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Is it allowed to re-submit an edit?

I edited this question. It was rightly rejected because of a subsequent edit. After seen the (subsequent) edit, I then made a new one. I then started to think. Am I allowed to do that (re-submit my ...
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What makes edits by moderators and users with high reputation better than edits from lower reputation users

I edited this question by changing the title and it was rejected (I kept the body unchanged due to past experience with editing). I wanted to add a tag related to the phone but it didn't exist. It was ...
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How are we allowed to have answers that will destroy all devices?

My android device has been splashed/soaked by sea water Has an accepted answer that says: next, submerge the phone (without the battery) completely in water. Leave it there for 24 hours. It ...
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Edits needing fewer than 6 characters

I always get an error when trying to edit posts with an edit of fewer than 6 characters. So, how can we suggest an edit that is fewer than 6 characters? Some posts are really good, but they only ...
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temporarily banned from editing posts

Why do I get rejected with this comments? This edit does not make the post even a little bit easier to read, easier to find, more accurate or more accessible. Changes are either completely ...
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Editing posts for grammar

Over the last few weeks, I have discovered that, as most of you probably already know, a lot of questions and answers have very poor grammar. My question is, is editing these to increase the clarity ...
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Unable to edit a comment as on save it gives two different pop-ups

I am trying to re-word my comment as it has gone very lengthy but when I do so it gives two different pop-up's every time I try to save. At first it gives a pop-up saying that "Comment's may be ...
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Title disappears when editing a particular question

I made a small edit to Missing "Visibility" option on Lollipop Calendar and hit Submit, and got an error due to there being no title. Upon refreshing the page and hitting Edit again, I ...
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Tag wiki edit bug?

I thought I had enough reputation to do all but the most powerful non-Moderator functions. However, my edits to tag wikis are going into the suggested edit queue (and I'm receiving a message to that ...
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Isn't this an invalid edit?

I am referring to this edit to my answer by a moderator. The edit has removed many useful info from the post. Of course I've just copied and pasted most of my answer from the source which I had ...
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Updating “How to Root” Format Question

I was going to update the wiki question How do I root my Android device? to include the Samsung Galaxy S4, but I wanted to make sure the update I was going to add was following the proper formatting, ...
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Remove 1000 rep requirement to edit tag wiki [closed]

I propose that until we're out of beta we eliminate or reduce the requirements to edit tag wikis. Right now nobody even has 1000 rep. Perhaps to get some action there, we can make the requirement ...
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Cyanogenmod's wiki moved, should we edit our deeplinks?

Recently, CyanogenMod moved its Wiki and created an empty one at the current location: Source post from +CyanogenMod on Google Plus. Alas, this means that old links to content don't work anymore. ...
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Should the word 'wifi' be changed to 'Wi-Fi' in questions and answers?

I noticed someone recently edited one of my answers (along with the question for which the answer applied). The only edit this person made was to change the word 'wifi' to 'Wi-Fi'. I understand that ...
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Change my own suggested edit

Is there any way to change/ withdraw a suggested edit I made, while it's in the review process? I started to edit a post, but in the same time another user with edit privileges changed it even better,...
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Why am I unable to edit this question?

I am on smartphone at this time and I think about editing this question: How Can I Pass Bootloader (Huawei Y200 stuck logo/ Boot-Loop) Unfortunately, I am unable to see any edit link. Why? I have 7k+...
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Links from tag edit in a users activity summary don't work

I have noticed that the links shown in my activity summary that belong to a tag edit, excerpt and full tag wiki, point to non-existent questions. Is this intended?
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What's happening with all these title changes!?

I'm Sam. I work at Stack Exchange HQ in NYC. As you may have noticed, I've been refining some titles to turn them into questions and better reflect the query posed. Don't hesitate to let me know if ...
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Tips for editing other people's posts

Users with reputation 2,000 and over can edit other people's questions and answers. Additionally, a feature was recently added to allow people to propose edits that need to be approved. How does that ...
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QR Code generator

Hey guys, Now that the Android Market is out on the web it would be great to be able to generate a QR code right here in text box. This would allow us to stop using other websites like AppBrain for ...