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What should edits that do nothing but change pronouns in a edit count as?

One small clarification, since it seems to have come up a bit in discussion. It’s true that correcting pronouns, including towards gender neutral pronouns where relevant, is a positive contribution. ...
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What should edits that do nothing but change pronouns in a edit count as?

The edits were ridiculous If the world has really come to the point where reading the words "he" or "she" are intrinsically offensive, then we've really come to a sad state of ...
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Answer contains description of real-life animal torture and my edit request was denied. Is such content acceptable?

We have discussed gruesome content on this Stack quite extensively in the past. See for example Reasoning behind deletion of gruesome content and the linked discussions such as Should questions about ...
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Who are the anonymous users?

Who are the anonymous users? Could it be, say, the OP who just wasn't logged in properly? Couldn't say, it could be a user that's just not logged in to the system like you suggested. Or is it a ...
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Where are guidelines about text formatting and its improvement via (suggested) edits?

No such specific guidelines exist on this site, though the community here tends to reject 'cosmetic' edits unless they are substantive and/or drastically increase the quality of the question/answer. ...
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Who are the anonymous users?

While I second James' answer, I just want to share my personal experience: I lurk most of the SE communities here, and I am registered only in a small subset of them. However, when I stumble into a ...
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What should edits that do nothing but change pronouns in a edit count as?

Changing the pronouns to make them inclusive is compliant with the Code of Conduct Be inclusive and respectful. Avoid sarcasm and be careful with jokes — tone is hard to decipher online. Prefer ...
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Who are the anonymous users?

I saw the same edit that you saw. It was on a post of mine and I approved it. Like James said in his answer, don't judge edits by the user. Judge them by content. Same as with any judgement on any ...
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Why always refuse minimum edits lengths?

The problem is that each of your edit has to go through a review process. Where it needs to be reviewed by at least two users. To avoid too many processes, substancial edits are required. You might ...
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Where are guidelines about text formatting and its improvement via (suggested) edits?

There are no specific guidelines, but I'll give my opinion on cosmetic edits. People use the close reason unclear what you're asking for certain reasons but to me a question can be unclear because of ...
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Suggested edit completely changed during review

I think I found the reason: The five minute grace period seems to be applied to suggested edits as well, meaning that a second edit suggestion within five minutes after the first would be merged into ...
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Answer contains description of real-life animal torture and my edit request was denied. Is such content acceptable?

Dogs and wolves have those, but humans don't. So if the lycanthropes take a stab to their anal sacs it may hurt a lot - but when they revert to human form they will not have the sacs, so no pain. ...
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Answer contains description of real-life animal torture and my edit request was denied. Is such content acceptable?

One man's meat is another man's poison Our Stack is unique. Stack Exchange was developed to concisely answer factual questions — but that's not us. As I understand it, there was quite a ...
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Who are the anonymous users?

It appears to be the Community I have had one of these edits on one of my answers. It was from Anonymous correcting my misspelling of “Silver”, i wrote both Sliver and Silver in the answer. I ...
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Who are the anonymous users?

Honestly, I reject these as general principle. Someone who hasn't even taken the time to create an account is trying to edit posts? Even when they're reasonable edits, I just can't get past the source....
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I need help editing this question about a hypothetical matriarchal society

I made a further change, just to the Title line. The way you asked it in the body is better: could rather than would, and justify rather than cause-to-happen. Is it reasonable to happen in your ...
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I need help editing this question about a hypothetical matriarchal society

I think this question is fine. It is hard to answer as there are many aspects to the question patriarchy vs. matriarchy but I wouldn't say that this is not answerable. A problem with your original ...
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