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When editing posts, is it okay to remove expressions like “I'm a native Chinese”?

While editing, I frequently come across posts introduced by the typical disclosure: I'm a native Chinese speaker ...or one of the many variants. Then the post proceeds to answer the original ...
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What to do when an otherwise valid post contains political statements?

An answer to a recently edited question contains the following sentence (emphasis mine): In China (Beijing, Shenzhen , Shanghai ) we seems never say: 构建. Seems 构建,软体 only spoken in Taiwan province. ...
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Should we defer editing old off-topic posts until after they get closed?

This post What should I consider for a one month language program? was recently edited, after four years of inactivity. While the edit itself is sensible (some unneeded tags were removed), it bumps ...
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Re: User:Songyuanyao

While generally a force for good, this user needs to be sat down and taught not to bite the newbies or to leave the edit queues alone, especially if they don't understand basic English grammar. This ...
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How many edits (to other users' content) can a user make in a day?

Are there limitations on how many edits a user can make within a certain time range, like 24 hours? Also, is it possible not to pull questions with insignificant edits to the top on the main page? ...
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Editing questions: who, what, why etc

Before I go into the details, I want to mention that recently there has been some venting in comments and some people retaliating to others' editing which is not acceptable. For any discussion on the ...