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Questions about the process of editing, how edits work and other general inquiries about the edit system.

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Why do we have to edit at least 6 characters?

Very recently, I clicked the edit button on a question. It had a misspelling of just one letter. But after I clicked the save my edit button, an error message popped up saying the edit should at least ...
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Why was my edit removing links to movie scenes on YouTube rejected?

I suggested an edit to a question which contained 2 links to movie scenes on YouTube by accounts which do not seem to be authorized to post the footage publicly. The first video has already been taken ...
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Scope of 'style' and 'language' tags: retag 'language' question?

We currently have both a style tag and a language tag. The language tag currently has one question, namely about whether the language used by a 15-year old character intentionally represents the ...
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Does this edit change the meaning of the question?

Referring to this question. Rather than continuing the rollback war that has occurred on the question, I instead decided to ask for opinions on meta. I believe that the edits made to the question ...
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Edits to the Tess question

I posted this question about Tess of the d'Urbervilles. My latest version read as follows: The first part of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles ends on an extremely dark and sinister note: ...
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Should we retag story ID questions with the story name?

If there is an ID question that has an established tag, should we edit and retag with the name of the story?
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Please don't make trivial edits

The front page of the site was recently flooded with approximately 20-30 edits which did nothing but remove contractions from posts, e.g. changing "I'm" to "I am" and "it's" to "it is". May I take ...
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