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Can't suggest an edit to a tag wiki: "The edit queue is full at the moment" error message is always shown even if the edit review queue is clear

More than 12 hours ago, I tried to create a tag wiki for the poker-face tag but encountered an error message: The edit queue is full at the moment - try again in a few minutes! I tried again in a ...
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Is it possible to object to (and revert) an edit that was made to my question?

A user has made edits to my question which I find objectionable. It's edit #3 here. The changes: replace "filmmakers" with "film makers" replace "&" with "and&...
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is it ok to edit someone's else answer, adding more info?

on this question here I did not want to post an answer but I wanted to complement a different answer that I have accepted and upvoted, but I thought I would add information so that everyone could ...
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Is a question better with a "drive-by diss" than without it?

I found a couple of questions that included seemingly unnecessary opinions about the movies/shows in question: Is Johnny in Cobra Kai a sympathetic character? As a preface to this question, I will ...
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What is the duration of temporary ban on editing?

What is the duration of temporary ban on editing or suggesting edits? I have been temporarily banned from suggesting new edits as most of my suggestions were rejected. How can this ban be lifted from ...
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Question title is not updated after revisions

There is some strange behaviour I noticed in this question. How much The Square is Swedish and Danish? . Its title is not updated after the revisions by user. In revision 3, @AnkitSharma edited the ...
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Editing a summary with quote markup

Let me start by saying, this is not accusatory. I honestly don't know the answer, so I'm asking. I posted an answer to a question, and included a general summary of the article I linked, just in ...
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How do I make a bulleted list in spoiler tags?

I want a bulleted list in spoiler tags. I tried just doing >! *, but that ends up with the below
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Why was this answer edited?

Why was this answer edited? The link has worked, and was clickable.
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Why edit low-interest 3-year old answered question?

I am not sure I understand editing on Movies SE-section. What is the use of editing old, answered, low-interest questions with minor corrections? I am not currently suggesting to change the current ...
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How is Trump topical in a Hunger Games censorship answer?

In this answer a bit about Trump was edited out by a moderator. Consider that Trump may become president, the Hunger Games becomes more and more a documentary instead of a fiction, which the books ...
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Should informal sentences (clutter) be allowed in the questions?

I was going through this question and trying to edit it. Personally I felt following part of the question is unnecessary: One man...is curious what trailer originated this phrase. But to find out......
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New chatroom for site moderation and maintenance

As some of you might already have noticed, there is a new general chatroom associated with this site called Movies & TV Moderation and Maintenance. The primary purpose of this room is to serve as ...
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editing - Is it too much to ask that we be thorough?

This is probably poor form on my part, but I just came across this post: Why is there an asteroid scene at the beginning and at the end of Birdman? There was an edit to the answer, and all the edit ...
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When can you rollback other people's posts?

I have on a few occasions wanted to rollback other people's posts after suggested edits have been approved when they shouldn't have. For example; two hours ago I edited the title of a question just ...
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How do you earn the Strunk & White badge?

It says on the Badges page "Edited 80 posts". When you click the link below it says I've 102 edits. Are only certain types of edits eligible for the badge or is this an error? https://movies....
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Check number of posts edited

The Strunk & White badge is awarded for editing 80 posts. I know I have edited a lot of posts (not quite 80) but I don't know where to find an exact number and if it's even possible. Is there ...
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Is it bad practice to edit your own question to put it to the top of the pile?

I just added a new tag to one of my own questions as a test to see would this put the question at the top of the questions sorted by activity and it did. I don't plan on doing this, I just wanted to ...
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Suggested edits show an edit but no edit there

On the /review tab, I have the following But there is no suggested edit there. There are no pending suggested edits to review!
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Why can't I suggest an edit on some questions?

I was going to suggest an edit on this question, but I don't see an edit button anywhere. I tried going to it directly, and I just get a "Page Not Found" error. It also seems to happen on this ...
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