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Looking at the review section on Cross Validated I realised that two OPs, each with reputation 1, reviewed Suggested Edit. How is that possible?

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I'm attaching a picture taken today h. 10:21 a.m. (CET). In the red circled section I thought you can see participating only people with > 2k reputation points. But the last OP in the queue (counting from left to right) has 106 reputation points. So, does this mean that he appears there because he did a Suggested Edit to its own post?

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    $\begingroup$ Were these suggested edits to their own posts? $\endgroup$ – JNat Nov 29 '16 at 15:12
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    $\begingroup$ Although this probably was not the case, sometimes users have their reputations reduced to 1 temporarily. In other cases users give away many points in bounties, also lowering their reputations. Therefore the reputation they have now might have no relationship with the reputation they had at the time they took an action. $\endgroup$ – whuber Nov 29 '16 at 19:09
  • $\begingroup$ @JNat good point. I have no idea how to get that information. $\endgroup$ – utobi Nov 30 '16 at 10:06
  • $\begingroup$ @whuber that's reasonable. But at the time I was writing the question for the first time, the OPs I was referring to were two new OPs. $\endgroup$ – utobi Nov 30 '16 at 10:08
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Anyone can review, and approve or deny, edits to their own posts. That is the case whether the post at issue is a question or an answer. Moreover, their review is final: That is, if they are the first reviewer, there is no need for a second, and if they are the second reviewer, but their review disagrees with the first, their choice is used.


When your reputation is >10k(?), you can see more of what's going on in the review queues. It appears that was user125535. They approved an edit to their own post. Here are some screenshots:

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Note that it is unlikely they went straight to the review queue and found this suggested edit. They would have been notified through their inbox and followed a link to the suggested edit to approve or reject.

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    $\begingroup$ That's right, but let's add that it's not the only rule. For example, anyone with high enough reputation can edit a question or answer without needing the OP's approval. They in turn can roll back an edit, as sometimes happens. On occasion, I have had people reverse the whole of a very detailed edit that focused on presentation alone. If that happens, I register a mild protest and back off. Usually the OP accepts such edits, and sometimes even thanks you. $\endgroup$ – Nick Cox Nov 29 '16 at 17:46

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