My guess is that your flags don't show up in your view, precisely because you cannot act on them. The number icon, I'm also guessing,...


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In this case, I think voting is plenty for now. I'm not actually sure if the author is trying to suggest something different or not - so I commented too. As with all things, there's a bit of a continuum. At the good end, we have the perfect answer. Moving along in the negative direction, we pass through the answers worth upvoting, the ones you shrug at, and ...


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The number correctly indicated the number of active review tasks, though not the number of tasks that you, personally, were eligible to review. Checking each of them ahead of time to see if you're eligible to review them would be a lot of extra overhead, and the number could still be wrong in some cases.


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