Today, I found an edit suggestion in my review queue where the question that was to be edited had already been deleted. It looks like a moot point to keep such items in the review queue.

Is this a bug, or was this still somehow intended behavior?


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It sounds like intended behavior. From Reject or approve suggested edits on deleted post?:

Our reviewing FAQ on handling suggested edits outlines why you would approve or reject a suggested edit and, you may notice, that it makes no mention of deleted posts - because it just isn't a consideration treat them the same.

There's another MSE post on the topic, which isn't Answered by staff: What happens to a pending suggested edit when a post is deleted? which says, in part:

It sits in the queue for the next reviewer


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