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The count flag at the top bar depicting the number of suggested edits pending approval seems to have stuck. The Suggested Edits review queue is empty already.

I tried both Firefox and Chromium browser, even the private browsing, but the issue persists.

  1. Pending suggested edits count flag

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  2. Relevant review queue is empty

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  3. Clicking on the flag shows that the queue is empty.

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I found the related posts Minor suggested-edits notification bug and Number of suggested edits seems to include own edits but the questioner in both the questions noted that he made tag wiki edits which I didn't do.

I only reviewed two suggested edits (both from anonymous users) so I'm not running empty when it comes to reviewing the suggested edits.

Is this a bug?

  • Update: The icon is gone for now. – Firelord Sep 23 '15 at 7:00
  • I've seen this many times on SO. I'll be having 15 post in the queue but when I click the icon the queue will be empty. ;) – Lucky Sep 23 '15 at 13:01
  • Did you report the issue or search about it on meta sites? May be you know about a post that can help me understand the cause here. – Firelord Sep 23 '15 at 13:03
  • No. Sometimes It got cleared after a page refresh. – Lucky Sep 23 '15 at 13:06
  • I thought this was due to it counting "skipped" review tasks in the notification (until others review them), despite them being filtered out on the review pages. I think it's just caching rather than a bug, regardless. – Matthew Read Sep 23 '15 at 22:30
  • shouldiblamecaching.com – m0sa Sep 24 '15 at 7:43
  • @m0sa I'm not familiar with what caching means here. May I suggest you briefly tell what could have lead to that issue? – Firelord Sep 24 '15 at 7:48
  • there is some heavy caching on the back end for that value. that's why the label says "~2 pending suggested edits" -> "approximately two pending suggested edits" – m0sa Sep 24 '15 at 7:51
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    Sorry, I didn't see the second part of your comment. Here's related posts that might be helpful Why is review queue showing a number when it is empty? & Does the review queue page show only reviews requiring your action? Does it differ, and when does it? – Lucky Sep 25 '15 at 7:49
  • @Lucky, thanks. :) Although m0sa already pointed out the cause, those links you posted are quite helpful. – Firelord Sep 25 '15 at 7:52

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