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First, thank you for trying to help! :) Second, please don't take these rejections personally. Looking through the last rejected edits, I see that none of these suggestion made the post even a little bit easier to read or to understand. In addition, you have a tendency to add irrelevant tags: php and functions for example are old, meaningless tags, and menus ...


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I want to start by thanking you for trying to improve the site :) An important part of a healthy stack is good quality questions and answers! Moving on to edit approvals and rejections though, I think it's helpful to remember that we're all unpaid volunteers making a best effort case. So we should always keep that in mind, and raise subjects we're unsure of ...


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I evaluate the edits on their own merits. There is no reason to leave a question broken in one way just because it is broken in another. And, of course, flag or down-vote as appropriate. It seems that one of the concerns is that the bad questions get pushed up the queue when they are edited. I would suggest that that might be a good thing, as those ...


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What is minor and what is not is sometimes subjective. Tagging is a good example. If you have enough rep to apply your edits without a review, nobody could see and correct those changes anymore. If you want to edit many posts, use a time with low activity. Weekends are usually the best time for that. Do not edit more than 10 posts in a row.


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The badge is for approving or rejecting suggestions. The stats show just reviews. If you edit a suggestion, you don’t approve or reject it, so this doesn’t count towards that badge. You need 4 more actions, brasofilo was even busier editing. :) But please continue editing incomplete suggestions. The quality of our posts is more important than your badges. ...


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My take... If you are expanding your own answer, link away, but for other people's answers I typically add links to additional information in comments to either the original question or (rarely) to an answer. There is no chance of "stealing" points that way and I don't like the "link only" nature of answers that are mostly references.


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I've been invited to share an alternative answer here, which seems appropriate considering some of the items in the existing answer provided by @fuxia contrast with popular SE consensus. Specifically, most high reputation users on Stack Exchange welcome and encourage so-called "minor" edits as long as they improve the clarity/comprehension of the ...


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I saw this practice a couple times, I did so myself here and there, and I can't think of anything bad or disrespectful on this (if this is what you are thinking about). It is the opposite of this, I would say. Providing more insight into a particular question's topic—even if you provided the by now accepted question—could make (new) readers aware ...


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I feel as though it is a valid means of providing a more complete, unified response. In this manner, I am not taking any credit for their thoughts or words while still directing votes and inquisition to another good response. If my answer is accepted, referring/linking also draws attention to the important information contained in these referenced answers ...


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